Find resources and instructions on how to use Drexel technology.
Blackboard Learn (BBL)
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.
Need further assistance navigating Blackboard Learn?
- Browse the Blackboard Help site, featuring FAQs and information on courses, tests, grades and more.
- Review Blackboard Learn: On-Demand tutorials
- Visit Drexel’s Instructional Technology Blog
For additional support, please contact 215-895-2020 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drexel email account
Drexel email is serviced through Office 365 and is available to all Drexel students, faculty, and professional staff. All University communications will be shared to your Drexel email account. It is important that you check your Drexel email account frequently to receive communications regarding coursework and other campus announcements.
Please note that students are required to use their Drexel email to conduct official University business. Although students are permitted to set up email forwarding, communications between faculty/staff and students must be conducted through your official Drexel email account.
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, titled “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.
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.
Microsoft Office 365 is the latest computer, mobile, and Web-enabled suite of Office apps, email, OneDrive, and related services. Office 365 apps are also integrated with other Microsoft cloud services (e.g. SharePoint and OneDrive). Office 365 email and apps are available to all Drexel matriculated students.
Need further assistance navigating Microsoft Office 365?
Drexel IT provides a master list of software supported by Drexel IT and Drexel Departments, and unsupported software for Personal Use. This includes location and cost for Drexel sites like Blackboard and Degreeworks, as well as software like EndNote, NVivo, SAS, and SPSS.
To download software and licenses, use your Drexel username and password to log in to software.drexel.edu/students/.
Statistical and visualization program resources
If you would like to expand or gain new programming and data analysis skills, create interactive graphs, and generate maps check out this resource guide.
This includes instructions and links to access free software (with the exception of STATA) and training through Drexel. Additionally, free training, textbook, and cheat sheet guides at basic, intermediate, and sometimes advanced levels are below descriptions for each software.
Drexel provides a University-wide license for Zoom, the online meeting and video-conferencing service with built-in collaboration tools and team chat. In addition to HD video, Zoom offers telephone-only and reservations-less conferencing. The Zoom meeting service is available to students, faculty, and professional staff. For more information and tutorials, contact the Drexel Zoom Admin Team at 215.895.2324 or visit the Zoom FAQs.