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Graduation and Commencement

Graduation Requirements

See Drake Law School's graduation requirements.

 

Commencement Ceremonies

Saturday, May 16, 2020
7 p.m.
Knapp Center

Graduates line up alphabetically in the Law School at 6 p.m. The bagpipe procession from Opperman Hall to the Knapp Center begins at 6:45 p.m. The ceremony typically lasts less than 90 minutes and is followed by a reception at the Courtside Club in Shivers Practice Facility. All are invited to attend the reception. 

The Knapp Center opens for guests at 6 p.m. No tickets are needed, and there is no limit to the number of guests that may attend for a graduate.

University Bookstore staff will be on site to accept return of cap and gown rentals immediately following the ceremony. 

View the Spring 2019 program: Law School Commencement Program

Photography

Lifetouch Photography photographs all graduates at commencement. For more information and access to online photos, visit events.lifetouch.com/drake.

Video

Drake Information Technology Services provides live streaming video of the commencement ceremony at live.drake.edu/.

Transcripts

Order your official Drake University transcript on the University Registrar's website.

 
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