International Student Orientation Information

Welcome to Drake University!

New International Students are required to attend International Orientation at the start of their term of arrival. Orientation for fall 2014 will be held on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in Parents Hall on the second floor of the Olmsted Center from 9:00am to 4:30pm. Law students should attend International Orientation on Thursday, August 14 from 10:00am-3:30pm in the Medbury Honors Lounge (on the ground floor) due to the Law School Orientation, which will cover an entire week beginning August 18th. Additional orientation information included in this 10-minute online video. The video covers immigration issues, housing and meals, health insurance, campus security and victim services. These videos will be permanently available online so that students may review them at any time during their enrollment at Drake University.

Please contact the International Center at 515-271-2084 or email Carlyn Marron at or Davee if you have any questions about the information on these videos or about orientation.

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