If you choose to send belongings to Drake using a shipping service like Federal Express or D.H.L., you may ship them (starting no more than 2 weeks prior to arrival) to:
c/o The International Center
1213 25th Street
Des Moines, IA 50311 U.S.A.
Ask a travel agent or airport official to help you understand U.S. customs regulations before shipping your belongings. Remember, even air mail shipping takes 2-3 weeks. Ship only those articles that you will not need immediately upon arrival.