Coordinated by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, the New UIW Graduate Student and Family Orientation provides an overview of what to expect as a new graduate student including information on policies, procedures, resources and services on campus. Family and friends will learn how to offer support throughout the educational experience.
New graduate students meet faculty, administrators and fellow graduate students. To attend the New Graduate Student and Family Orientation, you must be an admitted graduate student. All admitted graduate students (domestic and international) are highly encouraged to attend the orientation. International students should also check with the Office of International Student and Scholar Services for additional information on the International Student Orientation.
UIW Student Engagement Center
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Get your Student ID at the Office of Campus Life, located in the Student Engagement Center. Your first ID is FREE!
For more information on obtaining an ID card, visit Campus Engagement.
Contact your advisor in order to register for classes each semester. They will give you a PIN (that changes each semester) to register for classes. Communicate with your advisor in a timely fashion to ensure you get the necessary classes.
The UIW Center for Veteran Affairs employs a dedicated stuff to assist you with VA benefits. For more information, Contact Veteran Affairs at UIW. This office is located in the Student Engagement Center Level 3, Room 3021. Hours of operation include 8:00am-5:00pm M-F.
*The University of the Incarnate Word is proud to provide veterans with dedicated resources to assist with meeting their education goals. In fact, UIW has been recognized as a Best for Vets and Military-Friendly School because of our efforts helping veterans and active duty military.
The bookstore is located in the Student Engagement Center (UIW main campus). You have the option of purchasing a paper copy of your textbook as well renting or downloading it digitally (if applicable). Any bookstore credit will be applied to your UIW ID. To check if you qualify for a book loan or would like more information, visit Bookstore Credit.
Main: (210) 829-6056
Fax: (210) 829-6057
The J.E. and L.E. Mabee Library is located in the central part of the UIW main campus.
For more information go to Graduate Student Services on the UIW Libraries website.
The University of the Incarnate Word offers a variety of resources to help students achieve their scholarly, personal, and professional goals. Visit the Student Resources webpage.
Our orientation was awarded the 2014 “National Example of Excelencia” award.