Information Technologies - Afternoon of Tuesday, December 13th

Posted: 12/8/16 1:18 PM

IT will be unavailable the afternoon of Tuesday, December 13th.  If you have an emergency, please contact the Help Desk, x4357 or and request escalation.  Thank you.  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Holiday Celebration and Toy Drive - Dec. 16, 2016 from 2-4 pm in Smith Hall Atrium.

Posted: 12/8/16 10:16 AM

 HOLIDAY CELEBRATION Faculty and Staff are invited to a Holiday Celebration held in Smith Hall Atrium on Friday, December 16th from 2:00-4:00 pm.

The Colleges are pleased to partner with Xavier Dining for a Holiday Toy Drive to benefit St. Aloysius Orphanage. Guests are invited to bring an unwrapped game or toy to donate. Please contact Margie Simon (X4272) or Jennifer Paiotti (X3817) with questions about donations.

1-Holiday Celebration 2016 evite 2.pdf

Posted: 12/8/16 9:10 AM

Stop by the GSC Fire Place for a photo with Father B. and Rabbi Abie to share with family and friends! All proceeds go the Interfaith Guatemala Medical Service Trip.

Join us for the Holiday Photoshoot today, Thursday, December 8, from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Posted: 12/8/16 7:45 AM

Today's Treats with TRiO has been cancelled, and will resume in the Spring semester.  Details will be announced at a later date.

Posted: 12/8/16 7:27 AM

The Center for Teaching Excellence Faculty Learning Community for Adjunct Faculty presents the results of its semester-long journey Monday, December 12th from 1:00-2:00 pm in the CTE Faculty Lounge, CLC 317.  Facilitated by Suzy Mc Brayer, Education, and Anne Davies, Library, the group examined challenges and realities of adjuncts at Xavier, including issues related to adjuncts’ "needs," preserving brand/culture, recruitment and retention of employees, and student learning and academic integrity. Lunch provided.

Posted: 12/7/16 2:56 PM

Classroom Assignments for the Spring Semester are now posted to the Schedule of Classes.  You may check classroom assignments via the online Schedule of Classes.  Student schedules are also updated with classroom locations.  Please note, some classroom assignments may change before the start of the Spring Semester, be sure to check the schedule again at the start of the Spring term.

Posted: 12/7/16 1:50 PM

Join us in the Honors Lounge tonight at 6pm for Chick-fil-A and snacks for a trivia night!  Honors Council will be sponsoring the event, but it will be open to all Xavier students and faculty to make a team and play.

Top teams will be awarded gift cards from Starbucks, Delicios, and Graeters.  Come prepared to answer questions and eat lots of food to work off some stress before the end of the semester!

Posted: 12/7/16 11:15 AM

Students’ Web Timesheet Reports for the last payroll of the year must be submitted by Wednesday, December 14 before 4:59pm for pay period December 5 to December 18.  Approvers must approve timesheets by Thursday, December 15 by 5pm.    Due to the Christmas and New Year’s holiday break, the payroll processing time is shortened and payment can’t be guaranteed if the timesheets are not submitted by these deadlines.  Contact Payroll ext 3436 or CDO ext 3141 for additional information.

Posted: 12/7/16 10:45 AM

Xavier's longest-running improv comedy group, Don't Tell Anna, will be performing in their final show of the semester this Friday, December 9th at 9 pm in Kennedy Auditorium (CLC). The show is free and open to all members of the Xavier community. Doors will open at 8:15. Come laugh with us as we celebrate the Christmas and holiday season, and blow off some steam before finals!

Any attendees in need of specific seating due to any physical, sensory (sight, hearing, etc.) difficulties please contact troupe member Brennan Kizer Ball at for seat reservations.

Posted: 12/7/16 10:11 AM

The United Way Campaign was a great success!  Thank you to all who participated.  Your generosity will help many in need in our community.  Aaron Meis, Vice President of Enrollment Management, was this year’s Divisional leader with 61% employee participation.  View the document to see the final results.  For more information on how you can make a difference, here is the link for volunteer opportunities:

1-United Way Final.pdf

Posted: 12/7/16 8:37 AM

Please join us to celebrate Pati Haney's retirement after 27 years of service to Xavier University.  Pati has worked in several offices across campus, and has always been a valued Xavier employee.  Stop by the Schott Presentation Room on Friday, December 9th from 3:45-5pm to wish her well! 

Posted: 12/7/16 7:50 AM

What Does it Mean to be a Mission Driven Institution?   is a 3-session lunchtime retreat on Thursday, Jan 9th , 26th  and Feb 2nd  12-1pm.  Listen to colleagues, including  Diane Ceo-DiFrancesco, Deb DelValle, Tom Merrill, Connie Perme, Karl Stukenberg, Steve Yandell and Tori Zascavage reflect on personal experiences and practical applications of the topic of the day.  Lunch is provided.  Register now at the website.

