For Employees

Please note: if you have questions about any of the information on this page, please contact our 24×7 helpdesk at 210-829-2721, toll-free at 1-866-614-5043, or via email at

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Key Tech Tools for Employees:  
  • Email ( – Your UIW email account, called CardinalMail, is available off campus through Microsoft Outlook Web Access.
  • Portal ( – Your employee portal, called myWord, provides single sign-on access to many tech tools (e.g., CardinalMail, Blackboard, Bannerweb, etc.).
  • Mobile App – download the Mobile App for iOS devices or Android:
  • Learning Management System ( – UIW’s LMS, called Blackboard, provides faculty with a system for posting course syllabi, assignments, discussion boards, online quizzes, video lecture capture, etc. Other employees may use Blackboard to log in to various “Blackboard Organizations” in which they participate
  • Banner ( - UIW’s ERP (enterprise resource planning) system, called Bannerweb or Employee Services, allows you to view paystub, benefits, and tax information online, etc.
  • Cloud Resources ( – UIW’s private cloud resource, called Stoneware, provides user with access to the latest Microsoft Office suite of programs and network storage anywhere, anytime.
  • Emergency Notification System ( – Employees can opt in to UIW’s emergency notification system, called Rave Alert, which gives users the ability to receive messages to their cell phones via text message and/or voicemail. Sign up for this free service today!
  • Wireless network - Employees have access to wireless internet connectivity across campus. In classrooms, the library, and indoor/outdoor gathering spaces, most users will want to select the uiw-connect network connection. Guests should connect to the guest network to get access to the Internet only. Employee login credentials for wireless are the same as they are for CardinalMail.
  • Phone – Click here to for more details about your office phone.  How to access you voice mailbox, create greetings, forward calls, etc…
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