The St. John Academic Center (STJAC) provides students from that island the opportunity to attend UVI classes via videoconference (VC) technology, without leaving the island. The STJAC is equipped with highly interactive state-of-the-art classrooms that connect St. John students to instructors and students on the St. Thomas and St. Croix campuses. Students have access to a study room, library, computers, academic resources and the Internet at the STJAC. In addition to the four classrooms, the STJAC provides all of the amenities of the campus libraries to facilitate student success, including a small computer lab with wireless network capabilities, and private areas where students can meet with instructors, counselors or advisors. Individual and group study spaces are available for students to collaborate with other university students, in person or via technology.
UVI Libraries and St. John Academic Center will be CLOSED on Monday, May 25, 2015, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.
Regular Library hours resume Tuesday, May 26th at 8am. St. John Academic Center (STJAC) resumes regular hours on Tuesday, May 26th at 10:00am.
• On the Albert Sheen Campus, students with a valid UVI ID may request 24/7 access to the NWW 120 Lab through the Security Department.
• On the St. Thomas campus, students may access the 24/7 library lab using ID key cards.
Remote access to resources is available through the myCampus portal using your UVI network credentials.
The Academic Center is primarily used by:
- Current UVI students for video-conferencing classes to/from St. Thomas and St. Croix, for access to the Internet, desktops, laptops, meetings with professors, meetings with classmates, group study and individual study. Students at the Academic Center have the same access to all network resources as those on St. Thomas and St. Croix campuses. Students have access to a librarian and technology assistance full time.
- The St. John community for access to Cooperative Extension Service (CES), Small Business Development Center (SBDC), and events sponsored by UVI and groups in the community.
All UVI students require access to the Internet. For concerns about specific technology requirements, you need to contact the instructor of the class prior to registering for the class.
The Center is equipped to deliver selected UVI classes for fall, spring and summer sessions. See the current offerings for all UVI classes, including VC and online classes, in the UVI catalog
and schedule of courses
. STJAC is staffed by UVI’s Information & Technology Services (ITS) department and includes a program coordinator, librarian, library specialist, and an information technology specialist. The schedule below reflects classes that will be available at the St. John Academic Center (STJAC) via videoconference.