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September 18

UVI to Close in Advance of Hurricane Maria - UVI Classes Cancelled at Noon; Employees to Secure Work Areas by 2 p.m.

In preparation for Hurricane Maria, the University of the Virgin Islands will cancel all classes at noon on Monday, Sept. 18. The University will close today, until further notice. UVI employees are excused at 2 p.m., however, please stay until your work areas are secure. ...read more

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UVI to Innovate to Educate

The University of the Virgin Islands, in the wake of Hurricane Irma, is developing an academic plan to allow its students to continue their education in spite of the damage caused by the storm. read more
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UVI Sheen Campus Opens for Classes Sept. 12

The University of the Virgin Islands is deeply saddened by the loss of life and property that the people of the Virgin Islands have endured as a result of Hurricane Irma. The University stands ready to assist in whatever manner it can as we mourn, rebuild and transform this Territory. Many members of the University family lost their homes and precious aspects of their lives. We stand with them during this difficult time. read more
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UVI Classes & Campuses to Close on Sept. 5 - Classes Cancelled at 11 a.m.; UVI Campuses to Close at Noon

In preparation for Hurricane Irma, a category five storm, the University of the Virgin Islands will close today, Tuesday, Sept. 5, until further notice. UVI students and faculty are advised that there will be no classes after 11 a.m. today. Students residing on campus, who have permanent residences on island, are advised to return home. read more
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UVI Employees Urged to Secure Work Areas Before Leaving for Labor Day Weekend

The University of the Virgin Islands is monitoring Hurricane Irma, a category three storm with maximum sustained winds of 110 miles per hour. According to the National Hurricane Center’s 2 p.m. advisory, Hurricane Irma was located near latitude 18.5 North, longitude 37.8 West. Irma is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 miles per hour. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect for the U.S. Virgin Islands at this time. read more
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Coastweeks Partners with CZM to Recycle Plastics

Coastweeks will begin on Sept. 16, and continues through to Oct. 31. There will be a significant change to this year’s territory wide clean up events. The Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service (VIMAS) is partnering with Department of Planning and Natural Resources’ (DPNR) Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Division to recycle all hard plastics collected. read more
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Reichhold Set to Launch 39th Season & New Offerings

Continuing with tradition, the Reichhold Center for the Arts is set to launch its 39th season at the St. Thomas St. John Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business after Hours event at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 29. read more
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UVI to Launch $25M ‘Campaign for UVI’

This Fall, the University of the Virgin Islands will launch the public phase of “Campaign for UVI,” the first comprehensive fundraising campaign that the University has ever undertaken. Through this $25 million campaign, the University will raise funds in three areas: Promote Excellence in Teaching; Facilities and Infrastructure and Campus Programs. The campaign’s theme is “Creating Legacy.” read more
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Public Invited to View Solar Eclipse at NASA’s Official Location at UVI

The US Virgin Islands will experience a solar eclipse during the mid-afternoon on Monday, Aug. 21. The Moon will pass directly between the Earth and the Sun, blocking out about 90 percent of the Sun’s surface as viewed from the Virgin Islands. read more
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Media Invited to Cover & Photograph Student Move-in and Convocation

Members of the media are invited to photograph and cover the University of the Virgin Islands orientation activities beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 15 through Saturday, Aug. 20, on the St. Thomas Campus and the Albert A. Sheen Campuses. read more
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UVI to Welcome New Students with Orientation Activities & Events

The University of the Virgin Islands will welcome new and transfer students with a week of orientation activities beginning Tuesday, Aug. 15, on both the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and the St. Thomas Campus. Orientation, which is a requirement for new students, begins with residence hall check-in from noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 15, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus, and from noon to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 15, on the St. Thomas Campus. read more
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