Housing FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

move-in

CAN I CHOOSE WHO I WILL LIVE WITH?

The Department of Residence Life’s Housing Assignment Office makes every effort to give students the preferences marked on their housing application. Students desiring to live together must both request each other on their housing applications.

CAN I HAVE MY OWN ROOM?

In Gallagher, Kiewit, Swanson, Deglman, Heider, McGloin, and Kenefick, all rooms are considered double occupancy. Private rooms are offered at an additional cost only if space is available. As for Opus Hall and Davis Square, all apartments have private bedrooms.

WHEN WILL I KNOW MY ROOM ASSIGNMENT?

We strive to have housing assignment letters sent early in July to new students who are deposited with the University as of May 1st of that year.

WHEN CAN I MOVE IN?

The New Student Orientation team will provide information on dates you can move in as a new student. For final information please refer to the information they will mail you in early August.

CAN I MOVE IN EARLY?

No. We ask that you adhere to the dates provided in the materials you will receive. If you have questions or a special concern we can help with, please call the Housing Assignments Office at 402.280.2717

ARE ALL HALLS AND APARTMENTS AIR-CONDITIONED?

Yes. 100% of our residence halls and apartment buildings are air-conditioned for your comfort.

CAN I BRING MY OWN LOFT FURNITURE?

No. All our residence hall rooms have loft-able furniture. When you arrive they will already be lofted. The beds are easy to loft and un-loft, therefore, we do not allow homemade lofts or third-party lofts.

WHAT APPLIANCES CAN I BRING TO CAMPUS?

Creighton permits microwave ovens, small refrigerators (less than 6 cubic feet), TVs, stereos, DVD players, gaming consoles, etc. Anything with “open coils” that could cause a fire such as George Forman grills, hot plates, etc. are prohibited. For more information on things to bring, please refer to our Guide to Living On-Campus.

WHAT SIZE ARE THE BEDS?

The beds are twin beds with extra-long mattresses.

CAN I DECORATE MY ROOM?

Yes! This is your home, make it your own with pictures, posters, TVs, stereos, bedspreads, lamps etc. Some roommates even have fun designing a unique decor for their room. Have fun with it!

CAN I SMOKE IN MY ROOM?

No. All of our residence halls and apartments are 100% smoke-free, as well as our campus.

WHERE WILL I GET MY MAIL?

Students have a mailbox in their hall or apartment where they live. Mailboxes are generally assigned within the first few days upon move-in. If you have questions related directly to mail contact mail services at 402.280.3002.

WHERE CAN I DO MY LAUNDRY?

All residence halls and apartments have a laundry room for students to use. Creighton’s laundry rooms take both coins and Student ID card for payment.

IS THERE STORAGE SPACE AVAILABLE ON-CAMPUS?

No. There is no storage space available on-campus for student use.