The college has health center with first aid facility for the students.
The College Library has 103281 volumes on various subjects. It subscribes to 128 Indian journals and 3 foreign journals. The library has 2790 back volumes of journals, 1333 CDs / DVDs, 5databases and 130 manuscripts. Auto Lib software facilitates the borrowing and issue of books quickly. The library has 8 computers and 1 xerox machine to cater to the needs of the users. The library is equipped with reprography, a good collection of audio-video cassettes and CDs on the emerging issues relevant to subjects. Folklore Resources and Research Centre (FRRC) library, which has 10500 photographs, 339 theses, 700 hours of videographs of Hi-8 type, 3500 hours of audio documents, 180 slides and 130 manuscripts, is a treasure for international students. The Dept. of Visual Communication has the following video visuals has 2800 short films in both English and Tamil, 500 short video visuals. The library makes use of INFLIBNET/ DELNET facilities.
The college has the sports facilities for all students.
Photo micrographic slides are prepared using microscopes in science departments. Audio visual aids like OHPs, slide projectors and LCDs are available for teaching-learning process. Staff and students can get recent information through internet, LAN (Local Area Network) and INFLIBNET. Fr.Caussanel Hall, Loyola Hall, MCA Seminar Hall and Fr.Miranda Hall are equipped with LCD, screen and audio system for screening films, power point presentations, etc. A System Engineer has been appointed to help the faculty prepare computer aided teaching- learning materials. The College has a total no. of 566 computers, including 46 laptops. There are 129 internet systems, 36 LCDs, 18 OHPs and 3 slide projectors.
The college has a canteen facility for staff and students.
The college has an auditorium facility for events and seminar.
Alumni Association is as old although in the early years it functioned with the name Old Boys' Association. Today, the Alumni Association of St.Xavier's College, Palayamkottai has about 250 life members on its role and has a Constitution of its own. It has also Chapters at important towns like Tuticorin, Nagercoil and Kovilpatti. It holds regularly Annual General Body meetings around April to have its accounts passed by the house. Invariably a Newsletter is also released during the AGB meeting.
The college has Wi-Fi facility for the students and staff.
A separate Internet Centre has been established with 44 computers lab. Internet service is available for 12 hours per day to the students, who refer to e-books/ e-journals through specific websites. Our Language Lab has 64 computers, a lectern with in-built amplifier and mike, a collar mike, a hand mike, an LCD and a screen for power point presentation and CD players.