Getting Mental Health and Academic Support at Xavier University
Xavier Health and Wellness Center
Location: 1714 Cleaney Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45212 (First floor of The HUB)
Phone: (513) 745-3022
Hours: M-F 8:30am-5pm; 24/7 On-Call Therapist; “Let’s Talk” walk-in services Monday through Friday 9-11am and 2pm-4pm.
Professional outpatient counseling and psychotherapeutic treatment is available to students at no charge. Services are provided by clinical psychologists or clinical social workers who are licensed in Ohio at the highest level of practice and the quality of the services is the same as is available in private practice.
The medical staff of the Health and Wellness Center, including a Board-certified consulting psychiatrist is available should medication or hospitalization becomes necessary.
Students can make an appointment with the health center to have a consultation with a counselor, by calling or stopping by the office.
There is no fee for students to see a counselor.
Who Provides Counseling Services?
The staff consists of full-time and adjunct licensed mental health professionals
Any information discussed in the course of counseling is protected by Ohio law as privileged communication. This means that information you reveal will not be released or discussed with anyone without your full knowledge and informed consent.
Office of Disability Services, Michael J. Conaton Learning Commons Suite 514, 3725 Ledgewood Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45207
Phone: (513) 745-3280 Fax: (513) 745-3387
Hours: M-F 8:30am-5pm or by appointment
Seeks to ensure that all students with disabilities can freely and actively participate in all facets of university life. Provides and coordinates support services to maximize students’ educational potential and develop their independence to the fullest extent possible. Strives to increase the level of awareness among all members of the university community so that students with disabilities are able to perform at a level limited only by their abilities, not their disabilities. Our office provides reasonable academic accommodations and support services that are individualized and flexible. With a goal of equal educational access in mind, Learning Assistance creates opportunities and promotes the same educational experiences, services, and enrichment to persons with disabilities that are offered to those who are not disabled.
Accommodations are provided free of charge to qualified students.
Step 1: Submit verification of your disability
You can send the documentation by fax to 513.745.3387, via e-mail to email@example.com or by mail to Cassandra Jones, Office of Disability Services, Xavier University, 3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207-1131
Step 2: Complete the Online Application form
Once your documentation has been received and reviewed, you will receive an email asking you to submit the Online Application form and to schedule your appointment for your Accommodation Planning Meeting.
Step 3: Schedule your Accommodation Planning Meeting.
If you live locally or willing to come to campus, you can schedule an on-campus appointment. If you live outside of the Cincinnati area, you can schedule a phone appointment. Contact Disability Services at 513.745.3280 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or in person in the Michael J. Conaton Learning Commons suite 514 to schedule your Intake Appointment.
Step 4: Meet with Cassandra Jones, Director of Disability Services
Through a collaborative process, we will discuss your disability and its academic implications to determine reasonable and appropriate academic accommodations.
Step 5: Request your accommodations each semester
This process is for students who have registered with the Office of Disability Services and have been approved for accommodations.
1. Access AIM
a. Use Single Sign On to access your account, if prompted.
b. If you encounter an error or your classes/accommodations are not correct, please contact Disability Services.
2. Check boxes for the courses you wish to request accommodations for.
3. Select the accommodations you wish to use for each course.
c. Some accommodations are selected as a group (i.e. Alternative Testing). You will not have the option to select individual accommodations for this group. All your eligible accommodations in the group will show for your professors on the accommodation letter.
4. Click on the “Submit Your Accommodation Requests” button to finish.
For assistance come to The Office of Disability Services located in CLC Suite 514.
Step 6: Required meeting with your professor.
You are required to schedule an appointment with your professors to review your accommodations. Your Accommodation Letters outline your accommodations but do not state your disability diagnosis.
**It is recommended that students complete the initial registration process well in advance of when the accommodations will be needed. Without adequate notice of the need for accommodation, Disability Services cannot ensure the accommodation will be in place when needed.