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.


Info for Active Duty Military Students

Air Force  |  Army  |  Coast Guard  |  Marines  |  Navy

Info for Veteran Students

Start Educational Benefits  |  Yellow Ribbon Program

Info for ROTC Students

ROTC Program


“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
A veteran man wearing a gown and veterans stole on the UIW campus.

Tribute Stole for Grads

UIW Veterans are honored during graduation with a Tribute stole. It is worn during the graduation ceremony and is provided free of charge.

Tribute Stole

military Veterans group photo with logo

Student Veterans of America

Over one million veterans have returned home to pursue a post secondary degree or certificate using VA education benefits. Join UIW's Student of Veterans of America today.

Join the SVA

VA Social Worker

VA Social Worker

Donna Stribling works within the Veterans Health Administration as a VA Social Worker and VA TXServes Liaison. She guides veterans through VHA enrollment, answers VHA questions, and much more.

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