Important Dates for the 2015-2016 Academic Year

New Student Move-In: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 8:00 am

Returning Student Move-In: Friday, August 28, 2015 at 8:00 am

Winter Break All Halls Close: Saturday, December 19, 2015 at noon

J-Term Housing: Only students who are enrolled in on-campus or partial on-campus J-Term courses, who have academic year residence hall assignments in a J-Term hall may return beginning Sunday, January 3, 2016 at noon. There are additional room and board charges for J-Term.

J-Term housing will end Saturday, January 23, 2016 at noon

All Halls Open for Spring Semester: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at noon

Spring Break Closing (FYE and Jewett): Saturday, March 12, 2016 at noon

Spring Break Opening (FYE and Jewett): Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 8:00 am

Spring Semester Closing (FYE): Friday, May 13, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Spring Semester Closing (Upper Class Halls): Sunday, May 15, 2016 at Noon.

Interim Hall Opens: Friday, May 13, 2016 at 5:00 pm

University News
February 9, 2016
Drake University will host 25 of Africa’s brightest emerging leaders this summer for a six-week academic and leadership institute sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.