Posted: 1/18/17 2:03 PM

Many people admit to having no specific ideas of what to do if attacked.  It is time to replace the anxiety filled "Hope Plan" (I hope nothing happens!) with courage based "I Can Plan" (I can save myself and others!)

Join us to learn this and more from Survive Institute, February 7, 2017, from 6:30pm-8:00pm in the Cintas Center Banquet Room.

Xavier University students, faculty & staff are free! 

Register at:

SAVE THE DATE! 3rd Annual International Women's Day Celebration Dinner

Posted: 1/18/17 11:40 AM

On Friday, March 17th, please join Xavier University's Center for Diversity and Inclusion at the 3rd Annual International Women's Day Celebration Dinner: Navigating Women's Access to Healthcare. The Dinner will take place in the Conaton Board Room  from 5-7 pm.

More information with ticket and reservation information to follow.


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Posted: 1/17/17 6:36 PM

JANUARY 19TH, 2017 AT 5:30PM

Xavier Theatre Department invites you to gather with us in the GSC Theatre to create a LIGHT for the dark times to ahead, and to make, or renew, a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, paticipation, and compassion for EVERYONE regardless of race, class, religion, conutry of origin, immigration status, diability, ability, gender identity , or sexual orientation.

Join us as we endeavor to #BEALIGHT 

Posted: 1/17/17 5:59 PM

Hello Xavier,

I lost my Keys on Janurary 16th around noon.  I have some keys on there that will be very difficult to replace.  If anyone has found any keys can you bring them to the front desk in GSC please.  

Thank you 


Posted: 1/17/17 3:08 PM

The Campus Services Building lot will be closed Thursday morning, January 19, between 5:00am-1:00pm due to equipment installation.

The closure was originally scheduled for toorrow.

Posted: 1/17/17 1:35 PM

Join us this semester for another series of engagning conversations about the ways our lives intersect wiith racial injustice. We will begin the semester with a discussion on January 30, 2017 from 3:00pm-4:30pm. The discussion will be on the experiences of LatinX people on college campus pre and post the 2016 US presidential election. Courageous Convesations is hosted bi-weekly on Mondays in the Center for Diversity and Inclusion.

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Spring Break Study Abroad Application Deadline TODAY (1/17/2017)

Posted: 1/17/17 1:12 PM

Today is the last day to submit a spring break study abroad application!

To submit an application to the Peru program, click here.

To submit an application to the Berlin program, click here.

For consideration, you must submit the application fee and program deposit by the deadline.

Please contact the Center for International Education at 513-745-2864 if you have any questions. 

Posted: 1/17/17 11:29 AM

The Center for Veterans Affairs has officially changed its name to the Student Veterans Center. The Student Veterans Center is located in Room 529, Conaton Learning Commons. This office serves as the single point of contact for all Military, Veteran and Dependent services and concerns. Some of the services include but are not limited to VA Education benefit processing, academic and career planning, peer support and referrals to other Veteran specific community resources. For more information, please visit the Student Veterans Center website

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Penguin Days at The Cincinnati Zoo - Discount Tickets Available

Posted: 1/17/17 11:28 AM

Cincinnati Zoo invite Xavier University alumni, faculty, staff and students to enjoy Penguin Days which features the King Penguin Parade through the park daily! View the instructions on buying discounted tickets to Penguin Days.

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Campu Services Building Lot Closed Wednesday, January 18

Posted: 1/17/17 8:38 AM

The Campus Services lot will be closed Wednesday morning between 5:00am and 1:00pm due to equipment installation.

Posted: 1/13/17 1:34 PM

SAC will have Mystery Bus Tickets available today in GSC at 2. We will take 45 students on our Mystery Bus on Saturday the 21st. Tickets cost $5.

Posted: 1/13/17 1:09 PM

Check out this exhibit by Rabbi Abie Ingber from the Darfour refugee camps in western Sudan. The photos are available on the GSC 2nd floor for the next week!

