Retiree Benefits



Provider Sites

Additional Retiree Benefits

  • DART: Free transportation upon presentation of a Drake ID Card. For route information, call 515.283.8100, or visit DART web site
  • Tuition Exchange Program: Dependents of eligible retirees may attend participating institutions and receive tuition benefits. The
    Office of Student Financial Planning coordinates the administration of the tuition exchange program.
  • Tuition Rebate Program You, your eligible dependents and spouse/partner may continue to participate in Drake's tuition rebate
    program. Eligibility varies based on retiree's length of university service.


Marlene Heuertz
Assistant Director, Benefits

Should you experience any difficulty with your benefits, Marlene Heuertz, Assistant Director, Benefits, and the entire Human Resources team is more than willing to assist you.  Marlene may be reached at:

(515) 271-1901


To contact Human Resources, call 515-271-3133.  Human Resources is located at 1331 27th Street in Des Moines and is available Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

University News
October 20, 2016
The Comparison Project will present the third event in its 2016–2017 series on death and dying. A community interfaith dialogue on Oct. 27 will feature representatives of three different refugee religions in Des Moines.