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Admission Resources for Parents


Welcome to Saint Xavier University! As you and your family embark on the college selection process, the Office of Admission wants to help make the process as smooth as possible. Here on the Parent and Guardian Resource page, families can browse the Saint Xavier website for information on the application process, financial aid and scholarship opportunities, the next steps for an admitted student and much more.

  • Review the Application Process - Take a look at the steps need to apply to SXU including our No Test Required Policy for fall 2024 freshman applicants.
  • Visit SXU - Take a tour of our beautiful 74-acre campus. Student-led tours are offered Monday and Wednesday through Friday.
  • Attend a Campus Visit Event - We hope you will visit with us often. Join us for some upcoming events.
  • Learn about Scholarship Opportunities - Students are eligible for merit scholarships based on their academic profile. There is no special application required. Students are awarded their merit scholarship upon admission to the University. Other scholarship opportunities are available as well.
  • Explore Your Financial Aid Options - Saint Xavier is committed to making education affordable. Through generous scholarships and need-based aid opportunities, students have many options to finance their education.
  • Discover our Quality Academic Programs - With a variety of academic programs, accreditations, and caring faculty, Saint Xavier provides a quality educational experience and prepares students for successful careers.
  • The Career Development Center supports students in their search for meaningful career paths through self-assessment and career planning, internship resources, alumni networking opportunities, and job-search-skills training. Programming is focused on helping students prepare for the world of work through personal career counseling and assessment, hands-on workshops, career information panels, and opportunities for students to connect with potential employers and graduate school options. The Career Development Center integrates career development best practices into the services, workshops and appointments provided to help Saint Xavier University students achieve career readiness across competencies including career development, self-development, communication, critical thinking, equity and inclusion, leadership, professionalism, teamwork, and technology.
  • The Student Advising Center at Saint Xavier understands that academic advising is a pivotal component of the educational experience, used to empower students to think critically and to explore and identify academic and career interests. Through guidance and mentorship, advising encourages academic excellence and accountability and helps students to realize their full potential.
  • Update Your Contact Information - Make sure your contact information is up to date. We will keep you informed about deadlines, next steps in the enrollment process, and upcoming events!
  • Take the Next Steps to Enroll - Once your student is admitted to SXU and makes a final college decision, discover the next steps needed to enroll.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Admission at 773-298-3050 or at admissionFREESXU.

We look forward to assisting you throughout this exciting time.


Brian Hotzfield
Vice President for Strategic Enrollment Management

Application Checklist

  1. Apply online via the SXU application for admission or the Common Application.
  2. Request official high school transcript and send to:
    Office of Admission
    3700 West 103rd Street
    Chicago, IL 60655
    Email: admissionFREESXU
    Fax: 773-298-3076
  3. If students plan to submit ACT and/or SAT test scores as part of their application, official scores can be requested through the testing agency (ACT or College Board), unless the scores are included on high school transcript. (ACT school code = 1134, SAT school code = 1708)

Admitted Student Checklist

  1. Visit our beautiful campus
  2. File your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  3. Submit your tuition deposit
  4. Complete your housing application if you plan to live on campus
  5. Register for the Via (First-Year Orientation)

Parent/Guardian Contact Information

Prospective Students: To keep you and your family/guardian informed on your next steps in the enrollment process, you are encouraged to complete the short form so that we may update our records accordingly. If you have any questions, please contact us at admissionFREESXU.