Drake University Commencement 2525 Forest Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50311 Dates: May 18, 2019 - May 19, 2019 Recurrence: Recurring daily Location: Drake University - Knapp Center What's Nearby Overview Saturday, May 18th - College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Doctoral Hooding and Commencement Ceremony - All participants should check in by 2:15 p.m. 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. Saturday, May 18th, 7:00 p.m. - The Law School Commencement –Students will line up in the Law School at 6:00 p.m. Processional begins at 6:45 p.m. Knapp Center opens for guests at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, May 19th, 10:00 a.m. - The 146th Commencement Ceremony for Undergraduate Degree Recipients –Approximate ceremony length is two hours. Students check in at the Bell Center gym by 9:15 a.m. Knapp Center doors will open at 8:30 a.m. Instructions and announcements for the processional and the recessional will be at 9:30 a.m.