St. Edward’s University Health & Counseling Center (HCC) together with Ascension Medical Group Seton (AMG) provides a convenient, low cost option for acute, preventive, and wellness focused primary care services for all currently enrolled students and St. Edward’s University employees. 

Healthcare coordination can help you get healthy and stay healthy in all aspects of your life. The Ascension Medical Group Seton providers within the HCC can refer patients to specialists as needed and services provided at the HCC can also be shared with your personal primary care physician.

Clinic Hours of Operation

Fall 2023 Hours: Monday–Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

In the event a student/faculty/staff are unable to schedule an appointment at the HCC due to limited availability, they can call 512 324-4940 (our clinic number) and the team will schedule an appointment at one of our Express Care clinics in the area (Westlake).

Contact Us

Clinic Address: 
3001 South Congress
Lady Bird Johnson Hall, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78704

Call 512-324-4940 to schedule an appointment. If you have a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.


Virtual Care Appointments

Virtual appointments are available with the HCC provider. Please call 512-324-4940 to schedule a virtual appointment.

In-person Clinic Appointments

Staff, SHIP and Non-SHIP students that require an in-person medical appointment (e.g. physicals, sexually transmitted disease services, immunizations, etc.) will need to visit the on-campus clinic.


Payment Options

The HCC accepts Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), St. Edward's University employer insurance, and has a discounted self-pay option. Non-SHIP students will be responsible for paying their private insurance's copay. AMG takes a number of private insurance carriers in our clinic.

Services Provided by AMG

Medical Services:

  • Acute Illness and Minor Injury Visits 
  • Laboratory Services:
    • Flu, Strep, STD testing, Mono, UA, Pregnancy testing, Blood Sugar, plus General Lab draws for additional lab orders
  • Immunizations
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Annual Well Woman Exams
  • Annual and Sports Physicals

Medication Management Services:

  • Medication Reviews

Covid-19 Services:

  • Symptomatic PCR Tests for those experiencing Covid-19 symptoms
  • Residential Baseline Rapid Testing for students living in residence halls with no vaccination record on file (effective Spring 2022)
  • Campus Surveillance Testing for students, faculty, and staff with no vaccination record or exemption form on file (effective date TBD)

Covid-19 FAQ for HCC

Can I get tested at the HCC if I am experiencing Covid-19 symptoms? Employees and students who are experiencing signs of any illness, including Covid-19, may make an appointment at the HCC with our health services providers.  Appointments are made online: SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

Is there a cost for symptomatic testing? Typically an individual's insurance provider will cover the cost of a test for people experiencing symptoms. St. Edward's University and the HCC will bill your insurance company.

Can I get tested at the HCC if I have no symptoms or known exposure? The HCC is not providing asymptomatic testing at this time.  Employees and students who desire an asymptomatic test should check out this list of Austin Public Health testing options.

Can I get a Covid-19 vaccine at the HCC? No. Vaccines are readily available in the Austin area, though not available at the HCC clinic due to storage limitations.  We have a list of local options for vaccination on our Health Hilltop Covid-19 Vaccination Page

Can I get a Covid-19 booster at the HCC? Yes. Boosters are available at the HCC.  You may schedule your Covid-19 booster online: SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

Travel Health

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we strongly recommend students keep up to date with the CDC’s Travelers’ Health information for the latest recommendations regarding travel.

The Health Center is not able to provide 24-72 PCR Covid-19 tests prior to travel.  Please refer to local community partners for international travel testing options.