Non-admitted students may be able to complete up to seven credit hours before completing the admission process. After seven hours, students must be admitted, or further registration will not be possible. Waivers must be submitted to the Associate Dean by a program advisor for approval.
blueView FAQ - Students can perform many administrative functions onlinethrough Drake's student web portal, blueView. The Drake portal connects students to the Drake School of Education (SOE) and provides single sign-on for other web-based applications like Blackboard, EMail and MyDUSIS. The Support Center tab in blueViewprovides directions for customization.
Blackboard - students may be directed to access a course using this web-based tool. The USERNAME in Blackboard is your Drake ID and PASSWORD is your blueView password. Blackboard may also be accessed via blueView.
Drake ID - after admission, a Drake picture ID provides access to multiple benefits and resources on campus. Visit this web page for information about identification card benefits.
Email Access - All official communication from the Drake SOE will be sent to this account.
Registered vehicles may be parked in all Drake parking areas. Parking passes may be purchased online via blueView under the My Drake Account tab or in the Student Services Center
Students are required to validate their enrollment by attending the first class meeting for each course on their schedule. Failure to attend the first class or to make prior arrangements with the professor will result in the student being dropped from that course.
The My Drake Account tab on blueView is the gateway to the online Student Accounts office. From this tab, students can pay their bills, view current statements and access their Drake account
Find information on this page for Payment Options or for additional assistance or questions contact 1-800-44-DRAKE, x2151 or 515-271-2151 (option 4)
Student Financial Planning
Visit www.drake.edu/finaid/ for all information regarding financial aid or contact 1-800-44-DRAKE, x2905 or 515-271-2905
Financial Aid for Non-Degree Seeking Students
To qualify for a Federal Direct Stafford Loan, a student must file a FAFSA, be admitted to a degree program, be enrolled at least half-time (six credit hours per term in a degree program for undergraduates; five credit hours per term in a degree program for graduate students), receive an award letter listing the loan and submit a Loan Request Form to the Office of Student Financial Planning.
To be eligible for financial aid in the fall, spring or summer term, students must be enrolled at least half-time and be admitted to a program for at least one month prior to the end of that term.
The Office of Student Records and Academic Information is responsible for the accuracy and integrity of all student records. Visit www.drake.edu/studentrecords to obtain the following information
blueView How To
Commencement and Graduation information
Application for Graduation - if you are planning to graduate, you must apply. if you are not attending the ceremony, the paperwork is still mandatory.
FERPA - Pursuant to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Drake University policy, the University does not release personally identifiable education records without the written permission of the student whose education records are involved. Students who wish to authorize the University to release or share information regarding their education record to a third party may do so by submitting an Authorization for Information Release form available on the Student Records web site.
Final Evaluation Schedule
Registration, Adding and Dropping Courses, Wait Lists
Schedule of Classes
The Drake Student Service Center is designed to provide support for common campus needs and is located off the East ramp in the lower level of Carnegie Hall.
Drake will host 25 young African leaders this summer for an intensive six-week Fellowship program focusing on business and entrepreneurship. The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.