UIW Orientation

orientation leaders

 Welcome, Class of 2021!    


Congratulations on joining the UIW Cardinal family!

Our one-day orientation program is designed to ensure your success at UIW. You will have the opportunity to participate in sessions which will familiarize you with our campus and help prepare you for classes at UIW. The program includes advising, registration, academic sessions and many more informative events.

Orientation is required for first-time freshmen and will take place from approximately 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

*Transfer/Re-admit students please sign up for Transfer/Re-admit Orientation here.

Parents & Families  

Parents are welcome to attend orientation with their student. Please keep in mind, there will be a $10.00 fee per parent or family member attending orientation. This fee is payable during the orientation check-in process. Due to safety regulations and fire codes, we respectfully ask that you limit the number of guests accompanying you to orientation to two guests per student.


  1. Submit your confirmation fee (matriculation fee).
  2. Submit your pre-scheduling questionnaire and select your orientation date.
  3. For additional information regarding the Accuplacer Test or to sign up for the exam, please visit
  4. Submit your health and meningitis records to UIW Health Services.
  5. Attend orientation!
  • Optional: If you selected a date when registering for orientation and would like to change it, you may submit your change of date request by calling (210) 829-3931.
  • Requests will be reviewed within 48-72 hours. Not all requests will be granted due to space limitations.  If your request has been successfully processed, you will receive a confirmation email with your new orientation date.


First-time Freshmen Orientation Dates



Session I - Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - No longer available

Session II - Thursday, June 15, 2017  - No longer available

Session III - Thursday, June 29, 2017 - No longer available

Session IV - Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - No longer available

Session V - Thursday, July 20, 2017 - No longer available

Session VI - Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - No longer available

Session VII - Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Please be sure to pay your confirmation fee and submit your proof of meningitis vaccine before attending orientation.


 orientation leaders


Welcome, Class of 2021...We can't wait to meet you! 



Notice: This event may be photographed, videotaped, or otherwise recorded. By attending this event, you grant UIW permission to use photographs, and/or audiovisual recordings in which you appear for archival, documentary, promotional/advertising, or other purposes.


The University of the Incarnate Word provides reasonable accommodation with adequate notice. To request disability accommodation for this event, please complete and submit the following form at least five university business days prior to the event.

(If an event is posted less than five university business days prior to the event, please complete and submit the form as soon as possible and the university will make reasonable efforts to provide accommodations.)

For ADA questions, please contact:
Michelle Beasley at

210-829-3997 or