Take the Virtual Tour of UIW Launch Experience

At the University of the Incarnate Word, located in San Antonio, Texas, we are committed to providing a world-class, Catholic faith-based education, that welcomes people of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization and the common good. We invite you to visit us to learn more about UIW!

The safety of our current and future students, as well as family and friends, is important to us, and UIW has been actively monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) environment. We have developed the Cardinal Flight Plan to share additional information. Orientations and classes will be held in-person for Fall 2021 along with virtual options as well. We are excited about seeing students on tours and at events. Check each event below for the latest details.

Visit Options

In-Person Campus Tours

We are now offering in-person campus tours on Monday - Friday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Come visit our beautiful campus and experience life as a Cardinal through a walking tour.

At this time, tours are by appointment only.

Virtual Tour

Can’t visit our campus in person? Experience a virtual walking tour of campus and get a 360-degree view of key areas from the comfort of your home, at your own pace. Hear from UIW’s President, Dr. Thomas M. Evans, as well as UIW students with additional videos and photos at each tour stop to help you see life as a Cardinal.

Take the virtual tour of our campus

Virtual Events

Have a question about the application and admissions process at the University of the Incarnate Word? Attend one of our upcoming virtual admission events. Pop in at your convenience to learn more about life as a Cardinal.

Bring a buddy to our admissions events and we will send you and your buddy UIW swag!

Are you a high school student who is interested in learning more about the University of the Incarnate Word? Not sure where to start?

Our Admissions Counselors are here to help by answering questions like the ones below.

  • How do I apply to UIW?
  • Does UIW require test scores to be considered for admissions or merit scholarships?
  • Is there an application fee?
  • Do I need to submit an essay?
  • Does UIW offer merit scholarships?

Pop in to one of our Future Cardinal Q&A sessions to learn about our admissions process and undergraduate programs. Join us any time between 3:30 p.m. 5 p.m. to have your questions answered.

Click your preferred date to register for the event:

  • Future Cardinal Q&A session dates coming soon.

Are you interested in transferring to the University of the Incarnate Word but aren’t sure where to start? Our Transfer Admissions counselors are here to help with questions like the ones below.

  • How do I apply as a transfer student to UIW?
  • What credits will transfer?
  • Does UIW offer merit scholarships for transfer students?
  • What transcripts do I need to submit?
  • Is there an application fee?

Pop in to one of our Transfer Student Q&A sessions to learn about our Main Campus admissions process and undergraduate programs. Join us any time between 1 and 2 p.m. to have your questions about transferring to UIW answered.

  • Transfer student Q&A sessions dates coming soon.

Summer and Fall 2021 Graduate Virtual Information Sessions

Interested in learning more about Main Campus graduate and doctoral programs available at the University of the Incarnate Word? Join us for an interactive online session to learn about the application process and admission requirements for Main Campus graduate programs. 

Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Click your date and time of preference to register for the session.

The Dreeben School of Educations offers information sessions for prospective students interested in pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in our Graduate Studies Program. Dr. Norman St. Clair, Director of Graduate Studies, will provide an overview of courses offered, admission processes, deadlines, financial assistance and answer any questions you may have.

Register for a PhD Information Session date


Office of Admissions - Saturday Office Hours

Saturday Office Hours (SOH) are 9 - 11 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month. If you would like to schedule a virtual or phone appointment with a counselor during Saturday Office Hours (SOH), please select the date and register below.

If you have any questions, contact the Office of Admissions at (210) 829-6005 or by email admission@uiwtx.edu.

Saturday Office Hours registration coming soon.


Counselor Appointments

Available: Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Schedule a phone or virtual appointment with a UIW Admissions Counselor to review the admissions process and get your college questions answered.

Schedule a Counselor Meeting


Holiday Hours

Our office will be closed during the following holidays:

  • Monday, July 5, 2021 - Independence Day
  • Monday, September 6, 2021 - Labor Day
  • Thursday-Friday, November 25-26, 2021 - Thanksgiving Break
  • Friday-Friday, December 24, 27-31, 2021 - Christmas Break
  • Monday, January 3, 2022 - New Year's Day
  • Monday, January 17, 2022 - Martin Luther King Day
  • Friday, April 8, 2022 - Battle of Flowers
  • Friday, April 15, 2022 - Good Friday
  • Monday, May 30, 2022 - Memorial Day