Student Orientation

Orientation Staff

Meet Manresa Core 2023

The Manresa Core are the five student leaders who create, plan, and deliver the 4-day Manresa New Student Orientation Program for Xavier University. If you have any questions for them, please send an email to


Program Director

Sophie Stewart is the Assistant Director for Orientation & Transition and is responsible for the supervision of Manresa Core, the Orientation Team, and executes the entire Manresa New Student Orientation Program. She provides direction on all aspects of Xavier's orientation programming, including Manresa, Transfer, APEX, and Spring Semester Orientations. Email Sophie for more information about orientation.

Graduate Intern

 A Graduate Intern will join the Manresa Core over the summer to help with the execution of the program.

Join the Team

Manresa Core 

Interested in being part of the group of 5 student leaders that helps create, plan, and execute the 4 day First Year Student Orientation Program, Manresa?!

If you have...

  • Served on the orientation team previously
  • Have a passion for the Xavier community
  • Have some creative ideas on how to make the program even better

This is the position for you!! Applications will become available on Thursday, October 6th, 2022, and will be due on Thursday, October 20th, 2022. Interviews will be held the week of October 31, 2022.

Explore the links below for how to specific position descriptions, the link to apply, and the link for your TWO recommendations.

Position Descriptions

Apply Here


Manresa Orientation Team

If you have a passion for Xavier, an interest in welcoming the incoming class, and want to get involved, consider applying for the Manresa Orientation Team!

The application will open in early November and the selection process for the Orientation Team takes place in January and February. 

All students interested in applying for the Orientation Team must complete the One App by January 31.

Questions? Email