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UVI Commencement Ceremonies Set for May 13 - 14

 UVI will host its 2015 Commencement Ceremonies at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. St. Thomas’ Commencement Ceremony will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, in the Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas Campus. 

Details on Commencement related information can be found below:

Diplomas:

  • Diplomas will be distributed during Commencement as you cross the stage. 

Caps and Gowns:

  • Candidates may pick-up academic regalia at the University Bookstore during regular business hours from May 4 through May 12.

 Participation:

  • Only students who have met all graduation requirements can participate in the Commencement Ceremony. All undergraduate students must have completed all required classes in their major with a minimum grade of (C) and a cumulative GPA of 2.00 and above.
  • All graduate students must have completed all required classes in their major with a minimum grade of (B) and a cumulative 3.00 GPA. Graduate students are allowed the maximum of two (C) grades.
  • Rehearsal is mandatory.

Commencement Invitations and Tickets:

Each candidate for graduation will receive eight printed invitations and eight tickets. Invitations and tickets may be picked up at the locations below.

  • Monday, May 4, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Research and Extension Center (next to the Great Hall), St. Croix
  • Tuesday, May 5, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Research and Extension Center (next to the Great Hall), St. Croix
  • Monday, May 11, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Administration and Conference Center (ACC 203), St. Thomas
  • Tuesday, May 12, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Administration and Conference Center (ACC 203), St. Thomas

 Students are required to satisfy all university obligations before receiving tickets and invitations. The following must be completed before ticket/invitation distribution: 

  1. Financial Aid Exit Interview (Please see the Financial Aid Office)
  2. Graduating Senior Exit Survey - (Contact Institutional Research at (340) 693-1010)
  3. Institutional Advancement Exit Interview (Call (340) 693-1607)

 Though representatives from the Financial Aid and Institutional Advancement Offices will be on hand to assist where possible, students are encouraged to complete forms and surveys beforehand, as instructed.

 Rehearsal:

  • Monday, May 11, 2015 at 4 p.m. - St. Thomas, Sports and Fitness Center (SFC)
  • Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 3 p.m. - St. Croix, next to The Great Hall
  • Rehearsal is mandatory.

 Additional Information:

Will be sent to your UVI email address.

For more information please call the Registrar's Office at (340) 693-1160 or the Associate Registrar at (340) 692-4103.