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New Students

Welcome to Drexel!

Engage with our First Year Experience: Take part in Hillel’s amazing early move-in program, join us for creative Welcome Week events, plan your own programs with your peers, and more!

Jewniversity Early Move-in Program

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Dates: Thursday Sept 8th – Saturday Sept 10th, 2022

Looking for a unique opportunity to get connected to life at Drexel before the rush of classes begin? Want to build relationships with new and returning students? Interested in learning about Jewish life at Drexel? JEWNIVERSITY IS FOR YOU

Learn More and Register

Free gift for incoming students!

Have you committed to Drexel this fall? You can receive a free graduation gift, mailed straight to your door, from Hillel International!


Kosher Freshman Living Community

Apply Here

We are happy to arrange a suite with a Kosher kitchen for our Shomer Kashrut first-year students in Van Rensselaer Hall (located at Powelton and 33rd within the University City eruv).  Based on the number of interested students 1-4 suites will have their kitchens kashered. All interested students must complete their housing forms with the University by May 15th and complete the application form below by June 1.

Questions? Contact Rabbi Isabel de Koninck, Executive Director and Campus Rabbi.

First-Year Student Engagement

When the academic year begins, help us plan programs & events for yourself & your first-year friends!

Past events include:
  • Ice Skating at Blue Cross River Rink
  • Open Mic Night @ the Perelman Center
  • Trip to the Zoo
  • … and MORE!