UVI Summer 2014 At-A-Glance

UVI offers summer camps, college prep programs, research programs, and a teacher training program.  

4-H Summer Academy
June 30-Aug 8
Registration May 28-30
STT & STX
$200 per child
The philosophy of the UVI-CES 4-H Summer Academy is to promote academic excellence though experiential learning to embrace the social and emotional development of the whole child, youth have opportunities to participate in educational programs, field trips, and outdoor activities in a fun, safe, well-structured, nurturing environment. This six week summer enrichment program is designed for 5-14 year old enthusiastic learners who desire increased critical thinking skills, problem-solving techniques, and creativity. Campers have the opportunity to better realize their potential by exploring a wide variety of subjects; including mathematics, science, reading, language arts, computer science and writing. For more information, contact Lois V. Sanders or visit their program webpage.

Math Behind the Science
June 23-Aug 1
Apply by May 15
STT
Free
Summer Program for High School Students & New Freshmen:
NSF HBCU-UP Math Behind the Science summer bridge program - 6-week residential program to prepare students to enter calculus and provide a foundation for success in other studies. Field trips will enhance connections to biology, chemistry, physics and the environment.  Apply by May 15, 2014.  For more information, contact Aimee Sanchez or visit their program webpage.  

Summer Session I
May 19-June 23 or
May 19-Aug 1
Register by May 16
STT, STX, & STJ
$140 - $700 per credit
UVI offers traditional, online and video conferenced summer classes. Summer classes are either 5 weeks in length (May 19 to June 23) or 10 weeks in length (May 19 to August 1).
For more information, visit the Registrar's Office or call 1-877-Go-To-UVI.

Summer Session II
June 26-Aug 1
Register by June 25
STT, STX, & STJ
$140 - $700 per credit
UVI offers traditional, online and video conferenced summer classes. Summer classes are either 5 weeks in length (June 26 to August 1).
For more information, visit the Registrar's Office or call 1-877-Go-To-UVI.

SURE/SSRI
June 16-Aug 1
STT & STX
Apply by Feb 28
Free
Summer Research Programs for STEM Undergraduates:
  • NSF HBCU-UP Summer Sophomore Research Institute - Summer stipends and housing for Biology, Chemistry, Marine Biology, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science sophomores & juniors to conduct research and attend research methods workshops within their disciplines.
  • NSF HBCU-UP Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - Summer stipends (and housing assistance, if needed) provided while doing a research project with a faculty mentor, and attending weekly research meetings and presentations.
  • Final scientific poster presentations are required at the end of the program at the Summer Research Symposium.
For more information, contact Aimee Sanchez or visit their program webpage.

UVI Summer Bridge
June 23-July 25
Register by March 10
STT & STX
$25 Registration Fee
UVI’s Summer Bridge Program assists incoming freshmen to jump-start their college experience.  Bridge students participate in a number of activities aimed at improving their competencies in Critical Reading, Writing and Mathematics by taking an entire semester of credits in one summer.  Additionally, the program provides students with exposure to the knowledge and skill necessary for success in college.  At the end of the program, students are given the UVI Placement tests.  Students who successfully take these tests place out of skills courses and move directly into college level classes upon enrolment at UVI.  For more information, contact Jennifer Palmer on the St. Thomas Campus, Michelle Albany on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, or visit the program's webpage.  

VI Writing Project
June 23-July 16
Register by April 11
STT & STX
Free
The Summer Institute engages teachers in learning to teach writing in their classes.  For more information, contact Dr. Valerie Combie or visit their program webpage.

For more information about UVI's summer learning opportunities, contact Dr. Tonjia Coverdale, Director of Summer Programs.