Located in New Orleans, Xavier University of Louisiana was established in 1915 when Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament founded the coeducational secondary school. Drexel, supported by the interest of a substantial inheritance from her father, founded and staffed many institutions throughout the United States in an effort to help African Americans.
The mission of the Office of Career Services is to provide opportunities which assist students in exploring career options through job search preparation and pre-professional experiences. Our goal is to ensure that students are well informed and well prepared to make satisfying career choices. We offer one-on-one advising along with on-line tools to help you develop a plan for your professional future.
The mission of the Office of Housing & Residence Life to support the academic mission of the institution by providing a safe, comfortable physical environment in which one is able to pursue academic endeavors and achieve personal growth within the boundaries of community standards and respect for others.
Architectural considerations eventually dictated the design and construction of a completely new building that would incorporate modern lighting, environmental control, and accommodations for newer educational technologies.
Student Health Services offers a caring environment with a range of healthcare services, including primary health care, acute care (non-life threatening), a women's clinic, allergy shots, and health and wellness education.
Our primary purpose is to assist in and contribute to the development of the “whole” person (intellectual, spiritual, emotional, ethical and physical components) utilizing the resources and services of the University and community. Therefore being committed to providing a quality living and learning environment, we will contribute to the overall positive development and education of each student within the residence halls.
The Campus Recreational Sports (CRS) department is designed to provide an opportunity for all Xavier students, alumni, faculty, and staff to participate in competitive, organized, and free-play sporting activities. It is the general aim of the Recreational Sports Department of Xavier University to provide an adequate service sports program for which all participants, regardless of degrees of athletic abilities, may benefit physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially.
Xavier University is interested in helping Student Organizations create a web presence through its Webusers service. If your organization has been given a Xavier e-mail address and password - and someone in the group has HTML experience, you may be interested in our monthly web workshops. See the above link and call x 7464 for more information.
The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Its respective programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, the National Association of Schools of Music, the Louisiana State Department of Education, the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs, and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Xavier is also approved by the American Chemical Society.
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