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New Student Programs

Our goal is that you become an informed, involved, and active participant from the very beginning of your Drake experience. We are excited about your arrival and can't wait to welcome you as a member of the Drake community.

Through the Orientation and Welcome Weekend Programs, you will:

  • Increase knowledge of academic policies and procedures
  • Learn about resources and services that will enhance your day-to-day experiences
  • Begin to partner with faculty and staff to achieve your personal and academic goals
  • Build meaningful relationships other new students!



If you have questions of concerns please reach out to our office via the contact form on this page.


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