Cardinal Experience Weekend

Cardinal Experience Weekend, March 1 and 2, 2020.

Come experience everything UIW has to offer in one packed weekend. Create the weekend you want by choosing the events you want to attend. You have the option to choose one event or both—it is up to you.

Preview Day

Be part of our biggest open house event of the semester. Meet faculty from all academic majors, professional schools, financial aid, athletics, student organizations and more. You have the option to customize your day with information sessions, mock classes and more.

Register for Preview Day


Experience life as a Cardinal by engaging in evening activities, spending the night with current UIW Students in a dorm and attending classes the next day. The Cardinal Overnighter is reserved for high school Seniors only. High school students wanting to attend the overnighter experience must pay the $35 registration fee and fill out the required student permission form.

Cardinal Overnighter has reached capacity. Please email Maddie Slaughter or call (210) 829-6005 to be added to the waitlist.

Preview Day Agenda Sample

9 - 10 a.m. - Financial Aid Office Hours at the Chapel Building

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Catholic Mass at Our Lady's Chapel

11 - 11:45 a.m. - Check-in at the Concert Hall Foyer

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Welcome / Student Panel at the Concert Hall

12:45 - 1:20 p.m. - Academic Sessions

  • Media and Design at the Joyce Design and Technology Center, Room 126
  • Nursing at the Frank Nursing Building, Room 214
  • Business at the Gorman Center, Room 212

1:30 - 2:05 p.m. - Lunch at the Student Engagement Center, Dining Hall

12:45 - 1:20 p.m. - Lunch at the SEC Dining Hall

1:30 - 2:05 p.m. - Academic Sessions

  • Health Professions at the Concert Hall
  • Math, Science and Engineering at the Bonilla Science Hall, Room 129
  • Education at the Gorman Center, Room 119
  • Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at the Library Auditorium

2:15 - 3:15 p.m. - Cardinal Fair at the Student Engagement Center, Ballroom

2:45 - 3:30 p.m. - Information Sessions

Honors Information Session at the Student Engagement Center 2030/2031/2032

Study Abroad Information Session at the Student Engagement Center 2050/2051/2052

3 - 4 p.m. - Residence Hall Tours / Campus Tours at the Student Engagement Center, First Floor

Hotel Deals

UIW has negotiated excellent rates for the Cardinal Experience Weekend. To get the UIW rate of $92.00, use the rate code 308825.