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
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.
Des Moines Register
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