The Bill Munday School of Business Graduate Advising
The Bill Munday School of Business provides academic advising and support services for all graduate students.
The mission of graduate advising in The Bill Munday School of Business (MSB) is to provide the highest quality of academic advising and support services for all graduate students. Graduate advising serves as a comprehensive source of information, communication, and advising for students from matriculation to graduation. Graduate advising strives to help students meet their academic, professional, and personal goals while providing support and accurate information to ensure timely completion of their degree requirements.
- Individualized advising assistance throughout the course of a student's degree program
- Guidance in course selection and registration
- Interpretation of course rotations and projected degree planning
- Coordination of graduation processes including submitting the intent for graduation, preliminary graduation reviews, and final degree certifications
- Information on university policies, procedures, resources and programs
For registration instructions (including how to add, drop, or swap a course), visit myHilltop. Continuing graduate students (currently enrolled) do not need an alternate PIN.
Degree Works is the university's degree audit and academic advising/planning system. This system allows for real-time academic advising, streamlined degree planning and more. Access to Degree Works is available via myHilltop. In myHilltop, click on Academic Information, then click Access Degree Works. Visit Using Degree Works for more information.
Application for Graduation
You must formally apply for graduation in myHilltop. Refer to Registrar's Office for application deadlines. After you apply, the business school graduate advisor will prepare a degree audit to ensure you meet all qualifications. If there are any issues, the business school graduate advisor will contact you. After the certification for graduation is completed, it will be forwarded to the Registrar's Office.
Graduate Advising In Person and By Phone and Skype
Your business school graduate advisor accommodates the needs of working professionals by advising remotely via phone or Skype as well as in person. To ensure a guaranteed time for advising, schedule an appointment via email or by using the Zimbra calendar (you will need your SEU login and password). Find directions on how to use Zimbra here. You will receive a confirmation email for your booked appointment.
Contact your business school graduate advisor:
Email: nataliaq [at] stedwards.edu (nataliaq [at] stedwards.edu )
Natalia on Skype: natalia.quintanilla76
Natalia at LinkedIn
Newly-admitted graduate students
Students recently admitted to a business school graduate program will receive a welcome email from their business school graduate advisor detailing the steps for the registration process.
Continuing graduate students
Continuing business school graduate students should contact the graduate advisor to begin an email advising session or to set up an appointment.
Graduate Course Schedules, Degree Plans, and Bulletins
Refer to the course schedule to determine course offerings for a given term. The Bill Munday School of Business reserves the right to modify course offerings based on student enrollments, program changes, etc.
Degree Plans and Degree Works
Each student's degree plan requirements are listed in Degree Works. Log into your myHilltop account, click on Academic Information, and then click on Access Degree Works. For assistance with questions about your degree audit, contact your graduate advisor.
The graduate bulletin is your primary resource for policies and procedures applicable to your degree plan. Contact your business school graduate advisor for additional information.