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Computer Accounts

Overview of Service

Computer accounts are the key to electronic services at Drexel; virtually all resources require a current userID and password to access them. Drexel IT provides accounts for all University-wide resources to students, faculty, and professional staff. Other departments may issue accounts used to access their own services. Drexel accounts are organized into three main groups:Common, Add-On, and Administrative Accounts.

Description & Features

  • Access Drexel domain services and email
  • Connect to Drexel wireless networks
  • Manage account settings and passwords

Getting Started

Computer accounts must be picked up through the Computer Accounts Management System. New students should see New Student Activation. New faculty and professional staff should see New Faculty and Staff Activation.

Requesting Help

Contact the IT Accounts Team at or call 215.895.2020.

Additional Information

Drexel Computer Accounts are active during the time of your employment or active student enrollment plus an additional grace period for Drexel email. For more information, see Accounts Closure.

Numerous policies are related to the use of your Drexel computer accounts.