Drake HankinsOverview

Drake Hankins, MEd
Academic Advisor

Office of Academic Affairs
206 Atwell Hall
453 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210



  • Undergraduate Advising
  • Pre-Major Students
  • College Student Development


Drake joined The Ohio State University in January 2023. Prior to advising, he spent time advising high school students and their families, helping them with their career and college path through career development, applications, etc. He also spent time in Undergraduate Orientation Programs at Ohio University working with incoming first-year and transfer students and aiding them with their transition into the college setting. He enjoys working with students and being able to help them choose their path and direction when it comes to reaching their personal and professional goals. 

Major Awards

  • Prior, V., Hankins, D., & Gillilan, M. 2021. Realizing the Full Potential of Orientation as a Process: Practitioner
  • Perspectives on One University’s Pandemic Response for Orientation Efforts. Journal of College Orientation, Transition, and Retention, 28(2). 

Degree Information

  • Bachelor of General Studies, Youngstown State University, 2019
  • Master of Education, College Student Personnel, Ohio University, 2021