Financial Assistance

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Financial Assistance

Welcome to the Office of Financial Assistance

Check out our on-line student guide: aid@uiw

  • We are now accepting applications for the Fifth Year Accounting Student Scholarship. Complete amd submit to the Office of Financial Assistance (1) the application; (2) the basic residency questionnaire or supplemental residency questionnaire (if the basic questionnaire does not apply); and (3) a copy of your acknowledgement letter from the TSBPA certifying that you've submitted your Application of Intent to the TSBPA to take the CPA exam as a Texas candidate. Funds are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis until funds are exhausted. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Learn more about us - view OFA office hours, location, mailing information
  • View Your Financial Aid Online! - registered students can access student account infomation via Banner Web
  • Save money on textbooks - check out the UIW Textbook Rental Program

The Federal School Code is 003578.

The UIW priority deadline is April 1st each year.

The OFA provides a Resource Center inside the office.

This year the OFA processed over 12,600 student applications.

You can apply for assistance online at

UIW has over 80 study abroad programs and financial aid is available!

OFA Advisors are accessible by e-mail, telephone or walk-in counseling.

4 out of our 10 office members graduated from UIW.

Over 90 percent of UIW students receive some form of financial assistance.

Financial aid includes scholarships, grants, loans and/or work programs.

Over 3,100 students receive Pell Grant money at UIW.

UIW will spend over $150 million in total aid programs (grants, scholarships, work-study, loans).

UIW provides scholarships for theatre, art and music.

UIW awards over $63 million in grants and scholarships.

87% of full-time undergraduate students receive need-based aid.

UIW provides more than $27 million in UIW academic scholarships.

UIW provides over $5 million in athletics scholarships.

UIW partners with students to provide resources that remove financial barriers and provide access.

The "ContinUIW" program allows students to take summer courses at a reduced rate.

Scholarship calculators are available online at


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Fall Hours

Mon. - Thu. 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 and Friday 8:00 - 5:00..

Boostore credit:

Students may begin requesting bookstore credit as of August 4. To request book credit, stop by the Office Financial Assistance OR email your name/ID number and amount needed to OR call the OFA at 210-829-6008.

FAFSA 2014 Now Open!

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step toward getting financial aid for college, career school, or graduate school. The FAFSA not only gives you access to the$150 billion in grants, loans, and work-studyfunds that the federal government has available, but many states, schools, and private scholarships require you to submit the FAFSA before they will consider you for any financial aid they offer.

Whether you’re filling out the FAFSA for yourself, helping your child, or are in a position to help others fill out the FAFSA, we have the resources for you.

The FAFSA is free and only takes an average of 23 minutes to complete. Get started at

Drops and Withdrawals

For more information about drops and withdrawals, read the UIW Withdrawals Policy.


UIW offers students the option to sign up for eRefunds (electronic refunds).  For more information, visit the UIW Business Office eRefunds page.


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