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Creighton University

Omaha, NE
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

2500 California Plaza

Omaha, NE 68178

United States

Phone: 402-280-2703

Fax: 402-280-2685

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Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Sarah Richardson
Title:Director of Admissions and Scholarships
Admissions Office Address:Office of Admissions
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
Admissions Office Phone:402-280-2703
Admissions Office Fax:402-280-2685
Admissions Office Email:SarahRichardson@creighton.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Heider College of Business/Harper Center
Hixson-Lied Science Building, a 100,000 square foot science facility
Morrison Soccer Stadium, nationally acclaimed collegiate soccer stadium
Wayne and Eileen Ryan Athletic Center and D.J. Sokol Arena
St. John’s Church, the “heart” of campus
- Heider College of Business/Harper Center, Creighton’s first named school relocated within the Harper Living Learning Center in the fall of 2013 and part of the largest renovation in the University’s history. The Harper Center also houses the Bookstore, Admissions, financial aid, career center and Center for Service and Justice. - Hixson-Lied Science Building, a 100,000 square foot science facility that provides faculty and administrative space, classrooms for both undergraduate science departments and health professional schools. - Morrison Soccer Stadium, nationally acclaimed collegiate soccer stadium - Wayne and Eileen Ryan Athletic Center and D.J. Sokol Arena, built in 2009 the state of-the-art 75,600 square-foot facility for women’s volleyball and basketball with nearly 3,000 seats, coaches’ offices, locker rooms, ticket offices, athletic training and meeting rooms and is available for community events. - Considered the “heart” of campus, St. John’s Church was opened in 1888, and underwent major renovations in 2007. Daily, weekend Masses take place here along with many campus events.
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Old Market, historic entertainment, restaurant and shopping district.
Joslyn Art Museum
The Riverfront/Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge
Henry Doorly Zoo and Imax Theatre
Slowdown, an entertainment venue within walking distance of campus
- Old Market, historic entertainment, restaurant and shopping district. - Joslyn Art Museum, it's filled with more than 11,000 works of art from antiquity to the present featuring work from artists such as Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, and Jackson Pollock, not to mention the highly-regarded collection of Greek pottery - The Riverfront/Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, a walk on the bridge is like walking on art suspended over the Missouri River. This one-of-a-kind 3,000 foot-long suspension bridge provides an almost air-borne experience and connects more than 150 miles of walking and biking trails - Henry Doorly Zoo and Imax Theatre, home to the world's largest indoor desert over the world's largest nocturnal exhibit under the world's largest geodesic dome next to one of the world's largest indoor rainforests and America's largest zoo aquarium. - Slowdown, a venue within walking distance of campus that features rock shows, socializing, dancing, pool, video games, board games, some light reading, etc. - Century Link Center Omaha is an arena and convention center facility. The facility has an 18,300-seat arena, home to Creighton's men’s basketball games. In addition to Creighton, the arena hosts hockey games and concerts, as well as the annual shareholder meeting for Berkshire Hathaway. Other events scheduled at the Century Link Center include Justin Timberlake, Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Bruno Mars, One Republic, Lady Antebellum, and The International Horse Show. The facility also hosted major sporting events including the 2012 Olympic Swimming Trials, NCAA Women's Volleyball Regional Championship, and 2013 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:No
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:Varies
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions@creighton.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:Fall of junior year
Appointment Required:Preferred
Saturday Appointments Available:Yes
Average Length of Interview:1 hour
Information Sessions:Available
Times:CU Sunday Preview Sessions, call (402) 280-2703 for more information
Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions@creighton.edu

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:admissions@creighton.edu
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:http://www.GoCreighton.com

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:Other
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Any Limitations:Available to accepted students.

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Taxis and Metro Area Transit buses are available. Omaha's Eppley Airport is just 10 minutes from campus.
 
