UIW is Top-Ranked for Military and Veteran Education Benefits

The University of the Incarnate Word Military and Veteran Center welcomes and recognizes all service members who are serving and who have served to protect the rights and freedoms of our country. We are here to assist UIW students using educational benefits under Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Educational Assistance Programs and Department of Defense Tuition Assistance in the pursuit of their educational goals.

Virtual Spring 2022 Orientation

The University of the Incarnate Word Military and Veteran Center will host an Active-Duty Virtual Spring 2022 Orientation. This orientation is open to all active-duty students registered or planning to register for the Spring 2022 term.

Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021

Times to join the session:

  • 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. (CST)
  • 12 - 1 p.m. (CST)
  • 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (CST)

Orientation Topics Include:

  • UIW Cardinal Apps
  • Canvas
  • Degree Words
  • Tuition Assistance paperwork

RSVP for the Orientation

We look forward to chatting with you. Don't forget to add it to your calendar.

If you are unable to join us on Dec. 15, cannot access zoom, or have questions before the session, email us at military@uiwtx.edu.

We are here for you and because of you! Thank you for all you do for us.

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“While deployed in Afghanistan, I wanted to get ahead by planning my return home to start a master’s program at UIW. Without the outstanding support of the UIW Military and Veteran Center, I would have procrastinated and not been able to earn my master’s degree.” -LTC Chol Y. Chong
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