Graduate Studies

Student Services for Graduate Programs

Graduate Assistantships
Academic Advising
DU Bookstore
Olin Library
Drury Computer Account
Career Center
Safety & Security

Graduate Assistantships

Students interested in a graduate assistantship should visit Human Resources (Graduate Assistantships listed under Staff). Students also may contact the Human Resources office in Burnham Hall, Room 107, (417) 873-7434.

Academic Advising

Individualized academic advising is available for each graduate student at Drury University. Advisors are assigned upon acceptance into the graduate program. Graduate students also may access their academic progress through MyDrury.

DU Bookstore

The DU Bookstore, located in the lower level of the Findlay Student Center, offers students a broad range of supplies and services. In addition to new and used textbooks, the store stocks classroom supplies, art and architecture supplies, sportswear, sundries, insignia giftware, greeting cards, magazines, study aids and more.

DU Bookstore services include convenient check cashing, special book ordering at no charge, postage stamps and buy-back of used textbooks at the end of each semester.

Books for online classes may be purchased online through the Du Bookstore by filling out an Online Book Order Form.

Olin Library

Graduate students with photo or validated Drury ID cards are welcome to use all the facilities at Olin Library on campus. Photocopy machines are available for students.

The Olin Library is a repository for the information essential to the pursuit of knowledge by the Drury community. It provides timely access to the information resources that support the academic and administrative needs of the university. The library seeks to create an infrastructure for effective information delivery, to fully utilize available technologies, and to teach skills that enhance academic success and lifelong learning. Through its collections, information access services, and an environment conducive to learning, the library enriches the life of the Drury community and advances the university's educational mission.

Off-campus Library Services:

This service works to provide seamless access for off-campus faculty and students to the resources and services of the Olin Library.

The goal of the Olin Library is to provide Drury satellite branch students and faculty with the same level of library access and service provided to on-campus students and faculty. It is recommended that all students and faculty use the Olin Library website at as the gateway to library information resources and services. Library services include:

  • Prompt delivery of books, articles and videos owned by the Olin Library
  • Online interlibrary loan for materials owned by other libraries
  • Research assistance at the library's reference desk
  • Research consultations scheduled with individual members of the library faculty
  • Research assistance via e-mail or phone
  • Online research guides called LibGuides that cover a range of disciplines and subjects; they can be created and customized for specific courses and assignments
  • Access from on or off campus to an array of research-oriented electronic indexes and full text databases
  • Electronic reserves available online
  • Drury students may use their Drury ID card to use all resources in other academic libraries in the Springfield area
  • Drury students may use their ID card in any MOBIUS library to check out books.

Drury Computer Account

Your Drury computer account gives you access to several useful resources, including Drury e-mail (Webmail) and online library databases. Your computer account also allows you to log on to and use computers in the labs on campus. Computer labs in Springfield Hall are open at all times.

You may obtain your free Drury computer account by submitting your request online or by visiting the Technology Services Department on campus located in Springfield Hall, Room 222. The Computer Services Department is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Need help? Technology Services is available 24/7 to assist you with computer-related issues. You may contact the Help Desk at (417) 873-7300 or (800) 914-7953 . You may also e-mail (please include your name, contact information, and Drury ID number).


Parking is available on the Springfield campus. All students, faculty and staff who choose to park on campus must register their vehicles with the security office.

Permits are issued at the security office in the Findlay Student Center, Room 101 , between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday (except holidays). Parking permits may be obtained in the security dispatch office (located on the 2nd floor of Springfield Hall) 5 p.m. to 8 a.m., Monday through Friday and on weekends.

General Parking Regulations:

Parking regulations are necessary for the safety and convenience of the campus community.

1 . All vehicles parked on campus, except visitors, must be registered and permits must be displayed on the rear view mirror with the permit number facing the windshield.

2 . No parking in handicap zones without a Handicap Permit.

3 . No parking in crosswalks, fire lanes, loading zones, on grass, sidewalks or in posted areas.

4 . Non-residential permit holders may park in Lots 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , and 10 . Drury photo ID cards are required for students to access the gated parking, in Benton Avenue Lot 6 and HPER Lot 4.

5 . Visitors to campus should park on Drury Lane or Burnham Circle and check in with the Security Office. Time limits do not apply to visitors with a valid visitor's permit.

6 . Burnham Circle and Drury Lane are limited to 30- minute parking Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Parking is open 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. and on weekends and holidays with a valid permit).

7 . Areas closed by Security and designated as such by cones or other types of barriers are to be considered no parking zones. Motorists are to follow the direction of security officers when they are present and controlling traffic.

For additional information, or to obtain a map of the campus, please call the Security Office at (417) 873-7400.

Career Planning & Development

The Career Planning & Development seeks to aid graduate students in securing positions in business, industry and government. The Career Planning & Development offers vocational counseling and assistance in securing summer and/or part-time employment during the school year. Graduates of the university desiring promotion or change in location are invited to use the facilities of Career Planning & Development. Career Planning & Development is located in Bay Hall Room 148 and may be contacted at (417) 873-7284.

Safety & Security

The Drury Department of Safety & Security is dedicated to maintaining a safe living and learning environment for all students and members of the Drury community. The department maintains 24-hour patrols of campus, investigates on-campus offense reports, and works with local law enforcement and emergency response personnel when necessary to ensure a safe campus.