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Begin here for the next steps to get started with your education.

Resources available to students:

  • Knowledgeable staff on hand to assist
  • Current VA forms and information
  • Phone for student use to contact VA
  • Computer and Printer
  • Copier/ Fax
  • Student Veteran Work-study Program
  • Within quick walking distance of Main Campus resources
  • Coordination with local and regional VA Offices and Counselors
  • Honor Wall and Community Education

Veterans Center

UIW Center for Veterans Affairs Mission

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

Kathleen Martin Watson Enrollment Center
2nd Floor, Room 224
Across the street from the Administration Building next to the Bill Miller BBQ
Phone: 210-832-2154

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Hours of Operation

The UIW Center for Veterans Affairs Office is open between the hours from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., CST, Monday through Friday. Our Center recognizes the University holidays listed below and will be closed.

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

Yellow Ribbon Program

We are pleased to announce UIW will be participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program again in 2015-16!

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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
Fax (210) 832-2155.
Map of Center

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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