I am an international student. How do I access academic support?

International students may face a considerable challenge studying in a foreign academic environment. St. Edward's University offers multiple programs to help you succeed!

Academic Mentors for International Students

If you need support with academic English, you may receive guidance by meeting with an Academic Mentor. The Academic Mentor support is a free service for international students.  Academic Mentors provide peer coaching and literacy support.

Scope of Support

  1. Reading literacy, as related to directions, vocabulary, comprehension, scholarly research, to name a few
  2. Technology tips for success
  3. Time management, organizing for projects, deadlines, exams, etc.
  4. Guidance in note-taking competency, presentation polish, lecture comprehension, and more

Contact the International Student Services Director for a one-on-one meeting to discuss your current educational struggle(s). Please email, call 512-492-3118, or stop by Moody Hall 102!

Additional support for International students


If you have five minutes, you could use the ASP Reads YouTube channel to watch a video that will teach you how to survive college reading and learn new skills.

Or check out other support services that international students may access:

Strategic Reading Tips