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.
Summer Visit Options
Our campus walking tours are led by current students and last about an hour and 15 minutes. Summer tours are offered May 27–Aug. 15 (excluding university holidays), Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and noon. 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.
High school, middle school and elementary school groups are welcome to take self-guided tours. A presentation by an admission counselor is available for high school groups. Please call our office at 800-555-0164 for more information about this option.
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Transfer Student Information Sessions
College students currently attending another university are invited to join us for a Transfer Information Session from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, June 27, or Friday, Aug. 1. During the information session, you’ll learn more about St. Edward’s University and our transfer admission process. Information about our majors and internship opportunities will also be provided.
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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.