The University of the Incarnate Word is an independent institution and receives no direct support from state or federal taxes. Substantially, all of the instructional and operating costs of the University are paid by student tuition. The Business Office at the University of the Incarnate Word is dedicated to serve its community in accordance with the University's mission, through a spirit of Christian service. We strive to meet the needs of every student with prompt and friendly service. It is our duty to implement the rules and regulations set forth by the Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletins as well as other University academic program guidelines.