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
Benefits Specialist

Should you experience any difficulty with your benefits, Marlene Heuertz, Benefits Specialist, 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 3206 University Ave in Des Moines and is available Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

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