Spring Commencement Weekend Schedule 2018

Saturday, May 19th, 3:00 p.m.

  • Pharmacy Hooding Ceremony - All participants should check in by 3:15 in the Bell Center gym. Further details for this event will be distributed via email from the College of Pharmacy. Questions may be directed to the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Dean's Office at 271-3018.

 Saturday, May 19th, 7:00 p.m.

  • The Law School Commencement –Students will line up in the Law School at 6:00 p.m. Processional begins at 6:45 p.m. Knapp Center opens for guests at 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 20th, 10:00 a.m.

Sunday, May 20th, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

  • Commencement Brunch- Held in Hubbell Dining Hall. To purchase brunch tickets at a reduced price, please visit  https://drake.sodexomyway.com/shop and click on Commencement Brunch Advance Tickets under featured products prior to May 9, 2018. Tickets may also be purchased the day of Commencement.  For questions about commencement brunch, contact the Dining Office at 515-271-3175.

Sunday, May 20th, 2:00 p.m.

Special note:

Please do not bring to the ceremonies any objects that contain latex.

At least one of our current Drake students has a latex allergy. Exposure to latex in certain forms may be life threatening. Therefore, we ask that you do not bring latex objects, such as latex balloons, to any of the commencement ceremonies. If you have latex items that are medically related and need to be used at any of the ceremonies, please contact the Student Records Office at 515-271-2025. We appreciate your cooperation.

 Please call the Office of Student Records toll-free at 1-800-44DRAKE, extension 3093, with any questions. Locally, call 515-271-3093.



University News
January 9, 2018
The Drake University 2018 Engaged Citizen Conference, “Nourishing (Feeding) the World,” is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 22, and Friday,  Feb. 23 in Drake’s Olmsted Center. Admission is free.