In the Community

We Help strengthen the community we call home.

Two Creighton dental students smile with a young patient at the annual Give Kids a Smile event

You’ll take away a lot from your Creighton experience, like a top-tier Jesuit education. But, ultimately, you’ll give back even more. Community engagement is a big part of life on campus. It’s partly because of our Jesuit tradition and the character of our students. But, mostly, it’s just what we do. 

As a Jesuit university, Creighton works in and around our region and through global initiatives to create better communities and a better world.

We’re having a serious impact on our local economy—ensuring the vitality of Omaha, the state of Nebraska and the Midwest. And we’re carrying the spirit of service even further.  Our students, faculty, staff and alumni volunteer their time to work with our community partners on the initiatives that serve those in need and help create a more just world.

Community Impact Graphic

How exactly do we measure our impact in the community?

  • 1.25 million total student service hours
  • 3700 students have over 20 hours each in one semester
  • 4700 students taking part in service
  • 800 partnerships with local, national and international organizations