Skip to content Skip to menu
Main Menu

Benefits, Resources and Tips for New Student Success

Current Students

Your online SAS courses are available in Blackboard.

Students: Login to MyWord to access Blackboard

Instructions to log into your online classes through MyWord portal:

Watch on YouTube

  1. Click the Login to MyWord link above.
  2. Log in using the username and password to access Cardinal Mail.

If you do not remember your username and password, contact the UIW Helpdesk at or 210-829-2721. They offer a 24/7 service to assist you.

Instructions to access classes and course materials:

  1. In the upper left area of the myWord portal titled “LaunchPad,” you will see an icon for Blackboard. Once you click the icon, look to the My Courses area on the right side of the opening page. Click on your class to enter.
  2. You can find your Course Outline and book by clicking on the Course Outline and Book link on the left side of your course homepage.

Please note many instructors are working on the course material prior to the term, however it should be available on the first day of the term. You may access the material by clicking on Weekly Lessons in the menu to the left. The lessons for each week will be categorized into folders.

If you have any issues, please do not hesitate to contact your Academic Advisor or EAP Student Services at

Admissions Open House

Stop by our Open House Admissions Event for Adult Students held Sat., April 7 from 11am-1pm. Learn about UIW's degrees, benefits and resources or apply in-person.

RSVP Now or Learn More

ASL Scholarship

Apply for the 2018-19 ASL Scholarship. Twelve $3,500 scholarships are awarded to adult students from ASL Chapter Schools. You do not have to be a member to apply.

Learn more

Apply and Register

SAS Summer I term starts April 28, 2018
Application deadline: April 15
Summer registration opens
Monday, March 19

Email us or start a free application!

Health Sciences

Certificates, Associates and Bachelors degrees in the Health Sciences are available for those looking to start or promote themselves in the healthcare field.

E-mail us for more info.