University Advancement

Bulldogs can't always stay in Des Moines...

The Office of Alumni Relations hosts events all over the country to bring the Drake experience to you!

Browse our listing of events to find one in your area!

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Topeka Happy Hour
Connect with Drake alumni in the Topeka-area after work for happy hour at The Burger Stand at College Hill!

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Let's DU Lunch
Drake University and the Greater Des Moines Partnership invite you to join us for the 17th season of Let's DU Lunch, a professional speaker series that lets you hear firsthand from Drake and community leaders who make Des Moines great.

Monday-Friday, November 14-18, 2016
I Love Drake Week
Help us celebrate our love for Drake!

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Drake Men's Basketball vs. UMKC 
Join Kansas City area alumni as we cheer on the Bulldogs as the take on the UMKC Roos.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
37th Bucksbaum Lecture
An Evening with Krista Tippett, journalist, author, and entrepreneur.  Krista created and hosts the public radio program and podcast On Being.

Friday, November 18, 2016
Alumni Night at the Drake Theatre
The Drake University Theatre Department will be performing Heathers by Kevin Murphy and Lawrence O'Keefe.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
DePaul vs. Drake Men's Basketball Pregame Event
Join the Chicago area alumni for a pregame event to cheer on the Bulldogs Men's basketball team.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Welcome President Martin - Washington D.C.
Join fellow Bulldogs as we welcome President Marty Martin to Washington D.C.!

Thursday-Saturday, April 27-29, 2017
50 and 60 Year Reunion
The classes of 1957 and 1967 are invited to relive old memories and make new ones at their reunions, held during the 108th Drake Relays.

Tuesday-Thursday, May 23-June 1, 2017
Vineyards & Vignettes Alumni Cruise
Join alumni and friends for the annual Drake cruise hosted by the Associate Vice President of University Advancement, Diane (Anagnos) Caldbeck, ED '72, and Bill Caldbeck, BN '70 -- an eight night odyssey from Lisbon to London!