Current Campus Status
Open / Normal Status
The campus is open and running under normal operations.
The Mission of the Xavier University of Louisiana Police Department is to provide a crime-free environment and promote programs on Crime Prevention, Safety & Security Awareness, Risk Reduction and Avoidance as comprehensive approaches to meet the goals of the Department and the University.
The Office of University Police is located at the Carrollton Avenue entrance of the University, corner of South Carrollton and Drexel Drive (3801 South Carrollton Avenue). The location provides convenient access to the entire campus, as well as serving as an information center for visitor. It is open 24 hours a day for students, faculty, and staff seeking assistance or to report any suspicious persons, activities and/or circumstances, or emergencies occurring on campus.
Each member of Office of University Police is a trained Officer who holds a State of Louisiana University Police Commission or a Special officer Commission issued by the New Orleans Police Department. Although the commissions authorize University Police Officers to be armed and to apprehend persons who have been observed committing criminal acts, the primary missions of the University Police Department is to prevent and serve as a deterrent to criminal activities within the jurisdiction of Xavier University of Louisiana and its subsidiaries.
Services performed by the Office of University Police include but are not limited to:
Xavier University Police Department is responsible for most campus parking services, including parking permit sales and vehicle registration, traffic citation appeals, billing of parking fines, and all on-campus guest parking. A captain from University Police directly manages Parking Service. All traffic/parking problems should be directed to the XUPD, located at 3801 S. Carrollton Ave. Please note that our parking regulations, including meters, are enforced 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.
To obtain a student parking permit you must be currently enrolled, provide current vehicle registration, insurance, and driver's license to XUPD. Thank you.
Xavier University has four resident halls. The Halls are St. Katharine Drexel, St. Michael, St. Martin dePorres and the Living Learning Center. A description of each Hall can be located at www.xula.edu/housing/. The central office of each Hall is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by the following persons: Hall Director, Hall Advisors and Resident Assistants.Learn more about Residential Halls