UIW has been actively monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its effects on our city, state and country. The safety of our current and future students, as well as family and friends, is important to us during this health emergency, so we have developed the Cardinal Flight Plan to share additional information.

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 to its community persons 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!


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.

Drive Thru Tours

The University of the Incarnate Word is excited to provide you with the opportunity to tour the campus from the comfort of your car! Take a self-guided drive thru tour of our beautiful campus, while following along on your mobile device with an audio description and our virtual campus map. You will explore our campus, see our facilities, and learn about the many opportunities when you are a Cardinal.

Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. (limited spots available)

Pre-registration is required.

For questions, contact the Office of Admissions at (210) 829-6005 or campusvisit@uiwtx.edu.

Register for a drive thru tour here.


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 here.


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 some UIW swag!

Experience a university classroom! This is a perfect opportunity for high school students to gain an insight into the UIW School of Business and Administration. Professor Harmsen will be leading a lesson followed by Q&A. Join us to learn more about the UIW community and the business field.

When: Fri., March 5, 2021

Time: 9 - 10 a.m.

Location: Virtual

Register to attend the UIW Classroom Experience here.

Preview Day

Rescheduled to Saturday, March 20 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Join us virtually or in person to experience everything UIW has to offer.

This is a great opportunity to talk to the admissions staff, school deans and faculty, representatives from each Health Profession School and student services.

We will share overviews of campus life and our health professions programs. Plus, we have a student panel and a campus tour prepared for you.


Nest Fest

Rescheduled to Saturday, March 20 | 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

High School Seniors can join the UIW Admissions team along with current UIW Students in an evening of fun and games with their potential future classmates. This event is specifically for high school seniors only.

Please note due to COVID restrictions, this is a student only event, so no guests will be permitted to attend. Space is limited to ensure for a safe event while social distancing.

Find more information and register for one or both events here.

Connect with our BSN Program chair to hear more about our Nursing Program and the application process, hear from our Undergraduate Admissions staff about the transfer process, and get all your questions answered.

Monday, March 22, 2021

Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Register for the Virtual Transfer Nursing Info Session here.

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:

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 - 2 p.m. to have your questions about transferring to UIW answered.

Master of Science in Sport Management | Thursday, March 11, 2021

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Are you interested in operating and managing sport management programs such as sports organizations or college athletic departments? Are you interested in learning more about what types of careers a degree in MS Sport Management can lead to?

Please join us at our graduate Q&A session and speak with Dr. Randall Griffiths, program director, to learn about the MS Sport Management degree at UIW. Admissions counselors will also be available to answer your questions about the graduate application and admissions process.

Register for the MA in Sport Management Graduate Virtual Information Session here.


Master of Arts in Communication Arts | Wednesday, March 24, 2021

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Are you interested in a career in media and communications? UIW’s Master of Arts in Communication Arts provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully navigate a career in traditional and current media platforms.

Please join us at our graduate Q&A session and speak with Dr. Trey Guinn, program director, to learn about the MA in Communication Arts degree at UIW. Admissions counselors will also be available to answer your questions about the graduate application and admissions process.

Register for the MA in Communication Arts Graduate Virtual Information Session here.


Master of Arts in Education / Master of Education | Tuesday, April 6, 2021

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Are you interested in pursuing or advancing your career in education? UIW's Master of Arts in Education and Masters of Education programs provide students with several concentration options that align with becoming an administrator, educator or program evaluator.

Please join us at our graduate Q&A session and speak with Dr. Norman St. Clair, program director, to learn about the MA in Education and the M.Ed. degrees at UIW. Admissions counselors will also be available to answer your questions about the graduate application and admissions process.

Register for the MA/MED Graduate Virtual Information Session here.


Master of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies | Tuesday, April 20, 2021

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Are you interested in an advanced degree that combines more than one subject in the liberal arts? UIW's Master of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies program allows students to select more than one program from our College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences to concentrate and gain knowledge in.

Please join us at our graduate Q&A session and speak with Dr. Kevin Vichcales, program director, to learn about the MA in Multidisciplinary degree at UIW. Admissions counselors will also be available to answer your questions about the graduate application and admissions process.

Register for the MA in Multidisciplinary Studies Graduate Virtual Information Session here.


Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry | Thursday, May 6, 2021

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Are you interested in serving as leadership of parish ministries, religious education or spiritual development of others? UIW's Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry program prepares students in concentrations focusing on mission leadership, parish leadership and catechesis and formation.

Please join us at our graduate Q&A session and speak with Dr. Jakob Rinderknecht, program director, to learn about the MA in Pastoral Ministry degree at UIW. Admissions counselors will also be available to answer your questions about the graduate application and admissions process.

Register for the MA in Pastoral Ministry Graduate Virtual Information Session here.


Master of Biomedical Sciences | Wednesday, May 19, 2021

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Are you interested in pursuing an advanced degree in the fields of biomedical sciences or healthcare? UIW's Master of Biomedical Sciences program prepares students for professional degrees in fields such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and other medical fields.

Please join us at our graduate Q&A session and speak with Dr. Jakob Rinderknecht, program director, to learn about the MA in Pastoral Ministry degree at UIW. Admissions counselors will also be available to answer your questions about the graduate application and admissions process.

Register for the MBS Graduate Virtual Information Session here.

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 here

 

Office of Admissions - Saturday Office Hours

Saturday Office Hours 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, 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.


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:

  • Friday, April 2, 2021 - Good Friday
  • Monday, May 31, 2021 - Memorial Day