General Resources

The following information may help identify available resources at Drake. These descriptions highlight the most frequently used areas on campus.

General Assistance

  • Libraries
    Cowles Library: Information center, reference, e-reserves, interlibrary loan, and instruction 271-2113
    Law Library: Legal Resources (Located in Opperman Hall) 271-3189
  • Computer Assistance Carnegie 271-3001
    PCs, Macs, and other technology questions (also referred to as the ‘Help Desk’)
  • Counseling Center Student Health Center 3116 Carpenter Ave. 271-3864
    Individual and group counseling, consultation, self-help library
  • Student Accounts 102 Old Main 271-2151
    Verify billing address, make payment arrangements, purchase parking permit
  • Student Disability Services Student Health Center 3116 Carpenter Ave. 271-1835
    Classroom accommodations and campus accessibility issues
  • Student Financial Planning Carnegie Hall 271-2905
    Loans, scholarships, grants, and other financial aid questions or concerns
  • Student Life Center Olmsted Center 271-3711
    Information regarding residence life, student activities, organizations, Greek life, and services such as fax, copies, ID pictures.
  • Student Records & Academic Information 105 Old Main 271-2025
    Official transcripts requested here.
  • University Book Store, Olmsted Center, 2875 University Ave 274-3401
    Books, school supplies, and Drake items.

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

School Location Contact Person Extension

  • Arts & Sciences; School of Fine Arts 272 Harmon Hall Dana Hobbs 271-3939
  • Business and Public Administration 208 Aliber Hall Karen Pomeroy 271-3142
  • Education 3206 University Avenue Aggie Jones 271-3769
  • Journalism & Mass Communication 118 Meredith Hall Carla McCrea 271-2838
  • Law 128 Cartwright Hall Lori Richman 271-4511
  • Pharmacy & Health Sciences 106 Cline Hall Sharyn O'Connor-Beener 271-3018


University Academic Resources


Resource Location Contact Person Extension

  • General Study Skills 107 Old Main Chrystal Stanley 271-3752
  • Accounting Lab 1 Aliber Hall Sara Walker 271-2973
  • Chem Lab LaRhee Henderson 271-2925
  • Computer Science 214 Howard Hall Michael Rieck 271-3795
  • Econ Lab 204 Meredith Hall William Boal 271-3129
  • History S.I. Matt Esposito 271-4121
  • Information Systems 4 Aliber Hall Suzanne Clayton 271-3811
  • Math Lab 201 Meredith Hall Geoff Tims 271-4022
  • Meteorology David Courard-Hauri 271-3812
  • Music Bill Dougherty 271-2834
  • Physics Larry Staunton 271-3033
  • Writing Workshop 227 Howard Hall/Library Jody Swilky 271-2729


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