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Drexel Kline School of Law students in class during fall term. Photo by Ben Wong.

Student Takeaways From Return Oversight Committee Q&A Series

Members of the Return Oversight Committee virtually answered submitted questions from faculty and professional staff in the first of three sessions. Read the questions and answers that most relate to students.

 

A screenshot of participants in the Feb. 25 event.

Faculty and Professional Staff COVID-19 Questions, Answered

Members of the Return Oversight Committee virtually answered submitted questions related to working from home, vaccine access, campus operations and safety and more.
DrexelNow spoke with undergraduate students on campus about this phase of Drexel University’s reopening, including health and safety protocols for residence halls and in-person learning, making new friends and staying connected, and their advice and hopes for the near future.

COVID Campus: How It Feels to Be Back for Dragons

DrexelNow spoke with undergraduate students on campus about this phase of Drexel University’s reopening, including health and safety protocols for residence halls and in-person learning, making new friends and staying connected, and their advice and hopes for the near future.

 

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.

 

 

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.
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.

 

 

Drexel professional staff distributing food on Dec. 19 for the Alumni Turkey Project.

Alumni Turkey Project Provides More Holiday Meals During a Year That Needed It the Most

The longstanding tradition transformed to safely donate more than 2,400 turkey dinners to local families.