More than 300 international students from over 50 countries study at Drake University. As an international student or visiting scholar, you are a valued member of our campus community—you are a Bulldog! Staff in Drake International will work to support you before you arrive and during your time here on campus. Drake International provides pre-arrival information, arrival and orientation services, immigration advice, and special programs specifically for international students. Volunteers in the Des Moines community also offer an American Family Friendship Program, which provides connections in the community so international students can explore the community and become accustomed to American culture.
Carlyn Marron, Assistant Director, International Student and Scholar Services
Phone: (+1) 515-271-2084
The International Center is located in at 1213 25th Street, Des Moines, IA, 50311.
Our office is located on 25th Street on the edge of Drake University's campus. You can find us directly north of the Varsity movie theater.
Phone: Toll-free (in the US): 1-800-44DRAKE, or (+1) 515-271-2084
Fax: (+1) 515-271-4588
Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 12 Noon
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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