Drake offers many different types of group visit programs targeted towards prospective students in different stages of the college search process, but all programs allow you to explore several aspects of Drake life in one day. Residence hall overnight visits can be coordinated the night before a group visit on a space-available basis with at least a two-week notice.
Admitted Student Days
- Friday, March 7, 2014
- Friday, April 4, 2014
- Friday, April 11, 2014
Admitted Student Day agenda runs from 8:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the program.
Admitted students are encouraged to attend this program, designed for students who are finishing their college search process. Admitted Student Days include a full-day agenda, giving students a glimpse into the life of a Drake student during a school day. Itinerary includes a campus tour, an academic break-out session, a Q&A with Drake students, faculty and staff, lunch in the dining hall with Drake students, and information sessions on study abroad, fraternities and sororities (including tours of the houses), athletics and intramurals (including tours of the facilities), campus resources, internships, research, the Honors program, leadership on campus and other activities that Drake students engage in. Register Now!
Sophomore and Junior Preview Days
- Monday, February 17, 2014
- Monday, April 14, 2014
- Monday, April 21, 2014
Sophomore and Junior Preview Day agenda runs from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the program.
Sophomore and Junior Preview Days are full-day programs designed for high school sophomores and juniors who are getting an early start on their college search. This program includes a campus tour, academic breakout session, an admission and financial aid presentation, lunch with faculty members, and a Q&A with Drake staff and students. Register now!
June, July, August: The Office of Admission is open for individual campus visits and tours Monday-Friday.
June -The application for Fall 2013 transfer admission will be accepted through the end of the month. Applications submitted after July 1 will be considered on a space-available basis.
July 4-5- Drake closed for Independence Day
August 1 - application opens for Fall 2014 admission
August 5-9- Iowa Private College Week
August 21 - First Year Student move-in day
August 26 - First day of fall semester