About the Drexel Tartan
Your unique tartan pattern was created using our proprietary algorithm, which combines the year Drexel was founded - 1891 - with the geographic coordinates of its Philadelphia campus - 39.996° N, 75.189° W.
The individual thread counts reveal your unique time and place in history using Drexel’s official primary colors - Blue and Gold. Drexel’s heart, mind, and spirit are also expressed through these secondary colors:
- Red for your campus' urban heartbeat,
- Gray for Drexel students’ practical mindset, and
- Green for your enduring spirit of innovation & renewal
Virtual Campus Visit
Click below to see how the algorithm's coordinates can take you on a virtual visit back to campus!