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Class Absence Notification

If you are unable to attend class due to emergency or sickness, please call the University Advising Center by 8:30 am. We will notify your instructors. Phone: 805-5814

How to Choose a Major

Please review the degree plan for the major you are interested in first. All undergraduate degree plans offered at UIW are located in the document tower in our office ( Administration bldg., room 105).You can also review the requirements for the major you are interested in through Bannerweb using our CAPP (online degree evaluation) program. If you need help reviewing this information please contact our office at 210-805-5814 to set up an appointment with an academic counselor.

Explanation of Core/Major Requirements

If you are a current and undeclared or new and/or first-time transfer student, you will be advised by the University Advising Center until you are assigned to a faculty advisor. If you are not assigned to a faculty advisor and have questions on your Core/Major requirements please contact our office at 210-805-5814.

Student Disability Services.

Please contact Michelle Beasley at 829-3997 or Moises Torrescano at 829-3928 in the Student Disability Services office for more information.

Advising-New/Current Students

If you are a current and undeclared or new and/or first-time transfer student, you will be advised by the University Advising Center initially. You can make an appointment with any of our counselors, Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please be advised, before you complete your first semester, you will be assigned to a faculty advisor.

Change of Major and/or Advisor

If you need to change your major and/or advisor, come by the University Advising Center and fill out the Change of Major and/or Advisor form. The change will be complete within one week of being submitted.

Referral to Other Student Support Service Offices

If you need tutoring, need assistance choosing a major, career counseling or accommodations, we can refer you to the right office. Any of these offices are ready to assist you: Learning Assistance Center: Tutoring & Testing, Student Success Program, and Student Disability Services.

Need to drop a course?

Come into the University Advising Center and fill out an Add/Drop Form.

Withdrawal from the University

Contact the office of the Dean of Student Success, 16 Chapel Building, 805-5813. In addition, you need to contact the Financial Aid office at 829-6008 to discuss potential financial aid implications.


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