Welcome to the Office of Events & Conference Planning

Office location & hours

Olmsted Center
Next to the D-Lounge

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Our office provides support and guidance to students, faculty, staff and the community on events, meetings, and conferences. We strive to provide a centralized standard of excellence and quality by supporting the Drake Mission statement to provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments and responsible global citizenship.

Event spaces and services are available to:

Catering services are available through Sodexo.

The Office of Events & Conference Planning is currently booking events for the 2014-15 academic year.


*Only student organizations officially recognized by the Office of Student Involvement & Leadership are eligible for these services. Other organizations can seek services as non-affiliated groups.


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07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
University News
October 27, 2016
Indian scholar and environmental activist Vandana Shiva will discuss the impact of chemically-intensive agriculture and genetically modified organisms during a free public lecture next month at Drake University.