Student Services

The faculty and staff at Drake Law School are here to assist students and do what they can to create a supportive educational environment.

Drake Law School Student Services

Cartwright Hall, Room 128
Monday-Friday
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
515-271-2824 opt. 3

Who Can Help:

Responsibility Administrator Contact Info
Academic Success Program and Integrated Study Groups (ISG):
• Individual academic support
• Practice exams
• Direct ISG Program
Erin Lee Schneider, Director of Academic Success erin.schneider@drake.edu
Advising and Schedule Approval for:
• Joint degree and 3+3 program
• COP students
• Transfer students
Erin Lain, Assistant Dean for Academic Services erin.lain@drake.edu
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations Erin Lain, Assistant Dean for Academic Services erin.lain@drake.edu
Exams Erin Lain, Assistant Dean for Academic Services erin.lain@drake.edu
Facilities (Cartwright Hall) Erin Lain, Assistant Dean for Academic Services erin.lain@drake.edu
Failure to disclose on Law School Application Erin Lain, Assistant Dean for Academic Services erin.lain@drake.edu
Financial aid/student loans Ann Allen, Associate Director of Admission and Financial Aid ann.allen@drake.edu
International students Ellen Yee, Director of International Programs; Professor of Law ellen.yee@drake.edu
Issues with staff and administrative policies Erin Lain, Assistant Dean for Academic Services erin.lain@drake.edu
LL.M. Program Ellen Yee, Director of International Programs; Professor of Law ellen.yee@drake.edu
Orientation Erin Lain, Assistant Dean for Academic Services erin.lain@drake.edu
Personal counseling and health referrals Erin Lain, Assistant Dean for Academic Services erin.lain@drake.edu
Podcast access Erin Lain, Assistant Dean for Academic Services erin.lain@drake.edu
Public Service Certificate Program Erin Lain, Assistant Dean for Academic Services erin.lain@drake.edu
Registration issues Erin Lain, Assistant Dean for Academic Services erin.lain@drake.edu
Student organizations Erin Lain, Assistant Dean for Academic Services erin.lain@drake.edu
Summer in France Ellen Yee, Director of International Programs; Professor of Law ellen.yee@drake.edu
Transfers/withdrawals Erin Lain, Assistant Dean for Academic Services erin.lain@drake.edu

Authorization for Information Release

Pursuant to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Drake University policy, the University does not release personally identifiable education records without the written permission of the student whose education records are involved.

Students who wish to authorize the University to release or share information regarding their education record to a third party may do so by submitting an Authorization for Information Release form available on the Student Records website.

See also:
Complaint Procedures
Non-discrimination Policies


Additional Resources

Drake Law School Code of Student Conduct
Drake Student Health Center
Drake University Student Health Insurance
Drake Law School Student Handbook
Student Handbook (University)
Transcript Request

Law School Events
April 28, 2017
Law School News
April 14, 2017
On May 3, the Middleton Center for Children’s Rights will host a panel to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the landmark case In Re Gault, in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that juveniles have the constitutional right to legal counsel.
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