University Advancement

You're invited

Bulldogs don'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!  

Ongoing
Drake Me Out to the Ballgame
Take in a ballgame with Drake alumni near you—this popular spring and summer event is back for 2019! (See event page for all upcoming events.)

Ongoing
Kicking It with Drake
Enjoy a soccer game near you with Drake Alumni. (See event page for all upcoming events.)

Sunday, April 20
Volunteer Painting Project and Party
In the spirit of Street Painting, the Drake Denver Regional Advisory Board has organized a chance for Drake Alums to give back and have fun!

April 20-27, 2019
Drake Relays
Come back home to make new memories and be reminded of your love for Drake University.

Monday, April 22
40th Annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest
This is prime time for area Bulldogs to show off their stuff or do tricks. The 2019 Beautiful Bulldog will serve as the Drake Relays mascot for one year.

April 25-27, 2019
50/60 Reunion
Alumni from 1959 and 1969 are invited back to campus to celebrate reunion and reconnect with former classmates.

May 4-5, 2019
Choir Reunion
Join your fellow choir alumni for a reunion and send-off concert for Dr. Aimee Beckmann-Collier before her retirement. 

Tuesday, May 7
Let's DU Lunch 
Enjoy a lunch and learn with Joesph Jones, Executive Director of the Harkin Institute. 

May 15, 2019
Bulldogs in Omaha
Join Drake alumni and friends for a reception at the home of Chip James II, AS’92.

Sunday, June 23
Drake Night @ Music Under the Stars
Join fellow Drake alumni and friends for Drake Night at Music Under the Stars on Sunday, June 23.

Friday, June 28
Chicago Alumni Golf Outing
Join your fellow Chicago-area alumni for the Chicago Alumni Golf Outing on Friday, June 28.