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Thank you for taking part in the US Dept of Education mandatory test of the DrexelAlert System. The Department of Education requires all institutions of higher education to conduct periodic tests of all emergency notification systems.
Between Sunday, August 30 and Saturday, September 19 there have
been at least eight armed robberies in the area north of the University City
Campus between 30th and 38th streets and Hamilton and Wallace
The incidents have mostly occurred during the late evening hours
or early morning hours. Several victims have been Drexel students and they have
been robbed of their cell phones, credit cards and cash. There have been no
Drexel University Police are working with Philadelphia Police to identify and apprehend the perpetrators. The Department of Public Safety has increased its police and security patrols and the Philadelphia Police Department has also increased its uniformed and plainclothes presence in the area.
Members of the Drexel community should immediately report any suspicious activity to Drexel Police by calling 215.895.2222 or Philadelphia Police by calling 911.