Iowa Private College Week Confirmation

We look forward to your visit to Drake University during Iowa Private College Week, August 1-5! Below are some details to make planning your trip easier:

Planning Your Trip

Arriving on Campus

Visitor parking is available in the Olmsted visitor lot (#57 on campus map below), located on University Avenue between 28th and 29th St. After you park, walk east to Old Main, located at 25th St & University (#63 on campus map) for check-in. Program check-in will be located on the 2nd floor of Old Main, in Levitt Hall.

Program Details

During your day, you will have the opportunity to meet with an academic represenative to learn more about one of Drake's academic offerings. This is a great way to explore your future options, even if you are currently undecided. Review Drake's list of majors‌ to decide what area you want to explore during your visit.

What To Do in Des Moines?

While in town, plan to explore our vibrant capital city full of entertainment, dining, and cultural outlets. Some highlights are listed below, but visit for a full listing of area options.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admission at 515-271-3181 (toll free at 1-800-443-7253 x3181), or at

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October 20 - Campus Preview Half-Day

October 21 - Campus Preview Half-Day

October 28 - Project Teach: Visit and View Teacher Ed@Drake

October 29 - Politics Visit Day

November 4 - Business BlueChip Expo Visit Day

November 5 - STEM@Drake Visit Day

November 14 - Campus Preview Day

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