Posted: 12/6/16 11:19 AM

A set of keys and waterbottle were found in Hailstones Hall/Room 4.  If these items are yours, please go to Hailstones Hall/Room 100, Office of the Graduate School to identify.  

Posted: 12/6/16 10:53 AM

The Bad Plus will make their debut in Cincinnati at the Xavier Music Series this Friday, December 9 at Gallagher Theater. Bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson, and drummer David King came together at the end of the 20th century and have won critical hosannas and a legion of fans worldwide with their creativity, unique sound and flair for live performance. Based in New York City, the intensely collaborative trio has constantly searched for rules to break and boundaries to cross, bridging genres and techniques while exploring the infinite possibilities of three exceptional musicians working in perfect sync. The trio continues to explore myriad musical forms born of jazz along with any sonic source that forwards music that is uniquely The Bad Plus.

For more information:

Posted: 12/6/16 10:09 AM

The more you buy, the more you save! Take 20% off one item, 25% off two items, or 30% off three or more items in the All For One Shop on the 7th and 8th!


Posted: 12/6/16 10:08 AM

This Thursday and Friday from 9 am - 5 pm all faculty and staff can save 20% on all apparel in the All for One Shop, as a token of our appreciation. During this time, free gift wrapping will be available at the University Station All for One Shop.

Posted: 12/6/16 9:47 AM

Please encourage students to drop into the Gallagher Student Center from 10am to 2pm tomorrow, Weds, 12/7, to meet ten employers visiting campus to promote part-time job opportunities! These are great opportunities to make spending money and build transferrable skills.

Part-Time Jobs Information Tables   
Gallagher Student Center Atrium
Weds 12/7, 10am-2pm         

Students who need a part-time job (now, over winter break, during spring semester, or for summer 2017) can come as they are (no resumes required), introduce themselves, and ask the following employers about their open positions and application processes:

  • All For One Shops - Follett
  • College Nannies, Sitters and Tutors
  • Delaware North Sportservice (food, beverage, and retail positions at Great American Ball Park)
  • Envision
  • Kaplan Test Prep
  • Randstad
  • Stepping Stones
  • The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
  • Upshift
  • Whelan Security

Students can apply to positions via Hire-A-Muskie ( Call the Career Development Office at (513) 745-3141 with any questions.

1-Whelan Security.pdf

2-Scotts Miracle-Gro.pdf

3-Kaplan Test Prep.pdf

Posted: 12/6/16 9:12 AM

Check out popular fiction, cookbooks, travel books, foreign language books, and more -- before you leave for home -- available on the 3rd floor of McDonald Memorial Library from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County collection.  No public library card necessary!

Posted: 12/5/16 9:17 PM

Start a new Xavier holiday tradition by attending the annual Celebration of the Season concert on Thursday, December 8 at 7:30pm in Gallagher Theater. Join Xavier's Wind Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra and acapella group Harmon-X as they perform a variety of holiday favorites.

For more information:

Reminder about Final Phenomenal Womyn Rising meeting on 12/7

Posted: 12/5/16 4:32 PM

Remember! The FINAL PWR meeting for the semester will be on December 7th from 7-8:30pm!
There will be food so please RSVP to Kelsey O'Neil at by Tuesday, December 6th so we can sure that there is enough food.
Hope to see you there!

Posted: 12/5/16 2:19 PM

Join us in the Honors Lounge this Wednesday at 6pm for Chick-fil-A and snacks for a trivia night!  Honors Council will be sponsoring the event, but it will be open to all Xavier students and faculty to make a team and play.

Top teams will be rewarded with gift cards from Starbucks, Delicios, and Graeters.  Come prepared to answer questions and eat lots of food to work off some stress before the end of the semester!

Posted: 12/3/16 9:43 PM

The Bad Plus will make their debut in Cincinnati at the Xavier Music Series on Friday, December 9 at 8pm in Gallagher Theater. The group consists of bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson, and drummer David King. The JD Allen Trio will open the concert.

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the box office at 513-745-3939.

For more information:


Posted: 12/2/16 3:27 PM

The Office of Auxiliary Services is pleased to announce that there will be no limitations on student printing at the print release stations for the final two weeks of the semester, Dec. 2 - Dec. 15.  This is in support of the high volume of academic work that is typically due at the end of the semester.   Other positive news, despite the new print allocations in place this past semester, only 1% of students have reached their maximum number of free prints.  Thank you for being more intentional with your printing needs. We are asking faculty to please share this message with their students. Thank you.

NEW DATE for the final Queeries Meeting will be 12/5

Posted: 12/2/16 11:20 AM

PLEASE NOTE: There is a new date for the final Queeries meeting of the semester. It will now be on  December 5th from 7:30-9pm in the Musketeer Mezzanine.

Food and drinks will be provided!

If you have any questions, please contact Kelsey O'Neil at