Center of Health & Wellness
The mission of The Center of Health & Wellness is to provide quality medical, counseling, disability, and health promotion services that are designed to help the Xavier student succeed. We are committed to creating a safe and welcoming environment for all students. We strive to provide services that are evidence-based and multiculturally sensitive to all. The Center of Health and Wellness staff work to create and maintain an inclusive and accessible space where students can receive confidential wellness services.
Xavier University of Louisiana Counseling Services provides services which are central to the overall mission of the university. These services are directed toward enhancing the skills which students bring with them to Xavier and encouraging the development of skills which will make students more successful both at Xavier and beyond. Thus, the mission of Counseling Services is to promote the wellbeing of all students by providing culturally sensitive counseling, consultation, prevention, and training that enhances the student’s academic and personal success. We promote a healthy and inclusive community through relationship-building, education, crisis intervention, and support.
Xavier University of Louisiana Disability Services collaborates with students, faculty, and staff to create a campus environment that is usable, equitable, sustainable, and inclusive to all students. The core responsibility of this office is to ensure that the university maintains its compliance with federal regulations that protect the rights of individuals with disabilities in the educational environment. With that, Disability Services mission is to improve the education experience of students with disabilities and to enhance the understanding and support within the university through equitable access, accommodations, and the provision of programs and services.
Student Health Services
Xavier University of Louisiana Student Health Services complements the educational mission of the University by removing health-related barriers to learning and promoting optimal wellness. This enables the student to make informed decisions about health-related concerns, empowering students to be self-directed and well-informed consumers of health care services. We believe that for a campus community to be truly healthy, it must be guided by the values of multicultural inclusion, respect and equality. Thus, the mission of Student Health Services is to provide the most efficient and effective medical care on behalf of our students with the emphasis placed on mitigating illness.
Xavier University of Louisiana Student Wellness fosters an environment that supports and advances students’ well-being, in all its dimensions, through innovative programs, opportunities for self-discovery and growth. Our mission is to partner with students, staff, faculty and the surrounding community to proactively create a health promoting university that supports and enhances student success, higher learning, holistic development, and engagement by implementing evidence-informed strategies and providing services, opportunities and resources that build a culture of well-being; empowering all students to achieve their full potential.