ITS Service Portal

This is the place to find information, report issues, and request assistance from Drake Information Technology Services.  

Select one of the menu items above, the buttons below, or use the search in the upper right corner. You can browse the entire site, but you'll have to log in if you need to report an issue, submit a request, or check on its progress.

First time here? Learn how to use the IT Service Portal.

Support Options

Need tech help? Use the search in the upper right hand corner of this site, or search services or knowledge base articles by category, or click the request assistance button.

Prefer to talk to support staff? Call 515-271-3001 for 24/7 phone support if you have issues using this site. Call 3002 with a classroom tech emergency.

Reporting an after hours campus wide outage? Call 515-271-3001 and select option 2.

Using Remote Support with ITS (How-to)

The support center in Carnegie Hall provides limited walk-in assistance for faculty and staff. Most issues will require scheduling an appointment.

Services Availability

Wondering if campus services are down?
Visit the ITS Dashboard.

Want to receive text messages about outages?
Opt in by texting DrakeITS2021 to phone number 226787. You first need to be signed up to receive Bulldog Alerts by text. Check at Bulldog Alerts Settings in myDrake.

Want to know if ITS is doing maintenance?
Check the Maintenance Schedule.

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ITS News & Alerts

Fri 7/29/22 4:24 PM
As many users of SPSS are aware, there is a need for a new license key. We have been working with our vendor since Mid-June to ensure we have the correct license key, but we are are now awaiting for IBM to deliver the correct license key. We appreciate your patience and will post an...
Thu 7/21/22 10:11 AM
Thank you for your patience. ITS has resolved the issues impacting our MS SQL database environment. All services should be restored, including EMS, PaperCut, Metasys, Citrix, Password Manager, and others. If you continue to experience issues with any of these systems, contact the ITS Support Center at 515-271-3001 or visit to report your issue....
Thu 7/21/22 10:02 AM
Microsoft resolved the Teams outage overnight and services are restored. If you continue to experience issues when accessing Microsoft Teams on any device, contact the ITS Support Center at 515-271-3001, or visit to report your issue.
Thu 7/21/22 10:00 AM
Systems supported by ITS may be unavailable due to routine maintenance beginning at approximately 9:00 p.m. tonight until 1:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. For a full schedule of maintenance dates for 2022 please see
Thu 7/21/22 9:31 AM
At 9 a.m., ITS staff became aware of issues affecting our MS SQL environment. As a result, several systems including EMS, PaperCut, Metasys, Citrix, and others may have limited functionality or be unavailable. ITS is diligently working toward a resolution. We’ll post updates and let you know when this outage has been resolved. To receive...