Student Success

student success

The Division of Student Success is a dedicated team of professionals committed to student excellence and care. Our mission is to help students understand that they belong at Creighton and can thrive on our campus. To this end we serve and support students in the spirit of cura personalis – care for the whole person – through opportunities and services which develop and empower students to achieve academic and career success. Student Success includes the following offices and departments:

THE SUCCESS CENTER

The Success Center is a one-stop resource center for all students (undergraduate, graduate, and professional). Located in the Reinert Alumni Library (L27), the Success Center works with students and their various needs working in concert with the variety of resource offices on campus as well as the schools and colleges. Students can access the Success Center via the Student and Family Support Desk by calling 402.280.1212 or by emailing SuccessCenter@creighton.edu

OFFICE OF STUDENT AND FAMILY SUPPORT

The Office of Student and Family Support is located in The Success Center (lower Reinert Alumni Library, L27) and is dedicated to supporting all students and their families. The office supports the various student retention needs of students while also serving as a central point for families and parents to contact with questions or looking for support for their student. This office is also responsible for the Student and Family Support Desk (402.280.1212). Families can also reach this team via email at Family@creighton.edu 

Office of Academic Success

The Office of Academic Success provides opportunities for students to thrive in Creighton’s rigorous academic environment through peer-to-peer tutoring, professional academic coaching, targeted programming, and campus partnerships. Our services provide students at any stage of their academic career with opportunities to maximize learning, set and reach goats, and improve overall student success. The Office of Academic Success is located in The Success Center (lower Reinert Alumni Library, L27) with satellite "hubs" located in the first-year residence halls. Students can access the Office of Academic Success team by calling 402.280.1212 or by emailing SuccessCenter@creighton.edu

Center for Advising Resources and Support

The Center for Advising Resources and Support (CARS) works in concert with all of Creighton’s undergraduate colleges to serve as a general advising resource and support center for students and faculty. CARS serves as a campus switchboard for advising, guiding students to advising resources. In addition, CARS coordinates Creighton’s Ratio Studiorum Program (RSP) for first-year students, provides Pre-Professional Advising support for students who are considering graduate and professional school study, and facilitates training and education for Creighton’s advising system – CreightonConnect. The Center for Advising Resources and Support (CARS) is located on the first-floor of the Hixson-Lied Science Building. Faculty and students can access the CARS team by calling 402.280.5566 or via email at CARS@creighton.edu

John P. Fahey Career Center

The John P. Fahey Career Center provides undergraduate, graduate and professional students with career advising and services to help identify academic and career aspirations while introducing opportunities to gain experience and develop relationships with employers and alumni. The professionals in the Career Center empower, develop, and inspire students to create unique and unparalleled paths by assisting with career assessments and coaching, résumés and personal statements, career events and networking, interview preparation, internship and job search assistance, graduate/professional school guidance, and access to alumni mentors. For more information about the John P. Fahey Career Center, visit our office located in Harper Center Suite 1088, call 402.280.2722, email CareerCenter@creighton.edu, or visit online at www.creighton.edu/careercenter.

Office of DISABILITY SERVICES

Creighton University is committed to providing services and resources to meet the needs of qualified students with disabilities, ensuring equal access to academic programs and University facilities. Guided by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the ADA Amendment Act of 2008, Disability Services coordinates the process through which all students request and receive reasonable accommodations, working closely with faculty and staff to meet individual needs. The Office of Disability Services is located on the 4th floor of the Old Gym and can be contacted via email at DisabilityServices@creighton.edu

Office of Military and Veterans Affairs

Creighton’s Office of Military and Veterans Affairs provides services and support to our Veterans, Service members, Dependents and Spouses (VSDS) while promoting a culture of success, well-being and trust.  In addition to student support and advocacy, we serve the University community by providing expertise in military affairs relative to ongoing and future educational, research and outreach efforts.  The office serves as the primary conduit to military institutional and community partners, as well as maintaining memberships in military professional organizations and associations.  We also offer resources and support to faculty and staff to equip them with beneficial knowledge and valuable tools to better serve our VSDS students. For more information or questions about the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs please feel free to call 402.280.4063 or email Veterans@creighton.edu 

TRiO Programs

The Creighton TRiO Programs are Federally grant-funded outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. Creighton TRiO includes 5 specific programs targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals first-generation students, and individuals with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline.  Student Support Services works specifically with college students; Classic Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math Science serve high school students; Talent Search works with both middle and high school students; and the Educational Opportunity Center exists for adult learners.