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Transfer Credit Informationhttps://www.drake.edu/registrar/transfercreditinformation/
  • Send final transcripts to the Office of Admission once your fall semester grades are recorded
  • Review how credit transfers to Drake
  • Send AP, IB, or CLEP credits to Drake's Office of the Registrar

Find online resources at drake.edu/students

  • myDrake—Web-based information portal - access Drake email account, update personal contact information, register and view class schedule, access Blackboard—Drake’s online learning site and more! Visit IT Basics for more information.

Obtain your Drake Card - Pictures taken in the Student Services Center, Drake Card uses:

  • Authorized door access
  • Entrance to fitness facilities
  • Admission to most athletic and fine arts events • Meal plan/Bulldog Bucks usage
  • Library card
  • Print and scan at campus FollowMe printers
  • Ride city DART buses free of charge

Purchase Drake parking pass (optional) - Available in the Student Services Center
or to purchase online in myDrake; see Parking Tag Registration link in Campus Resources section. You must have a Drake parking pass to park in campus lots.

For money matters 

  • Office of Student Accounts-Old Main, room 201
    • Set up authorized users to view and discuss account information
    • View E-bill at myDrake à MyDUSIS
    • Set up payment plans
    • Enroll in direct deposit for refunds
  • See Student Financial Planning for more information
    • U.S. students contact Student Financial Planning
    • International students contact International Admission

Health form and immunization records - Required for full-time students only. Please complete form and submit to Student Health Center

Locate Drake’s calendars and policies

Find classrooms and faculty offices

Information Technology Services, Carnegie Hall, lower level

Visit the University Book Store— Olmsted Center, main level

  • Rent or purchase books. Purchase Drake apparel. Use online advance book order option
  • See Bookstore Resources for more information.
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