Welcome to your hilltop community!

We’re thrilled to have you join us at St. Edward’s, and we’re excited to meet you during Orientation.

We have an entire team of Hilltoppers eager to get you ready and energized for your St. Edward's journey! Your Orientation session on campus will be fun and inspiring, and set the pace for a full and meaningful first year. 

Register for June 2024 Orientation!

During your Orientation session, you’ll get a fuller picture of life at St. Edward’s and will learn about the numerous opportunities, programs, activities and resources available to you. You’ll also get to meet your future friends, faculty and staff. Register for one of our June orientation sessions to learn more your future on the hilltop!

Your Orientation Checklist

Stay on top of everything you need to do and know for Orientation with our handy checklists for first-year students and for transfer students.

Here’s What You’ll Experience During Orientation 

student leaders at orientation


You’ll connect with Student Orientation Leaders and your classmates — all who are smart, globally minded, creative thinkers and problem solvers, just like you. (Not to mention, super friendly and fun-loving, too!)

student success coaches


You’ll meet one-on-one with your personal success coach who will guide you throughout your time on the hilltop and help you customize your St. Edward’s experience to achieve your goals.

student at involvement fair


Key community leaders will also be present at Orientation to introduce you to academic programs, campus resources and opportunities to get involved.

students at jose antonio vargas seminar


The student leaders, success coaches, staff and professors you meet at Orientation will serve as a great resource to help you succeed by providing updates, advice and answers as you get ready for the semester.

Making the Hilltop Your Home

We’ve mapped out the following 4-part plan for your Orientation experience that will keep you engaged with your hilltop community — and fully prepare you for your first semester. You’ll learn all about St. Edward’s and start building relationships with your fellow Hilltoppers. Check out each part, and get started right away!

Orientation is sponsored in part by UFCU.