Family Web Chats

Families of new students are invited to engage via our interactive web chats to learn more about important events and resources.

As we welcome our new Dragons, including students who deferred their admission, to the Drexel Community, we know that you may have some questions regarding the University, financial aid, and support services before your Dragon arrives. You're invited to engage via our interactive web chats to learn more about important events and resources.

The schedule for the summer 2023 Family Web Chats has not yet been determined. Check back soon for more information about these online sessions.

Archived Chats

As we welcome our new Dragons to the Drexel Community, we know that you may have some questions regarding the University, financial aid, and available support services. See below for archived web chats to learn more about important events and resources.

Understanding Drexel's 2-Year Residency Program
Beginning with a presentation by professional staff members from Business Services, American Campus Communities (ACC), and Housing and Residence Life and closing with a Q&A — this Family Web Chat is where you can learn more about Drexel's Two-Year Residency Program requirements, the housing options available at Drexel that meet this requirement, and the amenities and services available in the various residence halls and ACC properties.
Presentation about housing and dining

Beginning with a presentation by professional staff members from Housing and Residence Life and Campus Dining and closing with a Q&A — this Family Web Chat is where you can learn more about Drexel's dining options, the roommate matching process, and the room self-selection process.
co-op-and-academic-advising

Beginning with a a presentation by professional staff members from the Office of Inter-college Advising and the Steinbright Career Development Center and closing with a Q&A — this Family Web Chat is where you can learn more about how advisors help students navigate their journeys, how students secure cooperative education (co-op) experiences, and more!
Presentation about Financial Aid

Beginning with a presentation by a professional staff member from Drexel Central and closing with a Q&A — this Family Web Chat is where you can learn more about the financial aid options available to you and your student, the Drexel eBill, and more!
Presentation about campus safety

Beginning with a presentation by Drexel's Community Resource Officers and closing with a Q&A — this Family Web Chat is where you can learn more about the Drexel Guardian app, our property registration program, walking escorts and other safety resources, the DrexelALERT Emergency Notification System, various training programs, and more!
Presentation about the teams who will help your student succeed

Beginning with a presentation by Drexel professional staff members from the Office of Inter-college Advising and Center for Military and Veteran Services, Center for Learning and Academic Success Services, Office of Disability Resources, Office of Counseling and Health Services, and the Drexel Autism Support Program, and closing with a Q&A — this Family Web Chat is where you can learn more about the team of partner offices dedicated to guiding students through the many resources available at Drexel, the process of requesting and renewing accommodations for those with any type of disability, and more.
Presentation about Getting Involved

Beginning with a presentation by Student Life, the Student Center for Diversity and Inclusion, and the Center for Black Culture professional staff members and closing with a Q&A — this Family Web Chat is where you can learn more about Drexel's 2022 Welcome Week activities, how to get plugged into our student organizations on DragonLink, and how family members can stay connected with Drexel and their student via the Family Portal!
Move-In Presentation

Beginning with a presentation by Housing and Residence Life and Campus Dining staff members and closing with a Q&A — this Family Web Chat is where you can learn more about what to bring (and not bring) to Drexel; how the Cruise Ship Move-in process works with USS; and the many activities, events, and dining options available to students and their families during Move-In Weekend.