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New UVI Bridge Program Seeks Non-Traditional Students

The University of the Virgin Islands invites interested potential students to information sessions outlining a new, 10-week "bridge program" for non-traditional students who wish to go to college.

The free program aims is to provide structured assistance with the effort to transition into college for individuals who are considered non-traditional students. Non-traditional students are those who delayed enrolling in college after the graduated from high school graduation or earned of a GED. Also included are individuals who work full- or part-time, are financially independent, have dependents, or who are single parents.

Information sessions outlining the program are scheduled on UVI's campuses on St. Thomas and St. Croix at 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27. The St. Thomas session will be held in Room 213 of the CA Building. For details or to RSVP on St. Thomas, contact Jennifer Crawford at (340) 693-1000 ( A separate St. Croix session will be held in Evans Center Room 505. For information or to RSVP on St. Croix contact Shari Wiltshire at (340) 692-4003 (

UVI's Non-Traditional Bridge Program is scheduled to begin March 19, on St. Thomas and St. Croix. It will include on-campus academic sessions designed to prepare students for the University's placement tests. Interactive sessions will focus on personal development and students will learn to access and navigate UVI wide range of resources.