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The Office of Residence Life at St. Edward’s University cultivates intentional living-learning environments that foster development of the heart and mind, preparing students to take on their world.

By engaging in the residential experience at St. Edward’s University, students will develop independent living skills, build community and relationships, prioritize health and wellness, and grow personally and intellectually. Living on campus means that residents are just a few steps away from friends, classes, and the exciting opportunities that Austin has to offer, with the added benefit of enhanced safety and security on campus.

Reasons to Live on the Hilltop


Living on campus means that you're just a few steps away from friends, classes, and the exciting entertainment that Austin has to offer. Wondering if living on campus is right for you? Check out our Guide to Campus Housing.

Start Here!

Students have a variety of living communities to choose from, each with their own distinctive personality. Visit each community's page to see the amenities available and review the various room types and rates offered using the links below.

View 2022-2023 Room Types and Locations

View Housing and Meal Plan Rates

If you need an on-campus housing accommodation such as a service animal, specific location request, or assistive devices, submit a request to Student Disability Services (SDS). SDS staff reviews all requests in consultation with Residence Life.

Sign Up for Housing

Choose the applicable term to learn how to sign up for housing:

Fall 2023 Housing

Select your student status to learn how to sign up for 2023-2024 Academic Year Housing.

Spring 2023 Housing

The Spring housing application opened for returning student on October 3 via the housing portal, accessed through myHilltop. New students may apply for housing through Hillstart, which was made available in November.

Spring housing is available on a first-come, first-served basis and housing assignments will be assigned in December.

Meal plans are assigned to the student in conjunction with their housing assignments. If you wish to change your meal plan, you may do so by contacting the Hilltopper Card Office at onecard@stedwards.edu. Housing and meal plans will be billed to the student's account within 24-48 hours after an assignment is made, payable via myHilltop.

Questions? Check out our Resident Resources page for more information!

Summer 2023 Housing

Summer 2023 housing will be available in the St. Andre Apartments.

The summer housing application will be open in myHilltop from 9 AM, March 22 through 5 PM, April 19. Housing assignments are not guaranteed and will be made on a first come, first served basis.

Questions? Check out our Resident Resources page for more information!

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