Congratulations on your acceptance to Graduate School at UIW!

Follow the next steps for admitted graduate and doctoral students (Visit the Enrollment Site if you're not a graduate or doctoral student.)

1. Submit all final and official transcripts

Final and official transcripts, from all colleges and universities attended, must be sent by each institution via their Electronic Transcript Service or mailed to:

University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway, CPO 285
San Antonio, Texas 78209

2. Know your advisor

Make note of the name and contact information of your advisor. You will find this information on your acceptance letter.

3. View schedule of classes

You can view the class schedule online by visiting the Office of the Registrar webpage. Click on "Schedule of Classes". 
There are three terms within each semester; two eight-week terms (mini terms), and one 16-week term (traditional term). Make sure you note the start and end date of your class selections.

4. Contact your advisor

Contact your advisor to schedule an advising and registration appointment. Approval to register for courses will be given at this time. You will need to complete a paper registration form the first time you register. Take the signed registration form to the Registrar's Office for your registration to be completed. You will be able to register online in subsequent semesters, but you will need to meet with your advisor to get your alternate PIN (personal identification number) for your initial registration.

5. Register early and apply for financial aid

Check the website for registration dates. Students may apply for financial assistance by submitting the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form. FAFSA applications may be filed with the UIW Office of Financial Assistance, or online at the Federal Student Aid siteUIW school code: 003578

6. Attend New Graduate Student and Family Orientation

Orientation provides both the student and family a sense of belonging to the UIW community. We want to introduce you to the various departments and resource areas that will assist with your transition to UIW. We look forward to meeting you at this memorable and informative half-day orientation.

Contact the Office of Office of Admissions if...

  • You intend to change the academic program to which you were admitted for a different program. This will require submission of a new application.
  • You cannot attend this term and would like to defer your decision to an alternate semester. Your decision can be deferred for up to one calendar year.
  • You have any other questions regarding your transition into the university as a graduate student.