St. Edward’s is invested in your success, fully.

We’re dedicated to preparing our students to be critical thinkers and innovative problem-solvers with a passion for making the world a better place. Our commitment to your success is backed by a robust support program that helps you reach your highest potential and go full on toward your dreams.

From success coaches and professor-mentors to academic counseling and tutoring to career prep services — the personalized support and resources available to you on the hilltop enhance your academic experience and pave the way for you to succeed on your own terms. Below is an overview of the support you’ll receive — from your first day at St. Edward’s to graduation. Follow the links to learn more.

Kia Baeza ’20, Biology/Pre-Health Professions

Success Coaches

Your personal success coach works with you to choose your classes and connects you with inspiring professors. They’ll help you identify co-curricular activities that align with your passions, discover the right major or graduate program and map out a plan for your college career.

Student receiving instruction

Academic Support

Academic support services, such as peer tutoring and supplemental instruction — along with special assistance from the Writing CenterMath Lab and Munday Library — keep you on track to succeed in your classes.

Meagan Biscamp ’19, Social Work

Career and Professional Development

Your career coach helps you create your résumé, cover letter and LinkedIn profile; find an internship or job; strengthen your interview skills and tap into valuable networking opportunities. They also help you prepare for post-graduation opportunities such as graduate school, law school and medical school. And as a Hilltopper, you’ll have access to career services for life.

Karlee Bradley ’20, Mathematics

Study Abroad

One of the great things you’ll notice about Hilltoppers is that we’re a globally minded community who fosters a deeper understanding of the world. We know that experiencing other cultures enriches our lives, furthers our growth and enhances our ability to contribute to a better world. Studying abroad is a life-changing opportunity that provides those rewards.      

Lauren Fogt ’19, Kinesiology, Pre-Physical Therapy

International Student Services

Our international campus community brings together diverse cultures and perspectives. Classes, student life activities and service opportunities encourage independent thinking and global awareness. 

CAMP Personal Counselor

Student Disability Services

Students with documented disabilities partner with Student Disability Services for academic accommodations, referral services and guidance that ensure equal access to a fulfilling college experience. 

College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

As first-generation migrant students, our CAMP Hilltoppers receive financial, academic and moral support throughout their time at St. Edward's. CAMP is funded by the U.S. Department of Education. St. Edward’s has the longest-running CAMP program in the U.S. and is one more way we’re committed to our students’ success.

“One benefit of working with a success coach is that you always have someone to count on, whether it be for personal or academic advice. They really care about you.”  

Kimberly Mireles ’23 Business Administration major

FAQ for Parents and Families

Help your student achieve success at St. Edward's with check-ins and reminders about important dates and deadlines throughout the semester.

How St. Edward’s Prepares You for Success

Explore how our four building blocks for college success prepare students to create their future, purposefully.