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Appendix L: Student Identification Cards (Drake Card)

Every student, when first enrolled at Drake University, is issued an identification card (Drake Card) bearing his or her photograph. This is a permanent identification card effective as long as the student is enrolled at Drake. The identification card should be carried at all times. It serves as student access to many campus services, including library checkout privileges, computer labs, and recreation facilities. It is also an admission pass for Drake University athletic events and theater productions and as a means of identification.

The University's policy is to encourage students of all backgrounds to utilize its programs and facilities. This diversity enriches the academic experience of all. The University is committed to ensuring that each of its students is afforded equal consideration and opportunity. Accordingly, it is the policy of the University to be open to students without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. University policy does not authorize or tolerate checking identification cards solely on the basis of any of the above criteria. Requests for identification will be made as situations warrant to provide for the security of students and other constituents of the University.

The following regulations apply to the use of the student identification card:

  1. The card must be carried at all times and presented at the request of a University official.
  2. The card is not transferable and may not be used by any person other than the one to whom it was issued.
  3. A fee of $25.00 is charged for replacing a lost or mutilated card. Students should report to the Student Services Center to secure a replacement card, and then their student account will be charged.
  4. Forging or altering a student identification card is cause for disciplinary action.
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