Parents and Family Weekend is an annual opportunity to welcome our extended Bulldog family for a taste of life at Drake. As a student, you can catch up with your family members, introduce them to your new friends, and show off the University. You and your family will have a chance to experience everything from athletics to arts, clubs to student activities, all in one weekend.
This is no minor event. Past years’ Parents and Family Weekends have included concerts from Drake’s music ensembles, guest artists, special meals, an address from the University’s president, campus fun run/walks, and an array of other social activities offered throughout the weekend by residence halls, student organizations, fraternities, and sororities.
Who knows what exciting surprises this year’s weekend will hold?
Apply Now - Application for Fall 2016 & Fall 2017
Visit Now - Campus visits offered Monday-Friday
August 29 - First day of Fall 2016 semester
October 1 - FAFSA available for Fall 2017
October 10 - Campus Preview Day
Mid-October - Application & scholarship review begins for Fall 2017 students
November 14 - Campus Preview Day