Incoming Students

Welcome UIWSOM Class of 2026!

We are very excited to have you as a member of the UIWSOM community. You were each selected for your unique skills and qualities that will contribute to strengthen the School of Osteopathic Medicine's mission. We look forward to seeing you grow and develop into an outstanding lifelong learner who will exhibit a high level of care, concern and compassion for those who will one day be entrusted to your care.

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Matriculation Requirements: Deadline July 1, 2023

  • UIWSOM evaluates prerequisite coursework with the transcripts provided to AACOMAS. All prerequisites must be completed with a grade of C or better. A grade of C- is not accepted.
  • Shortly after acceptance, learners with incomplete prerequisites will receive an email listing the outstanding coursework. Learners must reply confirming their intention to complete the coursework by July 1, 2023 or if they would like to appeal.
  • Official transcripts demonstrating satisfactory completion of all prerequisite coursework must be received by July 1, 2023.
  • UIWSOM reviews and accepts official transcripts from AACOMAS.
  • An updated official transcript is needed for learners with incomplete transcripts, such as in-progress coursework, new coursework, or pending degree conferral.
  • The official transcripts with final course grades and degree conferred can be sent to AACOMAS or UIWSOM directly at admissiondocs@uiwtx.edu or mailed to:
University of the Incarnate Word, Document Receiving
4301 Broadway, CPO #304
San Antonio, Texas 78209

More information will be available in Spring 2023

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Miscellaneous Tasks

Learners are required to provide proof of various immunizations to Sentry MD. Review the Immunization and Physical Exam Requirements. Learners may begin obtaining these immunizations. Keep all records for future instructions and submission.

UIWSOM does not offer student housing. San Antonio offers a variety of housing options within close proximity to UIWSOM. However, learners should select housing that is most ideal for their needs and budget. 

Learners are responsible to self-report if they need an accommodation and provide all required documentation in a timely manner to the UIW Office of Student Disability Services (SDS).

  • Learners may view their tuition bill, enroll in a payment plan, or make payments after course registration is complete on June 1, 2023. Learners do not need to register for classes. SOM will complete registration and send a confirmation email once completed.
  • Tuition statements and payments are accessible through the UIW portal, Cardinal Apps and the ePayment Center. Tuition is due by the first day of class for each semester. Please refer to UIWSOM Tuition and Payments for a detailed listing of anticipated costs by semester and tuition deadlines.
  • Learners that receive scholarships from National Health Service Corps or the Health Professions Scholarship Programs (Military or VA) should notify Celia Velez, director of enrollment services, at cavelez1@uiwtx.edu.
  • Learners that wish to apply for financial aid should complete the 2023-2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The 2023-2024 FAFSA is available beginning Oct. 1, 2022, at studentaid.gov. Use school code 003578 for the University of the Incarnate Word. The UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine is not listed separately. Financial aid offers are sent in Feb. 2023.
  • Enrollment in Wellfleet Health Plan is automatic for all learners. Review the Health Insurance policy and Summary of Benefits.
  • Learners with comparable private insurance may opt-out of the school-sponsored plan by submitting a waiver. Additional information will be available in spring 2023.
  • Wellfleet insurance does not cover dental or vision services. Learners with the Wellfleet Health Plan may obtain free dental services. Visit Dental Services for more information. For discounted vision services, contact the UIW Rosenberg School of Optometry.

Information will be available in Spring 2023

We could encourage you to join the UIWSOM Campus Facebook Group. This group is comprised of alumni, current learners, faculty, staff and MBS learners. Join the group to learner more about our campus and community.