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Dragons Live:
Virtual Open House

Lancaster Walk

Join us for our Fall Virtual Open House on November 15 to experience Drexel from a distance.

This is your time to explore live academic sessions, chat with students and admissions representatives, learn about our world-renowned cooperative education program, and experience our campus and Philadelphia from anywhere around the globe. Choose from a variety of event opportunities below and build your own personal schedule around the academic sessions of most interest. Enjoy Dragons Live!


Live Academic Sessions

Join us for informative online presentations hosted by recruitment and faculty representatives to learn more about the academic offerings and experiential learning opportunities available within your college or school of interest.

These sessions will be hosted via Brazen. To ensure an optimal experience, we recommend participating in these sessions on a laptop or desktop computer. If you are experiencing technical difficulties with a session, please contact enroll@drexel.edu for assistance. Recordings will be available within 24 hours after the completion of all scheduled sessions.

College of Arts and Sciences

November 15, 2020, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. ET

View List of Majors

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
    • Journalism
    • Public Relations
    • Technical and Science Communication
  • Criminology and Justice Studies
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies and Sustainability
  • Geoscience
  • Global Studies
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy, Politics & Economics
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Undeclared – General Humanities and Social Sciences*
  • Undeclared – Sciences*

* Only for first-year students

View Recorded Session

School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems

November 15, 2020, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. ET

View List of Majors

  • Biomedical Engineering
View Recorded Session

LeBow College of Business and School of Economics

November 15, 2020, 3–5 p.m. ET

View List of Majors

  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Business and Engineering
  • Economics
  • Esport Business
  • Finance
  • General Business
  • International Business
  • Legal Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Organizational Management
  • Real Estate Management and Development
  • Sport Business
  • Technology and Innovation Management
  • Undeclared – Business*

* Only for first-year students

View Recorded Session

College of Computing & Informatics

November 15, 2020, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. ET

View List of Majors

  • Computer Science
    • Computer Security
    • Game Programming and Development
  • Computing and Security Technology
  • Data Science
  • Information Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Undeclared – Computing & Information Science*

* Only for first-year students

View Recorded Session

School of Education

November 15, 2020, 3–5 p.m. ET

View List of Majors

  • Education – Non-Certification
  • Elementary Education
  • Teacher Education (Secondary Education)
View Recorded Session

College of Engineering

November 15, 2020, 3–5 p.m. ET

View List of Majors

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Technology
    • Electrical Engineering Technology
    • Industrial Engineering Technology
    • Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology
    • Robotics and Automation Engineering Technology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Undeclared – Engineering*

* Only for first-year students

View Recorded Session

Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship

November 15, 2020, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. ET

View List of Majors

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Corporate Entrepreneurship
    • New Venture Creation
    • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Three-Year Option)*

* Only for first-year students

View Recorded Session

Pennoni Honors College: Custom-Designed Major

November 15, 2020, 3–5 p.m. ET

View List of Majors

  • Custom-Designed Major
View Recorded Session

Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

November 15, 2020, 3–5 p.m. ET

View List of Majors

  • Animation & Visual Effects
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Dance
  • Design & Merchandising
  • Entertainment & Arts Management
  • Fashion Design
  • Film & Television
  • Game Design & Production
  • Graphic Design
  • Interactive Digital Media
  • Interior Design
  • Music Industry*
    • Business
    • Recording Arts and Music Production
  • Photography
  • Product Design
  • Screenwriting & Playwriting
  • Virtual Reality & Immersive Media
  • Undeclared – Design & Media*

* Only for first-year students

View Recorded Session

College of Nursing and Health Professions

November 15, 2020, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. ET

View List of Majors

  • Behavioral Health Counseling
  • Culinary Arts and Science
    • Culinary Science
    • Food and Beverage Management
  • Health Sciences
    • Pre-Physical Therapy
    • Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Health Services Administration
  • Hospitality Management
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition and Foods
View Recorded Session

Goodwin College of Professional Studies: First-Year Exploratory Studies

November 15, 2020, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. ET

View List of Majors

  • First Year Exploratory Studies
    • Humanities and Social Sciences
    • STEM
View Recorded Session

Dornsife School of Public Health

November 15, 2020, 3–5 p.m. ET

View List of Majors

  • Global Public Health
  • Public Health
View Recorded Session

Academics Enhanced

Check out our afternoon of presentations that go deeper into Drexel’s specialized programs available to students.

