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All For One: Student Success and Support Guide: Academic Support

Guide to resources that supports Xavier students well-being. Materials and links to sites that provide support for health, wellness, academic support, disability services, student involvement, and student success.

Xavier Academic Support Resources

Xavier is committed to supporting the academic success of its students. See below for information on different support services for your academic needs. Campus resources include the Student Success Coaches (which all first-year students are assigned), TRiO (assistance for first-generation college students), and academic support from the Writing Center, Math Lab, and Supplemental Instruction. The Xavier library also provides support in the form of chat and consultations. 

See below for more information on these academic supports, and don't forget to turn to your academic advisor or Success Coach for help.  

For Questions or Updates related to the information in this guide please contact Kelly Austin : austin@xavier.edu or Michelle Early: early@xavier.edu

Commuter Services

Commuter Services

We act as a resource for commuter students and advocate for the unique needs and challenges of this student population. 

What we do

  • Commuter Advocacy
  • Commuter Lounge
  • Commuter Activities Board (C.A.B.)
  • Events and Programs
  • Resources
  • Commuter Peer Mentors

If you are interested in learning more, reach out to us at 513-745-3824 or commuterservices@xavier.edu or click here for the Commuter Services website

Student Veterans Center

Student Veterans Center

The Student Veterans Center strives to provide the Student Veterans and military-connected students of Xavier University a safe, studious, and recreational setting. Located on campus at the Conaton Learning Commons in room 529, the Student Veterans Center offers Student Veterans a space of their own where they can print off papers, work on assignments, or have a cup of coffee and friendly conversation.

The Center is a place to unwind, connect with fellow Veterans, and to access to the valuable resources the staff makes available. The Student Veteran Center has comfortable chairs for relaxing, desks for coursework, computers and printers available for use, as well as a conference room and offices for group projects.

The Student Veterans Center has multiple resources available to both Student Veterans and military-connected students including financial aid and planning, academic advising, and career coaching.

Click here for more info. 

Center for International Education

Center for International Education (CIE) 

The Center for International Education collaboratively leads internationalization efforts and fosters intercultural understanding for students, scholars, faculty and staff. In support of Xavier's mission to prepare students to live in a global society, we provide resources on best practices within international education and coordinate the development of programs and opportunities for learning and growth across cultures.

Click here for more info. 

Student Success Center

Student Success Center

Success Coaching is the process of supporting Musketeers. We can lend a hand during every step of your college experience, while you develop the potential within yourself to succeed. The Student Success Center Provides academic and adjustment support, success coaching, goal setting, and advising. 

Appointments can be scheduled online at https://xavier.edu/advising.  Emails sent to success@xavier.edu will be directed to the appropriate coach, as well.

Click here for more information. 

Office of Academic Support

Office of Academic Support

Academic success is a priority of the faculty, staff, and students at Xavier University. Therefore, the Office of Academic Support provides free academic support for undergraduate Xavier students. These services include:

  • Subject Specific Tutoring
  • Study Skills Tutoring
  • Supplemental Instruction (SI)
  • Study Groups

Click here for more information: https://www.xavier.edu/academic-support/index

TRiO

TRiO

TRiO provides academic, professional, financial and personal support for primarily first-generation, lower-income or students with disabilities. With a wide range of resources, individual services, cultural activities, plus scholarships and technological support to successfully navigate through college. Click here for the TRiO website

Phone: 513-745-3758

Career Development

Career Development 

Career Development provides developmental and comprehensive career directed services to all Xavier students and alumni. We collaborate with campus and community partners to connect, educate, and empower undergraduate and graduate students and alumni with relevant resources and services to achieve meaningful careers over their lifetime.

Click here for more information. 

Student Care Management

Care Management Services

The area of Care Management in the Dean of Students Office provides support to students experiences a broad spectrum of challenges, connections to appropriate campus and community resources, promotes growth in self-advocacy, and empowers students to navigate their own solutions and shape their own lives. The Director of Care Management and Care Management Coordinator work collaboratively across the institution to develop support plans that provide a caring and seamless student learning experience. Click here for the Dean of Students website. 

Contact Info:

513-745-4391, kneflin@xavier.edu,

513-745-2994¸ weeklyn@xavier.edu

Residence Life

Office of Residence Life 

The Residence Life staff (including Hall Directors and Resident Assistants) support students in their personal growth while challenging them to successfully achieve their academic goals. HDs and RAs are often a student’s most direct connection to University resources. If you live on campus, contact the main office or your Hall Director or Area Coordinator for any needs. 

Click here for the Office of Residence Life website.  

Phone: 513-745-3203

Writing Center

The Writing Center

The James A. Glenn Writing Center provides free tutoring services to all members of the Xavier community — undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty. 

Tutoring appointments are scheduled in one-hour time slots and  can be reserved by calling (513) 745-2875, visiting our office, or emailing writingcenter@xavier.edu with your preferred times. 

Click here for the website and a schedule of hours. 

Math Lab

Math Lab

This lab is a free service to all Xavier students in Math classes numbered 105 through 171 (With the exception of 125).

An upper level mathematics major (or minor) or the lab director, Mr. Chris Staat, is on duty for assistance in any of these classes.

It is a great place to come and work on homework, either by yourself or with a small group, and have someone available to answer any questions. Drop-in question and answer type sessions are our specialty in the Mathematics Tutoring Lab.

If you are enrolled in one of the courses, you should receive a bookmark with all of this information. Keep it with your textbook so the hours are always handy.

Click here for the website and schedule. 

Any questions/concerns, contact Mr. Chris Staat via email or at (513)745-3250.

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an academic support program that targets traditionally difficult courses. A trained peer tutor attends the lecture class, takes notes, and facilitates study sessions for the course. All students in the course are encouraged to participate in the study sessions. 

For information about sessions, visit the SI web page.

Or contact Stephanie Daniels: danielss3@xavier.edu

Xavier Library

Xavier Library 

Librarians are available to assist with research either in person or online. Ask a Librarian, or use one of our helpful Subject Guides to find the most useful resources for your research topic. You can also schedule a consultation with a subject specialist for individualized assistance with identifying and locating resources.