University advising center on the campus of the University of the Incarnate Word

University Advising Center

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.

Until further notice, the University Advising Center will operate remotely via email, phone and Zoom appointments Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (CST). To schedule an appointment, contact our office at (210) 805-5814 or

Due to the high level of correspondence, please allow up to 2 business days for a response. Every email and phone call will be answered in the order received. Check your UIW email often and be sure your phone number and other contact information is up to date in bannerweb. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate this difficult time.

Know this, Cardinal:  Your health and wellbeing are of utmost importance and at the heart of our Mission.  As a community, we offer our prayers for all of those affected by COVID-19 and all those who care for them.

UIW stands in prayer and solidarity with those around the world as we work to contain the spread of COVID-19. Please visit for information and resources regarding UIW’s COVID-19 response.

Important Information to Current Students Regarding Summer/Fall 2020 Advising

 The University Advising Center has created the following guide to help prepare you for your Summer/Fall 2020 online registration: Preparing for online registration (PDF)

We highly encourage you to view this guide before scheduling your advising appointment with your academic advisor.

New Students for Summer/Fall 2020

Congratulations on your acceptance to UIW!

All new freshmen and transfer students for are highly encouraged to attend a New Student orientation hosted by the Office of Admissions. Sign up here for an orientation date. 

If you have any questions about orientation, please contact the Office of Admissions at (210) 829-6005 or

If you are unable to attend an orientation, please contact our office to schedule an appointment for advising and registration at (210) 805-5814 or

Transient and Non-Degree Seeking students are not required to attend New Student orientation. Contact our office to schedule an appointment for advising and registration.

Summer/Fall 2020 Re-admit Students, Welcome back!

Contact our office to schedule an appointment for advising and registration at (210) 805-5814 or

Steps to Complete Prior to Orientation/Appointment

  1. Apply to UIW
  2. Pay your confirmation (matriculation) fee
  3. Submit Meningitis vaccination to Health Services (if Applicable)
  4. Submit your official transcript(s) to the Document Receiving Office
  5. Make an online reservation to attend Orientation

Please Note: Students in the following majors must reach out to the respective contact person to discuss class registration prior to their orientation or advising appointment.

3D Animation and Game Design: Contact Adam Watkins, (210) 805-1209,

Graphic Design: Contact Teresa Trevino, (210) 841-7221,

Music: Please visit the Music Department website. Contact Roland Sul if you have any questions at (210) 829-3855 or

Pastoral Ministry: Contact Dr. Jakob Rinderknecht, (210) 829-3871,

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.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact Us

Student Engagement Center (SEC)
Room 3120
4301 Broadway CPO #286
San Antonio, TX 78209

(210) 805-5814