Summer at Xavier

2019 Summer Session Registration Information (OPEN NOW)

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Detailed Academic Calendar


Session OneSession TwoSession Three

Five WeeksFive WeeksEight Weeks
On-Site RegistrationMay 27June 28June 7
Classes BeginMay 28July 1June 10
Last Day to Add or Change a Course or SectionMay 29July 2June 11
Independence Day Holiday
July 4July 4
Last Day to Drop a CourseJune 21July 19July 19
Final ExaminationsJune 28-29August 2-3August 2-3
Final Grades Due (Noon)July 2August 6August 6


Onsite Registration May 27, 2019
(Location - University Center Ballroom May 27th only from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Late Registration – May 28 -29, 2019 (Late Fee applies)
Classes Start – Tuesday May 28, 2019
Last day to Add or Change a Course or Section – Wednesday May 29, 2019 at 4:00 PM 
Last day to Drop a Course – Friday, June 21, 2019


Registration - June 7, 2019

(Location – You can register ONLINE, once you have been advised by your department.  To complete your registration, you must be assessed and pay all required fees in the Student Accounts Office, located at Xavier South Room 300.  Student Accounts will be open from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Contact the Registrar’s Office at (504) 520-6790 for additional information.)

Late Registration – June 10-11, 2019 (Late Fee applies)

Classes Start – Monday June 10, 2019

Last day to Add or Change a Course or Section – Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 4:00 PM

Last day to Drop a Course – Friday, July 19, 2019


Onsite Registration - June 28, 2019

(Location – University Ballroom on June 28th only from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Late Registration – July 1-2, 2019 (Late Fee applies)
Classes Start – July 1, 2019

Last day to Add or Change a Course or Section – Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 4:00 PM 

Last day to Drop a Course – Friday, July 19, 2019

For more details, see the Summer Session 2019 Academic Calendar.

Registration Information

Registration:  Summer registration is online.  All students are expected to see their adviser or department summer chair before registering for a course.  Continuing students who are Freshmen classification, Deciding/Deciding Non Science Majors, Music Majors and English Majors must obtain their Alternate PIN Number from their adviser or department head.

1st 5-Week Session onsite registration will be held on Monday May 27th , 8-Week Session onsite registration is scheduled for Friday, June 7th  and the 2nd 5-Week Session onsite registration is scheduled for Friday, June 28th. 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 2019-20 academic year are eligible and encouraged to attend.  

New undergraduates as well as transfer students must apply for admission to the University.  A completed application must be submitted to the Admissions Office.  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 2019 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

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).

Adding Courses

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.

Dropping Courses

Students may drop courses online during the registration period via Banner Web.

If a student wishes to drop a course after the last day to add or change course sections, 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: 

Drop Form (Online Course Only)

The last day to drop a course is:

  • 1st Summer Session – June 21, 2019
  • 2nd and 3rd Summer Session – July 29, 2019

Refund Policy

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. May 29, 2019) 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 21, 2019.

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 July 2, 2019) 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 5, 2019. 

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. June 11, 2019) 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 14, 2019.  

For exact dates of Summer Sessions I, II and II, please see the 2019 Summer Session Academic Calendar.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition/Fees (per credit hour)
College of Arts and Sciences (per  credit hour)$282 
College of Pharmacy (per credit  hour)$662
Graduate School (per  credit hour)$291
Institute for Black Catholic Studies (per credit  hour) **$291
Master of Public Health (per credit hour)$671
Speech Pathology Program (8 – 12 credit hours)$6, 600
Speech Pathology Program (Part-Time) per credit hour$865
Technology  Fee College of Arts & Science/College of Pharmacy$55
Technology Fee Graduate School & Master of Public Health
1– 8 hours$213
9+ hours $426.50
Technology Fee Speech Pathology Program
1– 8 hours$213
9+ hours $426.50
Activity Fee (all students)$20
ID Cards (all students)$10
Labs (Each lab)$69

St. Michael/Katherine Drexel (per week)$265.00
Living Learning Center (per week)$286.00
St. Martin dePorres Residence (per week)$286.00
Reservation Fee$55.00
Laundry Fee$15.00

*** Additional Charges – See IBCS Website


Summer School applications will be available online and in the Financial Aid Office beginning February 1, 2019.  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 17, 2019. 

 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) 520-7835

  • 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 can order transcripts online. ( The transcript fee is $5.00 per transcript. 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, mattress covers, light blankets, towels and shower curtains (St Martin dePorres Hall only).  Room and board is available for each five-week session and eight-week session.  Residence will be open for occupancy at 8:00 a.m. on May 21st.  Check the Housing and Residence Life calendar for more detailed information. 

Students interested in obtaining summer housing may address correspondence to:

Director of Housing (Office of Residential Life)
Xavier University
1 Drexel Drive
New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 520-7321 

All students will be required to use XCards to attend classes for all Summer Sessions.

