Orientation Checklist

All entering first year students are required to complete a number of tasks prior to attending classes in the fall. You will be accessing a program called "blueView" to complete some of the items listed below. 

If you are attending summer orientation, we would ask that you complete the following prior to your session.

  • Complete Math Readiness Assessment
    • Log into blueView
    • Click on the Blackboard link in the upper right-hand corner
    • On the right under My Courses, click Orientation Course—Summer 2017
    • Select the Math Readiness Assessment button at left
    • Complete the assessment or enter college-level credit as directed. College/School Offices will receive your results/information upon completion.
  • View First-Year Seminar course options
  • Complete the Health Form
    • Please bring completed to Orientation or mail form directly to the Health Center
  • Review Health Insurance Information

Optional Tasks

Guidebook 2017 

Information To Access blueView:

  1. Your Username is your Drake ID
  2. Before you can login to blueView you are required to change your initial password via the Drake Password Gateway following these steps:
    • Enter your Drake ID (9 digits noted above) and as your password enter your birth date in MmmDDYYYY! format (example: Jan011997!).
    • Select and enter responses for each of the three security questions. These questions are used to verify your identity during future trips to the password gateway for password changes.
    • Change your password. You will need to enter your new password twice.
  3. Go to blueView
  4. Visit the New Student Tab
University News
October 19, 2017
Drake senior Morayo Adeyoju, a native of the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria, shares his cultural history as part of an art exhibition on display through Oct. 22 in The Anderson Gallery. Adeyoju's grandfather was a king of the Yoruba tribe.
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