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Health & Safety

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At Drake, our first concern is for the health, safety, and security of every member of the university community and all campus visitors. We urge you to take full advantage of the services we provide, and we ask for your partnership in helping keep our campus safe and our community healthy.

If you have an emergency, call 911 first.
Then, call 811 (on campus) or 515-271-2222.

Key Resources

Drake Security—Information on security services and parking, tips for protecting your personal safety and belongings, our annual report of crime statistics, and more.

Des Moines Police Department—Guidelines on all the department’s services and policies. To reach the Des Moines police for non-emergency reasons, call 515-283-4811.

Health Center—Information on hours of operation, services available, immunization requirements, insurance and fees, and more.

Counseling Center—Information on counseling services, psychological testing, workshops, and referrals.

Drake University Environmental Health and Safety—Policies and services on issues ranging from asbestos in the environment to the use of protective eyewear.

Sexual Assault Resources—Everything you need to know, including what constitutes sexual assault, steps for making a report, and who to contact.

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Apply Now - Fall 2015 Application for Admission

March 1 - Priority deadline for filing the FAFSA

March 1 - Priority deadline for the Honors Program

March 6 - Admitted Student Day

March 27- Admitted Student Day

April 6 - Sophomore/Junior Campus Preview Day



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