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2022

  • April

    • Commencement RSVP and Regalia Information

      April 04, 2022

      All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the University-wide ceremony at Citizens Bank Park, where President Fry will confer degrees and Keynote Speaker Freeman A. Hrabowski III, educator, author, civil rights advocate, mathematician and president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, will address the crowd. Please RSVP for all Commencement ceremonies by Friday, April 29

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  • March

    • Academic Reminders for Spring Quarter (Students)

      March 29, 2022

      Welcome to the spring quarter! This announcement contains key reminders to help students navigate the quarter.

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    • Academic Reminders for Spring Quarter (Faculty)

      March 29, 2022

      Welcome to the spring quarter! This announcement contains key reminders to help faculty navigate the quarter.

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    • Revised Academic Calendar Dates for Summer Quarter

      March 28, 2022

      The Academic Calendar for summer quarter 2022 has been adjusted in response to Drexel’s observation of Juneteenth on Monday, June 20. The summer quarter will now start on Tuesday, June 21 and end on Monday, August 29, 2022. Term examinations will begin on Tuesday, August 30. 

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    • Accommodating Religious Observances

      March 21, 2022

      Drexel University is dedicated to an environment that respects and allows the free practice of the many faith traditions of our University community. As we prepare for the spring term — a term filled with numerous religious holidays and days of observation — this is a reminder that Drexel is committed to making every reasonable effort to accommodate the religious observances of our students, faculty and professional staff.

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    • Drexel and Lockheed Martin to Launch Technology Incubator and New Co-op Program

      March 16, 2022

      We are excited to report that Drexel University and Lockheed Martin will expand their long-standing partnership this fall by opening an on-campus technology and innovation incubator and launching a new STEM careers rotational co-op program. Spearheaded by the Drexel Solutions Institute, the expanded partnership will generate new experiential learning and research opportunities for Drexel students and faculty.

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    • Key Reminders Regarding Daylight Saving Time and Religious Accommodations

      March 01, 2022

      We will "spring forward" by one hour on Sunday, March 13 as we move into daylight saving time. Coincidentally, finals week for Winter Quarter starts the next day on Monday, March 14. The following are some recommendations for administering your final exams without any disruptions. Additionally, as you prepare for spring classes, please remember that Drexel is committed to making every reasonable effort to accommodate the religious observances of our students, faculty and professional staff.

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  • February

    • Provost’s Office Strategic Priorities

      February 04, 2022

      This fall marked two years in my role as Provost. To advance the Plan imperatives and address the growing economic challenges in higher education, my office has defined strategic priorities that will guide our focus and resource allocation over the coming year and beyond.

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    • Drexel Sustains Prestigious R1 Research Classification

      February 03, 2022

      We are proud to share the exciting news that Drexel University has again achieved national recognition in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, retaining its designation as an “R1 Doctoral University: Very High Research Activity.” Drexel is one of 146 institutions out of approximately 3,900 to receive this prestigious classification, indicating the highest level of research activity. Notably, we are one of only 39 private universities to earn the distinction.

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    • Keeping the Drexel Community Prepared: COVID-19 Booster Deadline Is Feb. 28

      February 02, 2022

      As previously noted, to help protect our community against current and future surges, Drexel is requiring all faculty, professional staff and students on campus who are eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot to receive one and upload their documentation to the Drexel Health Checker, unless they have received a University-approved medical or religious exemption. The deadline to provide booster documentation is February 28.

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  • January

    • Reflecting on Drexel's Climate Year

      January 28, 2022

      Last year, students, faculty, staff and researchers at Drexel University and the Academy of Natural Sciences came together to make 2021 Drexel’s Climate Year. Together with the Climate & Sustainability Working Group, I am pleased to share highlights of the progress that has been made since the midyear report in July.

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    • Pennoni Panel on Academic Freedom in the Classroom

      January 19, 2022

      I wanted to make sure you received the invite to the Pennoni Panel on academic freedom in the classroom hosted by the Pennoni Honors College. This virtual panel discussion is among a series of discussions that are being collaboratively hosted across the University to address academic freedom and diversity and inclusion efforts.

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    • New Provost Solutions Fellows Appointments

      January 19, 2022

      A joint initiative of the Provost’s Office and the Drexel Solutions Institute, the Provost Solutions Fellows comprise faculty experts from across the University who partner with external organizations to address organizational challenges, build research and scholarship, and create experiential learning opportunities for Drexel students. We are pleased to share that four faculty members have been appointed to two-year terms as Provost Solutions Fellows, joining the inaugural cohort.

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    • Academic FAQ for Students: Winter Quarter / Spring Semester

      January 18, 2022

      To facilitate a smooth return to campus, we've created a webpage with frequently asked questions about the academic experience this winter quarter and spring semester.

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    • Academic FAQ for Instructors: Winter Quarter / Spring Semester

      January 18, 2022

      To facilitate a smooth return to campus, we've created a webpage with frequently asked questions about the academic experience this winter quarter and spring semester.

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    • Academic Information for Students Regarding the Return to In-Person Instruction

      January 14, 2022

      As the Return Oversight Committee shared in Wednesday’s announcement, Drexel will be returning to in-person instruction the week of January 17. This announcement contains academic information for students regarding the return to in-person instruction.

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    • Academic Information for Faculty & Staff Regarding the Return to In-Person Instruction

      January 14, 2022

      As the Return Oversight Committee shared in Wednesday’s announcement, Drexel will be returning to in-person instruction for the week of January 17. This announcement contains academic information for faculty and staff regarding the return to in-person instruction.

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