The majority academic programs operate on the University’s quarter system. Consult with your Program Manager or Academic Advisor for details on your degree program’s required classes.
Developed by Dornsife’s Program Manager/Academic Advisors for master’s students, this syllabus is designed to outline what is expected of you in the academic advising process during your time as a student at the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University
BlackBoard Learn is the University’s learning management system. Faculty use BBL to deliver course material, assignments, and readings. Courses may not be appear until several days after the start of classes. Incoming students must complete the Blackboard Orientation. before Orientation begins. This 2.5 hour online learning class will help you navigate the site, learn how to access course readings, submit assignments, and view grades.
Drexel University Barnes & Noble Bookstores are conveniently located on all three Philadelphia campuses and provide textbooks, school supplies, Drexel clothing and gifts, and general merchandise. Drexel bookstores also coordinate programs for ordering Convocation and Commencement regalia and class rings.
The Center for Learning and Academic Success Services (CLASS) empowers students to develop skills and strategies that foster academic success and personal growth through purposeful interactions with peer and professional staff. CLASS supports Drexel University students’ efforts to achieve their academic goals through a variety of services, including: Academic Coaching, Tutoring, Workshops and Events.
Registering for courses is an important part of being a student. Planning your schedule, ensuring you remain on progress towards completing your degree, and selecting courses that will aid in your success require careful planning and attention to detail. Online registration occurs in early August. You will receive an email reminder to register for class.
The Catalog contains all programs offered by Drexel University, providing enrolled students with the information they need regarding their chosen academic path, and helping prospective students make important enrollment decisions.
Disability Resources (DR), under the Office of Equality and Diversity, empowers individuals who have documented disabilities by working together proactively to provide reasonable accommodations. To ensure that all qualified individuals with disabilities receive the information and resources they need, all officers, deans, department heads, faculty members, academic advisors, directors, and supervisors must refer any individual who requests an accommodation to Disability Resources. All referrals, even if initially made verbally, must be followed up in writing.
Drexel University strives to provide enriching educational opportunities that prepare students to thrive and flourish in a diverse world. To support that goal, we encourage you to learn about, appreciate, and value a variety of cultures, life experiences, and perspectives other than your own. This list contains courses that increase awareness of diversity, equity, and social justice issues both domestically and globally.
The DrexelOne Portal is a one-stop shop for accessing personal, academic, financial, and career information. Access to other services requiring sign-in, such as the University Libraries, commuter links, DragonCard funds, and vendor discounted software also are provided within DrexelOne. This system is used by all members of the Drexel community. Students can expect to use DrexelOne to register for classes, view class schedules and grades, edit personal information, update emergency contacts, and more.
Each cohort has a group, or shell, title DSPH Students “YEAR”. This shell will provide you with important information to the student experience, such as:
- Student handbook
- Orientation Schedule
- Commencement information
Be sure to check this tab often for updated information or turn on notifications so you find out about important dates, deadlines and other announcements.
The ELC provides tutoring and language, writing, and research consultations for Drexel international students. Additionally, ELC offers a language support consultation from which students can receive an individual development plan and support resources for self-study/on-going tutoring.
For further assistance with language, graduate students make take a free, no-credit University course (HUM006: Oral communication for non-native speakers) to improve spoken language proficiency.
The Final Exam Schedule is detailed by course and term.
The Graduate college oversees more than 230 programs across the University and works closely with the Dornsife to advocate for the graduate student experience, including interdisciplinary research, professional development, academic support, and developing policies.
Graduate student forms are accessible via the Advisor Visit Tracking (AVT) system. Please visit the link above for forms related to:
- Health Insurance Subsidy
- Accelerated Degree Program
- Cooperative Education & Internships
- Courses & Grades
- Academic Dismissal & Reinstatement
- Graduate Readmission & Transfer Credit
- Doctoral (D) Forms
- Graduate Program Completion Forms
- International Student Travel
Review this resource for guidelines and forms for Human Subjects Research as a part of the Integrated Learning Experience (ILE).
Information Technology provides university-wide instructional, administrative, and research services using its robust computing and communications infrastructure. IT provides support for accounts, computers and software, network, email, video, and more! Nesbitt Hall has a computer lab exclusively for Public Health students where limited printing is available.
Drexel University Libraries has four physical locations and a dynamic online presence with access to over two million items. Students have access to printing, scanning, and computing, other AV materials, and borrowing privileges.
Please visit the link above for forms related to:
- Financial Aid, Billing, and Registration Forms
- Co-op & Career Services Forms
- Equality & Diversity Forms
- Student Concerns & Complaints
These electives are open to all majors with no prerequisites other than University requirements.
The Term Master Schedule provides course schedule and course detailed information based on terms.