Visit Options for Undergraduate Students
The best way to get to know St. Edward’s is to come see it (and Austin) for yourself. All campus visit programs are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis for prospective students.
Watch the video to see how to make the most of your visit to any school, especially our hilltop campus.
Spring Visit Events
Saturday, April 26
Spring Saturday hours include information session at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., campus tours at 10 a.m. and 12:30 a.m., and residence hall tours at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. This event is free and open to juniors, seniors and transfers at any application status.
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Spring Visit Options
Our campus walking tours are led by current students and last about an hour and 15 minutes. Spring tours are offered Jan. 13–May 2 (excluding university holidays), Monday and Friday at 9:30 a.m., noon and 2 p.m., and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tours include a look inside academic buildings, the student center, athletic facilities and a residence hall. Please inform our tour coordinator if you need any specific accommodations.
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While you’re here, you can also meet with an admission counselor to get answers to your questions and help us get to know you. To schedule an appointment with a counselor, call our office at 512-448-8500 or 800-555-0164.
We offer guided group tours for high school students from September to April. Tours may be scheduled for 10 a.m. or 1 p.m., Monday–Thursday. Group tour requests should be made at least three weeks in advance. Elementary and middle school groups are welcome to visit campus using our self-guided audio tour (see description at left). Please call our office at 800-555-0164 for more information about this option.
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Take a Self-Guided Audio Campus Tour
Pick up a map with instructions at the Ragsdale Center information desk or the kiosk by the Carriage House. You can also print the map and bring it with you.
St. Edward’s is located just minutes from downtown Austin. Wondering how to get to campus and where to stay? We recommend the Wyndham Garden Hotel, which offers a St. Edward’s visitor rate of $109 per night, including breakfast for two. The hotel is about a five-minute drive from campus.
View our campus map and directions »
Book your stay at Wyndham (PDF) »
Download a list of nearby hotels (PDF) »
Visitor Parking – Free visitor parking can be found in the lilac-colored zone marked “Restricted” and in the dark blue zone marked “Visitor Parking” on the parking map. To access the lilac-colored parking spaces behind the Carriage House, turn onto Andre Drive from Woodward Street. Turn right onto Moody Drive, and then a left into the parking lot. To access the dark blue parking spaces, please enter the university from Woodward, turning onto Theater Pass near the softball fields. Then turn right toward the parking garage and visitor lot.