The RaySociety is a membership organization, open to all persons interested in lifelong learning. Learn more about becoming a RaySociety Member by clicking the link below.

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Fall 2019 RS Catalog


Fall 2019 Catalog

The RaySociety provides opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural stimulation and growth. Browse the Fall 2019 Course Catalog.

Course Catalog

RaySociety Online Registration

Online Registration

Online Registration

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Alumni House

Drake Alumni House Tour & Traditions


Come tour the Drake Alumni House and experience its history and beauty. Learn more about the unique traditions experienced by Drake students, past and present. Enjoy stories and a photo presentation about Drake’s Traditions Program featuring Drake’s famous “Kissing Rock” tradition and “Hubbelling,” where students use cafeteria trays to slide down the hill near Hubbell Dining Hall.

Monday, June 17, 10AM or Monday, June 24, 10AM 



I love being a RaySociety member because...

"The RaySociety is a community treasure. I love the breadth of classes offered, the amazingly talented instructors who offer their expertise, and the ways it connects me to vital issues and perspectives."

—Linda Appelgate, BN'90 GR'90

Contact The RaySociety

Nicole Daniel

RaySociety Manager
(515) 271-1847

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Lydia Roush

Program Development Associate
(515) 271-3452

Beth Willem

Administrative Assistant
(515) 271-2120

Supporters just like you help to make a difference every day.