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The University of the Incarnate Word is proud to provide veterans with dedicated resources to assist with meeting their educational goals. University of the Incarnate Word is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, doctorate, and professional degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of University of the Incarnate Word. the University also holds additional national and specialized accreditations. For a complete listing, please refer to

Veteran Service Specialist and VA Certification Official
Lee Atienzo
Phone: (210) 832-2154
Fax: (210) 832-2155

Director of Center for Veterans Affairs and VA Certification Official
Adriana Leal
Phone: (210) 829-2705
Fax: (210) 832-2155

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Yellow Ribbon Program

We are pleased to announce UIW’s 2017-18 Yellow Ribbon Program is now open!

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VA Center

The UIW Center for Veterans Affairs employs a dedicated staff to assist you with VA benefits. Call today at 210-832-5651 or e-mail


Spring Break Hours

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., CST, Monday - Thursday, Mar. 12-15

Offices closed Friday, Mar. 16

Students may send documentation or questions to

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. Contact us to receive your stole for commencement.

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