Because you are a high school senior or transfer student, Drake wants to make sure get all of your individual questions answered as you make your final college decision. Your visit will include a campus tour and an individual counselor appointment.
Planning Your Trip
Arriving On Campus
Drake's official address is:
2507 University Avenue; Des Moines, IA 50311
- Campus Map: Visitors may park in the Olmsted Visitor Parking Lot, located near the intersection of University Avenue and 29th Street. The Olmsted Visitor Parking Lot is on the north side of University Avenue. A parking attendant will greet you and provide a parking pass from 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
- Program check-in is from 8:00 -8:30 a.m. and will take place in Levitt Hall, inside Old Main (located near the corner of 26th and University Avenue).
What To Do in Des Moines?
Arriving on Campus
- There are designated visitor parking spaces in the Office of Admission parking lot (located on the corner of 27th Street and University Avenue) or you can park in the Olmsted Visitor lot (located near the corner of 29th Street and University Avenue). In addition, there should be plenty of street parking on a Saturday directly in front of the Office of Admission.
- Check-in at the Office of Admission, Cole Hall, at the time indicated in your confirmation email.
If you have any other questions regarding your visit, please call the Office of Admission at 1-800-44-DRAKE (1-800-443-7253) x2089 or locally at (515) 271-2089.