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Academic Success Coaching

An academic success coach can help you manage your time, study smarter, plan for exams, minimize test anxiety, identify the ways you learn best, and get connected to other resources on campus.

Students at all levels can benefit from academic success coaching; it's one of the best ways to personalize your education and stay on track from start to finish. Just like athletes need coaches to reach the next level, students become smarter, stronger, and more successful with coaching.

Rachel Jones, MAEd, Academic Success Consultant, School of Medicine
Phoenix Campus, The Success Center, 6th Floor
602.406.7089 |

Claudia Mares, Academic Success Consultant, School of Medicine
Phoenix Regional Campus, The Success Center, 6th Floor
602.812.4519 |

Greg Lapriore, Academic Success Consultant, College of Nursing
Phoenix Campus, The Success Center, 6th Floor
602.812.4991 |

Academic Success Coaches

Rebecca Beile

Rebecca Beile, MSEd

Randi Bibins-Clark

Randi Bibins-Clark, LCSW

Ryan McLaughlin

Ryan McLaughlin, MS

Taunya Plater

Taunya Plater, MSOL, MSNCR

How to Schedule an Academic Coaching Appointment in CreightonConnect

  • Go to and log in using your NetID and Blue Password.
  • Click CreightonConnect Students; you may have to click More Apps.
  • If prompted, log in to CreightonConnect using your NetID and Blue Password.
  • Click the blue Schedule an Appointment button in the center of the page.
  • Type Academic Success in the search bar; select Academic Success.
  • Click Academic Support and select the topic that fits best.
  • Scroll through the list of available times and select a date/time that works.
  • Select a location (in person is preferred for these meetings!).
  • Click Schedule In-Person Appointment to confirm.
  • Another pop-up box will show your appointment details. Click Add Comment to add a note about your appointment, then click Save.
  • Look for a confirmation email with appointment details and an invite to add the appointment to your calendar.

To Cancel or Reschedule an Appointment

  • Log in to CreightonConnect.
  • Scroll down on the home page until you find the appointment. Click Reschedule or Cancel Appointment to reschedule or cancel your appointment.

Drop-In Academic Success Coaching

Assistant Academic Success Coaches are available in the Success Hubs 6 days a week - no appointment required! Monday-Thursday 2-6pm Friday & Sunday 1-5pm

Contact Us

Office of Academic Success
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
Reinert Alumni Library Building,
Suite L27 (lower level)