These sessions will be hosted via Zoom. To ensure an optimal experience, we recommend participating in these sessions on a laptop or desktop computer. If you are experiencing technical difficulties with a session, please contact enroll@drexel.edu for assistance. Recordings will be available within 24 hours after the completion of all scheduled sessions.

Pennoni Honors Program

November 15, 2020, 12–12:45 p.m. ET

Learn more about Drexel's Honors Program, the program's application process, and how to become a part of this distinguished community of high-achieving students.

View Recorded Session

Cooperative Education (Co-op)

November 15, 2020, 1–1:45 p.m. ET

Learn more about the keystone of Drexel’s experiential learning foundation: cooperative education. Our renowned program allows students to apply their classroom learning in the real world while gaining up to 18 months of professional work experience before graduation.

View Recorded Session

Pre-Medical Programs and Opportunities

November 15, 2020, 2–2:45 p.m. ET

Learn more about Drexel’s BA/BS+MD Early Assurance Program and pre-health advising programs, which provide students with unique benefits as they pursue careers and educational opportunities within the field of medicine.


Download BA/BS+MD Early Assurance Fact Sheet [PDF]

View Recorded Session

Briana's Drexel Campus Tour

The Student Experience

What’s it like to be a Dragon? Learn more about life on campus and get a better sense of the Drexel experience via our interactive presentations, student panel sessions, and tours.

These sessions will be hosted via Zoom. To ensure an optimal experience, we recommend participating in these sessions on a laptop or desktop computer. If you are experiencing technical difficulties with a session, please contact enroll@drexel.edu for assistance. Recordings will be available within 24 hours after the completion of all scheduled sessions.

Student-Guided Virtual Tours (Live from campus, weather permitting)

Join us for live-streamed tours of Drexel's campus, hosted by our students.

Live Campus Tour

November 15, 2020

View Recorded Tour

Dragons Talk Live Student Panels

Join a student-led panel discussing the University’s academics, student life, and more.

Live Student Panel

November 15, 2020

View Recorded Panel

Topical Sessions

In addition to our Virtual Open House on Sunday, November 15, we invite you to join us on for one or more of these specialized sessions. Register below to learn more about some of the rich academic and recreational opportunities available to our students and our ongoing commitment to providing an inclusive environment that ensures every Dragon feels welcome, supported, and celebrated.

To ensure an optimal experience, we recommend participating in these sessions on a laptop or desktop computer. If you are experiencing technical difficulties with a session, please contact enroll@drexel.edu for assistance.

Performing Arts

November 9, 2020, 5–6:30 p.m. ET
Zoom

Register for Session

Recreational Athletics

November 9, 2020, 6:30–8 p.m. ET
Brazen

Register for Session

Undergraduate Research and Enrichment Programs

November 10, 2020, 5–6 p.m. ET
Brazen

Register for Session

Global Engagement and Education Abroad

November 11, 2020, 7–8 p.m. ET
Zoom

Register for Session

"This Is Us": Diversity and Inclusion at Drexel

November 12, 2020, 6–7:30 p.m. ET
Zoom

Register for Session

Next Steps

Application and Financial Aid Process Preview

This pre-recorded Application and Financial Aid Process Information Session, presented by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions Angela Sahaida, provides important details regarding the admissions process and applying for financial aid, along with valuable insights and tips to make sure you’re fully prepared to get both underway.

Applying to Drexel

Ready to apply? Students applying for first-year admission are offered the choice of applying Early Decision, Early Action, or Regular Decision. Learn more about what option is best for you.

Scholarship and Grant Opportunities at Drexel

Learn about the different types of gift aid – scholarship and grants – that Drexel offers full-time undergraduate students.

Understanding Co-op

Since 1919, Drexel's world-renowned cooperative education (co-op) program has prepared our students for the future. Drexel Co-op provides professional employment experience, giving students the opportunity to explore and build a career before they enter the workforce.


