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May 26

UVI to Host Virtual Open House for Prospective Students

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will host a Virtual Open House on Wednesday, June 3, to present an overview of its programs, answer questions from the public and encourage students to enroll this fall. High school seniors, parents, and anyone interested in learning about undergraduate and graduate programs on St. Thomas and St. Croix, as well as online, are invited to participate. The event will be hosted live on UVI’s Facebook page and via a 90-minute Zoom video call at 4 p.m. more

University of the Virgin Islands Small Business Develop Center Signage

US Congress approves $1.2M in CARES ACT Funding for VI-SBDC - Funds to Assist USVI Small Businesses in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

The United States Congress approved CARES ACT Funding of $1,280,000 to the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center to assist USVI small businesses affected by the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic. read more
The Henry Sisters display their Smiles as Graduates of the University of the Virgin Islands.

UVI Class of 2020 Overcomes Overwhelming Odds - UVI Confers Over 300 Degrees

On May 12, the University of the Virgin Islands Office of the Registrar certified over 300 degrees for the Class of 2020. As a result of the Coronavirus, commencement ceremonies originally slated for May 2020 have been postponed. UVI’s Class of 2020 will walk across the stage and celebrate their Commencement in December 2020. Currently, students who have earned their degrees will receive their diplomas in the mail. read more
UVI Students beam with joy at the University's Graduation Ceremony.

UVI Graduation Ceremonies Rescheduled to December 2020

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) announced that graduation ceremonies will be rescheduled from May to December to afford students the experience of a traditional commencement celebration. Ceremonies are scheduled to take place on Thursday, Dec.10, 2020 on St. Thomas, and Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 on St. Croix. The decision to postpone the events to December, in lieu of other options, was based on feedback from a survey of expected graduates conducted by the University. read more
Signage at the University of the Virgin Islands Campus on St. Croix, VI

Registration for Online Summer Courses at UVI Open - Summer Session I Starts on May 18

The University of the Virgin Islands announced classes for Summer Session 2020 will be held remotely, due to the uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 Pandemic. UVI students are encouraged to register online and will be able to do all scheduled class meetings and assignments remotely. Some courses will be entirely online and concurrent. Classes will begin on May 18, for Summer Session I, and on June 25, for Summer Session II. read more
Makeda Mills

National Science Foundation Fellowship to Allow UVI Student Opportunity to Advance Research Career

University of the Virgin Islands’ Biology student, Makeda Mills, is the recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. Mills will have access to opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct her own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education. With the fellowship award, she will receive a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 and a $12,000 cost for tuition and fees. read more
3D Masks

UVI Supports Fight Against Coronavirus

In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has extended a philanthropic hand by producing 3D respiratory masks. Personal protective gear is a scarce commodity, as the rapidly spreading Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) continues to wreak havoc the world over. read more
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UVI to Extend Spring Break for Students & Transition to Online Learning

In light of the evolving coronavirus pandemic in the United States and globally, out of an abundance of caution and care for our UVI Community members, some of whom may be in high-risk groups, the University will extend Spring Break for students until Sunday, March 22, 2020, and transition to online learning for all graduate and undergraduate classes on Monday, March 23, 2020. read more
Signage at the University of the Virgin Islands Campus on St. Croix, VI

Mental Health Awareness Week Activities Set for March 23-27 at UVI

The University of the Virgin Islands’ Counseling and Career Services Office will host “Mental Health Awareness Week” from March 23-27, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. Themed “Mental Health Awareness Week at UVI: Mental Health – Not a Stigma,” this awareness campaign seeks to foster greater awareness and provide education on the concern on mental health in the territory. read more
Leslyn Tonge receives President's Award from President David Hall

UVI Board of Trustees Approves FY 2021 Budget

In the regular session of its quarterly meeting on March 7, on the St. Thomas Campus, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees unanimously approved a Fiscal Year 2021 appropriations request of $40.2 million to cover the University’s operations and programs. read more
University of the Virgin Islands Signage on the St. Thomas Campus

GERS & UVI Closes Sale of Former West Bay Supermarket Building

The Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) and the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) are pleased to announce the closing on the purchase of the building that formerly housed the West Bay Supermarket for $8.4 million. read more
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