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Welcome to your virtual orientation!

Information from every session you would experience during a face-to-face orientation has been provided below through videos and links – to supplement the livestream experience. Check out a welcome to the Drake community from some famous faces, and some informational videos from various Drake departments. We look forward to seeing you online!

Schedule of Live Streaming Events

Welcome to Drake

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Thank you, Bulldogs

Thank you for being part of our Virtual Orientation! We look forward to welcoming you to campus soon!

Our Team

Marina Verlengia

Marina Verlengia

New Student and Parent Programs

Phone: (515) 271-4043

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Gina Ryan

Administrative Assistant

Phone: (515) 271-2835

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Lauren McCarthy

Lauren McCarthy

Transfer Student Advisor

Phone: (515) 271-4610

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Only a few more things to do before you're an official Bulldog!

Don't forget to complete the post-orientation tasks provided on the checklist. We can't wait to see you on campus this spring!

Review the New Student Checklist now >>
Review the Orientation Online Flip-Book >>