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A Drexel University class during the fall 2020 term. Photo by Ben Wong.

More Student Takeaways from the Return Oversight Committee

In the last two meetings of a series of Q&As held last week, University leaders discussed topics like vaccine updates, ramping up face-to-face offerings, mask requirements and on-campus parking and dining.

 

A screenshot of participants in the March 10 event.

More Faculty and Professional Staff COVID-19 Questions, Answered

In two Q&As held last week, University leaders discussed topics like vaccinations, phased return and ventilation in office spaces.
As a health ambassador for Drexel University, Raymond Sarem keeps vigilant over each of the nooks and crannies of the 11-story Gerri C. Lebow Hall, particularly on the four floors where classes take place.

Meet Drexel’s New ‘Health Ambassadors’

At the beginning of winter term, the University instituted a new public safety measure to ensure that everyone on campus observes pandemic-era safety guidelines, especially in high-traffic areas at peak times.
Drexel University has extend its Test-Optional policy for the next two admission cycles (2022–2023 and 2023–2024).

Extending the University's Test-Optional Policy

Drexel will extend its Test-Optional policy, which offers prospective students flexibility in the face of challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, for the next two admission cycles (2022–2023 and 2023–2024).
Dr. Marla Gold Named Vice Provost for Community Health Care Innovation

How the Return Oversight Committee is Guiding Drexel During the Pandemic

Marla Gold, MD, director of the Return Oversight Committee, discussed how decisions are made to ensure the safety of Drexel students, faculty, professional staff and neighbors both on and off campus.
Black History Month cutouts in the DAC.

A Very 2021 Way of Honoring Black History Month at Drexel

Cardboard cutouts of historical and local Black figures were placed in the stands of Drexel’s Daskalakis Athletic Center in recognition of Black History Month.
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.