School of Professional Studies - Fall 2022

Cardinal Update

Welcome to School of Professional Studies (SPS) Cardinal Update page! This is where Cardinals can keep tabs on the latest happenings within SPS.

Register for your next term today!

The fall terms kick off on August 20 with Fall I and Fall II will begin on October 15. Check-in with one of our Academic Advisors if you need help getting in class.

In the News

  1. The Student Study Center is open for business at the Northwest Center! Room 142 has become a nest for students to relax, study or meet with our Student Success Advisor. Come and check it out!
  2. The DBA Study Office is open! Room 150 at the Northwest Center has been converted to a small group of individual office setups for those in the DBA program to utilize.
  3. UIW ranked among the Best for Online Bachelor's Degrees! The University of the Incarnate Word has been ranked among the best universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Of” list. UIW ranked No. 87 on the list of Best Bachelor’s Online Programs and was the highest-ranking San Antonio institution on that list. UIW also ranked No. 51 on the list of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans. The publication based its rankings on four categories: Engagement, Service and Technologies, Faculty Credentials and Training and Expert Opinion. Read the full article here.
  4. Need to review how to register and drop courses?
    Check out our self-service options (certain conditions apply). Learn how to self-drop and take command of your schedule.

Graduation and SPS

On May 7, 2022, hundreds of UIW students saw their goals come to completion and crossed the stage for graduation! SPS was there to help our students, their family and friends as they participated in the event.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 10, 2022

This is the first day of classes for the Winter Term. Connect with an academic advisor to discuss registering for Winter Term, Spring I and Spring II 2023 courses. You can reach out through phone, email, text or our virtual counter in Zoom, find details at Student Advising.

December 10, 2022

This is the start to the Winter term. Make sure to complete your registrations!

January 7, 2023

This is the start to the Spring I term. Make sure to complete your registrations!

March 4, 2023

This is the start to the Spring II term. Make sure to complete your registrations!

October 27, 2022

Interested in learning about our DBA program? On October 27 we will be holding two information sessions to talk about the degree plan. One at noon and the other at 6 p.m.. Reach out to Jill Stanislawski for more information,

SPS Bulletin Board


Make a Virtual Appointment with us!

  • You can make a virtual appointment to speak with an Admissions Counselor from your home! Make an appointment to video chat or phone conference with an Admissions Counselor today.
  • Drop-In and speak with an Academic Advisor via our Virtual Advising Counter. Have an advising question? Need to talk about your degree plan? Want course suggestions? Drop into our Virtual Advising Counter Monday - Friday from 1 - 3 p.m. Drop by today.

UIW Response to COVID-19

  • As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, you can stay abreast of the latest UIW plans for keeping students, staff and faculty safe by reviewing the UIW Response to COVID-19.

Looking for Continuing Education (CE)?

  • The SPS Office of Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) provides learning opportunities to students and the community with courses that offer valuable career training, certifications and preparation for professional tests.

Top 5 Advising FAQs

  • Click here to watch a video from the SPS Advising team as they answer the top five FAQs to help current students prepare for their classes and stay on track toward graduation.

Fall 2022

Summer 2023 Registration

Registration for the Summer terms is scheduled to open on March 20, 2023.

Need Tutoring?

SPS offers free tutoring!

UIW is offering individual online tutoring appointments through Smarthinking for SPS students. Smarthinking tutoring is available 24x7.

Learn more about these services and how to access them.