Xavier Center for Culture and the Arts (XCCA) creates, delivers, strategizes, manages, and implements culture and arts programs (Filipino and Foreign, Classical and Contemporary) as part of the social outreach and formation framework of Xavier University.


  • Recognizes XU’s artistic potentials, as well as its cultural and historical heritages;
  • Develops and sustains artistic resources for XU and the community;
  • Provides alternative artistic enrichment activities aligned with the academic requirements of the university for avenues of holistic and interactive educational environment;
  • Crafts policies for the development of culture and the arts in the university;
  • Leads in attaining a sustainable eminence in culture and the arts complementary with other institutions and universities in Mindanao;
  • Forges partnerships, linkages and collaboration with local counterparts, patrons, national and international culture and the arts funding institutions and agencies.

Experience Excellence

We call ourselves Xavier Ateneans, not for the sake of its revered name, but most importantly for its meaning and value. Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan is our common home, our creative space that nurtures our knowledge and wisdom to become "men and women for others." Beyond the classroom, there is a dynamic student life that hones our talents and skills. We are the youth of today — passionate and motivated towards reaching our goals ... and we believe in our dreams.

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