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Gloria Lawless Student Life Center


Our Mission

Student Life stirves to provide a dynamic co-curricular experience that complements the in-classroom learning for all Drake Bulldogs!

Student Life Center 

The Student Life Center (SLC) is an information center for anyone using Olmsted Center and a valuable resource for all registered student organizations.

Fall & Spring Semester Hours
Monday - Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

*Note - times are subject to change for university holidays, large events, etc. Times will be updated SLC doors. 

Summer Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday:   Closed
Olmsted Center and SLC may open early or close late for scheduled events in Olmsted. For more information call SLC at 515-271-3711

Accessibility: View an Accessibility Map (PDF) here: Harkin Institute Accessibility Campus Map

Requesting a Service: 
Fill out the form below if you need any of the services available to Registered Student Organizations:

  • Breezeway Banner
  • Cashbox
  • Credit/Debit Card Terminals 
  • Event Posters
  • GK Volleyball Court 
  • Hy-Vee Card
  • Musical Performance Request
  • RSO P-Card
  • Sandwich Board

**Please note our office no longer provides table tents. We are happy to advertise in other ways within Olmsted. Thanks!

Request Service

Amazon Purchases: 

To make Amazon purchases email In the subject line "Amazon order for (insert organization name)"

-Make sure you cc treasurer if your organization has one. 

- Provide links to each item & list quantity.

-Let us know what account is being billed (Annual/Agency/ One-Time-Funding).

- Make orders in advance!

Olmsted Center
2875 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
*Located on the north side of the Olmsted Center

Telephone: 515-271-3711

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