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New Student Orientation Dates:

  1. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 (at capacity)
  2. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019
  3. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020

Location: Student Engagement Center Ballroom
Check-in: 8:30 a.m.

Register for an Orientation Date

  • Orientation Agenda

    8:30  - 9 a.m. | Check-In | Location: SEC Mezzanine

    9 - 9:10 a.m. | Welcome and Agenda Overview | Location: SEC Ballroom

    9:10 - 9:35 a.m. | Faculty Speaker | Location: SEC Ballroom

    9:35 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. | Business Office and Financial Aid Overview | Location: SEC Ballroom

    9:50 - 10:40 a.m. | Registrar and Technology | Location: Library Lab 230

    10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Advising and Registration | Location: SEC 3120 / Library Lab 230

    12:35 - 1 p.m. | Lunch | Location: SEC Ballroom

    12:55 - 1:30 p.m. | Cardinal Fair, Closing, Student ID | Location: SEC Ballroom

    Optional Campus Tour: 1:35 - 2:30 p.m. Following registration, you will have the opportunity to take care of important items on your student checklist.

  • Orientation Next Steps

    Here are a few items you will need to make sure you’ve taken care of between now and the spring.

    1. Submit your final transcript. Please ask your institution to send your final transcript to:
      University of the Incarnate Word
      Office of Admissions
      4301 Broadway, CPO 285
      San Antonio, TX 78209
    2. Submit your proof of vaccination against meningitis to Health Services. You can email them to, or deliver them in person to Health Services. (Students under age 22 only).
    3. Apply for housing (if you plan to live on campus). Information and applications are available at Residence Life and Housing.
    4. Visit the Business Office. Students must pay tuition, or enter a payment plan, before the semester begins. Late fees will be assessed on delinquent accounts.
    5. Waive the UIW health Insurance. All UIW students must have medical insurance. If you are insured by a family plan, please ensure you waive coverage through the University to avoid charges. Contact the Business Office for more information.