Campus Preview Half-Days Confirmation

We are excited to host you at Drake University for your Campus Preview Half-Day! If you have any questions about your visit, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-44-DRAKE (443-7253), x2089 or

Below are details about the program to make planning your visit to Drake as easy and enjoyable as possible.

Planning Your Visit

  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Campus Map & Directions - Visitor Parking is available in the Olmsted Parking lot, located between 28th and 29th Street on north side of University Avenue. You will be given a parking pass when you enter the lot.

Program Details

Visitors will check in at the Olmsted Center 15 minutes prior to the program.

‌Prior to your visit, please review our list of majors so that you can decide which academic session to attend.

Things to Do In Des Moines

Have some extra time on your hands? While visiting Drake, we'd encourage you to explore Des Moines, through the eyes of a Drake student!

Cheer on the Bulldogs!

We welcome you to join us as a Drake fan during your visit! If you would like to attend a Drake sporting event, simply redeem the ticket voucher below at the Drake Athletics Ticket Office/Ticket Sales Entrance prior to the game. The discount may be redeemed by either printing the voucher or showing the voucher on your mobile device. With this voucher, prospective student visitors will receive one complimentary ticket, while family members can purchase additional tickets at the discounted rate of $5 per ticket. 

    Check out the Drake Athletics schedule to see what events are happening during your visit! 

    We're Mobile!

    For a mobile version of all visit information, download the Guidebook app and search "Visit Drake University".

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