Drake University off-campus graduate and professional student housing. Drake West Village
- Opened Fall 2008 - Just three blocks from the Law School.
- 1315 31st Street, 515-255-0370
Drake University offers two sources for information regarding off-campus housing.
- Drake Real Estate is the rental office for University-owned off-campus housing and can be reached at 1-800-44-DRAKE, extension 2196, or 515-271-2196.
- Drake Landlord Tenant Association compiles lists of available rentals in the Drake area and can be reached at 1-800-44-DRAKE, extension 3711, or 515-271-3711.
In addition, several apartment complexes very close to campus are popular choices of law students. Further information can be obtained by contacting:
Old Main Apartments, 1217 24th Street, 515-279-5035
Apartments By Ellingson, 740 18th Street, 515-244-0226
Newens Dairy Lofts, 2300 University Avenue, 877-319-3306
University Place Lofts, 2300 University Avenue, 515-274-2729
University Park Apartments, 3811 University Avenue, 515-274-1154
3000 Grand Apartments, 3000 Grand Avenue, 515-244-3000
Metro Lofts, 100 2nd Avenue, 515-244-7368
Four Seasons Apartments, 3003 Woodland Avenue, 515-274-3351
Hubbell Properties, Various locations
Terrus Properties, Various locations
*Off-campus housing in the Drake area is popular among students, and waiting lists are common; therefore, it is important to make contacts as soon as possible.
Once you have chosen a place to live, it will be necessary to make arrangements for utilities. You may reach the telephone company, Qwest
, at (515) 286-5010, MidAmerican Energy
at (888) 427-5632, and the Des Moines Water Works
at (515) 283-8700.
Interested in having a fellow incoming law student as a roommate? Click here
for the Roommate Survey. Anyone who has submitted the survey prior to the June 15th deadline will receive roommate information by the end of June.
Des Moines Register
Apartment Blue Book
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