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Campus & Community

Boba King, located at 32nd and Chestnut streets, celebrated its grand opening on April 1.

12 Campus Amenities Newly Opened or Offered for Spring Term

With the warmer weather has come expanded offerings both on and near campus in terms of recreation, dining and arts and culture.

interior of Main Building facing steps with test faculty/staff update April 7

Planning for Fall Return to Campus

A message with updates on planning for a fall return was sent to faculty and professional staff. Based on available data, Drexel is currently working with Real Estate and Facilities and the Office of the University Registrar to plan for 3 feet of masked socially distanced in-person instruction in the fall term. Instructors will be able to distance 6 feet or more and the University will continue to follow guidance from public health authorities as it becomes available.
Dragon statue with the text campus update April 6

Drexel to Offer COVID-19 Vaccine to Students, Faculty and Professional Staff

An announcement about Drexel offering the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible students, faculty and professional staff was sent to the University community. Drexel will make vaccine available to eligible populations prioritized by Philadelphia’s phased distribution, Drexel’s return to campus phases and vaccine availability.

New Drexel University Public Safety & U image.

Public Safety & U — April

Learn more about the work behind the Drexel University Public Safety Communications Center and reacquaint yourself with some safety tips applicable for both those on and off campus this term.
The University's Climate Year logo over a background of flowers on campus.

Drexel Added to University Climate Change Coalition

The University will work with partner North American institutions of higher education to address and advance climate action through research, partnerships and other collaborations.
Dragon statue with the text campus update March 30

COVID Safety Reminders for Spring

A message with COVID safety reminders for the spring was sent to the Drexel community. Pandemic safety measures remain crucial as campus activity levels increase.
A screenshot from a Campus Activities Board (CAB) virtual team building event featuring Maxey, Nash and other members of the organization's executive board.

One Year Later: What the Pandemic Has Taught Us About Campus Engagement

After a rollercoaster of a year that changed the way Drexel’s student body engages with campus, the community and each other, two student leaders reflect on what was learned and where the Dragon community can go from here.
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — March

With the start of spring term and end of March, be sure to take advantage of events related to Women’s History Month and Drexel’s annual Health and Wellness Fair.
The graduates of the Salesforce training program on a Zoom call with Drexel professional staff. Photo courtesy Soneyet Muhammad.

Drexel Connects Community Members to Training for Workforce Development

13 Philadelphians recently graduated from a technology training program for Salesforce, a customer relationship management service, through a partnership with the University’s Beachell Family Learning Center.
Boathouse Row lit up in blue and gold.

Philly Lights Up in Blue and Gold for Drexel’s March Madness Runs

On the night of March 18, well-known landmarks and buildings on campus and throughout the city shone in the University’s colors to support the Dragons.
One of the cubicles sold and removed from the Rush Building. Photo courtesy Bo Solomon.

The More Sustainable Way to Get Rid of Surplus Office Items at Drexel

A service offered by the University generates revenue for your department by selling items to be picked up at your location — at no up-front cost.
Associate Vice President of Accounts Payable & Procurement Julie Jones and Director of Supplier Inclusion Allen Riddick at the 2018 Women’s Business Enterprise Center (WBEC) Annual Awards Celebration, where Riddick (right) received the Shining Star award for his support of and commitment to supplier development initiatives. Photo courtesy Julie Jones (left).

Drexel Nationally Recognized for Socially Responsible Purchasing

The University received an award for its role in supporting and engaging with minority-owned businesses as an institution of higher education.
Dragon statue with text campus update March 15

Drexel Looking to a Full Return in the Fall

The University will be ramping up in-person and hybrid classes through the summer. Drexel expects that, by the fall, every student will be able to have face-to-face learning experiences, although some hybrid classes and other operational modifications may remain based on public health guidance.