Creighton University Institutional Information

Creighton University Institutional Information

For assistance in finding Creighton-specific information when preparing grants and contracts, Sponsored Programs Administration has developed the information detailed below:

Assigned Identification Numbers, Assurance Numbers, and Certifications

Type of Identification, Assurance, or Certification

Assigned Number or Status

Entity ID No.


Federal ID, IRS Employer ID, Taxpayer ID No. (TIN)


Federal Excise Exemption No.


State Exemption No.


DUNS No. (Data Universal Numbering System No.)


Unique Entity Identifier (UEI)


CAGE Code (Commercial and Government Entity Code)


FICE Code (Federal Interagency Committee on Education)


Carnegie Classification

Doctoral/High Research Activity University

National Science Foundation Institution Code No.


National Institutes of Health Institutional Profile File No.


Federal Wide Assurance No. (Human Subjects Assurance Number)


Vertebrate Animal Welfare Assurance No.

D16-00226, effective 7/28/2014

Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) Full Certification


Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) Full Accreditation


Radiation Broadscope License No.

01-82-01 (No Radiation NRC Number)

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code


Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) Recipient Identification Number

If required, contact Sponsored Programs Administration

Drug-Free Workplace


Disclosure of Lobbying Activities

If required, contact Sponsored Programs Administration

Misconduct in Science

Report filed annually on March 1

Civil Rights

Form HHS 441 filed

Sex Discrimination

Form HHS 639-A filed

Age Discrimination

Form HHS 680 filed

Financial Conflict of Interest

See University Policy No. 3.1.10 (PDF) in Creighton University Policies

Intellectual Property

See (PDF) in Creighton University Policies

Proof of Nonprofit Status

Creighton University is a 501(c)(3) organization. Creighton's IRS Federal Tax Exemption Status letter (available from Sponsored Programs Administration. Call 402-280-5769).

Sales Tax Exemption Letter

Available from the Creighton University Business Service Center. Call 402-280-2920.

Electronic Submission

If you are submitting a grant proposal electronically, it must be routed for University approvals through the InfoEd system before you submit the electronic file to the sponsor.

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Contact Sponsored Programs Administration for assistance with registering in NSF's

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Commons System

Contact Sponsored Programs Administration to obtain a new-user password for the NIH Commons System.

Political Districts and Representatives

Congressional District: 2
Nebraska Legislative District: 9
House of Representatives Member: Don Bacon (R)
Senators: Ben Sasse (R); Deb Fischer (R)

Date of Incorporation, Organization Chart, Board of Directors

Creighton University's date of original incorporation is February 27, 1879. A complete copy of Creighton's Articles of Corporation and Amendments are available from Sponsored Programs Administration. Additional facts about Creighton University, including both historical and current information, are available in the Creighton University Fact Book.

Electronic Funds Transfer and Institutional Financial Information

Creighton's Institutional financial information is available from Sponsored Programs Administration. Call 402-280-5769.

A copy of Creighton University's financial statement and certified annual audit report is available from Sponsored Programs Administration. The institutional budget for the current fiscal year is also available from Sponsored Programs Administration.

Authorized University Signatures

Sponsored Programs Administration will obtain these signatures for you. Use the general Creighton University address as the contact address for all authorized officials, as follows: 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68178.

Grant Proposals

Requesting Signature of: Official signing for Applicant Organization, Administrative Official, Grants Officer, Grants Administrator, or the administrative official to be notified in case an award is made.

Official Signing for Applicant Organization: Associate Vice Provost for Research and Scholarship
Name and Contact Information: Juliane Strauss-Soukup, PhD. Phone: 402-280-5769, Fax: 402-280-4766, email:

Appropriate Authorized Official: Director, Sponsored Programs Administration
Name and Contact Information: Beth Herr, Phone: 402-280-5769, Fax: 402-280-4766, email:


Requesting Signature of: Contracting Officer or representative designated to bind the university.

Appropriate Authorized Official: Associate Vice Provost for Research and Scholarship
Name and Contact Information: Juliane Strauss-Soukup, PhD, Phone: 402-280-5769, Fax: 402-280-4766. 

NOTE: An indemnification clause should be used in all agreements or contracts related to grants (including drug company studies).