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Doane University Student Life

Doane University is on a 300-acre campus in a small town setting in Crete, Nebraska, not far from Omaha. Doane University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Doane University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Doane University has a thriving Student Activities Council. In fact, more students participate in Student Activities Council than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Doane University include Hansen Leadership Program, band/choir, Doane Ambassadors and Doane Art League.

Doane University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Big Event and Stop Day.

Doane University Housing

Doane University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Doane University students live on campus. In 2021, 82% of undergrads at Doane University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 34% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Doane University. There are 825 spots available in on-campus housing for all 989 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 724 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 61% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Doane University offers coed housing and .

Is Doane University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Doane University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Doane University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Doane University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, Doane University has evening patrols by trained security personnel.

Plan a Visit to Doane University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Doane University, take Interstate 80 to Crete, NE. If you need to fly, book your flight to Lincoln Municipal airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Nebraska you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Doane University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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