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 list of events to find one in your area!    

Sunday, August 20
Drake Me Out to the Ball Game, Denver
Join Denver alumni at their regional Drake Me Out to the Ball Game at Coors Field in Denver, CO. 

Tuesday, August 22
Back to School at Peggy's Bar
Reminisce about the first day of school by getting together with alumni at Peggy's Bar.

Tuesday, August 22
Drake Me Out to the Ball Game, St. Louis
Join St. Louis alumni at their regional Drake Me Out to the Ball Game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO.

Saturday, August 26
Drake Me Out to the Ball Game, Washington DC
Join Washington DC alumni at their regional Drake Me Out to the Ball Game.

Wednesday, September 6
Let's DU Lunch
Join Tim Knepper, Professor of Philosophy at Drake University and Director of the Comparison Project; Carol Spaulding-Kruise, Professor of English at Drake University and Director of Drake Community Press; and Bob Blanchard, Freelance Photographer at Bob Blanchard Photography

Sunday, September 10
Drake Me Out to the Ball Game, Chicago
Join Chicago alumni at their regional Drake Me Out to the Ball Game at Wrigley Field. 

Saturday, September 16
DU Good Day
Join your fellow Bulldogs in our national day of service in a city near you! 

Tuesday, September 19
Let's DU Breakfast
Join Minnesota Alumni at their first ever Let's DU Breakfast! Enjoy hearing from a Drake Alumnus who makes the Twin Cities community great. 

September 22-24, 2017
Parents & Family Weekend
Each year we welcome the extended Bulldog family for a taste of the life their students are experiencing.  

Wednesday, October 4
Let's DU Lunch
Join Niko Medved, Head Coach for the Drake University Men's Basketball, and Jennie Baraczyk, Head Coach for the Drake University Women's Basketball team. 

Wednesday, November 1
Let's DU Lunch
Join Craige Wrenn, Department Chair of the Pharmaceutical, Biomedical, and Administrative Science Program at Drake University; and Sally Haack, Associate Professor of Pharmacy and Practice at Drake University.