Ask Drake students what advice they would give to first-year students, and they’ll tell you, “Get involved!” In fact, research shows that college students who get involved in clubs and organizations get better grades and report having more fun in college than those who don’t.
Fortunately, with more than 160 clubs and organizations, you are virtually guaranteed to find options that fit your interests, talents, and goals. And if you don’t, you can start your own club. All it takes is a good idea and some like-minded friends ready to join in.
Not sure where to begin? Try our Activities Fairs. Each fall and spring, representatives of campus groups come out to sign up new members. Wander from table to table, ask questions, and see what sounds appealing.
Here’s a sampling of what you’ll find:
Apply Now - Application for Fall 2017
Visit Now - Campus visits offered Monday-Friday
Available Now - FAFSA for Fall 2017
Mid-October - Application & scholarship review begins for Fall 2017 students
October 20 - Campus Preview Half-Day
October 21 - Campus Preview Half-Day
October 28 - Project Teach: Visit and View Teacher Ed@Drake
October 29 - Politics Visit Day
November 4 - Business BlueChip Expo Visit Day
November 5 - STEM@Drake Visit Day
November 14 - Campus Preview Day
December 1 - Early Action Priority Deadline