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Drake Commencement Information

March 30, 2010
*Commencement at Drake University*

*Commencement 2010*

*Events for all students, both undergraduate and graduates*

All events will be held at the Drake Knapp Center, 2601 Forest Avenue, unless otherwise noted:

*President's Reception for all graduates and their families* – Saturday, May 15, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. held in *Parent’s Hall, Olmsted Center.* This event is for all graduates and their families, hosted by President David Maxwell and Madeleine Maxwell. There is no charge and the attire is dress casual.

*Commencement Lunch* – Sunday, May 16, from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Hubbell Dining Hall. More information will be contained in an invitation from the President’s Office in April.

*Schedule of Events*

*The 129th Commencement Ceremony for Undergraduate Degree Recipients* – Sunday, May 16, at 10 a.m. (approximate length 2 hours.) Students check in at the *Bell Center gym* by 9:15; doors will open at 8:30 a.m. Instructions and announcements for the processional and the recessional will be at 9:30 a.m.

*Pharmacy Hooding Ceremony* - Saturday, May 15, at 4 p.m. All participants should check in by 3:15 in the Bell Center gym. Further details for this event will be distributed via email from the *College of Pharmacy*. Questions may be directed to the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Dean's Office at 271-3018.

*The Law School Commencement* – Saturday, May 15, at 7 p.m. Students will line up in the Law School at 5:45 p.m. Processional begins at 6:45. Knapp Center opens for guests at 6:00 p.m. Further details on this ceremony are available in the *Law School* Dean's Office, or call 271-2057. A reception will follow the ceremony. Details will be provided when they are determined.

*The 129th Commencement Ceremony for Graduate and Doctoral Degree Recipients* – Sunday, May 16, at 2 p.m. (approximate length 2 hours.) Students check in at the *Bell Center gym* by 1:15 p.m. Instructions and announcements for the processional and the recessional will be at 1:30 p.m.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Please call Student Records toll-free at 1-800-44DRAKE, x 3093 or x 3901, with any questions. Locally, call 271-3093 or 271-3901.