Winter Session

The Winter Session Offers Accelerated Course Options

Interested in earning course credit during your winter break? Do you need to catch up on your degree plan to graduate on time or qualify for university readmission? Look no further than the Winter Session at the University of the Incarnate Word School of Professional Studies.

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What is the Winter Session?

The Winter Session 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 Winter Session 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.

Winter Session Key Dates

Winter Session Key Dates
Event Dates
Registration Opens Monday, Oct. 16, 2023
Term Start Date Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023
Last Day to Register Monday, Dec. 11, 2023
Last Day to Drop at 100% Refund Monday, Dec. 11, 2023
Last Day to Withdraw Friday. Dec. 15, 2023
Last Day of Classes Friday, Jan. 5, 2024

View the Winter Session Course Schedule

2023 Winter Session Course Schedule

2023 Winter Session
Course Number Course Title Course Subject
1301 Computer Lit/Business Appl COMP
1301 Intro to Criminal Justice CRIJ
1325 Criminology CRIJ
3300 Dimen of Wellness Bridge DWHP
2301 Macroeconomics ECN
1311 Composition I ENGL
1312 Composition II ENGL
1415 Astronomy GEOL
1321 The United States to 1865 HIST
1304 College Algebra MATH
3340 Concepts/Functions Management MGT
3331 Intro Marketing Concepts/Strat MKT
1320 Music Appreciation MUSI
6320 Organization Behavior/Learning ORGD
6330 Found Org Research/Assessment ORGD
1381 Introduction to Philosophy PHIL
6309 Appld Human Resource Mgmt PMBA
6312 Quantitative Methods/Research PMBA
1301 Introduction to Psychology PSYC
2320 Scientific Literacy in Psych PSYC
1325 The Religious Quest RELS
3335 God and Human Sexuality RELS
1311 Elementary Spanish I SPAN

Note: Course schedule subject to change.


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 Winter Session course(s).

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 Winter Session 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 Winter Session

New UIW School of Professional Studies student

A new student (not enrolled at another institution) wishing to take Winter Session course(s) must first apply to the UIW School of Professional Studies. Once you apply for Spring 2023, 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 Winter Session course(s).

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

Undergraduate Online

$500 per credit hour ($1,500 per 3 credit hour course)

Graduate Online

$1,100 per credit hour ($3,300 per 3 credit hour course)

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

School of Professional Studies Course Drop Policy

View the SPS Course Drop and Withdrawal Policy.