Q. Does the School of Medicine help students find housing?
A. No. Students are responsible for finding their own housing. A resource for students is Real Estate with Honors. Inclusion of this website is not an endorsement from the School of Medicine or Creighton University. We do not inspect properties nor do we intercede in any matters between tenant and landlord.
Q. Is Freshman Orientation required?
A. Yes, all three days of Freshman Orientation are required for all matriculating students. No exceptions are made.
Q. What is Hooding?
A. Hooding is the official conferral of the academic hood signifying the completion of the doctor of medicine degree. Our Hooding and Awards Ceremony is held in May on the Thursday before University Commencement. Each graduating senior student will receive six tickets for guests to attend the ceremony. Additional tickets may be purchased from the Office of Student Affairs. This ceremony is held exclusively for the School of Medicine and the senior class. Students are required to participate in Hooding and Commencement
Q. What immunizations are required to attend the School of Medicine? How strict are these requirements?
A. We are very strict about the immunization requirements. This protects you, your classmates, and your patients. Students should have their immunizations complete and have the appropriate documentation in hand by the time they matriculate in the School of Medicine. Any student found to be incomplete will be removed from class until they comply with all immunization requirements. Annual TB testing is also required and Student Health organizes monthly clinics for TB testing during the year. For a complete list please visit Student Health Services Immunization Requirements
Q. How well do Creighton students do in the residency match?
A. Our students traditionally do extremely well in the match. For the past three years, the average percent of graduates who are matched in their specialty of choice is 95%. "According to internal surveys, a majority of graduates match in their top three choices for residency training".