Check this page frequently for details about Drake Law School's commencement ceremony and other graduation information.

Commencement Ceremonies

Fall 2017 Drake University Commencement
Saturday, December 16, 2017
10 a.m.
Knapp Center

Spring 2018 Drake Law School Commencement
Saturday, May 19, 2018
7 p.m.
Knapp Center

Graduates line up alphabetically in the Law School at 6:00 p.m. The bagpipe processional begins at 6:45 p.m. Knapp Center opens for guests at 6:00 p.m. The ceremony usually lasts approximately 90 minutes.


Lifetouch Photography photographs all graduates at commencement. For more information and access to online photos, visit


Information Technology Services provides live streaming video of the commencement ceremony at

See the video of the Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremony on

Graduation Requirements

See Drake Law School's graduation requirements.


Order your official Drake University transcript on the University Registrar's website.

Law School Events
March 23, 2018
08:00 AM - 03:30 PM
March 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
March 23, 2018
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Law School News
March 23, 2018
Professor Ken Kersch of Boston College will present “The Development of Constitutional Conservatism” on March 29 as part of the Drake Constitutional Law Center’s Distinguished Lecture Series.