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Posted: 1/13/17 11:52 AM

University Library is looking for the perfect photo to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the McDonald Memorial Library building.

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Posted: 1/13/17 11:32 AM

As the positive impact of Xavier’s efforts to address the pervasive issue of campus gender-based violence grows, more students are seeking confidential advocacy and support services. To meet this need, Xavier is expanding our community partnership with Women Helping Women beginning on January 9th, 2017. In addition to the Center for Diversity and Inclusion’s Advocacy and Prevention Coordinator, an advocate from Women Helping Women will be on campus on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30am-5pm to assist in providing confidential support and advocacy services to students of all gender identities and sexual orientations. An advocate can be reached Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm on the Campus Advocacy Helpline at (513) 904-9013. After-hour and weekend support for students will continue to be provided by Women Helping Women’s 24/7 Crisis Line at (513) 381-5610. The increasing use of Xavier’s advocacy services reflects the University’s ongoing commitment to effectively addressing gender-based violence to create a community where resources are visible and accessible, and students experiencing gender-based violence are empowered to reach out for support.

Breakthrough Cincinnati Needs Tutors for Walnut Hills High School

Posted: 1/12/17 5:59 PM

Good afternoon, 

If you are at all interested in working with middle school students to provide homework help and tutoring in a positive learning environment, consider volunteering with Breakthrough Cincinnati's Academic Accelerator program hosted at Walnut Hills High School. Breakthrough (BTC) is a four-year, tuition-free academic enrichment program for highly motivated middle school students from underserved and/or underrepresented communities. During the school year, BTC provides tutoring opportunities at Walnut Hills to help our students to stay ahead of their school work and to provide a strong support system,

For this program to be successful, we need awesome volunteers to tutor. That’s where you come in! If you choose to tutor, you will gain volunteer hours, improve your teaching/tutoring skills, and get to spend time with awesome BTC students. The following will be expected of you:

  • You will volunteer consistently 1-2 times/week from 2:30 - 4:00. 
  • You will help BTC students with their homework and create a supportive environment.
  • You will be fully engaged in the tutoring sessions and show respect and cooperation to all involved.

A more detailed Tutoring Contract will be sent to those who decide to volunteer.

If you are interested in volunteering, please reply to this email and indicate the following:

  1. Why you want to volunteer with BTC 
  2. Why you would be a positive role model and tutor for 6-8th grade students
  3. Your availability (Tuesday and/or Thursday)
  4. How many days a week you are willing to volunteer
  5. What subject areas you are most comfortable tutoring
  6. Whether you can tutor students in Latin. 

Please reply by Tuesday, January 31 at 5PM.

Thank you, and I look forward to hearing back.

Rachel Larson



Rachel Larson

Program Director

Breakthrough Cincinnati

6905 Given Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45243-2898


Phone: 513-979-0339

Posted: 1/12/17 1:01 PM

Calling all Xavier ladies! Tonight in the Arrupe Overlook at 7pm CHAARG is going to have a FREE workout with a special guest! Come out and join us + bring your friends. You can also find out more details about CHAARG and how to join us this spring semester, see you tonight! :)

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Posted: 1/12/17 10:27 AM

The last day to submit a spring break study abroad application is Tuesday, January 17th. Programs still accepting applications are Peru and new program, Berlin.

For more information about Peru, click here.

For more information about Berlin, click here.

Application fees and deposits must be submitted by the application deadline.

Questions, please contact the Center for International Education at 513-745-2864. 

Posted: 1/12/17 9:13 AM

Travel dates May 14-21, 2017. Earn 6 credits while staying in beautiful Boulder, Aspen, and Denver areas. Enjoy daily hikes and mountain immersion experiences. Visit Rocky Mountain National Park, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Snowmass, Rocky Mountain Institute and more.  Focus will be on economic development around renewable energy and technology, impact of music and the arts on sustainability awareness, and immersion in the beautiful natural environment in Colorado.  For more info contact: Dr. Nancy Bertaux ( or Dr. Kaleel Skeirik (