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Cardinal Experience Weekend | Spring 2021

Preview Day

Due to inclement weather and continued power outages, Cardinal Experience Weekend has been postponed to March 20, 2021. This semester, Preview Day will be hosted in person and virtually. Please read carefully as there are separate registration buttons for both in-person and virtual attendance.

Saturday, March 20, 2021

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Join us in person.

Join us in person on the UIW campus for Preview Day. Learn about the UIW admissions process and Campus Life, meet the Deans and ask current UIW students questions in our student panel. Experience an optional walking tour of campus and then join us for an overview of our UIW Health Profession programs.

Please note that due to COVID restrictions, students are strictly limited to 1 guest. Capacities are limited and attendees may be seated in overflow areas to adhere to social distancing guidelines.


We are at full capacity for in-person attendance. Join us virtually here.

Join us virtually.

Join us virtually over Zoom for Preview Day. Learn about the UIW Admissions Process and Campus Life, meet the Deans and ask current UIW students questions in our student panel. Hear from representatives from the UIW Health Profession programs and interact with a number of Student Support Services in our Virtual Fair.

Please note that this event will be taking place live on the UIW campus, but you will be able to interact virtually to ask questions, see all the presenters and still get the full Preview Day experience.

Join Preview Day virtually here. 

Preview Day Agenda by Time, Activity and Facilitator
Time Activity Facilitator
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Check in / Zoom goes live Admissions Staff
10 - 10:15 a.m. Welcome and agenda overview Jessica De La Rosa
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Admissions overview Admissions Counselor
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. Dean introductions Deans
11:15 - 11:30 a.m. Campus life overview Campus Life Representative
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Student Panel Student Ambassadors
12 - 1 p.m. Break / Optional campus tours (in person attendees only)

Student Ambassadors

1 - 1:45 p.m. Health professions overview Health Professions Representatives
1:45 - 2 p.m. Closing and final questions Admissions Staff
2 - 3 p.m. Virtual Student Support Fair

Click the name of each department to visit their virtual booth:

Student Support Offices by Department and Representative
Department  Representative(s)
Admissions Maddie Slaughter
Advising / FYE / TRiO/ Tutoring Raul Zendejas 
Careers Services Jessica Wilson
Ettling Center for Civic Leadership Bobby San Martin
Financial Aid Cristen Alicea, Amy Carcanagues, Cesia Torres, Maria Wade, Kathie Gomez, Brad Howell
Health Services / Counseling Destiny Montoya
Honors Tiffany A. Hector
Military & Veteran Center Karissa Ramos
Residence Life Manuel Esquivel & Diana Sanchez
School of Professional Studies Irene Rodriguez
Student Disability Services Michelle Beasley

Nest Fest

High School Seniors! Join the UIW Admissions team along with current UIW Students for an evening of fun and games. Learn more about what it is like to be a UIW Cardinal and get to know your potential future classmates!

This event is specifically for high school seniors only. Please note due to COVID restrictions, this is a student-only event. Space is limited to ensure a safe event while social distancing.

Saturday, March 20, 2021

4 - 6:30 p.m.

We are now at capacity for Nest Fest. To be added to the event waitlist, please contact our Campus Visit Coordinator, Maddie Slaughter, at

Nest Fest Agenda by Time, Activity and Facilitator
Time Activity Facilitator
4 - 4:30 p.m. Check in Admissions Staff
4:30 - 4:40 p.m. Welcome Jessica De La Rosa
4:40 - 5 p.m. Group intros / Ice breakers Ambassadors / Counselors
5 - 5:45 p.m. Small group activities Ambassadors / Counselors
5:45 - 6:20 p.m. Large group activities Ambassadors / Maddie
6:20 - 6:30 p.m. Closing Jessica De La Rosa


Watch the following videos to learn more about our schools and the Direct Admit and Honor Programs.

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Dreeben School of Education

Feik School of Pharmacy

H-E-B School of Business and Education

Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing and Health Professions

Rosenberg School of Optometry

School of Mathematics, Science and Engineering

School of Media and Design

School of Osteopathic Medicine

School of Physical Therapy

UIW Direct Admit Program

UIW Honors Program

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