COVID-19 Resource Center

Student Success and Academic Support

The Student Success Center will continue to deliver cura personalis to Xavier students in the form of academic, professional and personal support, and we will do this in a way that safeguards health and safety for students and staff. Success coaches have already been in touch with you through the course scheduling process and now we look forward to continuing to build our relationship with you.

Shortly after you arrive on campus, we will reach out to you for our initial “Cornerstone” meeting, and then we will be with you for the rest of the way. Normally, we will ask that you meet with us virtually, using Zoom. However, if you want a face-to-face meeting with your success coach then we will be able to accommodate you in a clean environment with appropriate distancing. We will just ask that you wear a face mask and observe our check-in and traffic flow procedures.

Similarly, success coaches in the Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, Student Veterans Center, TRIO, and the Center for International Education are open and can ready to have one-on-one meetings in a room that allows for 6 feet of social distance or we can continue to meet virtually.

The Office of Academic Support is also preparing for your arrival. Tutors and supplemental instruction leaders have been hired and will be trained to support your academic needs in a way that keeps everyone safe.

Career Development and Student Employment

The Career Development Office is committed to the continued support of students in their personal and professional success. Career Development and Student Employment are available to assist with the following:

  • Major/career exploration
  • Resume/cover letter reviews
  • Job/internships searching
  • Networking/ Professional Mentor Program 
  • Mock interviews
  • Preparing for graduate school
  • Student employee campus job opportunities
  • Employer Relations fall networking and recruiting events

To prioritize the health and safety of students, alumni, and employers, please note that all appointments and recruiting events will take place virtually this fall. Career coaching appointments will be conducted via Zoom or phone and can be scheduled through Handshake.

As is true with success coaching, if you would like to meet face-to-face with a career coach, we will be able to accommodate this request in a sanitized room that allows for 6 feet of social distance. If scheduling an in-person appointment, we ask that you wear a face mask and observe our check-in and traffic flow procedures.

The Career Development Office will also continue to offer networking and recruiting events to connect you with a wide variety of employers. All fall networking and recruiting events will be offered through Zoom, Handshake, and CareerEco. To view upcoming events, check the Events tab in Handshake. Notifications will be sent out through the All for One and Jobs for All newsletter and will also be posted on our social media platforms. Students who have virtual interviews scheduled will be able to utilize our interview room suite. Contact the Career Development Office at career@xavier.edu to reserve a room.

The student employment program at Xavier will continue to offer competitive opportunities for students (both Federal Work Study and Non-Federal Work Study) to work in part-time positions on-campus, as well as off-campus.  Positions vary in skill level and offer opportunity for professional development, as well as to earn money.

Student employees play a vital role in campus wide operations and we cannot wait to have you back. Our office will require you to wear a face mask and observe our check-in and traffic flow procedures the safety of all students and staff. Although we are encouraging virtual communications, we will accommodate in-person meetings as needed.

If you are looking for a campus position, all available positions will be posted on Handshake, Xavier’s resource for jobs and internships. View instructions to search, view, prepare and apply for campus positions. If you are hired and you have not worked in a Xavier campus position previously, Student Employment will reach out to you to complete new hire paperwork. You will need to bring Acceptable Original Documents to campus with you in order to complete new hire paperwork. Most of the paperwork will be done remotely, however the Federal I-9 verification must be done in-person via a scheduled appointment prior to starting your campus position.

Academic Advising / Faculty Advising

Academic Advising is an essential part of a student’s educational experience and success. Faculty and professional academic advisors are available to assist students. Academic advising will be conducted via phone or Zoom—and can be scheduled by emailing your faculty advisor. If you would like to meet face-to-face with your faculty or professional advisor, we will be able to accommodate this request in a sanitized room that allows for 6 feet of social distance. If scheduling an in-person appointment, we ask that you wear a face mask and observe our check-in and traffic flow procedures. All students are assigned a faculty advisor for major and career planning. Exploratory and Business Undecided will work with professional advisors. Academic advisors can help students:

  • Explore, declare, or changes majors/minors
  • Complete degree and program requirements
  • Prepare for Priority Registration and class selection
  • Understand academic policies and procedures
  • Prioritize academic and career goals
  • Connect to academic support  and campus resources

Students in the Adult and Professional Education at Xavier (APEX) program can contact the APEX office at xuapex@xavier.edu for advising via phone or Zoom.