Parents and Family Weekend is an annual opportunity to welcome our extended Bulldog family for a taste of life at Drake. As a student, you can catch up with your family members, introduce them to your new friends, and show off the University. You and your family will have a chance to experience everything from athletics to arts, clubs to student activities, all in one weekend.
This is no minor event. Past years’ Parents and Family Weekends have included concerts from Drake’s music ensembles, guest artists, special meals, an address from the University’s president, campus fun run/walks, and an array of other social activities offered throughout the weekend by residence halls, student organizations, fraternities, and sororities.
Who knows what exciting surprises this year’s weekend will hold?
Monday-Friday - Schedule an individual visit to tour Drake
Now - Entering first year and transfer students can apply for fall 2019.
August 10 - Bulldog Days of Summer
August 22- First Year Student Move-In Day!
August 27- First day of fall classes!
September 22- Saturday Visit Day
October 1- 2019 FAFSA opens
October 8 - Campus Preview Day