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Welcome to the University Advising Center!

At the University Advising Center (UAC), our goal is to help you get the most from your University of the Incarnate Word education. UAC academic counselors can help you create your path to graduation and teach you all about the UIW resources that will help make your journey a more successful one.



Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


The University Advising Center has moved to the new Student Engagement Center Room 3120

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New Students for Spring 2018

Congratulations on your acceptance to UIW!

All new freshmen and transfer students must attend an orientation hosted by the University Advising Center. For readmit students, it is optional to attend an orientation.

Our ½ day orientation is designed to prepare you to be successful at UIW. You will have the opportunity to participate in sessions that will help familiarize you with our campus and prepare you for classes here at UIW.

Please click here to view our welcome video and RSVP for orientation.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Janie Rios, at or 210-805-5814.




1. Apply to UIW

2. Submit your official transcript(s) to the office of Admissions

3. Pay your confirmation (matriculation) fee

4. Submit Meningitis vaccination to Health Services

5. Make an On-Line reservation to attend Orientation





How do i prepare for registration? Who is my advisor? I need a degree plan!
How do I make an appt? I can't decide on a major! What can I do with my major?


The University Advising Center web site offers general information as part of our service to students and visitors. Please refer to the University of the Incarnate Word Undergraduate Catalog for official reference.