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Spring Arrival Information

Congratulations on your admission to Drake University! Please plan to arrive in Des Moines on January 22 to attend orientation on Wednesday and Thursday, January 23-24 for the spring semester 2019. Early move-in to the residence halls is on January 22 at 10am for an extra fee. Please seek the link below titled For Undergraduate Students for details. 

Next steps:

  1. Submit an Arrival Form so we know when to expect you. (Please send information by January 1.)
  2. Click here to learn more about what you should expect and prepare for when arriving in Des Moines.
  3. Prepare for your time at Drake by reading the following information:

If you have any questions, please contact Carlyn Marron, Assistant Director, Drake International at 515-271-2084 or email: