Office of Residence Life


  • In person visitors may stop by the Musketeer Mezzanine during business hours Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (ET).  All in person guests must wear a mask or face covering and social distancing will be practiced.  We also remain available by email ( or phone (513-745-3203).
  • Per the announcement on May 28 of changes in the academic calendar, please note the new dates affecting housing:
    • CHANGE-End of Semester Closing:  In order to give the Residence Life staff time to close the buildings and travel home to be with family for the Thanksgiving Holiday, the residence halls will close at 12 noon on Wednesday, November 25 instead of 5 p.m. as previously communicated. More specific information about the move-out process will be shared later in the semester. We apologize for any confusion.
Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate this unprecedented event. We value you as a member of the Xavier Community and wish you and your families health and peace.  

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Living on campus should be a highlight of your college experience. At Xavier, we are dedicated to making sure that our living environments are the best they can be. Our team is committed to provide you with a residential environment which supports your social and academic experience.

Residence Halls and Apartments Meal Plans Mail Center  Housing Selection Important Dates

Where to Live

Traditional First-Year Residences*

Discover a first-year home that's perfect for you. First-year students have several options for living on campus, including:

Traditional Upper-class Student Residences**

While Buenger and Kuhlman Halls are also considered traditional upper-class student residences, upper-class students have the opportunity to branch out into other living arrangements including the apartments and these great properties:


Enjoy upper-class student life in apartment living with the Xavier touch.
*Upper-class students may live in these areas at the discretion of the Senior Director depending on demand and/or student need. 
**First-year students may live in these areas at the discretion of the Senior Director depending on demand and/or student need.

For Parents

As a parent, we know you want your student to be safe and comfortable so they can be successful. Xavier students appreciate ALL Card 24-hour access, several options of housing and dining styles, plenty of amenities such as Wi-Fi Internet access, and worry-free maintenance in all halls and apartments. Additionally, the central residence life and hall staff work to assist students to have a successful Xavier experience.