Classes to Remain Remote for Week 2 of Winter Term
Based on current COVID-19 data, guidance from our public health and medical experts and forecasted pandemic conditions, Drexel has made the decision to add an additional week of remote instruction to the beginning of the winter quarter/spring semester for most students.
An Inspiring End to the Year
Thank you all for what you do every day for this University. I know it can be easy to lose sight of the power of that work when you’re tired or caught up in the day-to-day. But it is meaningful, and it could not be done without you.
Return to Winter Term: Important Updates (Students)
The health and wellbeing of our University community remains the utmost priority as we head into the new year. This message contains important updates for students for the return to winter term.
Boosters to Be Required for Winter Term
All eligible Drexel faculty, professional staff and students are now required to get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Early Closing on Thursday, December 23
As we approach the winter break, we want to take this moment to express our gratitude for all your hard work and dedication to Drexel over the past year, which enabled our University to perform exceptionally well under extremely challenging and often rapidly changing circumstances.
Remote Start to Winter Quarter
The start of the winter quarter and of some spring semester programs has been modified in response to available COVID-19 data and forecasted pandemic conditions.
Course Repeat and Academic Standing Policy Updates
To provide increased flexibility for students’ progress to degree completion, the undergraduate Course Repeat and Academic Standing policies have been updated, effective with the Fall 2021 term.
The Inaugural Nina Henderson Provost Scholars
The Nina Henderson Provost Scholars advise and collaborate with senior leadership in the Office of the Provost on projects related to key priorities of the Strategic Plan. The following high-achieving undergraduate and graduate students — chosen from an impressive pool of over 270 applicants — comprise the inaugural cohort.
Accommodating Student Illness and Inclement Weather
As we approach exam week and with the arrival of winter weather, please be aware of the following policies, as we aim to ensure students’ continued academic success amid possible student illness and inclement weather.