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Submit to DrexelNow

DrexelNow is the main way to communicate internally with the entire University community.

Send submissions, story ideas and photos to now.editor@drexel.edu. Acceptance of submissions is at the discretion of the editor, and submissions may be edited for style and length. When pitching topics for DrexelNow writers, please allow at least two week’s advance notice.

Deadlines

DrexelNow website

Story submissions are accepted anytime. The website is updated daily. Stories published on DrexelNow will be considered for inclusion in the DrexelNow emails.

DrexelNow emails

  • Faculty/staff emails are published every Tuesday and Thursday — submissions are due the day before by noon.
  • Undergraduate student emails are published every Tuesday — submissions are due the day before by noon.
  • Graduate student emails are published monthly on the 1st — submissions are due at least three days beforehand.
  • Parent emails are published monthly on the 15th — submissions are due at least three days beforehand.

Types of Content

Stories

Features are engaging stories of roughly 300 words or more. Examples include campus and administration changes and updates; profiles on individuals, topics or organizations; faculty and student research; student co-ops and study abroad and service stories to educate Dragons on opportunities and resources available to them.

Announcements

Announcements are short (100-300 words) notifications on urgent topics, such as the availability of free staff flu vaccinations or a major campus road closure. Announcements are typically posted in the "Your News" section of DrexelNow.

Events

All events published in DrexelNow emails are aggregated from the University Events Calendar and therefore must be posted at www.drexel.edu/events. To request an event to be a "featured" event on the calendar's home page, choose "Main Feature" or "Featured" when choosing the categories for the event. If your department is unable to submit an event directly, ask for assistance at now.editor@drexel.edu.