Thank you for participating in the National Alumni Scholarship program. We look forward to your visit to Drake University!
NOTE: The National Alumni Scholarship Days on February 6 and February 20 are scheduled for qualified scholarship applicants only. Family members of these competitors are welcome to attend the visit sessions as well. Prospective students who are not competing on these dates may arrange a visit to Drake on other dates.
Below are some details to make planning your trip easier:
Traveling to Drake:
While in town, plan to explore this vibrant capital city full of entertainment, dining, and cultural outlets. Some highlights are listed for each weekend on the Local Options sheets, but visit CatchDesMoines.com for a full listing of area options.
School Spirit Night Dessert Reception:
You are invited to join us for a casual dessert reception the Friday evening before your scholarship program. Please see details in the "School Spirit Night" invitation.
Your day at Drake will begin with check-in at 7:30 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. See the full program itinerary here:
During your National Alumni Scholarship Day, two sessions are offered to introduce students to the academic experience at Drake. In addition to Academic Meetings, students and parents are encouraged to participate in a Class Option with a Drake faculty member at 10:30 and/or 11:30 during the day. Many interesting topics will be explored by Drake’s outstanding faculty.
If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admission at 1-800-443-7253 x3181.
Monday-Friday - Schedule an individual visit to tour Drake
Now - Entering first year and transfer students can apply for fall 2019.
August 10 - Bulldog Days of Summer
August 22- First Year Student Move-In Day!
August 27- First day of fall classes!
September 22- Saturday Visit Day
October 1- 2019 FAFSA opens
October 8 - Campus Preview Day