Spring Commencement Weekend Schedule 2016

Saturday, May 14th, 4:00 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.
  •  President's Reception – To be determined.

 Saturday, May 14th, 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 15th, 10:00 a.m.

 Sunday, May 15th, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

  • Commencement Lunch- Held in Quad Creek Café, Hubbell Dining Hall. For questions about commencement lunch, contact the Office of the President at 1-800-44-DRAKE, extension 2191.

Sunday, May 15th, 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.


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