The Drexel University yearbook has been published each year since 1911. The name Lexerd was first used in 1913.
It was created by the yearbook staff at the time and is the word Drexel spelled backwards. It was chosen because it most accurately portrayed the purpose of the yearbook — to help students, alumni, and the community look back at Drexel University and reflect on the time that they spent here. All previous years' editions of the yearbook are available for viewing in the Drexel Archives, found in the lower level of the W. W. Hagerty Library at 33rd and Market streets.
Senior portrait sessions for the undergraduate Class of 2024 are offered throughout the year. Students who sit for a senior portrait will receive a complimentary copy of the Lexerd yearbook during the fall after Commencement. Students who do not take a senior portrait but wish to purchase a copy of the Lexerd can do so through Balfour.
There is a $30 portrait sitting fee. Don’t forget that you can use these portraits for your professional networking and job search sites. Don't miss this opportunity to be photographed for the 2024 Lexerd Yearbook!
Students or families interested in purchasing an advertisement in the Lexerd should visit Balfour.
On-Campus Portrait Sessions
Prestige Portraits will offer on-campus portraits appointments in the Rush Building, Room B09. Schedule your appointment today using the school code 87172 or call 1.800.OUR.YEAR ™(687.9327) during normal business hours. Appointment times will be released throughout the year; be sure to check periodically for additional availability.
Portraits will be taken in your business attire and in cap and gown. Academic attire will be provided, but you must inform us of your major so that you can be posed properly. Please see below for all currently available appointment dates.
Full Class of 2024 Portrait Session Schedule
- Monday, August 7–Friday, August 11
- Monday, October 23–Friday, October 27
- Monday, November 6–Friday, November 10
- Monday, January 22–Friday, January 26
- Monday, February 12–Friday, February 16
- Monday, February 19–Friday, February 23
- Monday, March 11– Friday,March 15
- Monday, April 22 – Friday, April 26
Off-Campus Portrait Sessions
Please contact LifeTouch directly to schedule a portrait session at a studio near you. Students can call 800.687.9327 during normal business hours to schedule an appointment for on-campus sessions or potentially at another time at one of the many Prestige Studio sites across the country. When scheduling an appointment, you will receive complete details on how to prepare for your portrait sitting, including what to bring and other pertinent information.
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