News Release Library
June 7, 2011

St. Edward's University Welcomes Incoming Freshmen to Orientation

In early June, new faces will arrive on campus as the Class of 2015 attends Orientation at St. Edward's University. The first group of incoming freshmen will visit campus June 9–10 for the opening session of the New Undergraduate Student and Parent Orientation, which welcomes the newest Hilltoppers and their parents to campus.

The New Undergraduate Student Orientation Program at St. Edward’s University is designed to provide incoming freshmen with the tools and know-how needed to help assure a smooth transition into college life. 

Students will learn more about their major, meet with an academic advisor, register for classes and become acquainted with the services, organizations and people that make St. Edward’s such a remarkable place. Participation in one orientation session is required. 

The remaining members of the class are set to arrive for Orientation throughout the summer on the following dates:

Session 2 — June 16–17
Session 3 — June 23–24
Session 4 — July 14–15
Session 5 — July 21–22
Session 6 — Aug. 24–25

Orientation sessions will address the St. Edward’s mission, academic requirements, faculty expectations and university resources. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to meet current student leaders, other new families, university administrators and faculty members. View the Freshmen Orientation Schedule.

Parents will have the opportunity to become acquainted with all aspects of St. Edward’s University by attending tailored sessions. View the Parent Orientation Schedule.

Need help navigating the campus? Please feel free to ask a member of the St. Edward’s community or consult a directional kiosk near the Bookstore.

To sign up for freshman orientation, use the online orientation registration form. To use this system, select “Accepted Students.”