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Welcome to the UIW Housing Portal 


**Current UIW Students must be an accepted and confirmed UIW student prior to submitting the online housing application.

As spaces become available, starting December 16, 2013 ALL Room Assignments will be made by the Office of Residence Life for the Spring 2014 semester.

UPPERCLASSMAN STUDENTS WILL BE ASSIGNED ACCORDINGLY. Please Contact the Office of Residence Life for more details at or (210) 829-6034.

UIW Housing Portal Login Only:

Your username for the housing application is the prefix to your UIW email. For example, if your email is, your username is cardinal.


Your default password is your student ID #.




$225 Housing Deposit (required of all residents)

To secure a room on campus, please pay your $225.00 housing deposit using the UIW ePayment Center located in the MyWord portal.

MyWord Portal Login Instructions Only:

MyWord portal Login User ID is the prefix to your UIW email, if your email is, then your username is cardinal.

Your UIW student ID # is your default MyWord portal password, or it will be the password to your cardinal email account.

Upon your first login, you will be required to reset your password and answer security questions for your MyWord portal account. You may then proceed to the UIW e-Payment Center to make your housing deposit.


Deposit date will be used as a factor to determine room selection priority. Please allow 1-2 business days to process your deposit.

Meningitis Immunization Verification (required of all new residents)

In order to take advantage of ALL housing application steps, students are encouraged to submit proof of their meningitis immunization by the recommended dates of March 1st (fall applicants) or Decemeber 1st (spring applicants). Health Services will continue to accept this documentation beyond the recommended dates. The immunization must have been administered within the last five years and at least ten days prior to check-in. Documentation may be sent:


 UIW has contracted with Magnus Health to manage your student health records. You need to submit proof of your Meningitis vaccine to your Magnus Health account for UIW. You will receive an email that contains a username and password for your account. The email will contain brief instructions that explain how you should access the account. If you do not receive this email or if you have further questions, please contact the Magnus Health Help Desk at 877-461-6831. We suggest checking your spam mail as the initial email will come from Magnus rather than UIW.

Getting started:

The following instructions will guide you through creating your account, deciding which document you need to submit, how each document should be submitted, and asking questions.

Information on submitting records to Magnus can be found here:

Information on what documentation should be submitted can be found here:

For Assistance:

Housing Process Dates

New Students (students not currently in campus housing) 

(Note: All new students must be a confirmed UIW student before they will be eligible to apply for housing.)

Spring 2014 Applicants

November 1st: Application Available

On or before December 1st (recommended date): Submit $225 Housing Deposit and Meningitis Immunization Verification

November 1st - December 1st: Select Hall Preferences

December 16th - January 3rd: Rooms/ Roommates will be assigned by Office of Residence Life

2014-2015 Academic Year Applicants

November 1st (tentative): Application Available

On or Before May 1st (recommended date): Submit $225 housing deposit and meningitis immunization verification

November 1st - April 25th: Select hall preferences and roommate preferences

May 3rd - May 31st: Select and confirm room/meal plan

After May 31st Applicants: Rooms and/or roommates will be assigned by the Office of Residence Life




Current Residents (students currently in campus housing) 

For 2013-2014 Academic Year

(Note: All current residents must be registered full-time for UIW courses in order to be eligible for housing.)

Room Reservation will occur in the Spring, following Advising Day. Additional information will be provided via e-mail about information sessions and process dates.

Thank you for your interest in UIW campus housing!

Office of Residence Life Contact Information

By Phone: (210) 829-6034

By Mail: Office of Residence Life

4301 Broadway #306

San Antonio, Texas 78209


In Person: Visit the Office of Residence Life in Marian Hall

By E-mail:





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