Your Guide to Becoming a Xavier Musketeer

We know that there’s a lot of uncertainty and curveballs being thrown at our high school seniors. . . let us make your college decision a little easier. XU to YOU is our way of sharing all that Xavier has to offer from an innovative, virtual platform. Here, you’ll be able to interact with your admission counselor, learn more about the Xavier experience firsthand from current students, hear from faculty and staff in your future major and have access to connecting with other future Musketeers. We’ll be uploading new content weekly and notifying you via email as it’s shared… so stay tuned!

Student Panel - 5/28

Join our Student Panel on Thursday, May 28, at 7:00 pm ET, hosted on Zoom. We'll have four current Xavier students join us to talk about their own Xavier experiences and answered questions from future Musketeers like you.

The panel features:

  • Grace Teutschbein, Sophomore Nursing Major from Cleveland, OH
  • Michael Kennedy, Sophomore Actuarial Science Major from Des Plains, IL
  • Marcela Gonzalez, Sophomore International Business Major from Guatemala
  • Johnathan O’Halloran, 2020 Digital Media graduate from Woodbridge, NJ
Join the Zoom Student Panel
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Summer Sessions

If you and your family have questions about transitioning to college, we're here for you. We'll be hosting a variety of zoom sessions where both students and parents are welcome to learn more about resources at Xavier, life on campus and your success as a Musketeer!

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Stay Connected

It’s no secret that the past few months have been a challenge. As you plan for your future, it’s important to know that no matter what happens, you’ll have a strong community to lean on. Here are a few things Xavier has done to stay together, even while separated.

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To My Freshman Self

Four years goes by in the blink of an eye and as an incoming Musketeer, you’re just at the cusp of some of the greatest years of your life. Take a look at this message our 2020 seniors had to share with their freshman selves.

Watch To My Freshman Self Video

Success Coaches

One of the most unique aspects to the Xavier experience is the Success Coach all our first-year students are given the moment they commit to Xavier. You’ve likely received a call from your coach if you’ve made your decision to join the Xavier family. Find your coach here and connect with them as you have questions this summer!

Find Your Success Coach

Housing and Registration

We hosted a live zoom session this past Tuesday to help you get ready to register for classes, pick a roommate and a select a residence hall.

Housing and Registration Zoom Sessions

Rec Sports

Many of our students are involved in Rec Sports on campus as a way to get involved, grow as leaders and stay active! Check out why our current students love Rec Sports.

Student Testimonials

Online Bash

The past few weeks probably aren't how you imagined ending your senior year, but we're doing everything we can to make this exciting next chapter of your life as memorable and special as possible. We celebrated all of our committed Musketeers this past Friday, May 1, on the National College Decision Deadline! 

Recap the Celebration

Current Student Testimonials

We've shared a lot of content from our current students, but we've had more Musketeers reach out to see if they can help you make your decision! Our entire community can't wait to welcome you- here's a few reasons why our current students love Xavier and hope you'll join us.

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Manresa Leader Preview

Get excited for Manresa! Manresa is Xavier's four-day, new student orientation program that takes place right after move-in, in August. Over the next few weeks, we'll be sharing more from our Manresa leaders, but here's a quick preview of what our Manresa Leaders love about X.

Manresa Leader Love

First-Year Residence Halls

Want to learn more about Xavier's Residence Hall options? Check out this new piece that showcases the difference between each hall along with a few snapshots. We know it's not ideal that you can't visit campus and see for yourself, so we hope this will help you have a better idea of what your on-campus space could look like!

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Experience Cincinnati

When students come to Xavier University they get a cozy campus with all the benefits of the big city of Cincinnati just down the road. It’s the perfect place to start a career or unwind after a long day. Explore what’s great about going to college in Cincinnati.

Explore Cincinnati

Student Success Presentation

We take our student’s success very seriously at Xavier! To prove this, we give you a personal Success Coach immediately when you decide to attend Xavier that will be available to help you register for classes, plan next steps as you look ahead toward your first year and can be a resource to help you navigate really any problem you may be facing. Associate Director of Student Success, Laura Frazier, will walk you through what services our Student Success Team will offer you as an incoming first-year student.

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Meet the Class of 2024

At Xavier, we absolutely love celebrating our future Musketeers' commitment to X. While we can't do this in person this spring, it's not going to stop us from celebrating you! As you make your college decision, share a photo with us and we'll send you a Xavier sweatshirt. While we all have to keep our distance right now, we want this class to feel more connected than ever- and this is just one way we're doing that. 

Meet XU2024

Mock Classes

Normally, our incoming students have the opportunity to sit in on a mock class during our XU Preview events, but of course this year we’re having to be a little more innovative! Many of our faculty have made online mock classes available this Saturday, April 18 at 3PM EST. Even if your specific major isn’t offered, we invite you to join and see what class is like as a Musketeer.

Mock Class Sessions

Academic Info Sessions

Due to high demand, we will be hosting our second and final round of live academic department sessions for select majors on Saturday, April 18 at 1:45PM EST. These live zoom sessions are a great way to learn more about your program, get questions answered and meet other students you may have class with in the future. If you aren’t able to join or your major isn’t offered, feel free to refer back to session recordings from April 5.

Academic Info Sessions

Success Team Live Panel

One of the most unique benefits of a Xavier education is the Success Team you are given the moment you decide to become a Musketeer. This Success Team is made up of four people that are in your corner from the very beginning including a Success Coach, Academic Advisor, Career Coach and Financial Aid Counselor. On April 21 at 7PM EST, we will be hosting an informational session where you’ll be able to learn more about this resource from the individuals that work with students day in and day out. Parents are also welcome to join!

Watch Previous Recording

Message from Father Graham

Xavier President Michael J. Graham, S.J., has a special message for future Musketeers who are ready to become part of the Xavier family.

Watch the Video

The Admissions Presentation

Haven’t had a chance to visit campus yet? Regional Recruitment Director, Julie Nelson, is on it! Take a few moments to check out our admission presentation from the comfort and security of your home. Have more questions? Feel free to schedule a zoom video chat session with your admission counselor for a follow up conversation.  

Admissions Presentation

Financial Aid Presentation

Assistant Director of Student Financial Services, Jason Slayton, will walk you through the Financial Aid process in a short informational video. He’ll cover a range of topics including accessing your package online through Road to Xavier, additional sources of financial aid, Federal loan programs and FAFSA tips and tricks!

Watch Financial Aid Video

Connect With Your Counselor

We understand that this unique circumstance may leave you and your family with questions regarding your admission process. Please know that our team is a resource and will always be here for you. That’s the promise we made when we selected you as a future Xavier student. Schedule an online meeting with your Admission Counselor to learn more about the Xavier Experience.

Admissions Counselors

Virtual Tour

Xavier’s award-winning campus provides beautiful landscaping, state-of-the-art facilities and breath-taking scenery. While we typically have a warm welcome waiting for our visiting students and parents along with an extensive in-person tour, we are currently putting that on hold. Take your virtual tour at xavier.edu#virtualtour to receive a guided, in depth look at campus, sample Musketeer life, and get the inside scoop on Xavier’s most notable history and strong traditions