Saint Xavier University was founded in Chicago by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, holding the distinctions of being Chicago's first Catholic university as well as the first Mercy institution of higher learning in the United States.
We offer a diverse abundance of undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as degree completion programs, in our College of Arts and Sciences, Graham School of Management and School of Nursing and Health Sciences.
The Center for SUCCESS is available to serve you -- even virtually -- with your academic career and student support-related needs:
The mission of the Counseling Center is to guide students toward personal wellness, balance and growth. Licensed counselors facilitate this through personal counseling and wellness education.
You'll find there is much to make your experience in the residence halls enjoyable and memorable. In the place you will call home, you'll discover opportunities for meeting other residents who have similar interests and with whom you will study, order late-night pizzas, attend Cougar athletic events, wander the great city of Chicago and engage in many other activities that interest you.
The Robert and Mary Rita Murphy Stump Library fulfills the course-related information needs of students through its electronic and print collections and research assistance. The library's search interface allows students to find journal articles,books,videos and more from the library and libraries around the world. Students can access more than 40,000 online journals, 60,000 books, and 6,000 DVDs.
Saint Xavier University supports its students, faculty and staff by providing an effective and efficient information technology environment. We are committed to continuously improving the quality of the University's technical services to enhance learning and teaching. The IT team maintains, upgrades and expands infrastructure as an ongoing process to serve technology needs.
The SXU Health Center is unique in that we serve students, faculty, staff and members of the community. We are a nurse practitioner-led primary care clinic that is open year-round and provides a variety of services for our patient population. Located at 3925 W. 103rd Street, our mission is to provide accessible and affordable holistic care that upholds the SXU standard for excellence.
Whether you're a commuter, resident student or prospective student wanting to visit our beautiful campus, there's a variety of resources available to help you make your way to and around campus.
The 85,000 sq. ft. facility's main arena seats 3,000 people for athletic events and special occasions such as graduation ceremonies, academic convocations and concerts.
The Shannon Athletic and Convocation Center contains:
By getting involved on campus with our clubs and organizations, students discover their interests and their selves and develop the skills and confidence needed to lead. Plus, with our experiential learning opportunities as well as mentorships and internships, students are able to bridge a connection to the working world.
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