In the event of a student injury or illness, call Campus Police at 829-6030. The University of the Incarnate Word Campus Police are the designated first responders to emergency and medical situations.
Students with UIW Health Insurance have the following Hosiptals in their PPO (Preferred Provider Organization)
There are two Minor Emergency Clinics with-in miles of the University Campus that specialize in rapid minor emergency care. The Alamo Heights Minor Emergency Clinic located at 5000 Broadway is open M-F 10am-7pm and Sat 12 noon to 5pm. Telephone (210) 930-4500. The Alamo City Medical Group River Walk Clinic is a 24 hour clinic located at 414 Navarro. Telephone (210) 225-4810. Both clinics accept a wide variety of health insurance, as well as the University's student health insurance.
Students with insurance plans other than UIW's should contact:
UIW / IWHS / SACHS Campus Emergency Response Protocol for Guests on Campus
(Non-Employee and Non-Student)
The University of the Incarnate Word Campus Police are the designated first responders to emergency and medical situations that occur on campus. If the affected person is an employee that is injured while on the job, please refer to the Workers’ Compensation Emergency Protocol for UIW / IWHS / SACHS Injured or Ill Employee for direction.
If the affected person is a student, please refer the Campus Emergency Response Protocol for Injured / Ill Student at UIW / IWHS / SACHS for direction.
The University of the Incarnate Word is committed to protecting the health and welfare of all members of our community. Even with the best of planning, critical situations may arise where an intervention is required. In the event you witness an emergent situation, call Campus Police at 829-6030. If you witness someone experiencing symptoms that could be a threat to life, call 911 immediately and then call Campus Police so they can assist in expediting EMS to the specific location.
The Campus Police are trained in basic first aid, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, and use of automatic external defibrillators. Once on the scene, the Campus Police will determine what additional level of medical support is required. For symptoms that are not a medical emergency, the Campus Police will assess the situation and may make a referral as appropriate. If the affected person is in a medical emergency and unable to transport him/herself, 911 may be called for assistance.
Symptoms that may threaten life include:
Workers’ Compensation Emergency Protocol for
UIW / IWHS / SACHS Injured or Ill Employee
(Including Student Employee/ Workstudy on the Job)
In the event of an occupational injury or occupational illness, notify your immediate supervisor and Campus Police. The University of the Incarnate Word Campus Police are the designated first responders to emergency and medical situations.