Fall 2020 Campus Reopening

Fall 2020 Campus Reopening

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Creighton University has reopened its Omaha, Phoenix and satellite campuses and returned to in-person courses for the fall 2020 semester, with measures in place to manage operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For the health and safety of our campus community, all students, faculty, staff and visitors must agree to abide by Creighton University’s COVID-19 Community Standards. Our guidelines will continue to follow national, state and local health recommendations and directives.

For more information, read the Caring for Our Creighton Community guide.

Report Symptoms through #CampusClear Self-Screening

All students, faculty and staff are required to complete a daily self-screening and report COVID-19 symptoms and exposure through the #CampusClear app or the #CampusClear web interface.

If you are not cleared to access campus or are feeling ill, please stay home or in your residence hall room and contact CoronavirusResponse [at] creighton [dot] edu.

Report to Campus Screening Stations

General-campus screening stations are available at the following locations. Creighton’s general-campus COVID-19 Temperature Check-In/Screening Stations that were previously located outdoors on campus will be operating at indoor locations for the remainder of the fall semester starting Monday, Sept. 14.

  • Hixson-Lied Science Building atrium; M-F, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Harper Center front desk; M-F, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 3 p.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Kiewit Fitness Center, northeast entrance; M-F, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Reinert-Alumni Memorial Library atrium, Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

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Students and Families

  • Fall academic calendars have been revised. Undergraduate classes began Aug. 17.
  • Classes are offered in person, with hybrid, remote and online options under certain circumstances. Learn more.
  • Face coverings have been provided and are required in all public spaces on campus, indoors and outdoors.
  • Classrooms have been arranged for social distancing.

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Faculty and Staff

  • Employees have been classified as “on premises,” “reduced on premises” or “remote” to help reduce campus density.
  • Requests for COVID-19-related supplies and PPE, must be made through school, college and department facilitators.
  • Cleaning and sanitizing workspaces is everyone’s responsibility.
  • Requests for remote workers and visitors, vendors and contractors to access campus must follow this process.

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Screening Program

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Frequently Asked Questions and Video Updates

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Campus and Residential Life

  • On-campus students receive thermal imaging temperature scans daily as they leave their residence hall.
  • Dining halls are limited to to-go dining for at least the first 30 days.
  • Recreation and Wellness is reopening facilities and programs in phases.
  • Library spaces are limited to 50% total occupancy.
  • Shuttle Services is offering full service with a maximum capacity of 12 passengers.

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If You Get Sick

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Mind, Body, Spirit

Have questions? Email CoronavirusResponse [at] creighton [dot] edu or call 402.280.2152.