New Students 

(i.e., first time attending Xavier University e.g., New Freshmen and Transfer Students)

 You may obtain a new student XCard/ID card only after you:

  1.   Have registered for classes for the current semester/session,
  2.  Have been fiscally cleared via Student Accounts (i.e., you have satisfied the minimum tuition/fee payment and/or clearance via a Student Account representative/cashier) - even if you have a zero balance because of Financial Aid,


3.  Present to a Campus Card Office representative a positive government photo identification card (e.g., driver’s license, state identification card, military ID, passport)

Continuing/Returning Students 

 If you were enrolled at Xavier anytime between August 2004 and the previous semester/session:  

  •  And you have taken a photo for your XCARD; your ID card will be electronically reactivated after you have been fiscally cleared.
  • But have never taken a photo for your XCARD; please do so during our regular business hours.


ID System Maintenance Fee/Student Accounts versus ID Replacement Fee/Campus Card Office

Note:  The $10.00 ID fee that a student pays to a Student Account representative (e.g., University

Cashier) every semester/session during which he/she is enrolled in classes at Xavier is an ID system maintenance fee and is separate from the Replacement ID Card $10.00 nonrefundable cash fee which is paid in the Campus Card Office, University Center, and Room 122.   The first ID that a student receives is actually issued free of charge during the first semester/session in which he/she enrolls at Xavier. 

Therefore, if a student has to be re-issued another ID card, he/she will have to pay a replacement fee.

The Cashier's Office is located at Xavier South, Room 300. Regular hours are Monday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The phone number is (504) 520-5226 or 520-6773. 

Counseling & Wellness Center provides professional counseling services (including academic, personal, mental health, and career counseling to students, faculty, and staff. Our campus clinical psychologist provides behavioral health assessments and therapy. Counseling Services assist students in exploring their feelings, attitudes, behavior, decision making, coping and life skills, study skills, time management, and test taking. In addition, our services include wellness, behavioral health, and recovery programming, advising wellness peer counselors, and residential hall outreach. The Counseling & Wellness Center is located in St. Joseph's Academic and Health Resource Center, Building #13, Suite 202. Appointments can be made Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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.

As the center of intellectual life, Xavier’s Library provides access to materials that are the building blocks of knowledge, and services that support the educational needs of the university.

The library offers access to a constantly expanding collection of more than 500,000 electronic resources, including ebooks, electronic journals, videos and more, accessible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year through our website. This comes along with more than 100,000 physical materials held in the library building. The library also offers opportunities for various types of knowledge creation, thanks to our Innovation Studio, equipped with a laser cutter, 3D printers, CNC milling equipment and other tools for creating physical items, and our Data Visualization Lab, with tools to help turn data into understandable, digestible visual representations. And the library’s growing digital repository offers students the chance to let the world see their best work and add it to the university’s knowledge base, all while keeping their intellectual property protected.

Located inside the library building is the Xavier University Archives and Special Collections, home to thousands of historical university records; cultural artifacts related to African-American, Louisiana, Gulf Coast-region and U.S. Roman Catholic history and culture; and the creative writing of the modern Deep South. Also under the care of the archives is the library’s collection of thousands of rare books. Every day, access to these resources becomes easier as the library works to digitize historic records for addition to our rapidly expanding digital library. 

The Library offers a full range of information services, including chat and email assistance, as well as in-person consultations in both one-on-one and classroom settings. The library is committed to offering students and faculty forward-thinking and sustainable information- and resource-management tools. Each librarian works closely with the university’s academic departments to enhance resources in all areas.

The following summer library hours are subject to change.  For current hours, you can contact the Library at (504) 520-7305 or visit the library’s homepage at

Summer Sessions
May 27th – June 30th  
7:30AM – 9:00PM (Monday – Thursday) 7:30AM – 5:00PM (Friday) 8:00AM – 6:00PM (Saturday)

8:00Am – 8:00 PM (Saturday) 2:00PM – 10:00PM (Sunday)
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM (Saturday)
2:00 PM  - 10:00 PM (Sunday)
July 1st – July 19th (IBCS) 7:30AM – 10:00PM (Monday – Thursday) 7:30AM – 8:00PM (Friday) 8:00 AM – 8:00PM (Saturday) 2:00pm – 10:00PM (Sunday)

July 4th Closed (Thursday)
July 20th – August 3rd 7:30AM – 9:00PM (Monday – Thursday) 7:30AM – 5:00 PM (Friday) 8:00AM – 6:00 PM (Saturday)
Pre Fall Session
August 4th – August 18th 7:30AM – 5:00PM (Monday – Friday) (No Weekend Operation)

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 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 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
Breakfast7:00AM – 10:00 am
Continental Breakfast Lunch Lite Lunch (Grill/Pizza/ Salad Bar)10:00am – 11:00am 11:00am -3:00pm 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Dinner4:30PM – 7:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday
Brunch Lite Brunch (Grill/Pizza/Salad Bar)10:00AM – 2:00pm 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Dinner4:30PM – 7:00PM

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.

New Special Online Summer Course 

The course will start by reviewing the known nutritional components (proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals). Deficiency and overdose diseases of each of these components will be addressed. Food Intolerance versus allergy food will also be covered. The course will approach various food treatments, in the farm and in processing and packaging plants. Recent food poisoning events and potential food recalls. The later part of the course will refer to the most common food ingredients in processed or packaged food and their potential health hazards.

The biology elective course will suit senior and junior students who are biology majors and minors. Public health majors may also take the course.

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