Welcome to BSS Advising

We are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding your BSS education. In order for us to better assist you, please direct your questions to the correct party as listed below:

For Matters Related to Your Major or Specific Course of Studies

Your PRIM faculty advisor is ready to help! Their email link can be found at the top of DegreeWorks accessed through MyHilltop. Click here to see the video with Advising tips from a Faculty member.

Get advice from a BSS student about how to make the most of your advising relationship from your second year to graduation in this Behavioral and Social Sciences student video.

Click here for the Course Bulletins. Click here for 2019-20 degree plans for all BSS majors.

Well-informed Hilltoppers make for well-educated and empowered Hilltoppers! The task center will take you to the places you may complete various advising-related procedures and find personal advising-related information. Access the task center by clicking here.

Let a BSS Graduate Assistant share about how to best utilize your faculty advisor relationship by viewing our Grad Assistant’s video.

See more on why Behavioral and Social Sciences advising is special in our Advising Specialist’s video.

For General BSS Questions

 Lindsey Taucher advises Behavioral Neuroscience (NEUR), Criminal Justice (CRIJ), Psychology (PSYC), Social Work (SOCW), Sociology (SOCI) majors and minors; her hours are 730am to 430pm with a midday lunch hour.  

Lindsey Taucher, MA, LPC completed her BA in Psychology at St. Edward's University and her Master’s in Art Therapy at The George Washington University, working in DC until returning to Austin in 1999 to work as an art therapist. In June 2019, Lindsey was featured as one of the "12 Standouts in Their Field" at St Edward's University, to read more click HERE.

She has been providing academic advising at St. Edward’s University since 2000 and previously provided community based mental health counseling and PRN counseling services from 2013 to 2018 in the Austin area. She so enjoys being in higher ed and the mix of work with faculty, staff and students it provides. An introvert who loves people, Lindsey also appreciates the mix of data and interactions that her position allows. She enjoys self-care through movies, sprint triathlons, reading and exploring Austin music and the arts with her family. Lindsey has volunteered in the past with Joslin Elementary Campus Advisory Council and the Coalition to Strengthen Austin Urban Schools, Austin Center for Grief & Loss, Drive a Senior South Austin and the cooking and baking ministry of St. Ignatius, Martyr.

 April Buentello-Srock advises Environmental Science (ENSP), Global Studies (GLST), History (HIST), Political Sciences (POLS) majors and minors as of August 1st, 2018.

April earned a Masters in College Student Development and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology here at St. Edward’s University. Before joining the St. Edward’s staff, April worked as a Case Manager with the Office of Disability Service at Texas State University in San Marcos. She also served on the Veterans Advisory Council and Mental Health Advisory Committee. Prior to that she worked at both the local and state level working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.  She is a first generation college student and CANDEX-McNair Scholar. Outside of work she can be found going on adventures with her beagle Brownie and partner Brian. 

Make an appointment with a BSS advisor:

  • Schedule appointments with our Dean's suite staff in person DOYX 226 or call (512) 448-8550
  • Lindsey Taucher, DOYX 222, (512) 428-1265, email: lindseyt [at] stedwards.edu; follow link to make an appointment: calendly.com/lindseytaucher
  • April Bunetello-Srock, DOYX 220, (512) 448-8577, email: abuente [at] stedwards.edu
  • Be sure to include what type of student you are: transfer, continuing, etc., your name, SEU id#, reason for appointment and phone # where we can reach you if needed.

In the interim, find advising forms online. 

For All Other Questions 

Please contact the Office of the Registrar at 512-448-8747 or use the various links under Academic Information in MyHilltop.