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Lexerd Yearbook

The Drexel University yearbook has been published each year since 1911. The name Lexerd was first used in 1913. It was created by the yearbook staff at the time and is the word Drexel spelled backward. It was chosen because it most accurately portrayed the purpose of the yearbook - to help students, alumni and the community look back at Drexel University and reflect on the time that they spent on campus. All previous years’ editions of the yearbook are available for viewing in the Drexel Archives found in the lower level of the W.W. Hagerty Library at 33rd and Market streets.

Class of 2013 Yearbook Information

The 2013 Lexerd has been mailed. Each student who sat for a senior picture or ordered a yearbook should receive it in the mail to the address they gave at their senior portrait session by mid-May 2014.

Class of 2014 Yearbook Information

Congratulatory Advertisements

This is an amazing opportunity to create a memory for your graduate that will last forever. Order a congratulatory ad for publication in this year's Lexerd, Drexel University's yearbook. These eye catching ads are a great way for families and friends to recognize all your graduates' hard work throughout their college career. Ad space is limited. Full details and requirements to submit photos and text for advertisement will be emailed to you after purchase is completed.

Advertisement sizes and pricing

 1/8 page 
 4.25 inches x 2.75 inches 
 1/4 page 
 4.25 inches x 5.75 inches
 1/2 page 
 8.5 inches x 5.75 inches
 Full page 
 8.5 inches x 11 inches


Click here (PDF) to view advertising samples

The deadline for congratulatory ad purchases for the 2014 yearbook is May 16, 2014 (extended deadline). Purchase online (preferred) or contact Natalie Shaak at for more information.

Senior Portraits

Senior portrait sessions for the Class of 2014 are scheduled on-campus throughout the year and are held in MacAlister Hall Room 3012 (33rd and Chestnut Streets). Students must schedule their appointments by logging onto Prestige Studio’s 24-hour scheduling site, and entering school code 87172. Students can also call 1-800-687-9327 during normal business hours, to schedule an appointment for on-campus sessions or at another time at one of the many studios across the country. When scheduling an appointment, students will receive complete details on how to prepare for their portrait sitting including what to bring and other pertinent information. The $20 portrait sitting fee will secure a free copy of the 2014 yearbook for seniors, which will be mailed in fall 2014.

This is the final portrait session for the 2014 yearbook. It is encouraged that you schedule your appointment as soon as you are able, as sessions will fill quickly and may be unable to accommodate all interested students.

The final scheduled on-campus portrait sessions will be held:

  • Monday, May 5 – 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 6 – 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 7 – 12 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 8 – 12 - 8 p.m.
  • Friday, May 9 – 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Monday, May 12 – 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 13 – 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 14 – 12 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 15 – 12 - 8 p.m.
  • Monday, May 19 – 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Recently added session!)
  • Tuesday, May 20 – 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Recently added session!)

Lexerd Yearbook Purchases

All seniors who sit for an official senior portrait will receive a free copy of that yearbook, which will be mailed in fall/winter following graduation.

Any Drexel student may order a copy of the yearbook. The deadline to pre-order a copy of the 2014 yearbook at a reduced price of $40 is June 13, 2014. The price will increase to $50 through August 31, 2014. Please order online.

Purchase previous year's yearbooks online. Printed copies are available for most years from 1962-2013, with limited quantities available.

For More Information

Contact Natalie Shaak at or 215.571.3575

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