Your Top 5

We have curated this quick list (called Your Top 5) just for you. These are the key things you need to know (and do) this month to make sure that your 2022–2023 academic year is a successful one.

Apply for Spring 2022 Housing

Sign Up for Fall 2023 Housing

Fall 2023 housing sign-up opens Feb. 10. Review our online housing sign-up process and get ready to sign up for your first choice of housing. Want to live on campus this semester? It's not too late! A limited number of spots are available for Spring 2023. Email to check on availability.

File Your 2021-2022 FAFSA

File Your 2023–2024 FAFSA

File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) before the March 1, 2023, priority deadline. Need assistance? Stop by Student Financial Services Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (Main Building, Room 204), or schedule an appointment with your Financial Aid Counselor. FAFSA Fridays on Feb. 3 and 17 are also a great resource for help.

Get Academic Support for Midterms

Academic Support for Your Studies

Take advantage of your free academic support services on the hilltop. Need help in a challenging class? Sign up for online 24/7 tutoring or attend in-person or Zoom Supplemental Instruction sessions. Math and writing are at your service through the Math Lab and Writing Center. And staff at the Munday Library can help you with research.

Students providing information at tables at the student involvement fair

Don’t Miss 2 Important Campus Fairs

Get a jump on professional networking and opportunities at The Bill Munday School of Business Job & Internship Fair (open to all majors): Thursday, Feb. 2; 4–6 p.m., Mabee Ballrooms, Ragsdale Center. Learn about all of the areas of study offered at St. Ed’s at the Majors & Minors Fair: Thursday, Feb. 21; 11 a.m.–2 p.m., Mabee Ballrooms, Ragsdale Center.

Get Involved with Student Organizations

How to Get Involved on Campus

There are endless ways you can get involved on the hilltop. Contributing your talent and enthusiasm to campus life is a powerful way to learn, grow, build leadership skills that enhance your résumé, and LiveWellSEU. To get started, check out the many student organizationsRecWell programs and student events you can be a part of.  


BONUS: Study Abroad in Fall 2023

Studying abroad is an enriching opportunity to live and learn in another country for a few weeks or a semester. St. Edward’s offers more than 50 approved programs to choose from. Follow these steps to get started for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 study abroad programs. Schedule a meeting with the Study Abroad office to learn more!       

Save the Date for Spring Commencement!

We’re excited to celebrate our undergraduate and graduate degree recipients with a full day of festivities on campus, Saturday, May 6, 2023. Mark your calendar! And we’re honored to have newly elected Austin mayor, Kirk Watson as our 2023 commencement speaker. For three decades, Watson has been immersed in public policy, spanning local and state government in Texas.

Important information about GradFest, the commencement ceremony and all other activities will be available on the Graduation Festivities webpage. Please check periodically as the list of activities and information are updated. NOTE: If you missed the Jan. 25 deadline to apply for graduation, submit a Petition for Exception to Current Semester Deadlines.

Take the Student Success Survey!

Don't forget to complete your Student Success Survey. This allows us to learn about your current educational experience and helps us support you in achieving your goals. You can find the survey in your recent SEU email. Thanks for participating!

Apply for the St. Edward’s Presidential Award

If you graduated in August 2022 or will graduate in Dec. 2022 or May 2023, you may be eligible for the Presidential Award! This prestigious recognition is given to outstanding seniors who embody the principles of our Holy Cross mission and have demonstrated excellence in leadership, academic performance and service. Applications are due Feb. 4, 2023, by 5 p.m. Access application criteria, materials and a video describing how to fill out and submit the application. Meet our 2021 award recipients.

Biden-Harris Student Debt Relief Plan

The Biden-Harris administration has announced that borrowers who had a Federal Direct Loan disbursed on or before June 30, 2022 could potentially qualify for loan forgiveness through the Student Debt Relief Plan. Student Financial Services has compiled helpful links to information about the plan and how to identify your student loan servicer, apply for debt relief and view your Pell Grant history.

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