Insurance, Meals, & Parking
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Health Insurance

Domestic Students
Health insurance options that domestic students may be eligible for are: public state or federal exchange plans, individual insurance plans, high risk pool plans, a parent's plan if under the age of 26 or a catastrophic plan for those between the ages of 26 to 30.  A website that can help identify other insurance options is  Click on "Individuals and Families."

International Students
International students will automatically be enrolled in the student health insurance plan at a rate of $1,308.  This premium will automatically be charged to your student account. The online URL to the Drake offered international student plans and rates is: The Drake Health Center URL is:

Meal Plans

Students wishing to purchase a meal plan may do so by contacting Drake Dining Services at 515-271-3175. 

Parking Permits

Parking in campus lots during the summer will require vehicle registration and a permit.  Students wishing to park in campus lots during the summer/fall/spring semesters will be required to purchase a parking permit from the Student Accounts Office in Old Main. A large parking lot is conveniently located south of Forest Avenue between 24th and 25th Streets.

Additional information about parking and the purchasing of a parking pass can be found under the Student Services Center pages of Drake's website.

Snow ordinance parking information can be found here

Last Modified: 7/19/2016 10:10:00 AM by Ann Allen