Summer 2021 Academic Experience

This summer, St. Edward's is offering 60 classes that include a mix from general education requirements and prerequisites to upper-level major courses. Classes will be offered through a hybrid of in-person and virtual environments, giving students maximum flexibility for a successful summer semester.  

All courses will feature our outstanding faculty and the high level of faculty-student engagement that is the hallmark of a St. Edward’s education.

Summer 2021 Calendar

  • May 19: First 7-week classes begin
  • May 17: Summer 1, Summer 12-week & graduate full-term classes begin
  • May 31: Memorial Day (no classes)
  • Jun. 28: Last day of Summer 1 classes
  • Jun. 29: Second 7-week classes begin
  • Jun. 29-Jul. 5: Summer Break (no undergraduate 12-week or graduate full-term courses meet)
  • Jul. 6: Summer II classes begin
  • Aug. 16: Last day of Summer classes

Student-Faculty Engagement

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Faculty Mentorship

St. Edward’s University faculty are available for guidance and mentorship. Students can arrange individual or small-group meetings with their professors either virtually or in-person, depending on the preference of the faculty member and of the student.

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Virtual Courses

Most academic courses are online in a live, real-time and interactive format with faculty and students. Individual courses use virtual instruction methods best suited to that particularly course and discipline. 

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Experiential Learning

Select courses (studio and labs, internships, service learning, and research) are being delivered in a physically distanced, in-person format on campus. The university's health and safety guidelines, including the use of face coverings, are required. 

For more details and information on the academic experience, read our Q&A.

Student Technology Requirements

To ensure the quality and consistency of technology-enabled instruction, students at St. Edward’s University are expected to have at a minimum a recent and up-to-date computer (laptop/desktop) capable of running software needed for classes, a webcam, a microphone, earphones, and sufficient internet access.  See the Minimum Technology Requirements maintained by the Office of Information Technology (OIT) at support.stedwards.edu for detailed specifications.

Student Technology Discount Programs 

St. Edward's students receive discounts on laptops, desktops, and software.  Go to support.stedwards.edu  to find out more about Software and Hardware Discounts.

Student Technology Support Programs 

Students who are unable to meet the minimum technology requirements should use the SEU Student of Concern/Conduct Form to contact the university for help. 

Student Academic Success Services

In-Person Options

Students will be able to access all resources while on campus, while they are taking their classes online. Please note that certain offices may have more limited in-person hours during the summer months.

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Virtual Options

Students will have the access to student academic support resources, including success coaches, student disability services, career coaches, library services, student financial services, and the registrar's office.

Virtual services

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Updated June 7, 2021