Message from Marina Verlengia,
Director, New Student & Parent Programs
Welcome to Drake University!
Students who have previously transferred to Drake have indicated that the Spring Orientation Program is a great opportunity to become better acclimated to campus, learn about resources and meet those individuals who are committed to students’ success. Therefore, we have designed the Spring Orienation Program to include distinct opportunities to meet your particular needs. In this program you will:
The activities planned for you will be interactive and comprehensive, but compact. We highly encourage you to participate in the full virtual program on Friday, January 22, 9:00AM – 12:00PM
Your experiences will be enhanced by interactions with Peer Mentors. These current students will be available to work with you during this program as well as throughout the spring semester. Even though Peer Mentors represent their specific college or school, they also have a great deal of general knowledge about Drake. A Peer Mentor will begin communication with you via your Drake email very soon. If you do not hear from a Peer Mentor by Friday, November 20, please email email@example.com.
We realize you may already have other obligations; however, becoming more knowledgeable about how things work at Drake before classes begin can be very significant in your successful transition to Drake. We hope you will take advantage of this special opportunity.