Your Top 5

We have curated this quick list (called Your Top 5) just for you. These are the key things you need to know (and do) this month to make sure that your 2022–2023 academic year is a successful one.

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Advising for Summer & Fall 2023 Classes

Be sure to review the summer and/or fall course schedule and get advised in March. Meet with your success coach and/or faculty advisor to discuss your schedule for this summer and/or fall. Follow these steps to get advised and receive your PIN, which you will need to register for classes on your assigned day between March 29 and April 3.

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40% Discount on Summer 2023 Courses

St. Edward’s is offering Summer undergraduate courses at a 40% discounted tuition rate. Summer courses are a great opportunity to balance your fall/spring course loads, take classes toward a minor or gain course credits you may need to graduate on time. View the course list to see if something piques your interest and/or fulfills one of your degree plan requirements.

Fall 2021 Housing

Sign Up for Fall & Summer Housing

View room and apartment options for Fall 2023. Complete the online housing application and choose your first choice of housing. Follow the steps for signing up. Live on campus this summer, even if you don’t take summer classes! Housing is available in the St. André Apartments on a first-come, first served basis. Apply at myHilltop from 9 a.m. March 6 through 5 p.m. April 5.

Career Resources

Don’t Miss the March Career Fairs

Head to Mabee Ballroom for the March Career Fairs. Network for internships and jobs for the 2023 spring, summer and fall semesters, and even further into the future. Explore opportunities with 30+ employers. Internship Fair, Thursday, March 23, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.; Full-time & Part-time Job Fair, Wednesday, March 29, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Graduation Prep and Festivities

GradFest for 2023 Graduating Seniors

Save the date for this one-stop-shop event for all of your graduation needs, Wednesday, March 22, 11 a.m.–7 p.m. in Mabee Ballroom. At GradFest, you can: buy your cap and gown; order your class ring and  announcements; have your commencement portrait taken; learn about alumni programs and graduate programs; and more! See more details.


BONUS: Hillfest is Happening in March!

This year, Hillfest will take place on Friday, March 31, 6–10 p.m. It’s one the largest campus traditions at St. Edward’s, with carnival rides and games, food trucks, live DJs, and more. And it’s FREE to students, families, friends and the entire St. Ed’s community. Check out details on Collegiate Link and register on EventBrite to join the fun!   

Save the Date for Spring Commencement!

We’re excited to celebrate our undergraduate and graduate degree recipients with a full day of festivities on campus, Saturday, May 6, 2023. Mark your calendar! And we’re honored to have newly elected Austin mayor, Kirk Watson as our 2023 commencement speaker. For three decades, Watson has been immersed in public policy, spanning local and state government in Texas.

Important information about GradFest, the commencement ceremony and all other activities will be available on the Graduation Festivities webpage. Please check periodically as the list of activities and information are updated. NOTE: If you missed the Jan. 25 deadline to apply for graduation, submit a Petition for Exception to Current Semester Deadlines.

SGA Elections & The BIG Event Coming Up

Make sure your voice is heard on the hilltop by voting, and even running as a candidate, in the upcoming Student Government Association election. SGA represents the thoughts and ideas of the student body to the university’s administration, faculty and staff. It also encourages students to get involved in the campus and Austin community through activities like The BIG Event day of service, coming up on March 25.

Meet the candidates during tabling events at Ragsdale Lawn, March 21–23, and 28–29. Elections take place March 27–29 via CollegiateLink.

Interested in running for office? Did you attend the mandatory Zoom info session held on March 3 for becoming a candidate? If so, sign in to SGA’s CollegiateLink page to view and complete the SGA application, due Friday, March 10 by 5 p.m.

Biden-Harris Student Debt Relief Plan

The Biden-Harris administration has announced that borrowers who had a Federal Direct Loan disbursed on or before June 30, 2022 could potentially qualify for loan forgiveness through the Student Debt Relief Plan. Student Financial Services has compiled helpful links to information about the plan and how to identify your student loan servicer, apply for debt relief and view your Pell Grant history.

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