Move-In Week Guide

We can’t wait to welcome you home.

Fall semester is just around the corner. That means it’s almost time to trade in summer for a whole lot more—more community, more spirit and more energy. And of course, a lot less missing you, Musketeers. Explore the resources below and see the exciting events and programs happening on campus.

First-year students walking in front of the campus chapel

First-Year Students

Your first week on campus will be filled with more fun than you can imagine. Get ready for the start of four unforgettable years. Classes begin on Monday, Aug. 21, 2023. 

Manresa Orientation Details
Week of Welcome Events
Academic Calendar
Printable Campus Map
Two Xavier students smiling on move-in day

Returning Students

When you return to campus, you'll find a whole host of events to participate in from now until the end of the month. Classes begin on Monday, Aug. 21, 2023. 

Week of Welcome Events
Academic Calendar
Student Involvement Campus Calendar
Father and son hugging

Parents and Family Resources

Whether the college transition is new or familiar for you, our goal is to make the move-in process as fun, informative and worry-free as possible.

Advice from Current and Past Xavier Families
Printable Campus Map
Family Weekend Details (Oct. 21-23)
Parent and Family Hub
Booths for club day set up on the Xavier Academic Yard

Important Dates

Social Media Coverage

You can catch all the excitement of move-in week by following Xavier's official social media accounts.


Going to College in Cincinnati

When students come to Xavier University they get a cozy campus with all the benefits of the big city of Cincinnati just down the road. Yes, Cincinnati is famous for baseball, chili and events on the Ohio River. But we can also brag about the region’s multiple Fortune 500 companies, its quaint neighborhoods, a variety of festivals and entertainment for all occasions. It’s the perfect place to start a career or unwind after a long day. Explore what’s great about going to college in Cincinnati.

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