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VA Resumes Normal Operations

Friday, October 18th 2013

Recent VA News Releases To view and download VA news release, please visit the following Internet address: http://www.va.gov/opa/pressrelVA Resuming Normal Operations as Government Shutdown EndsWASHINGTON (Oct. 17, 2013) – Employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs are working to resume normal... Read More →

Impact on GI Bill during Government Shutdown

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013

Update: Veteran’s Field Guide during Government Shutdown10/01/13As of today, the government is in shutdown – but most VA services are still available.To check out how the GI Bill will be impacted, click here: VA has issued guidance on services that would and would not be affected (students... Read More →

Business Journal Recognizes UIW as Military Friendly School

Monday, September 23rd 2013

S.A. Business Journal: San Antonio colleges, making the grade among U.S. Veterans, report findsCoraopolis, Pa.-based Victory Media Inc. has released its 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools — a compilation of the top 20 percent of schools nationwide that deliver the best experience for military... Read More →

Ex-Marine finds home with Cardinals’ football team

Monday, September 23rd 2013

A 27-year-old junior, University of the Incarnate Word offensive lineman Jason Everding is not your typical college football player. After all, how many college teams in the country can boast of having a former U.S. Marine sergeant, with combat experience, on their roster? "A lot of people have... Read More →

UIW Ranked Top Ten as a 2013 Best for Vets University

Thursday, January 17th 2013

The University of the Incarnate Word is proud to announce its selection as one of the best universities in the country doing the most for military veterans. UIW is listed at No. 9 of the 650+ schools who responded to the 2013 Best for Vets: Colleges survey administered by Military Times.“For all... Read More →

Miltary Advanced Ed (MAE) selects UIW as a Top Military-Friendly School

Thursday, January 17th 2013

University of the Incarnate Word is proud to announce our designation as a top performer in the 2013 Guide to Top Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities, a list featured in Military Advanced Ed's December 2012 issue.Being selected is especially significant this year, as MAE has made substantial... Read More →

UIW Listed as 2013 Military Friendly School

Monday, December 3rd 2012

We are proud to announce that UIW has been selected by G.I. Jobs, for the fourth consecutive year, as one of the top 20 percent of universities, colleges, and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace and support the education of America's military service members and veterans.View UIW's... Read More →

VA My Story

Monday, October 1st 2012

Attention all UIW student Veteran or active Servicemembers!Enter the VA's My Story to win Free Spurs ticketsUIW student veteran or active servicemembers are invited to share your personal success story and the best written essay will win 2 tickets, plus a parking pass for the Wednesday, October 10,... Read More →

We are moving!

Friday, January 13th 2012

The Center for Veterans Affairs location will relocate beginning Friday, January 13th.New Location: Kathleen Martin Watson Enrollment Center 2nd Floor, Room 224(Across the street from the Administration Building next to Bill Miller BBQ) Read More →

Spring 2012 New Student Veteran Orientation

Wednesday, November 16th 2011

Please join us for the Spring 2012 UIW New Student Veteran Orientation Lunch & Learn on Thursday, January 19th from 11:45am to 1:00pm, in the J. E. and L. E. Mabee Library Auditorium, UIW Main Campus (see campus map for directions).Representatives from UIW Offices will be on hand to answer your questions... Read More →

UIW Listed as Best for Vets Colleges 2011

Monday, November 14th 2011

The University of Incarnate Word (UIW) is proud to announce its inclusion in the Best For Vets Colleges 2011 Top 50 survey of 4-year colleges by the Military Times Edge. Read More →

UIW Listed as 2012 Military Friendly School

Tuesday, September 13th 2011

We are proud to announce that for the third year in a row, the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) has been listed as a military friendly school by G.I. Jobs. UIW has been honored as one of the top 20 percent of universities, colleges, and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace... Read More →

Fall 2011 Vets Benefits Info Session Oct 13

Tuesday, September 13th 2011

A veterans' benefits information session will be held at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, October13th at the Dr. Burton E. Grossman International Conference Center (ICC) auditorium, located at the corner of Hwy. 281 N and E. Hildebrand Ave. Map Each semester, UIW offers free informational sessions for prospective... Read More →

Fall 2011 UIW New Student Veteran Orientation

Monday, August 1st 2011

Please join us for the Fall 2011 UIW New Student Veteran Orientation Lunch & Learn on Tuesday, Aug 30th from noon to 1:00 pm, in the J. E. and L. E. Mabee Library Auditorium, UIW Main Campus (see campus map for directions). Representatives from UIW Offices will be on hand to answer your questions... Read More →

Federal Shutdown Impact

Friday, April 8th 2011

How will the GI Bill be impacted by a Federal Shutdown In the event of a federal shutdown, most VA services will still be available. However, it is important that you know how the GI Bill will be impacted. For the full list of what will be available and what will be suspended, click here for more information. Read More →

Spring 2011 Vets Benefits Info Session

Monday, February 21st 2011

Spring 2011 Veterans Benefits Info Session A veterans' benefits information session will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 11th at the Dr. Burton E. Grossman International Conference Center (ICC) auditorium, located at the corner of Hwy. 281 N and E. Hildebrand Ave. Map   Each semester, UIW... Read More →

Tuition Assistance to Veterans

Tuesday, February 1st 2011

Featured in an article from the San Antonio Business Journal, the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) has formed a partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that will allow returning troops to enroll in classes once they get back home as part of the Yellow Ribbon Program.   Read More →

VA Office Temporary Closure

Tuesday, February 1st 2011

Since Tuesday 02/01, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regional Processing Office in Muskogee, Oklahoma has been closed due to the severe weather. This may affect the timely processing of students’ benefits. All students are advised to wait a couple of days to call or to use the Ask a Question... Read More →

Yellow Ribbon Program at UIW

Wednesday, January 26th 2011

The University of the Incarnate Word is proud to partner with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to welcome our returning troops and their families back home and to our campus. In gratitude for your service to our nation, beginning in the Fall 2011 semester UIW will become a participant in... Read More →

UIW Spring New Student Veteran Orientation

Thursday, January 20th 2011

Spring 2011 New Student Veteran Orientation! Please join us for the Spring 2011 UIW New Student Veteran Orientation Lunch & Learn on Thursday, Jan 20th from noon to 1:15 pm, in the J. E. and L. E. Mabee Library Auditorium, UIW Main Campus (see campus map for directions http://www.uiw.edu/map ). Representatives... Read More →

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Yellow Ribbon Program

We are pleased to announce UIW will be participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program again in 2014-15!

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VA Coordinator

The UIW Center for Veterans Affairs employs a dedicated staff to assist you with VA benefits. Call today at 210-832-2154 or e-mail veterans@uiwtx.edu
Fax (210) 832-2155.
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Tuition Discounts

Great tuition discounts are available to Veterans, active duty military students and their dependents at UIW.

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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