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Commencement 2014 - 2015

December 2014 - Drake University Commencement
 (includes Law School) will be held Saturday, December 13, 2014, in the Knapp Center.

May 2015 - Drake Law School Commencement
will be held Friday, May 15, 2015, 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 bagpiper processional begins at 6:45 p.m. from Opperman Hall.  The Knapp Center will open for guests at 6 p.m.  There is plenty of seating and no restrictions on guests.

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

Lifetouch 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.

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

Last Modified: 4/15/2015 3:53:00 PM by Krista Magill