We offer different visit experiences for undergraduate, graduate and adult undergraduate prospective students.

  • Undergraduate Campus Visits

  • Graduate Info Sessions

  • Adult Learner Info Sessions

Undergraduate Campus Visits

Being here makes all the difference

You can look at hundreds of Instagram pictures. You can watch video tours of our campus and Austin (on this page). But nothing compares to experiencing the hilltop and our amazing hometown in person. Come explore. It’s the best way to get to know us.

All campus visit programs are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis for prospective stude

Campus Tours

Spring tours begin Jan. 11 and run through May 6 (excluding university holidays and special events). Campus tours are offered Monday and Friday at 9:30 a.m., noon and 2 p.m., and Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Please note: tours from Jan. 11–Jan. 22 and May 2–May 6 are only available Monday through Friday at 10 a.m.

Our campus walking tours are led by current students and last about an hour and 15 minutes. All tours include a look inside academic buildings, the student center, and athletic facilities. Please inform our tour coordinator if you need any specific accommodations.

While you’re here, you can also hear from an admission counselor to get answers to your questions and help us get to know you. To schedule a session with a counselor, select the option while registering for your campus tour, or call our office at 512-448-8500 or 800-555-0164.

Schedule your campus tour

Spring Open Houses

An Open House is a great opportunity for you to spend some time on our sunny hilltop. We’ll have information sessions, campus tours and residence hall tours offered throughout the day. You pick the activities and times that work best for you. And be sure to leave some time to explore Austin and see for yourself why it’s been voted one of the best places to live.  

Open House Dates: 

Sat., Jan. 23 
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Fri., Feb. 12  
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Mon. March 21  
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Tues. March 22  
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Sat., April 9  
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Sat., April 16  
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Sat., April 23  
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Spring Break Showcase

March 11–18 (excluding weekends)
Spring break is a great time to visit St. Edward’s! Choose a day to tour the campus and residence halls, learn about the opportunities we offer our students and explore Austin.

View the complete schedule and register.

Transfer Student Information Sessions

College students currently attending another university are invited to join us for a Transfer Information Session from noon to 2 p.m. You’ll learn more about St. Edward’s University and our transfer admission process. Information about our majors and internship opportunities will also be provided.

Fri., Jan. 29
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Fri., Feb. 26
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Comprehensive Visits

Our comprehensive visits provide an opportunity for high school seniors to experience a day in the life of a student at St. Edward’s. You will attend a class, meet with a current student, and in eat in the dining hall. Morning and afternoon visits are available. For seniors traveling to Austin alone, we can arrange for you to spend a night in a residence hall with a student host. Spring comprehensive visits begin on Jan. 25. Request a comprehensive visit.

Campus tour guide and students at Main BuildingGroup Tours

Guided high school group tours are offered between the months of September and April for groups of sophomores, juniors and seniors. Requests require three weeks advance noticed. Middle school and elementary school groups are welcome to pick up a self-guided tour map and explore campus on their own throughout the year. Request a guided high school group tour.

Visitor Information

St. Edward’s is located just minutes from downtown Austin. Wondering how to get to campus and where to stay? We recommend the Wyndham Garden Hotel, which offers a St. Edward’s visitor rate of $109 per night, including breakfast for two. The hotel is about a five-minute drive from campus. Book your stay at the Wyndham.

View our campus map and directions
Download a list of nearby hotels (PDF)
View our parking map (PDF)

Graduate Info Sessions

Attend an information session, or schedule an appointment to meet with admission counselors who can answer your questions.

RSVP for an upcoming Information Session

Meet faculty members from our graduate programs and hear their insights on the master's degree that best suits your goals and interests. You'll get in-depth details about specific programs and answers to your questions.

The Bill Munday School of Business (MBA, MACT and MSLC)

Thursday, Jan. 14  
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Tuesday, Feb. 16  
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Thursday, March 17  
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Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC)

Tuesday, Jan. 19  
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Tuesday, Feb. 16  
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Graduate Showcase (MAC, MACSD, MLA and MSEM)

Tuesday, March 29  
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Meet with an Admission Counselor

Please feel free to schedule an appointment with an admission counselor.

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Adult Learner Info Sessions

Attend an information session or schedule an appointment with one of our admission counselors.

Information Sessions

RSVP to one of our upcoming information sessions. Meet faculty members from our part-time bachelor's degree programs and hear their insights on the degree that best suits your goals and interests. You'll get in-depth details about specific programs, and discover options to earn or transfer credit before you apply.

Tuesday, January 19  
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Tuesday, February 16  
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Tuesday, March 22  
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Meet with an Admission Counselor

If you are unable to attend an information session, feel free to schedule an appointment with an admission counselor.

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At St. Edward's, you'll benefit from:

A college degree is an investment in yourself and your future. See what alumni of the program have gone on to do after earning their bachelor's degrees.