Congratulations on your acceptance to St. Edward’s!

We’re excited to welcome you to our university community as a new international student. And we look forward to making your transition to the hilltop easy.

The following information is an overview of how to secure your international student or exchange visitor immigration status and pursue education as an international student in the U.S. Please review the steps outlined below, and follow the instructions carefully to avoid delays in the processing of your immigration documents. International Student Services staff are here to help, so don’t hesitate to contact us by sending an email to iss [at] or calling +1 (512) 428-1051!

NOTE: This information is for recently admitted international students. If you have not yet been admitted or made your deposit, please contact the Office of Admission at seu.admit [at] or 512-448-8500.

Additionally, our staff are only trained and authorized to advise on F-1 and J-1 visa matters. Please seek a qualified immigration attorney for questions about other visa types and categories.