Information for Students
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ONLINE and HYBRID Courses for Summer

Registration:  Summer registration is online.  All students are expected to see their advisor or department summer chair before registering for a course.  All Freshmen students, Deciding/Deciding Non Science Majors, Music Majors and English Majors must obtain their Alternate PIN Number from their advisor or department summer chair.
1st 5-Week Session registration will be held on Monday May 25th, 8-Week Session registration is scheduled for Friday, June 5th, and 2nd 5-Week Session registration is scheduled for Friday, June 26th. 
A late registration fee of $100 is charged to those students who register after classes begin for each Summer Term.
Any student currently enrolled at Xavier may attend the summer session(s).  Students who have been admitted to the University for the 2015-16 academic year are also eligible and encouraged to attend. 
New undergraduates as well as transfer students must apply for admission to the University.  A completed application with a $25.00 fee, must be submitted to the Admissions Office.  (Make this a link Admissions)  Additional information can be obtained by contacting the Office of Admissions at (504) 520-7388.
Readmit Applicants

Former students who were not enrolled in the University for the Spring 2015 semester must apply for readmission prior to summer session registration.  Information, as well as the “Application for Readmission” is located at  
Transient/Visiting Applicants

Students may apply as non-degree seeking students at Xavier University and, if admitted, are eligible for enrollment on a term by term basis in the undergraduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences. Applications must be submitted and approved through the Office of Admissions.  All required documents should be submitted at least two (2) weeks prior to the selected term.
•    Visiting (Transient) Students who are degree-seeking students at another institution may apply for enrollment at Xavier. Visiting students must obtain approval from their home institution for transfer credit from Xavier. Approval is dependent on verification that the student is in good academic standing.
•    Special Non-Degree Seeking Students are taking courses for enrichment or other special purposes. Students in this category must be high school graduates and provide evidence that they are eligible to take college-level courses at Xavier. Students in this category may accumulate a maximum of eighteen semester hours.
To apply for admission as a non-degree seeking student you must submit the following to the Office of the Admissions:
•    Completed application with application fee
•    Letter of Good Standing from his/her college academic dean or other appropriate university official  OR a transcript from the most recent college/university attended
After a student has been approved for enrollment, the required Health Service documents must be submitted.
CLICK HERE ( to download an application for admission. 
New graduate students seeking teacher certification or a graduate degree should request an application form and information concerning requirements for admission from the Graduate School Office.  ( Completed applications, with the $30.00 fee, MAT scores, passing score from appropriate PRAXIS exam, two references, and official transcripts of all prior undergraduate/graduate course work must be submitted to the Graduate School Office. (All folders must be completed by May 1st).
Students who wish to add courses must do so online during the registration period.  All students are expected to see their advisor before making changes to their schedule.  Freshmen, Deciding/ Deciding Non Science Majors, Music Majors, and English Majors must obtain their alternate PIN Number from their advisor or department’s summer chair.
Students may drop courses online during the registration period.
If a student wishes to drop a course after the second day of class, the following process should be followed:

  • Obtain an Add/Drop Form from your department or the Registrar’s Office
  • Complete the ADD/DROP form by obtaining both your advisor’s and instructor's signatures.
  • Report to the cashier to pay the $10.00 Add/Drop fee.
  • Take the form to the Registrar's Office.
  • Online Course Drop Form (Summer Use Only) Click link below:

The last day to drop a course is:

  • 1st Summer Session – June 17, 2015
  • 2nd and 3rd Summer Session – July 22, 2015

1st Five Week Summer Session

Students who officially withdraw or cancel their registration from Summer Session I by the end of the late registration period (4:00 p.m. on that date) will receive a full refund.  Students who withdraw or cancel between the third and fourth day of class will receive a 50% refund of tuition and fees.  
After the fourth day of class, students are responsible for the entire balance.  No refunds will be issued after May 29, 2015.


2nd Five Week Summer Session

Students who officially withdraw or cancel their registration from Summer Session II by the end of late registration period (4:00 p.m. on that date) will receive a full refund.  Students who withdraw or cancel between the third and fifth day of class will receive a 50% refund of tuition and fees.  
After the fifth day of class, students are responsible for the entire balance. No refunds will be issued after July 6, 2015.

