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Hours of Operation

1 p.m. to 6 p.m., CST, Monday
8 a.m. to 6 p.m., CST,
Tuesday - Thursday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., CST, Friday

University Holidays

Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day & Friday after Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve through New Year’s Eve Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Good Friday
½ day for Battle of Flowers/Fiesta

Veterans Center

Ground level of the Administration Building, Room 79
Students/ Visitors just coming to visit the Center may either use the meters in front of the Administration Bldg. or  check in at the Visitor Information & Parking Office (a.k.a. Kiosk) at Mission Plaza (Broadway entrance) and pick up a free Temporary Day Pass. The parking office will be able to direct you where to park.


The mission of the Center for Veterans Affairs is to welcome and recognize all service members who are serving and who have served to protect the rights and freedoms of our country. The Center is here to assist the students attending UIW, in all programs, using educational benefits under Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Educational Assistance Programs in the pursuit of their educational goals.


Center for Veterans Affairs
Administration Building (AD)
Ground level, Room 79
Phone: 210-832-2154 or 210-832-5651
Fax: 210-832-2155

Directions to UIW

Mailing Address:
Center for Veterans Affairs
4301 Broadway CPO #58
San Antonio, TX 78209


Veteran Service Specialist and
VA Certification Official

Ms. Madaline Cruz
Phone: (210) 832-2154

Director of Center for Veterans Affairs and
VA Certification Official

Ms. Karen Wyatt
Phone: (210) 829-2705


A VA website provides Veterans with "one stop shop" by offering them easy, online access to claims and payment information through eBenefits.

Learn more about UIW

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

Yellow Ribbon Program

We are pleased to announce UIW’s 2015-16 Yellow Ribbon Program is now open!

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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


Summer Office Hours

Summer 2016: May 9–Aug 19
Monday 1-5 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Students may send in documentation or any 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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