Winter Orientation: Friday, January 3, 2014
You will receive a confirmation email 1 week prior to your scheduled Orientation date. This email is usually sent to students' personal and Drexel email accounts. Attached to your confirmation email is a parking permit, arrival instructions, and a map.
Below are the arrival instructions in case you do not receive or misplace your confirmation email.
1. Prepare for your Trip
The link above includes a list of what to bring with you to Orientation. Double check that you completed the list of matriculation requirements that is also located on this page.
In collaboration with several University offices and resources, we are able to offer several accommodations to make sure your Orientation experience is as positive as possible.
2. Travel Information
The link above will provide you with driving, parking, and public transportation options when visiting the University City Campus.
3. Parking: Parking Garage (34th & Ludlow Streets)
Parking Garage GPS Address: 1-15 South 34th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
- Free parking is available for all students and families who pre-register for Orientation. Parking permits will be emailed with your confirmation on Monday, December 30, 2013. Please print this permit and display on the dash of your vehicle when you arrive on campus.
- Parking for on-site registrants may be purchased by paying at the kiosk in the lobby of the parking garage after you park. Please review the current parking rates for more information.
4. Orientation Check-In & On-Site Registration
- Plan to arrive on campus before 8:30 AM. Note that Philadelphia traffic may be heavy during this time. Please allow extra time to avoid being late.
- All new students and family members should check-in to Winter Orientation upon arriving on campus. Look for Orientation staff members in Blue & Gold shirts to direct you to the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building (33rd & Chestnut Streets) to check-in.
5. Formal Orientation Sessions Begin at 9 AM
All Winter Orientation sessions will occur in the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building (33rd & Chestnut Streets). Check this page regularly for the most up to date information.