8-Week Summer Session

Students who officially withdraw or cancel their registration from Summer Session III by the end of late registration period (4:00 p.m. on that date) will receive a full refund.  Students who withdraw or cancel between the third and fifth day of class will receive a 50% refund of tuition and fees.  
After the fifth day of class, students are responsible for the entire balance. No refunds will be issued after June 12, 2015. 

(For exact dates of Summer Sessions I, II and II, please see the 2015 Summer Session Academic Calendar).
(per credit hour)

College of Arts and Sciences                                                                      $ 230 per credit hour
College of Pharmacy                                                                                       600 per credit hour
Graduate School                                                                                              250 per credit hour
Institute for Black Catholic Studies ***                                                       250 per credit hour
Id Cards                                                                                                             10.00
Activity Fee                                                                                                       20.00
Labs                                                                                                                           50.00

Graduate School Only
Technology Fee:
1 – 4 hours                                                                                                           50.00
5 – 8 hours                                                                                                     100.00   
9 – 11 hours                                                                                                        150.00              
12+      hours                                                                                                   200.00                   

Campus Accommodations
(per week)
Room and Board:
St. Michael’s / Katherine Drexel                                                                     $ 220 per week
Living Learning Center                                                                             250 per week                          
St. Martin de Porres Residence                                                               250 per week
Housing Deposit                                                                                        55.00 (Non Refundable)
Laundry Fee                                                                                              15.00
*** Additional Charges – See IBCS Website
Summer School applications will be available online and in the Financial Aid office beginning March 16, 2015.  In Order to ensure that your Summer Application is reviewed and processed before summer registration/fee payment, you must submit your application by the Priority Processing date of April 15, 2015.
If you have additional questions please contact:
Office of Financial Aid
Xavier University of Louisiana
1 Drexel Drive, Box 40
New Orleans, LA  70125
(504) 520-7517

  • The University reserves the right to cancel any summer school course for which fewer than 10 students register.
  • Undergraduate students are classified as full-time students in a summer session if they enroll for six (6) hours in a five-week session.
  • Students who wish to enroll for more than seven semester hours in a summer session must obtain written permission from their department chairpersons.
  • The grade of "I" (incomplete) is not normally assigned in any undergraduate course during the summer session.  Special circumstances which necessitate the above must be approved by the appropriate Dean.
  • Your advisor must approve Withdrawals from courses. The grade of "W" will be assigned for withdrawals that occur between the third day of classes and Wednesday of the fourth week of classes in each of the five week sessions, and Wednesday of the sixth week of classes in the eight-week session.  After that time period, withdrawals from courses will not be permitted.
  • Students who are registered for 1000 level course and miss more than 3 classes are eligible for the grade of "FE" (other than some math courses).
  • Students who are registered for a 4 semester-hour math course and miss more than 5 classes are eligible for the grade of "FE".

To receive a transcript for Summer Session course work, students must make a written request to the Registrar's Office.  The transcript fee is $2.00 for the first copy and $1.00 for each copy thereafter, if ordered at the same time. Students must have a zero balance to receive a transcript.

Rooms are available on a double occupancy basis and board is automatically included.  All residence halls are air-conditioned. Students must supply their own pillows, linen, towels, mattress covers, and light blankets.  Room and board is available for each five-week session and eight-week session.  Residence will be open for occupancy at 9:00 a.m. on May 25th .  Check the Housing and Residence Life calendar for more detailed information. (link is:
Students interested in obtaining summer housing may address correspondence to:
Director of Housing
Xavier University
1 Drexel Drive
New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 520-7321 make this a link

