Dean of Students Office

Xavier Action and Care Team (X-ACT)

Mission Statement

The Xavier Action and Care Team is a collaborative, interdisciplinary advisory group that meets to provide support and assistance to students who may be experiencing emotional distress and exhibiting at-risk or threatening behaviors. 


  • Facilitate the success and retention of at-risk students and others impacted by disruptive behavior.
  • Provide early intervention and support to students.
  • Centralize reports of student behavior.
  • Coordinate University-wide response and resource alignment.
  • Serve as a resource for faculty and staff in addressing at-risk or disruptive student behavior.

What to Report

  • Depression or persistent sadness
  • Dealing with a death
  • Disruptive classroom behavior
  • Disturbing material submission
  • Excessive anxiety
  • Extreme mood swings
  • Inadequate sleep
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Suicide attempt
  • Self-harming behavior
  • Poor social skills
  • Weapon obsession