Learning and Development

Drake University's commitment to lifelong learning occurs in many formats.

Excellence in Learning and Development: Attend sessions on campus, generally 2-3 hours in length, where information is presented on a variety of beneficial topics. Archived programs and program participants are available.

Learning and Development Leave*: Continue your professional development by taking a leave, where you have the opportunity to participate in comprehensive in-depth learning activities that will further Drake's strategic initiatives.

Staff Development Grant: Opportunity to pursue professional development opportunities that will enhance the staff member's performance consistent with the needs of the department and/or the university.

Tuition Exchange Program: Dependents of Drake University employees have the opportunity to receive assistance for education in both undergraduate and graduate programs.

Tuition Rebate Program*: Enroll for classes for yourself, spouse/partner, and eligible dependents, that can be applied towards a degree from Drake.

Tuition Reimbursement for PhD Program*: Pursue a post-graduate degree, that is otherwise not offered at Drake, and receive reimbursement.

*Refer to individual program details to confirm eligibility.