Additional Resources

Virtual Tour

Take our Virtual Tour to explore Drexel’s campus and get a closer look at our home city of Philadelphia without leaving your living room!

Explore Drexel

Drexel on YouVisit

Get a different perspective of our campus and some of the landmarks that make this such a unique learning environment through our interactive YouVisit tour.

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Preparing for a Changing World: The Future of Work

For over 125 years, Drexel’s academic model has prepared students for what comes next. Our signature combination of world-class academics and real-world experience allows our Dragons to effectively work with the leaders of today as they develop into the leaders of tomorrow.

Is This Your Path?

Each and every student has a unique opportunity at Drexel. Classes, cooperative education, research, and living in Philadelphia all contribute to each Dragon's own personal college story.

Dimensions of Drexel

At Drexel University, our students don’t live a one-dimensional existence. Our unique model of learning empowers students who choose Drexel to take hold of their own journeys and make a difference today.

Jarod and Bella's Residence Hall Tour

Join Jarod and Bella, two of our student ambassadors, for a detailed walkthrough of Drexel’s residential experience. We hope you enjoy this tour!

All Dragons Welcome

Life at Drexel is about getting involved, doing more, and fully living the college experience. This is a vibrant place full of opportunity. A place for all students to take on any challenge while having the freedom to be themselves. Because community can't wait.

Engage With The World

At Drexel, we want our Dragons to experience everything this world has to offer. Our model of experiential education encourages you to learn inside and outside of the classroom. Learn more about the Office of Global Engagement and where it can take you.

Undergraduate Viewbook

Get an in-depth look at who we are and a better sense of everything this exciting University has to offer by downloading our Undergraduate Viewbook.

Also, be sure to read through our supplemental insert to learn more about our new policies to assist our Dragons in response to COVID-19, including our new Test-Optional policy, the waiving of application fees for in-state first-year students, and our Winter Entry Program.

Download Viewbook [PDF] Download Supplemental COVID-19 Insert [PDF]

More to Explore

The breadth of services, offerings, and support systems provided by our University are as wide and diverse as the community we serve. Below, you’ll find additional information resources that will serve as valuable guides now and throughout your application process.

See the Value of Drexel

Academics and Cooperative Education

Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship

Website

Global Engagement & Education Abroad

Website

Honors Program

Website

Steinbright Career Development Center

Website

Student Success

Center for Black Culture

Download CBC Flyer [PDF]

Disability Resources

Website

Division I Athletics

Website

Drexel Autism Support Program

Download DASP Brochure [PDF]

Recreational Athletics

Website

ROTC

Website

Student Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Download Diversity and Inclusion at Drexel [PDF]

Lindy Center for Civic Engagement

Website

Dragon Swag

Share your Dragon Pride on Animal Crossing

Now you can start wearing Drexel gear in Animal Crossing! Simply download your official Drexel swag in Animal Crossing from the download codes below, and you'll be on your way. A paid subscription to Nintendo® Switch™ Online is required to access this feature.

For detailed instructions, please visit Nintendo's website.

Animal Crossing avatar wearing a Drexel sweater.

Drexel Swag from NookLink

Scan these QR codes with NookLink in the Nintendo Switch Online app on your mobile device to get each outfit.

QR code for a blue Drexel sweater. QR code for a white Drexel hoodie.

Special Items from the Custom Designs Portal

Simply search for these Design IDs in the Custom Design Portal at the Able Sisters Shop to download.

A blue and yellow Drexel ball cap.

Item Number: MO-MVXF-X03K-YHB6

A gray Drexel hoodie.

Item Number: MO-31HF-K985-TC3F

Drexel Social Media Toolkit

Show off your Dragon spirit with the Drexel Social Media Toolkit, which includes exclusive Ambition Can't Wait wallpapers for you to share on your social media accounts.

Here you'll find Ambition Can't Wait wallpapers that can be posted on your Instagram or Facebook story (they make great backgrounds for your phone, too). To utilize this toolkit, simply download each image, customize them to your liking, then post them for your friends to see. And don't forget to include #ambitioncantwait and tag @Drexeladmission in your posts!