Summer Heat

The Summer Heat Offers Accelerated Course Options

Interested in earning course credit during your summer break? Need to catch up on your degree plan to graduate on time or to qualify for readmission to the university? Look no further than the Summer Heat offered at the University of the Incarnate Word.

female student smiling with laptop in home

What is the Summer Heat?

The Summer Heat is a way to:

  • Earn additional credit hours in a 4-week session.
  • Catch up on a missed class or finish your prerequisites.
  • Take classes 100% online.
  • Get one step closer to graduation.

Courses taken through the Summer Heat may be applied toward needed degree requirements. Check Degree Works and consult with your advisor before registering.

Enrollment is open to full-time or part-time UIW students, as well as community members looking to earn college credit.

Please note: No separate financial aid is available for Summer Heat. However, students may be able to apply a portion of their fall disbursements toward Summer Heat tuition. Students are eligible to receive Pell Grants. VA benefits are also available. The UIW Financial Aid Office can answer any related questions.

Summer Heat I Key Dates

Summer Heat I Key Dates
Event Dates
Registration Opens Monday, March 21, 2022
Last Day to Register Monday, June 6, 2022
Term Start Date Saturday, June 4, 2022
Last Day to Drop at 100% Refund Monday, June 6, 2022, by 5 p.m. CST
Last Day to Withdraw Friday, June 10, 2022, by 5 p.m. CST
Last Day of Classes Friday, July 1, 2022

Summer Heat II Key Dates

Summer Heat II Key Dates
Event Dates
Registration Opens Monday, March 21, 2022
Last Day to Register Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Term Start Date Saturday, July 2, 2022
Last Day to Drop at 100% Refund Tuesday, July 5, 2022, by 5 p.m. CST
Last Day to Withdraw Friday, July 8, 2022, by 5 p.m. CST
Last Day of Classes Friday, July 29, 2022

Registration Instructions

How to register if you're a current UIW School of Professional Studies student?

Log into Cardinal Apps and click on BannerWeb to register for a Summer Heat course(s). The Summer Heat courses are listed under Summer 2022.

Click here for directions on how to apply

If you have any questions, contact your academic advisor.

How to register if you're a current UIW Broadway Campus undergraduate student

Broadway Campus students wishing to take a Summer Heat course(s) must contact their academic advisor for approval and fill out an SPS Course Request form. Once the form is submitted and you have spoken to your academic advisor, you will be registered for the course(s).

Click here to fill out the SPS Course Request Form

How to register if you're a current UIW Broadway Campus graduate student

A UIW Broadway Campus graduate student who wants to take an SPS course must submit a request form that requires your advisor's approval. Once the form is complete, it will be sent to your academic advisor for approval.

Click here to fill out the Graduate Request form

Applying for the Summer Heat

New UIW School of Professional Studies student

A new student (not enrolled at another institution) wishing to take Summer Heat course(s) must first apply to the UIW School of Professional Studies. Once you apply for Summer 2022, an admissions counselor will reach out to you.

Click here to submit your application

Transient student

Upon applying to the UIW School of Professional Studies, a degree-seeking student enrolled at another university may, upon authorization by the institution, enroll in approved courses at the University of the Incarnate Word as a transient student with submission of an official transcript. A transient student may be admitted without submitting an official transcript by submitting, instead, a letter of good standing or a letter of permission from the home institution’s Academic Dean or Registrar. This is unless prerequisite course completion is required for specific coursework, where an official transcript from the home institution is required.

Click here to apply

A transient student who wishes to submit a "letter of good standing" must email it (in PDF form) to eapadmission@uiwtx.edu .

Official Transcripts

Please submit your official transcripts in PDF form to admissiondocs@uiwtx.edu or physically mail those documents to the address below.

University of the Incarnate Word
Document Receiving
4301 Broadway, CPO 304
San Antonio, TX 78209


Tuition Cost for a Summer Heat course(s).

All course(s) are offered at SPS online tuition rates.

Undergraduate Online

$540 per credit hour ($1,620 per 3 credit hour course)

Graduate Online

$1,050 per credit hour ($3,150 per 3 credit hour course)

All courses are 100% online.

Summer Heat I Courses Offered

Summer Heat I Courses Offered
Subject Course Number Course Title
ACC 2311 Financial Accounting
ADED 6811 Adult Learning and Development
ADMIN 6360 Mgmt Concepts and Issues
CRIJ 1301 Intro to Criminal Justice
ECN 2301 Macroeconomics
EDUC 6306 Philosophical Foundation in Education
ENGL 1311 Composition I
GEOL 1415 Astronomy
GOVT 1315 American Politics
HIST 1311 World History I
MATH 320 Intermediate Algebra
MKT 3331 Intro Marketing Concepts/Strategy
MUSI 1320 Music Appreciation
ORGD 3340 Organizational Development
PHIL 1381 Introduction to Philosophy
PMBA 6309 Applied Human Resource Management
PSYC 1301 Introduction to Psychology
RELS 1325 The Religious Quest
SOCI 1311 Introduction to Sociology
SPAN 1311 Elementary Spanish I

Summer Heat II Courses Offered

Summer Heat II Courses Offered
Subject Course Number Course Title
ACC 2312 Managerial Accounting
ADMIN 6375 Strategic Planning and Policy
COMP 1301 Computer Literacy
CRIJ 2333 Juvenile Justice
ECN 2302 Microeconomics
EDUC 6353 Supporting Teachers/Teaching
ENGL 1312 Composition II
HIST 1322 U.S. Since 1865
MATH 1304 College Algebra
MGT 3340 Concepts/Functions Management
MUSI 3350 American Popular Music
ORGD 3360 Teambuilding in Organizations
PMBA 6311 Managerial Finance
PSYC 2320 Scientific Literacy in Psych
RELS 3335 God and Human Sexuality
SPAN 1312 Elementary Spanish II

Please note: The course schedule is subject to change without notice.

School of Professional Studies Course Drop Policy

View the SPS Course Drop and Withdrawal Policy.