See and do things that will change your life—and the world. As a Jesuit, Catholic institution, our heritage calls on us to serve those in need. It also calls on us to deepen our spirituality through the promotion of knowledge and social justice. Do all that and more at Xavier.
"The Guatemalan medical trip is a trip through the Office for Interfaith. Twelve students go down every year. It was my first time in another country, specifically in a developing country, and was a very unique growth experience for me. "
Sam MerrittBiology, '15
Be part of a community that uses service and dialogue to bring
individuals of diverse faiths together under a shared purpose.
Volunteer in communities as close as our hometown of Cincinnati and as far away as San Salvador, El Salvador.
Jessica Donohue-Dioh, a 2004 Social Work graduate who now teaches at Xavier, knew right away what had happened to Harold and Dancy D'Souza, whose dreams of a new life in America were dashed when they lost their money, their papers and their freedom. They were victims of human trafficking.
Veterans seeking relief and community come to Xavier to ride stationary bikes in the nation’s first and only Ride 2 Recovery facility to be housed at a university.
Natural Sciences major Matt Pellerite got his first taste of “public health” when he signed up for Xavier’s Over-the-Rhine service learning program and learned the importance of caring for whole communities.