Student Handbook


Prevention Program
Xavier University is concerned about anyone who struggles with substance abuse. Campus resources and personnel from Xavier Wellness Services located in the Health United Building (HUB), Health and Counseling Services office, provide substance abuse counseling and referral assistance for students facing problems associated with drug and alcohol abuse. The Center supervises and runs programs that include individual and group oriented workshops, and educational programs and training. The University also has available a number of student organizations that address substance abuse prevention. Xavier University has an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) prevention program based on the 3-tier environmental management model. Students who violate the University's Alcohol and Other Drug Policy are required, when found responsible through the Student Conduct Process, to participate in alcohol/drug education programs. Information and education is provided in group and individual sessions. Students who are having difficulty with decision-making with regard to their alcohol/drug use or may have been identified to be at-risk are referred to Xavier Counseling Services, Xavier Health Services, or Xavier Psychological Services for assessment, treatment, or referral. Xavier Counseling Services and Xavier Health Services can be reached by calling 745-3022 or visiting their website: Xavier Psychological Services can be reached by calling 745-3531 or visiting their website at

In compliance with the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act, Xavier University's Alcohol and Other Drug policy includes information pertaining to drug and alcohol abuse education programs.