The Drexel University Student Handbook is written and issued by the Office of Student Affairs under the direction of David A. Ruth, Ph.D., Dean of Students. It is the University’s official notification of its policies, rules, regulations, and standards of conduct. The student is responsible for knowledge of these policies, rules, regulations, and standards of conduct; enrollment is considered as acceptance of all conditions specified in this handbook.
The provisions of this handbook are not to be regarded as a contract between any student and the University. The University reserves the right to change any of the policies, rules, regulations, and standards of conduct at any time as may be necessary in the interest of the University. The University also reserves the right to modify or discontinue any of the services, programs, or activities described in this handbook.
The University may reproduce or modify this handbook, or parts of it, for distribution in other formats (for example, on a web page or in other forms for computer access, or in school or academic department publications). As a result, students, applicants, and other users of this handbook should consult with appropriate University offices to verify the current text or status of the policies, procedures, or information contained herein and to determine whether information in this handbook or other publications has been superseded or changed.
This handbook contains general University and School-specific policies. Program-specific handbooks or guidelines distributed to students at the beginning of each academic year may contain more detailed information about program policies and requirements. Students in the Drexel University College of Medicine should consult the appropriate handbook within their college for specific polices, rules, and regulations.
Please forward any comments or questions to Dr. David A. Ruth, Dean of Students.