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Core Values

Our core values form the foundation of how faculty and staff perform our work, how we conduct ourselves and how we interact with each other. These values guide our interactions as colleagues in support of delivering on our mission promise. Through these values we continue to build a stronger, more vibrant campus culture.

Joyful Accountability

  • I am curious and creative, brave and bold.
  • I strive each day to be my best.

Generosity of Spirit

  • We trust, empower, and presume the best of each other. 
  • We practice civility, caring, and respect. 
  • We commit to equity and inclusion.

All In This Together

  • We embrace robust communication and transparency. 
  • We thrive through collaboration and teamwork.

Commitment to Mission

  • We are united in service to students and our communities.
  • We act with integrity and purpose. 
  • We are optimistic about our future.

Videos

Watch our employees discuss what each of these core values mean to them.

    
   

 

Important Admission Dates

Now - Apply to Drake

Now - Register for an on-campus visit

October 21 - Campus Preview Half Day

October 22 - Campus Preview Half Day

October 25- Virtual Sneak Peek at Drake

November 12Campus Preview Day

November 13- Virtual Sneak Peek at Drake

December 1 - Early Action Priority Deadline