Congratulations to our 1,134 new Drake alumni

Drake University awarded 1,134 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 2019 spring commencement ceremonies on May 18 and 19, 2019. These Bulldogs are now part of a network of more than 75,000 Drake alumni.

As part of the festivities, the University presented honorary degrees to U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (retired) and F.A. “Art” Wittern Jr., chairman of the board and former president and CEO of the Wittern Group.

Commencement Videos

Missed the ceremony? Watch the live feed for each commencement at the links below.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Doctoral Hooding Commencement Ceremony

Drake Law School Commencement

Sunday, May 19, 2019

146th Commencement Ceremony for Undergraduate Degree Recipients

146th Commencement Ceremony for Graduate and Doctoral Degree Recipients

Photo Gallery

Explore our photos from the 2019 ceremony in our Flickr gallery here, and preview a few selects below.