The university provides the resources students need to be happy, safe, and well. We support our students so they can thrive academically and flourish physically and mentally as well.
All students participate in advising each semester. Academic Counseling and Exploration (ACE) counselors provide individual guidance and information to help freshmen, undeclared students, and new transfer students take responsibility for defining and planning their academic objectives. Services include individual academic counseling, study skills workshops, and individual and group tutoring.
The Academic Success Programs (ASP) offers a wide range of services for students, including:
• One-on-one peer tutoring
• Supplemental instruction
• Academic coaching
• Online writing services
• Exams for class credit
Career and Professional Development provides resources to students and alumni seeking career direction and guidance. Services include individual counseling, job and internship connections, career workshops, and web-based resources.
The Health & Counseling Center is a safe and confidential setting where students can find assistance to cope with the physical and emotional demands of school, relationships and life.
Nurse practitioners, registered nurses and a medical assistant staff Health Services. Health Services provides treatment of minor acute illnesses and injuries, prescriptions when appropriate, some immunizations, general physical exams and well-woman exams, referrals to specialists, and health education.
Counseling Services is staffed with licensed and staff psychologists, as well as doctoral-level graduate students in psychology. Many students schedule consultation sessions to help clarify concerns, make decisions or talk over situations. There are 15 members of the Counseling staff to support students. After hours crisis consultation is available by calling 512-892-7076.
Wellness and Outreach Services provides educational resources, prevention programs and early interventions that positively affect students’ well-being. Programming is provided around healthy choices, alcohol and other drugs, suicide prevention, stress management, and physical/mental health.
The University Police Department is a service-oriented organization dedicated to providing a safe and secure environment for the university community. Officers are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and will respond to all calls for on-campus assistance.
The Office of Information Technology can assist with questions concerning email, software, web publishing, internet access, and the university’s mobile app. They also support over 10 computer labs on campus, including three 24-hour labs.
Free computer training workshops are available to currently enrolled students, including training on Microsoft Office, Adobe Create Suite, and other university-supported software.
The New Media Center provides digital equipment checkout, training and assistance for students. Services include digital video and presentational technology assistance for student presentations and curriculum-based projects.
The brand new Munday Library is the result of a generous $13 million donation from Pat and Bill Munday.
The Writing Center is a free service for current St. Edward’s University students. All Writing Center tutors are writing faculty or experienced staff. Services are provided seven days a week for any writing task, such as class papers, resumes, applications, and project proposals.