Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
Last updated June 1, 2020.
June 1 - COVID-19 Update from the Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT)
Creighton University will provide all students, faculty and staff a University-branded, washable cloth face covering as part of its efforts to safely reopen campus for the fall semester. The face coverings will be ordered through the University’s Strategic Sourcing.
Creighton is requiring all individuals on campus to wear a cloth face covering in public spaces or when with another person in private spaces, such as an office.
Presidential Town Hall for Faculty and Staff
Creighton University President the Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD, hosted two virtual Presidential Town Hall sessions for faculty and staff on Wednesday, May 27. The Town Hall focused on the state of the University and our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Faculty and staff can log in to read more about Fr. Hendrickson’s address, provide feedback and submit questions.
Creighton Plans to Reopen for Fall
Creighton University plans to reopen its Omaha and Phoenix campuses and return to in-person courses for the fall semester. The University looks to begin the semester early, forgo fall break, and complete most in-person, on-campus learning for the fall 2020 semester by Nov. 25, the day before Thanksgiving. Read the announcement from Creighton President the Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD.
Credits and Refunds
Thank you for your patience as we navigate complex new challenges presented by the global spread of COVID-19. As announced March 20 by Creighton President the Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD, the University will offer a room-and-board credit to residential students who have vacated the residence halls.
The Creighton University Student Health Education and Compliance Office, Global Engagement Office, and Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT), continue to monitor the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and any potential impact it may have on our Creighton University community.
For the most current information, visit The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at your local health department’s website.