Important COVID-19 Information

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Due to weather conditions, all 2021 Doane Commencement ceremonies will be held indoors at the Fuhrer Fieldhouse. Visit for more details on the venue change.


Crete Campus Hours                            Summer Hours
Mon-Thurs: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.         Mon-Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.                        

Lincoln Campus Hours
Mon-Thurs 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Registrar's Office produces transcripts, processes registrations for undergraduate and graduate students, publishes the catalogs, and processes grades. 

Crete Campus Information
Location: Padour-Walker Administration Building 
Address: 1014 Boswell Avenue, Crete, Nebraska 68333
Phone: 402.826.8251 / 800.333.6263
Fax: 402.826.8600


All transcript requests are processed at the Crete Office. 

Lincoln Campus Information
Location: Fred D. Brown Center
Address: 303 N 52nd Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504
Phone: 402.466.4774 / 888.803.6263 
Fax: 402.466.4228

Purpose and Mission

  • To support and help implement the overall philosophy and mission of Doane University.
  • To provide service to all students (former, current and future) in a patient, understanding and helpful manner.
  • To provide support to faculty and staff whenever needed.
  • To communicate policies to the campus community and administer them consistently in the spirit of their intent.
  • To keep current of issues and trends which may affect the operation of the office.
  • To support the academic integrity of the university and maintain a high standard of excellence.

Registrar's Office Staff 

Denise Ellis, Registrar
Office location: Crete Campus

Barb Kemper, Associate Registrar
Office location: Crete Campus

Kelsee Meissner, Associate Registrar
Office location: Lincoln Campus
402.467.9037/ 888.803.6263

Shalea Wood-Akers, Assistant Registrar
Office location: Lincoln Campus
402.467.9032/ 888.803.6263

Jan Melichar, Office Associate
Office location: Crete Campus

Patty Stehlik, Office Assistant
Office location: Crete Campus

Other staff who support the work of the Registrar's Office:


Jessica Polt, Assistant to the Dean, Graduate Education
Office location: Lincoln Campus

Kelsey Pruss, Director of Open Learning Academy
Office location: Lincoln Campus