Students at St. Edward’s University are equipped with everything they need to succeed

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. 

Advising

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. 

Academic Success Programs 

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

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 professional staff is available to help students with:

  • Setting career goals
  • Making decisions about majors and careers
  • Learning effective job search strategies
  • Securing internships
  • Planning for graduate and professional school

 

Health & Counseling

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. 

Health Services 

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 

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

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. 

University Police

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. 

Information Technology (IT)

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. 

IT Training 

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 

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. 

Library 

The brand new Munday Library is the result of a generous $13 million donation from Pat and Bill Munday. 

The new library has:

  • Over 200,000 e-books, 80,000 books, journals, popular magazines, DVDs and CDs
  • About 100 computers with access to laser printers, plenty of electronic outlets, and wireless printing options
  • Research help with librarians in-person and by phone, chat, Skype, and email
  • 15 group study rooms, two global digital classrooms, and a teaching computer lab
  • Media equipment checkout and video editing stations
  • Ability to borrow materials from academic and public libraries all over the world

Writing Center

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.