Frequently Asked Questions

Event Fees & Registration

When do I register? 
You may purchase tickets for paid events online until Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at 5 p.m. You can also register for events that are free but require rsvp. On-site registration will be available throughout the weekend at each paid event. 

Can I register onsite? 
Walk-up registration will take place at each paid event throughout the weekend. Credit cards, cash, and checks will be accepted. Please note, prices for ticketed events will be $2-3 higher at the door. 

What are the payment methods? 

  • Paying online – Credit cards accepted when you register on Eventbrite. Please note, there are processing fees. 
  • In-person – Please note the price at the door is about $2-3 higher than pre-registration for each ticket.  

Can I get a refund for my registration?
Full refunds are available prior to Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. Following this date, no refunds will be given. To request a cancellation or to make a change please send an email to Alumni Relations at seualumni [at] stedwards.edu.

What are the Basketball Tickets Prices?
General – $5
Kids under 6 - Free

Hotel Information

Wyndham Garden Austin
3401 South IH-35, Austin, TX 78741 
512-448-2444

Distance from campus: 0.9 miles
Register by January 23, 2020
Rate: $119 – excludes sales tax
Rate includes breakfast for two,Wifi, courtesy airport shuttle, and parking
Link to register: St. Edwards Homecoming Weekend 2020
Group Code: 02116702ST

Omni Hotel Southpark
4140 Governors Row, Austin, Texas 78744
512-448-2222

Distance from campus: 1.7 miles
Rate: $150 – excludes sales tax
Rate includes deluxe guestroom, internet, on-site parking and courtesy airport shuttle to and from Austin  
Bergstrom International Airport is available daily from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Link to register: Omni Homecoming 2020 Reservation 
Call to register: 1-800-843-6664
Other Nearby Hotels

  • SpringHill Suites by Marriott Austin South |  4501 South IH-35 Frontage Rd. Austin, TX 78744 | 512-441-8270
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Austin South | 4525 South IH-35 Frontage Rd. Austin, TX 78744 | 512-707-8899
  • Austin Marriott South | 4415 South IH-35, Austin, TX 78744 | 512-441-7900
  • Hampton Inn Austin South | 4141 Governors Row, Austin, TX  78744 | 512-442-4040
  • Hilton Austin Airport | 9515 Hotel Drive, Austin, TX 78719 | 512-385-6767
  • Hyatt Regency Austin | 208 Barton Springs Rd. Austin, Texas 78704 | 512-477-1234
  • Double Tree by Hilton | 303 W. 15th Street, Austin, TX 78701 | 512-478-7000
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites | 4892 U.S. 290, Sunset Valley, TX 78735 | 1-800-315-2621
  • DoubleTree Suites Austin | 303 West 15th Street, Austin, Texas 78701| 512-478-7000
  • La Quinta Inn | 4424 South Mopac Expressway, Austin, Texas 78735 | 512-899-3000 

Reunions & Family Events

What is the Golden Guard?
Golden Guard is a celebration for alumni who graduated 50+ years ago. The celebration starts with a mass on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel, and ends with a Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. in the Mabee Ballrooms. This year’s inductees include alumni from the class of 1970. All Golden Guard members (from St. Edward's High School and University) and a guest, former faculty, and Holy Cross Brothers are invited to attend. This is an invite-only event.

What is the 50th Reunion?
It is a special reunion for the Class of 1970 who are invited to return to the Hilltop to celebrate their 50th graduation anniversary. The reunion takes place on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2019, from 6:30 –9 p.m. in Mabee Ballrooms in the Ragsdale Center. Find more information here.
 

Parking & Transportation

Where can I park on campus? 
During the weekend, Feb. 14–16, 2020, parking is available on campus in green and yellow lots. Please avoid restricted spaces or curbs. Make sure to review the campus map for lot information.  
If you will be on campus prior to Feb. 14, please request or purchase a visitor parking pass

What are the available public forms of transportation?

Is there an ATM machine around here?
Yes, there is one in Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center. Please view the campus map.

Safety

What's the campus police's phone number?
To report suspicious activities, contact UPD 512-448-8444. 
If you need someone to escort you to your car, contact UPD. 

Do you have a Lost and Found?
Yes, items that are lost or found will be turned into the Ragsdale Information desk on the 2nd floor of the Robert & Pearle Ragsdale Center.

Tailgating

When can I reserve a tailgate spot?
Please reserve your tailgate spot online through Eventbrite. 

Can I bring alcohol to my tailgate spot?
Yes, tailgaters are allowed to bring and consume their own alcohol, as long as they are following the tailgating policies. Security will monitor the tailgating area to ensure that only those patrons with wristbands are consuming alcohol. Please bring identification if you plan on consuming alcohol in the tailgating areas.

Can I sell alcohol at my tailgate spot?
No, the sale of any alcoholic beverages is strictly prohibited according to state law. Tailgaters are welcome to distribute alcoholic beverages to tailgate attendees at their own risk.

Who to Contact

Alumni:
Call 512-448-8415 or email seualumni [at] stedwards.edu    

Students, Parents or Family Members:
Call 512-448-8422 or email parents [at] stedwards.edu 

University Faculty and Staff:
Call 512-448-8415 or email seualumni [at] stedwards.edu (subject: Homecoming%20%26%20Family%20Weekend%20Question)  

Campus Recreation Events
Contact Andy Lemons at 512-233-1669 or andyl [at] stedwards.edu

Athletic events: 
Contact Talia Russell at 512-637-5615 or trussell [at] stedwards.edu

Tailgating: 
Contact Carey Mays at 512-464-8822 or careym [at] stedwards.edu.

University Police Department: 
To report suspicious activities, contact 512-448-8444.