Activities promoted and supported by DUSCI include:
- Summer and academic year undergraduate research activities
- Drake Science Colloquium Lecture Series, which features Drake faculty and invited external speakers
- Life After Drake lecture series, which brings in successful alumni to celebrate their accomplishments, offer the students the opportunity to obtain advice in different fields and develop a relationship with alumni
- Drake University Conference on Undergraduate Research in the Sciences (DUCURS), which provides a forum to showcase scientific results of faculty/student collaborative research in math and science.