Notes for Law Students

Law Ceremony (7 p.m., Saturday, May 18, 2013) notes:

  • Graduates must be dressed and ready to line up no later than 6:00 p.m. at the Law School.  The processional to the Knapp Center begins at 6:45 p.m.
  • The Knapp Center doors open for guests at 6 p.m.
  • All students, faculty, staff, friends, family members, and guests are invited to attend a reception at Parents Hall in Olmsted Center immediately following the ceremony.

Questions about the ceremony should be directed to the Law School Dean’s Office at (515) 271-2057.

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 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.

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