January

It is Drexel students’ responsibility to take the proper precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and particularly critical to avoid social gatherings. Student Update: Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 Together

It is Drexel students’ responsibility to take the proper precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and particularly critical to avoid social gatherings.

Kirk Heilbrun, PhD, a professor of psychology, has been the Drexel Ombuds since 2018, and specializes in lending an ear and offering advice to any Dragons in need. Need an Impartial Sounding Board? Meet the Drexel Ombuds
Kirk Heilbrun, PhD, a professor of psychology, has been the Drexel Ombuds since 2018, and specializes in lending an ear and offering advice to any Dragons in need.
Heard Around Campus Heard Around Campus — January
With a new year, make sure you’re aware of health benefits like the Wellness Incentive Program and know how to review your first 2021 pay stub.
Students forming true pods with roommates and staying safe are important parts of a prevention strategy which supports reducing the spread of COVID-19 on campus. Student Update: Maintaining a Safe Campus
Students forming true pods with roommates and staying safe are important parts of a prevention strategy which supports reducing the spread of COVID-19 on campus.
Despite being mostly virtual, Drexel’s weeklong Homecoming celebration and Spirit Week from Feb. 1–7 will still boast many of the annual events current students and alumni have come to look forward to. Drexel’s 2021 Homecoming Set to Safely Keep Winter Tradition Alive

Despite being mostly virtual, Drexel’s weeklong Homecoming celebration and Spirit Week from Feb. 1–7 will still boast many of the annual events current students and alumni have come to look forward to.

 

 

Drexel’s Department of Criminology and Justice Studies within the College of Arts and Sciences is now offering a Justice Studies minor to all undergraduate students interested in viewing their disciplines through a social justice lens. New Minor to Offer Co-Curricular, Collaborative Approach to Creating a Just World

Drexel’s Department of Criminology and Justice Studies within the College of Arts and Sciences is now offering a Justice Studies minor to all undergraduate students interested in viewing their disciplines through a social justice lens.

 

A Kline School of Law lecture from fall term. Photo by Ben Wong. Faculty and Staff Town Hall Recap: Vaccines, Return to Campus and What Comes Next
University leadership shared information for faculty and professional staff related to COVID-19 testing and vaccine availability on campus and the return to campus, among other topics.
Kline School of Law students attend a lecture during fall term. Photo by Ben Wong. Town Hall Touts Student Role in Collective Campus Health and Safety

Drexel University students were invited to a Virtual Town Hall on Jan. 13 to receive up-to-date information about winter term health, safety and testing protocols related to COVID-19.

 

 

Drexel Deans Look Back at 2020 Drexel Deans Look Back at 2020 — Part Two
In a second installment, six more deans from the University’s colleges and schools reflect on what happened and what they’ve learned.
Screening testing is one component of the key risk reduction steps that will help students stay healthy and safe this term if returning to campus. Student Update: COVID-19 Screening Testing Plans
Screening testing is one component of the key risk reduction steps that will help students stay healthy and safe if returning to campus.
Dragon statue with the words campus update Jan. 12 Exploring Vaccine Access for the Drexel Community
In a message to the Drexel community, Drexel President John Fry and Marla Gold, MD, Director of Return to Campus Operations, provide an update on Drexel's efforts to secure access to the COVID-19 vaccine.
Mario the Magnificent statue. Photo credit: Jeff Fusco. A Deep Dive into Drexel’s 2030 Strategic Plan
Members of the strategic plan Executive Planning Committee explain how “Drexel 2030: Designing the Future” will help the University reach its full potential as an academic model uniquely suited to the work of the future.
New Drexel University Public Safety & U image. Public Safety & U — January

Drexel Public Safety reiterates key campus safety information to remember and put into practice during this exciting time in our phased return to campus and in the new year.

A Drexel student works out in the Rec Center during the fall 2020 term. The Rec Center will open for winter term on Jan. 25. Photo by Ben Wong. Moving Back to Campus? Here’s What’s Open for Winter Term (and When)

As students move into on-campus residencies for the first time this academic year, here are the academic, recreational, health and retail amenities which will be open for winter term.

 

 

Students must reserve a workstation in advance in the computer lab at the W.W. Hagerty Library. Group work is not permitted in the computer lab or in any Libraries spaces at this time. Working on Campus? Here’s What’s Open for Winter Term (and When)

As select faculty and professional staff return to campus, here are the recreational, health and retail amenities which will be open for winter term.

 

 

A Drexel student poses on campus during the fall 2020 term. For winter term, more than 1,000 undergraduate students will move on campus starting Jan. 16, though the COVID-19 pandemic continues to augment this college rite of passage and necessitate virtual programming. Drexel Students to Move on Campus, Unite Online for Winter Term

More than 1,000 Drexel University undergraduate students will move on campus starting Jan. 16, though the COVID-19 pandemic continues to augment this college rite of passage and necessitate virtual programming.

 

 

Those tasked with campus cleaning, safety and distancing measures have been on the scene since late spring, planning and working diligently to ready Drexel housing and academic spaces, as well as other amenities, for this valiant return. How Drexel’s Campus Facilities Have Been Prepared for Winter Student Move-In

Though it was announced in late October that Drexel University would welcome undergraduate students back for campus living, the process of preparing academic and residential spaces in the face of COVID-19 has been both ongoing and thorough.