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Drexel's Response to Coronavirus

Drexel is committed to preserving and maintaining the health and safety of all members of its community. The University continues to monitor closely the coronavirus outbreak and is following guidelines released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania Department of Health and Philadelphia Department of Public Health.

Key Facts

  • In accordance with statewide preventative measures, campus facilities are closed to the public. Professional staff are working remotely, non-critical on-campus research activities and clinical experiences have been suspended.
  • All domestic and international University travel is prohibited.
  • Courses will be taught remotely through the spring and summer terms using web, video and teleconferencing tools already widely adopted by faculty. 
  • The Fall 2020 Covid-19 Task Force is working on recommendations for the start of the new academic year in September and the possibility of returning to campus. And plans are now in place for ramping up on-campus, field-based and clinical research activities beginning June 8.
  • Drexel's Colleges and Schools are celebrating the class of 2020 in a variety of ways. The latest information is available on the University's commencement website.

Drexel President John Fry addresses students, faculty and professional staff about the University's response to COVID-19 in the following video message.