Financial Aid

Update on Office of Financial Assistance and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In support of the efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, the Office of Financial Assistance is closed until further notice due to COVID-19. We will remain available by email at or by telephone at (210) 829-6008.

Students can access financial assistance information online through BannerWeb to view award information and complete requirements. We encourage students to submit documents using the secure uploader.

For COVID-19 updates at UIW, visit the Coronavirus/COVID-19 Updates page.  

  • 95% of UIW students receive financial assistance
  • 79% of students demonstrate need
  • $16,037 is the average financial aid award awarded each year

Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to apply for financial aid (grants, work-study, and loans) to pay for college. You (and your parent, if dependent) will need to create an FSA ID before starting the process. Applications for the following year open October 1st.

Access your financial assistance information through BannerWeb to view requirements needed to complete your file, verify what you have been awarded, and see when your aid will be disbursed.

View and securely upload forms to the Office of Financial Assistance.

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Other Initiatives

iGrad Sign Up

As a UIW student, you need to activate your iGrad account. iGrad personalizes financial information for your specific situation and needs, based on the questions you answer and the content you access. Included in the iGrad platform is a student loan tracking tool to prepare you for loan payments after graduation, scholarship search engine, budgeting tools, live counselors and a job/internship search module.

Registration is available now by accessing "iGrad" through Cardinal Apps!

TEG Thank You Project

Are you a TEG recipient? Take the opportunity to say "thanks!"