Financial Aid

Financial Aid at a Glance

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 operating remotely at this time. We are providing virtual counseling and promoting resources for students to access aid information online through our Contact Us/Virtual Counseling page, which lists FAQs and includes self-service options to complete tasks remotely.

Advisors are available by email at finaid@uiwtx.edu or telephone at (210) 829-6008 during office hours. Our Zoom Virtual Counter is open without an appointment from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Monday - Friday and Zoom counseling is available by request.

Resources

Quick Facts

  • 99% of current UIW  first time freshmen receive financial assistance 
  • 49% of current UIW  first time freshmen are eligible for Pell grant
  • $18,140 is the average amount of scholarships and grants awarded to current first time freshmen 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!"