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Media Invited to Cover & Photograph New Student Move-in and Convocation 2018

The University's Medallion given to Students represents Induction into the Student Body

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands New Students Residence Hall Move-in on August 14 on both campuses. Convocation takes place on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and on the St. Thomas Campus on August 15 and 16, respectively.

Convocation is regarded as the official welcome to the University where faculty members dress in their academic regalia and the president presents the new students with a medallion.

The Fall semester begins on Monday, Aug. 20 and concludes on Dec. 8, 2018.

What:             Residence Hall Move-In (New Students Only)

                        National Students Exchange Program (NSE)

When:             Tuesday, Aug. 14. 2018         

Time:              4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where:           Albert A. Sheen Campus – The Great Hall – St. Croix


What:             New Student Residence Hall Move-In          

When:             Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018         

Time:              Noon – 5 p.m.             

Where:           UVI’s Sports and Fitness Center – St. Thomas Campus

What:             New Student Convocation     

When:             Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018    

Time:               5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.              

Where:           The Great Hall – Albert A. Sheen Campus – St. Croix, VI

What:             New Student Convocation     

When:             Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018       

Time:               9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.              

Where:           UVI’s Sports and Fitness Center – St. Thomas Campus

Contact:         UVI Public Relations Office (340) 693-1059