Important Dates for the 2016-2017 Academic Year

New Student Move-In: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 8:00 am

Returning Student Move-In: Friday, August 26, 2016 at 8:00 am

Winter Break All Halls Close: Saturday, December 17, 2016 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 Monday, January 2, 2017 at 3:00 pm. There are additional room and board charges for J-Term.

J-Term housing will end Saturday, January 21, 2017 at noon

All Halls Open for Spring Semester: Saturday, January 21, 2017 at noon

Spring Break Closing (FYE and Jewett): Saturday, March 11, 2017 at noon

Spring Break Opening (FYE and Jewett): Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 8:00 am

Spring Semester Closing (FYE): Friday, May 12, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Spring Semester Closing (Upper Class Halls): Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 5:00pm.

Interim Hall Opens: Friday, May 12, 2017 at 5:00 pm

 

Important Dates for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

New Student Move-In: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 8:00 am

Returning Student Move-In: Friday, August 25, 2017 at 8:00 am

Winter Break All Halls Close: Saturday, December 16, 2017 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 Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 3:00 pm. There are additional room and board charges for J-Term.

J-Term housing will end Saturday, January 27, 2018 at noon

All Halls Open for Spring Semester: Saturday, January 27, 2018 at noon

Spring Break Closing (FYE and Jewett): Saturday, March TBA, 2018 at noon

Spring Break Opening (FYE and Jewett): Sunday, March TBA, 2018 at 8:00 am

Spring Semester Closing (FYE): Friday, May 18, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Spring Semester Closing (Upper Class Halls): Sunday, May 20, 2018 at noon.

Interim Hall Opens: Friday, May 18, 2018 at 5:00 pm

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University News
July 22, 2016
Drake University took a powerful step this summer in renewing its commitment to the growth and development of the Drake Neighborhood when University officials hired Drake alumnus Nick Valdez to the position of Neighborhood and Community Relations Manager.
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