You’ve worked hard to get here, and now it’s time to lay the foundation of the next four years. Virtual Orientation is just the way to do that!

We have an entire community of students, staff and professors who are ready to help you transition into college life and support you along your journey to meeting your goals. In the videos below, you’ll hear from Student Orientation Leaders and a Success Coach about what to expect at Virtual Orientation.

See full details on Virtual Orientation and how get started on your Orientation experience.

Welcome to Virtual Orientation


HillStart ensures you are ready for the fall: You’ll select your housing, get prepared to meet with your advisor and complete other necessary tasks.

Register for Fall Classes

Get to know your Success Coach and register for your classes during this part of Orientation. Your Success Coach will help you build the best possible schedule of classes and other activities for your first semester. 

Meet Your New Community

This part of Orientation will show you what it’s like to live on campus and what it means to be a part of the St. Edward’s community. Orientation Leaders will show you the ropes, share their experiences, and answer all of your pressing questions about St. Edward’s.


Continue to make life-long friends, meet more of your fellow classmates, and participate in campus traditions at Anchors. This part of Orientation will help you go fully into your first year at college. We can’t wait to see you at Virtual Orientation!

P.S. Stay tuned for information about Parents and Families Orientation sessions.