If you are looking for information about the COVID-19 vaccination site at the Tom and Ruth Harkin Center please contact the Windsor Heights Hy-Vee Pharmacy at 515-474-4816.

The Tom and Ruth Harkin Center at Drake University is located at 2800 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311.

Please know that the vaccination site at The Harkin Institute is only open to those eligible as part of the Polk County COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and who have reserved a time slot with the County. The most current information about vaccine availability in Polk County may be found on the Polk County Health Department website.

Our promise is to improve the lives of all Americans by giving policymakers access to high-quality information and engaging citizens as active participants in the formation of public policy.

The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement is located at Drake University and serves as a venue and catalyst for dynamic non-partisan research, learning, and outreach to promote understanding of the policy issues to which Senator Tom Harkin devoted his career.

WATCH: An Evening with Charlie Cook

Video from our virtual event, An Evening with Charlie Cook, is available now!

Construction Update

The new Harkin Institute building at dusk. Light shines through the two-story windows and the two-story ramp can be seen through the window.

Recent progress on the new Institute building

Remembering NAC member Steve Roberts

The Harkin Institute has lost a special member of our Institute family.

Harkin Summit

Join us for the 2020 Harkin International Disability Employment Summit on December 10!

Address: 2800 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311

Phone: (515) 271-3623

Fax Number: (515) 271-3631

Email: harkininstitute@drake.edu

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.