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COVID-19 Response

While Creighton’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all students, faculty and staff reporting to the Omaha and Phoenix campuses expired on June 30, 2023, the University continues to strongly encourage all those coming to its campuses to stay up to date on their vaccinations in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations.

Effective July 1, 2023: Creighton continues to require that students, faculty and staff enrolled or working in the health sciences provide documentation of their COVID-19 vaccination primary series or have an approved religious or medical exemption on file with the University prior to coming to campus.

The following are considered health sciences programs at Creighton University and fall under this requirement:

  • Dentistry
  • House staff medical residents
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational therapy
  • Paramedicine/EMS
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical therapy
  • Physician assistant

Health Sciences Students

  • Upload vaccination documentation, including COVID-19, to the BirdHouse.


Health Sciences Faculty and Staff


Vaccinations and Testing

In Omaha, consult the Douglas County Health Department website. In Phoenix, consult with the Maricopa County website. For additional testing options, visit, or, for vaccinations, visit Free at-home COVID-19 test kits also can be ordered online.

More Information

For the latest information on how you can protect yourself and your communities from respiratory viruses, including COVID-19, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.