Driving Instructions to Campus:
If you are coming from the East: Follow I-80 West across the Missouri River to I-480/Highway 75 (north). Take exit onto North I-480/Highway 75. Once on I-480/Highway 75, stay in one of the left two lanes to continue on Highway 75/Airport. Take the first exit (Burt and Cuming Streets) off Highway 75 after I-480/Highway 75 split. Exit, turning right onto Cuming Street. Turn right at the first light, onto 24th Street. Follow 24th Street to Cass Street (located just before the I-480 underpass), turn left, and make an immediate left into the Visitor Parking Lot. The lot is on the northeast corner of 24th and Cass Streets. If you are coming from the West: Follow I-80 East to the I-480 (Downtown) exit. Once on I-480/Highway 75, stay in one of the left two lanes to continue on Highway 75/Airport. Take the first exit (Burt and Cuming Streets) off Highway 75 after I-480/Highway 75 split. Exit, turning right onto Cuming Street. Turn right at the first light, onto 24th Street. Follow 24th Street to Cass Street (located just before the I-480 underpass), turn left, and make an immediate left into the Visitor Parking Lot. The lot is on the northeast corner of 24th and Cass Streets. If you are coming from the North: Follow I-29 South to I-480 West, exit 53B. Follow I-480 across the Missouri River into Omaha, and exit on Dodge Street, exit 4. Continue straight on Dodge, heading towards 24th Street. Turn right onto 24th (heading north for about 1/2 mile) to Cass Street. Turn right onto Cass, and make an immediate left into the Visitor Parking Lot. The lot is on the northeast corner of 24th and Cass Streets. If you are coming from the South: Heading north on I-29, merge with I-80 West in Council Bluffs, IA. Follow the signs for I-29 North (Sioux City, Exit 1A) Take West I-480/West U.S. 6 (Exit 53B). Take Exit 4, Dodge Street. Continue straight on Dodge, heading towards 24th Street. Turn right onto 24th Street (heading north for about 1/2 mile) to Cass Street. Turn right onto Cass and make an immediate left into the Visitor Parking Lot. The lot is on the northeast corner of 24th and Cass Streets. If you are coming from Southern Nebraska, you may take Highway 75 North, heading towards the Airport. Follow Highway 75 (North Omaha Freeway)/Airport signs to North I-480/Highway 75. Once on I-480/Highway 75, stay in one of the left two lanes to continue on Highway 75/Airport. Take the first exit (Burt and Cuming Streets) off Highway 75 after I-480/Highway 75 split. Exit, turning right onto Cuming Street. Turn right at the first light, onto 24th Street. Follow 24th Street to Cass Street (located just before the I-480 underpass), turn left, and make an immediate left into the Visitor Parking Lot. The lot is on the northeast corner of 24th and Cass Streets. If you are coming from the airport, Eppley Airfield: Eppley Airfield is served by 20 carriers and is about a 10-minute taxi ride to Creighton University. If renting a car, exit the airport by turning left onto Abbott Drive (heading south). After about 3 miles, it will turn into Cuming Street (heading west). Continue on Cuming to 24th Street. Take a left and follow 24th Street to Cass Street (located just before the I-480 underpass), turn left, and make an immediate left into the Creighton Visitor Parking Lot. The lot is on the northeast corner of 24th and Cass Streets.
 
Local Accommodations: Near By:
Courtyard Marriott 800-321-2211 402-346-2200 (Price Varies) Doubletree Hotel 800-766-1164 402-346-7600 (Price Varies) Hilton Garden Inn 800-445-8667 402-341-4400 (Price Varies)
 
Local Accommodations: Far Away:
Ramada Inn Central 800-228-2828 402-397-3700 (Price Varies) Crowne Plaza Old Mill 800-227-6963 402-496-0850 (Price Varies) Candlewood Suites Hotel 888-226-3539 402-758-2848 (Price Varies)

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • Office of Admissions
    2500 California Plaza
    Omaha, NE 68178
    Phone: 402-280-2703
    Fax: 402-280-2685
    Email: SarahRichardson@creighton.edu
  • Visiting Center:
    No
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    Yes
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Available
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