About the EDGE

Education in the Jesuit tradition

Development of God-given talents

Growth of intellectual, cultural and global perspective

Engaged spirit and sense of purpose

The primary features of the EDGE® include alumni networking, mentoring and shadowing, as well as internship opportunities. The EDGE® provides peer tutoring, academic coaching, academic counseling and assistance with any issues that might impact a student’s academic success at Creighton.


The Creighton EDGE
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
Reinert Alumni Library Building, Suite L27


Phone & Email

EDGE Office Phone:
(402) 280-5566
EDGE Email:
Career Center Phone:
(402) 280-2722
Career Center Email:

Creighton EDGE Resources

Academic Success

Students are encouraged to take advantage of the Academic Success services, which include:

  • Academic support, group tutoring, appointment-based individual tutoring and collaborative learning initiatives
  • Individualized academic counseling and coaching
  • Academic strategy programs, EDGE 120 and 130 courses, academic management workshops and campus outreach

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Creighton Career Center

The Career Center is an integral part of the EDGE and provides students with opportunities to develop relationships with employers and benefit from career counseling. Creighton’s faculty, staff and administrators provide programming and assistance with graduate and professional school options and planning.

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EDGE Mentors

The EDGE Mentoring Program engages with Creighton Alumni and friends to share knowledge and develop relationships for the benefit of our students. Mentoring provides the bridge from education in the classroom to life as a young  professional.

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EDGE Shadowing

The EDGE Shadowing Program matches a Creighton pre-professional student with a Creighton Alumni or friend to allow the student to observe the day in the life of a professional in their field of interest. Shadowing gives a pre-professional student a more complete understanding of the expectations and rewards of their professional interest.

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Learning Communities

Learning communities allow students with shared academic interests and experiences to come together to discern options in pre-professional study. The seminars and co-curricular activities are designed by and offered through the EDGE to help Creighton students prepare for the graduate/professional school application process. All learning communities provide students with opportunities for mentoring and shadowing, as well as networking with pre-professional students, faculty and alumni.

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Pre-Health Advising

Dr. Charles Austerberry leads Pre-Health advising through the EDGE. This service provides students with the opportunity to sit down with one of 10 pre-health advisors that can help guide students through the discernment and application process.

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