Traditions & Customs

Traditions & Customs

Inter Residence Hall Government (IRHG), Creighton’s Father John Holbrook, S.J. Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), the Residence Hall Councils (RHC), and Apartment Councils (AC) have several traditions & customs worth noting for future hall leaders to observe and fulfill.

IRHG Traditions

• RHC Training Retreat, started by IRHG executives in the Fall of 1998

• Getting Blue Barbeques

• “Go Light Your World” Homecoming Kickoff Mass, started in the Fall of 1998

• “Christmas Tree Blessing & Lighting”, started by students in the Fall of 1986

• Lil' Jays Weekend, started by students in the Spring of 2000

• Creighton Clean Up

• Christmas at Creighton

IRHG Customs

• Our official team shirt is a blue polo shirt with the IRHG Seal on the left breast pocket.

• The president passes down a gavel to the new president during the first meeting in April.

NRHH Traditions

• “Of the Month (OTM)” Awards each month given to students in the residence halls

• End of the Year NRHH Awards Night, started in the Spring of 1999

• Steven Conroy Award (Outstanding Residence Hall Leadership & Service by a Graduating Senior), started Spring 1987

• Hall Council of the Year Award, started by NRHH Spring of 1999

• Outstanding Hall Service by a Creighton Employee, started by NRHH in the Spring of 2001

NRHH Customs

• We strive to select the top 1% of residence hall leaders.

• We are driven to recognize hall leadership while supporting IRHG, RHCs and ACs.

RHC Traditions

• Deglman RHC’s “Degl Dayz” spirit week, started by students in the Fall of 1998

• McGloin RHC’s “McGloin Block Party”, started by students in the Spring of 2000

• Kenefick RHC's "Kenefick Goes to Vegas", started by students in Fall of 2007