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 2021–2022 academic year is a successful one.

Healthy Hilltop Updates

Guidelines for Spring

Austin Public Health has moved to Stage 5 due to the emergence of the omicron variant in the greater Austin area. To ensure the safety of our campus, complete the required daily health assessments to receive your yellow badge via the TopperSafe screening app. See Healthy Hilltop for details, including our face covering and Covid-19 testing requirements for the semester.

Face-Covering & Daily Screening Requirements

Last-Minute Registration Help

If you need to register for or change your spring classes, contact your success coach and/or faculty advisor. Or stop by (virtually or in person) during Saturday Quick Fix Hours on Jan. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or Open Walk-in Hours from Jan. 10–14, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Connect with a career coach if you need internship assistance.

Apply for Spring 2022 Housing

Plan Now for Fall 2022 Housing

Check out the great room and apartment options available for fall, including NEW super single-suites for upperclassmen!  Fall 2022 housing sign-up begins Feb. 9. Review our online housing sign-up process and sign up early for your first choice of housing. Want to live on campus this semester? Sign up through the housing portal on myHilltop.

Spring 2021 Involvement Fair

Spring Involvement Fair

Getting involved on campus is an ideal way for you to connect with fellow Hilltoppers, discover new interests and skills, and enrich your college experience. We encourage you to attend our Involvement Fair on Thursday, Jan. 20, from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. in the Mabee Ballroom to learn about the many involvement opportunities on the hilltop.

Get Academic Support for Midterms

Minimum Tech Requirements

To ensure the quality and consistency of your technology-based instruction at St. Edward’s, you should have the equipment listed in this Minimum Tech Requirements sheet. Please recognize that these requirements are the bare minimum. We recommend exceeding these requirements to create an even better experience.

File Your 2021-2022 FAFSA

BONUS: File Your 2022–2023 FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available. File your FAFSA before the March 1, 2022, priority deadline. Questions about completing the FAFSA? Stop by Student Financial Service’s Virtual Front Desk, Monday–Friday, 9–11 a.m. and 1–4 p.m., or meet with your Student Financial Services counselor.

Preparing for a New Semester

Welcome back to the hilltop! Here are important things to know as your begin the spring semester.

  • Meal Plans
    If you want to change your meal plan, you may do so at the Hilltopper Card Office in Main Building, Room G3. Housing and meal plans will be billed to your account within 24–48 hours after an assignment is made, payable via myHilltop.
  • Personal Contact Info
    Has your contact information changed? Be sure to update your phone number, address and other contact details in your myHilltop account. Keeping this information current will help ensure that you receive all of our important announcements, newsletters, mailings and texts.
  • SDS Accommodates Students with Disabilities
    If you have a documented learning, medical or psychological disability, contact Student Disability Services (SDS) to discuss any accommodations you may need and how to obtain qualifying documentation. Accommodations are not retroactive, so the earlier you reach out, the better. For more information, review our Roadmap to Disability Accommodations

Student Resources