All students will be required to use ID cards to attend classes for all Summer Sessions. Identification cards (Xcards) for summer school students previously enrolled at Xavier during the Spring 2015 semester will be activated electronically once they are fiscally cleared. (Replacement cards can be purchased for $10.00 in the Campus Card Office, University Center, Room 122-G). Students who are attending Xavier only during the summer session(s) will receive an Xcard on registration day. For more information please visit
The Cashier's Office is located at Xavier South, Room 300. Regular hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The phone number is (504) 520-5226 or 520-6773.
All students may obtain professional, individual and group counseling through this office.  Students are assisted by the counselors in exploring: feelings, attitudes, motivation, academic abilities, study habits, time management, test taking and stress coping skills or whatever areas designated by the student. The Counseling & Wellness Center is located in the St. Joseph Academic and Health Resource Center, Bldg #13, Suite 202.  Appointments can be made Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(504) 520-7315. 
Student Health Services at Xavier University is available to all enrolled students at the university.  The University Health Service is staffed by a part-time physician, a nurse practitioner, nurses and appropriate support staff.  Referral services are available to appropriate agencies/healthcare providers off campus.   All students are required to complete a Proof of Immunization Compliance Form prior to registration at the university. 
The Health Services Center is located in the St. Joseph Academic and Health Resource Center, Bldg #13, Suite 217, and is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. 
For more information, contact the Health Services Office by calling (504) 520-7396.


The University Library houses a wide array of research materials including: 136,867 Books, 121,522 eBooks,  3,182 Print Journals, 59,793 eJournals, and over 25,000 print and electronic media items.  The Archives and Special Collections department contains a wide array of paper materials from every university department and division, as well as unpublished manuscript materials, letters, diaries, and photographs related to Southern and African-American history and culture. Other parts of the collection are devoted to Black Catholics and local Catholic history. A small percentage of collection photographs have been digitized and made available through the library website. 
Every course of study at Xavier is supported by more than 175 electronic database services.  Many of these resources are available through Xavier’s membership in LALINC (Louisiana Academic Library Information Network Consortium).  This consortium also grants the  Xavier Community circulation privileges at other Louisiana academic institutions.  Reciprocal borrowing is also available through the InterLibrary Loan Office, where library patrons can borrow materials from libraries around the country within a matter of days.
The following summer library hours are subject to change.  For current hours, you can contact the Library at (504) 520-7311.
Pre-Summer Schedule 

May 524 May 19

7:30AM – 5:00PM



Summer Sessions




May 27 – June 21



7:30AM – 9:00PM Monday - Thursday


7:30AM – 5:PM Friday


8:00AM – 6:00PM Saturday




Closed Sunday



July 1 – July 19

7:30AM – 10:00 PM Monday - Thursday


7:30AM – 8:00PM Friday


8:00AM – 8:00PM Saturday


2:00PM – 10:00PM Sunday



July 20-August 3

7:30AM – 9:00PM Monday - Thursday


7:30AM -5:00Pm Friday


8:00AM – 6:00PM Saturday


Closed Sunday

***The library will be closed Wednesday, July 4, Independence Day.


The University Bookstore is located in the University Center, Room 214.  It carries required textbooks for all Summer Studies courses, as well as a variety of other hardback and paperback books.  The University Bookstore hours are Monday through Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm the first week of each Summer Session. For the remainder of each summer Session, the hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  (Hours are subject to change.) For information call the Bookstore (504) 520-7300.
The Xavier University Dining facility provides 19 meals per week, according to the following schedule. (Hours subject to change)

Monday through Friday





7:00AM – 8:30AM




11:30AM – 2:00PM




5:00PM – 6:30PM



Saturday and Sunday





11:00AM – 1:00PM




5:00PM – 6:30PM

The Dining facility is open for campus residents during the breakfast, lunch and dinner hours.  Lunch is open for students and program participants starting at 11:00 a.m.  Campus residents must purchase the meal plan. Additional information about the Dining Service may be obtained by contacting the Dining Service Office at (504) 520-7573

Parking on campus during the summer session is particularly congested due to the vast amount of special programs held during the summer.  Parking in the University lots is available for the summer session in accordance with the standard university parking regulations. Students designated areas for students, faculty designated areas for faculty, and staff designated areas for staff. It will be necessary to obtain a parking permit from the Office of University Police ( in order to park on any of the university lots.
The Office of University Police is located at S. Carrollton Avenue and Drexel Drive. Enforcement of all parking regulations will continue throughout the summer sessions. Parking in Reserved, Handicapped, Faculty or Staff designated areas will result in parking tickets and/or booting of vehicles.  All rules and regulations regarding parking are explained in the Parking Regulation Booklet issued by the Office of University Police. For more information, contact the Office of University Police at (504) 520-7490.

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