No matter where you study, Creighton provides support to make sure your out-of-the-classroom experience sets you up for success. Whether you need to connect with staff in Omaha, or you need Phoenix-specific support, these resources are available to you.
Wellness is the multidimensional awareness and practice of cura personalis, or “care for the individual person,” to achieve a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
If you’re in need of medical care, consider these options near the Creighton Health Sciences campus:
- Closest Clinic Care
Dignity Health Medical Group Family Practice
2927 N. 7th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85013
- Closest Urgent Care
Dignity Health Urgent Care
4545 E. Chandler Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85048
Creighton has immunization requirements for all students registered for classes on campus to protect the health and well-being of our campus community. All students must have immunization requirements completed and uploaded to the BirdHouse health portal and records verified by the Student Health Education and Compliance Office. For instructions and a full list of immunization requirements, click here.
Creighton requires that all full-time students (Undergraduate = 12 credits/semester; Graduate = 8 credits/semester) be covered by a comprehensive health insurance plan for the entire academic year. New and returning students are auto-enrolled in the University-sponsored Student Health Insurance Plan. If you already have a comprehensive insurance plan, you must waive the coverage through the NEST. For more information, click here.
Creighton Health and Immunization Requirements Portfolio
The Creighton Health and Immunization Requirements Portfolio (CHIRP) is a personalized and comprehensive document that displays current immunization and clinical onboarding requirements for students. The document is accessible via the BirdHouse health portal.
Mental health services for students at the Phoenix Regional Campus are available through the Anxiety Resource Center at 4425 N. 24th Street, Suite 250, in Phoenix Arizona. Services including assessment and individual counseling. Call to schedule: 602.604.9440. There is no cost to students for these services.
**For emergency mental health care outside of regular service hours, please call 402.280.2735 to be connected to a trained professional at no cost.**
You’re a part of the Phoenix community and a part of the Creighton community. As a member of both, you have certain responsibilities and privileges. As a University, Creighton provides support and resources to foster a community of care and respect.
Student Handbook and Policies
The Creighton University Student Handbook applies to all enrolled students. The handbook contains information that will assist you in understanding your student rights and responsibilities as a member of our academic learning community. Students must also abide by University policies and Student Life policies.
Choosing to join the Creighton community obligates you to act in a manner that is consistent with these standards of conduct. And, as a Creighton student, you are expected to be a responsible and positive member of all of the community in which you live. Click here to learn more about how to be a good neighbor in your new home.
If you are involved in or witness a discriminatory or wellbeing-threatening incident, the following resources are available to you:
- Creighton University Violence Intervention and Prevention Center – If you or someone you care about has experienced an act of violence, you are not alone. The VIP Center serves both local and long-distance students, staff, and faculty by providing support and guidance.
- Creighton University Office of Equity and Inclusion – If you have experienced harassment, discrimination, sexual or relationship misconduct, the Office of Equity and Inclusion can help by providing confidential advocacy and resources.
- City of Phoenix Family Advocacy Center – The City of Phoenix Family Advocacy Center (FAC) provides comprehensive services to primary and secondary victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse and homicide in a safe, confidential and supportive environment.
- Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network – RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, online.rainn.org) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country.
The John P. Fahey Career Center is committed to assisting students and alumni in exploring purpose and opportunities, developing career-related skills and implementing goals that reflect their unique roles in the world of work and their commitment to a life of service to others.
Whether you’re exploring careers or have a specific direction in mind, the Career Center is available to help throughout the process through career assessments and advising; resumes, cover letters and personal statements; career fairs, recruiting events and alumni networking; internship and job search assistance – including Handshake, Creighton’s online career management system; interview preparation and mock interviews; graduate and professional school guidance.