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Services Offered

SSS offers a friendly place where students can enhance their academic development and successfully complete their post secondary education. Because of SSS services, many students were able to enroll, succeed, and graduate at Creighton. With SSS support, participants are more likely to reach their full potential. Services are free of charge to all SSS participants.

SSS provides a structured first year experience and academic assessment each semester to help participants reach their academic goals. SSS provides family support, crisis intervention, retention counseling, academic support, financial assistance, problem solving, professional mentoring and cultural enrichment. These services help improve students' skills, enhance learning ability, and, as appropriate, facilitate entrance into graduate and professional programs.

SSS also provides extended evening hours, giving students a safe and welcoming study environment that includes a computer lab, free printing, study rooms, and after hours tutorial support.

Through meeting these requirements, participants receive the following services:

  • Academic Advising
    • Academic 2/4-year Planning and DegreeWorks Assistance
    • Course Selection Assistance
    • Goal Setting and GPA Calculations
    • Study Skills, Time Management, and Study Planning
      • Non-cognitive Assessments
    • Priority Registration
  • Graduate School Preparation & Advising
    • Program and Degree Discernment
    • Acceptance and Pre-Requisite Planning
    • Post-bach Gap Year Planning
    • Graduate School Trips
    • Personal Statement and Letter of Recommendation Assistance
    • Entrance Exam Prep Material
      • Fee Reduction Vouchers
  • Career Exploration
    • Résumé and Cover Letter Review
    • Mock Interviews
    • Internship and Job Searching
    • Salary Negotiation and Understanding Benefit Packages
    • Strengths and Values Assessments
  • Financial Aid Literacy & Advising
    • FAFSA Assistance
    • Scholarship Searching Assistance
    • Assistance Understanding and Accepting your Federal Aid Package
      • Loans, Scholarships, Grants, and Federal Work Study funds
    • Assistance Understanding Federal Repayment Plans and Federal Loan Forgiveness
  • Personal Counseling
    • Assistance Navigating Social, Emotional, and Personal Obstacles
    • Campus and Community Resource Referrals

In addition to individualized coaching, counseling and advising, participants have access to:

  • Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Programming
  • Wellness Programs
  • Financial assistance to participate in service trips and ministry retreats
  • College Success Workshops
  • One-on-one and group tutoring by advanced level SSS participants and staff specialists
  • Supplemental Instruction
  • English & Writing and Theology & Philosophy Specialists
  • Tickets for cultural and community events
  • Student Leadership Committees
  • BridgeX Summer Course
  • Immersion and Services trips
  • Private computer lab and study rooms
  • Free Printing
  • Familial and supportive environment and network