Photographs, Announcements, Rings & Gifts

A professional photographer will take pictures of each graduate as he/she approaches the platform, crosses the platform, and exits the platform. Guests may not go beyond the roped area to take photos during the ceremony. You do not have to contact the photographer or make orders before the proofs arrive. Photos are taken of all students, but no commitment is expected or required.

To view and order the professional photos please go to the following website:

Announcements, rings, and graduation gifts may be ordered through the University Book Store, 3003 Forest Ave., Des Moines, IA  50311.  (515-274-3401 or 1-800-430-9875). See for more details.

University News
October 2, 2015
Visionary social entrepreneur Ben Simon will present “Waste Not, Want Not: How Food Recovery Can End Hunger in the 21st Century" at Drake University on Tuesday, October 13.