At Drake, our first concern is for the health, safety, and security of every member of the university community and all campus visitors. We urge you to take full advantage of the services we provide, and we ask for your partnership in helping keep our campus safe and our community healthy.
Drake Security—Information on security services and parking, tips for protecting your personal safety and belongings, our annual report of crime statistics, and more.
Des Moines Police Department—Guidelines on all the department’s services and policies. To reach the Des Moines police for non-emergency reasons, call 515-283-4811.
Health Center—Information on hours of operation, services available, immunization requirements, insurance and fees, and more.
Counseling Center—Information on counseling services, psychological testing, workshops, and referrals.
Drake University Environmental Health and Safety—Policies and services on issues ranging from asbestos in the environment to the use of protective eyewear.
Sexual Assault Resources—Everything you need to know, including what constitutes sexual assault, steps for making a report, and who to contact.
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