Student Health Services

Healthy Campus 2020

Rush to Wellness

The American College Health Association (ACHA) developed healthy Campus 2020.  It provides a foundation for shaping future health plans for institutions of higher education.  It is in alignment with the national health goals (Healthy People 2020).

Healthy People & Healthy Campus 2020 Goals:
Increase quality of life and eliminate health disparities.

Xavier University of Louisiana Healthy Campus 2020 Priorities:

  1. Increase Fruit and Vegetable Consumption
    • To promote and reduce chronic disease associated with diet and weight
  2. Increase Physical Fitness
    • To improve health, fitness, and quality of life through daily physical activity in the entire population
  3. Decrease Body Mass Index (BMI) through increased access to information
    • To promote health and reduce chronic disease associated with obesity


Student Success is a shared value.  As a campus, we have the opportunity and obligation to encourage students, faculty and staff to assume greater responsibility for their personal health