Financial Aid Resources

UIW Representatives

UIWSOM provides financial aid support to the Office of Financial Assistance and is available to all graduate and doctoral learners at the School of Osteopathic Medicine. Please do not hesitate to contact us for assistance with financial aid processing, budgeting, loan repayment, or for any additional topics of interest.

Celia Velez, MBA

Director of Enrollment Services 
Email: cavelez1@uiwtx.edu
Phone: (210) 283-6366
Location: Building 1 in the Office of Admissions and Student Affairs
Office hours: Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Office of Financial Assistance processes financial aid for SOM learners and all UIW students. Please do not hesitate to contact the office for additional assistance.

Office of Financial Assistance

Email: finaid@uiwtx.edu
Phone: (210) 829-6008
Location: 4301 Broadway in the UIW Chapel Building 
Office hours: Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

External Resources

Federal student aid information is centralized to one website- studentaid.gov. You'll find detailed information about how to apply for aid, loan types and their repayment terms, and detailed descriptions of the loan repayment plans. By signing in, you'll have access to a personalized listing of your federal student aid and a loan repayment calculator. 

Visit studentaid.gov for more information

Every year, the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) offers a series of educational debt management modules specifically for osteopathic medical students. Modules include borrowing considerations, best practices, case studies from recent graduates, and managing your money early in your career. 

View the AACOM Financial Aid Debt Management Modules

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has a variety of in-depth financial aid and loan repayment resources created for medical students. You'll find a loan repayment calculator, helpful articles, webinars, worksheets, and financial data from other medical students.

Review the AAMC resources

UIW has partnered with iGrad to provide financial wellness resources to students, alumni and families. By enrolling, you'll develop a personalized profile and plan and have access to short workshops, videos, quizzes, articles and guides designed to improve your money management and enhance your student loan repayment plans.

To enroll, visit iGrad Financial Wellness