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Commencement Details

December Commencement
for the Law School will be held Saturday, December 14, 2013, in the Knapp Center

2014 May Commencement
for the Law School is set for Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 7 p.m. in the Knapp Center.

Graduates must be dressed and ready to line up in Cartwright no later than 6 p.m.  The processional begins at 6:45 p.m.  The Knapp Center will open for guests at 6 p.m.

All students, faculty, staff, friends, family members and guests are invited to attend a reception at Kern Commons in Cartwright Hall immediately following the ceremony.

Jolesch Photography will photograph all graduates at commencement.  For additional photography information and access to online photos, go to

Drake's Telemedia Center will provide live streaming video of the commencement ceremony beginning at approximately 6:40 p.m. by clicking here.  Downloadable copies of the ceremony are also available after the ceremony from Drake University through iTunes.

View photos from the 2013 Drake Law Commencement Reception.

Click here for additional information.  Questions should be directed to Krista Magill at (515) 271-2057 or

Last Modified: 2/21/2014 11:50:00 AM by Krista Magill