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Getting Involved

Part of becoming a Drexel Dragon involves finding your place on campus, and finding out how you can contribute to improving our University! Below are listed some of the activities on campus to give you an idea of how you can start your journey. (Trust us—there are plenty more)

DREXEL COMMUTER ORGANIZATION (DCOM)

DCom, is a student organization for commuter students. The mission of the Drexel Commuter Organization (DCom) is "To increase the quality of life for Drexel Commuters through the use of social and academic programs as well as providing representation and useful facilities to commuter students."

DCom is a recognized student organization devoted to commuter students and their needs. DCom's purpose is to work with, and for, all commuter students to enhance their experiences at Drexel University through the initiation and coordination of social and educational programs. DCom meets on a regular basis throughout the school term. Some annual DCom events include:

  • Good Morning Commuters
  • Alternative Spring Break Trip
  • Supporting the Commuter Car Show
DCom’s membership is open to all Drexel students with a specific focus being commuter students. Individuals may attend meetings, join the group, and even participate in the leadership.

Want to become a member? Emailcommuters@drexel.eduwith your name and contact information. We look forward to seeing you at meetings and events this year!

2014 DCom Elections

DCom is hosting elections! We are seeking students interested in leading this year. Click here to see a list of open positions and their descriptions.

DCom will also be hosting an interest session on Wednesday, May 21st from 12-1 PM in Conference Room D of the Creese Student Center. Learn more about the organization, as well as what it will mean to be a DCom Officer. FREE Pizza will be provided.

The Calendar for the elections process is the following:

  • DCom Interest Meeting, Wednesday, May 21st from 12- 1 PM, Conference Room D, Creese Student Center. 
  • Letters of interest due to commuters@drexel.edu by Friday, May 23rd at 5 PM
  • Elections electronically will take place from Monday, May 26th – 30th
  • Monday, June 2nd, new DCom Board announced

USGA COMMUTER AND TRANSFER SENATORS

The Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) will fairly represent the students of the University and foster relations between the students and the University community. Join the USGA to represent your peers and give your say about what Drexel can do for YOU!


COMMUTER AND TRANSFER REPRESENTATIVES

The representative positions are a part of the Engagement and Operations Assembly is primarily responsible for guiding the procedural and structural evolution of USGA. EOA deals with business such as preparing internal policies, promoting events, and cooperating with other assemblies to ensure efficient operations of all officers. This assembly does its best to represent the student body and to communicate any ideas or concerns to USGA.

STUDENT CENTER FOR INCLUSION AND CULTURE (CSIC)

CSIC coordinates comprehensive cultural month programming and develops and implements a wide range of multicultural and social justice education and training opportunities on topics including but not limited to: gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation and socioeconomic class by means of in-class presentations, intergroup dialogue circles, student organization workshops, etc., to increase student engagement and promote an inclusive and interdependent, socially just community.

Services:
  • Development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of educational programs
  • Increasing the intercultural competencies of our students through:
    • Workshops for student organizations/classes
    • Sexuality and Gender Equality (SAGE) training
  • Coordination of comprehensive cultural month programming
  • Intentional cultivation of multicultural competence for all members of the University community
  • Advisement of student-initiated multicultural student organizations
  • Recruit, hire and train peer leaders, Intercultural Advocates
  • Collaboration with University to enhance and support the success of students from historically under-represented groups
  • Promote increased awareness, understanding and appreciation of ethnic, racial, cultural and spiritual identity for all students

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS AND LEADERSHIP

Drexel encourages students to become involved on campus and join a student organization where you can further develop your leadership skills, develop new friendships, and challenge yourself to explore new ideas and activities. Below are a few recommendations for how you can become a member of a student organization at Drexel.

For a complete list of undergraduate and graduate student organizations and sports clubs go to DragonLink.  You can do this by going to DrexelOne. Once logged in, click on the Drexel tab, scroll down and then click on the DragonLink tab.  This link brings you to a page that allows you to search by category rather than having to look through all 350 organizations individually.

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Fraternities and sororities exist as a proven support network for students embarking on this new period in life. Close to one million undergraduate students across the country are fraternity or sorority members. There are currently over 900 men and women in the Drexel fraternity and sorority community, which consists of thirteen fraternities and eleven sororities.

The Camus Activities Board (CAB)

The Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a student-run event programming organization at Drexel University. Its purpose is to plan and execute a variety of successful events, reflective of the diverse interests and needs of the student body. CAB offers a ton of discounted tickets to the Drexel community for events like concerts, comedy shows, theater events and more! 

Student Leadership Development and Traditions

Student Leadership Development & Traditions [SLDT] provides a variety of student leadership opportunities, upholds and develops campus traditions, and fosters engagement in alumni and community development initiatives at Drexel University.  Programming, services, and resources for effective student leadership development and life transitions are delivered through the “Creating Experiential Opportunities for Leadership Education and Development” [CEO LEAD] and “Drexel Senior Experience” [DSE] programs.