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Resource Information

Empowering students to take responsibility for their success is integral to the Drake experience.The following information will hopefully serve as a resource to you. The descriptions do not reflect all of the services offered by the various offices, but highlights those most frequently used at the beginning and throughout the academic year.

American Republic Student Health Center
3116 Carpenter Ave.
Fax: 515-271-1855

Immunization/Medical History Form and Student Health History Form - required of all full-time students.

Academic Achievement
Old Main 107

Assistance with time management, studying efficiently, goal-setting, motivational techniques, and campus resources.

Computer Assistance
Carnegie Hall

PCs, Macs, and other technology questions

Counseling Center
American Republic Student  Health Center

Individual and group counseling, consultation, self-help library

Cowles Library

Cowles Library ( is an integral part of the learning experience for Drake students. Print and electronic collections support and supplement classroom instruction and research. Librarians are available for reference assistance in person, by phone, by e-mail and live chat.

Professional and Career Development Services Arts & Sciences, Fine Arts, Old Main 107515-271-3752 Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Education, Cline 118 515-271-1978 Business and Journalism, Aliber Hall 208515-271-4715

Applied learning opportunities including internships.

Residence Life
Olmsted Center

Office of Residence Life can answer any questions regarding housing contracts, roommates, residence hall concerns, or general information about student personal and academic success.

Cashiers Office
115 Old Main

Make payment arrangements.

Student Disability Services
107 Old Main

Classroom accommodations, campus accessibility and academic success.

Student Employment
1331 27th Street (The Point)

On campus employment and work study

Student Financial Planning
Carnegie Hall

Loans, scholarships, grants, and other financial aid questions or concerns.

Student Life Center
Olmsted Center

Information about student activities, organizations, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and services such as fax, and copies.

Student Records and Academic Information
105 Old Main

Official transcripts, receipt of transfer credits from other institutions, and grade information.

Student Services Center 
Lower Level of Carnegie Hall (east ramp entrance)

Assists with Drake Card use (includes door access, meal plan management, and Bulldog Bucks).  Also collects parking registration and parking ticket payment.  Some extended hours during academic year.



University Book Store
Olmsted Center, 2875 University Ave
Des Moines, IA  50311


Purchase books, school supplies, and Drake items.

Colleges and Schools at Drake University

Registration information, advisor questions, change of major, dropping and adding classes

College of Arts and Sciences
     & School of Fine Arts
268 Harmon Fine Arts Center


College of Business & Public Administration 208 Aliber Hall


College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences 106 Cline Hall


School of Education 3206 University Avenue


School of Journalism & Mass Communication 119 Meredith Hall


Drake Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise posted.

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