Incoming International Students

Welcome to Creighton University!

You are now part of an internationally rich and diverse student body of over 200 international students representing more than 45 countries among the 8,000 Creighton students.  Everyone in the Global Engagement Office (GEO) is glad that you have chosen to study here. We wish you much success as you fulfill your academic goals and as you learn more about yourself and your place in the world.

New International Student Checklist

After you have obtained your visa, plane ticket, and all other necessary items for traveling, please follow this checklist.

  1. COVID-19 Guidelines-
    Prior to departing your home country, please read through the GEO Coronavirus page to ensure you are following federal, state, and Creighton guidelines before your arrival to campus. 
  2. Arriving to Campus Safely-
    Prior to your arrival to campus, please:
    Complete important health-related forms (please email with questions or concerns)
  3. Housing- There a variety of on-campus living options (these are required for freshmen and sophomores), but there are also off-campus options for upperclassmen/women to explore. E-mail to ask questions about on-campus living and meal plans. 
  4. Orientation-
    There are official ISSS Orientations conducted prior to the Fall and Spring semesters. There are condensed Orientation schedules for Summer terms. Please email to inquire about your upcoming Orientation timeline. Additionally, each program may have a separate Orientation, please email your program director to inquire.
    • GET THIS! Fall 2021 New International Student Orientation Agenda (PDF)
    • International Orientation Playlist
      11 interactive videos are led by various leaders from different departments on campus. These videos will provide you with an overview of resources for you this semester and beyond - from how to use our laundry facility, to setting up a bank account on campus!
    • Student ID-
      Your Creighton ID card allows you to access many services on campus. From your meal plan to building access, parking garages to vending machines, your ID card is the key. Please review this video for instructions. You may pick up your ID from Card Services on the lower level of the Mike and Josie Harper Center. If you have questions, please email
  5. International Student Association
    • Do you want to make friends with other international students on campus? Follow creighton_ISA on Instagram and keep an eye on your Friday International Student Newsletter for fun events going on!
  6. Omaha!