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UVI’s Spring Semester Begins Jan. 14; New Student Orientation Set for Jan. 8 – 11

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Spring semester classes at the University of the Virgin Islands are scheduled to begin on Monday, Jan. 14.  Online registration for continuing UVI students is available, with access through the University’s BanWeb registration and mycampus portal.  Late registration for new and continuing students is set for Friday, Jan. 11.  UVI class schedules, a link to the BanWeb login page and additional details are available from the Registrar’s section of the UVI website:

New Student Orientation

Orientation activities are planned for new students enrolling at UVI on both campuses. On the Albert A. Sheen Campus, activities will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 8, to Sunday, Jan. 13. On the St. Thomas Campus, activities begin on Wednesday, Jan. 9 to Saturday, Jan. 12. New student advisement and registration is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 9 and Thursday, Jan. 10, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus and St. Thomas Campus, respectively. All newly matriculated students are required to participate in orientation activities prior to the start of the semester for academic advising and development of their class schedules.  Orientation also includes sessions to introduce new students to UVI, networking with other students and instructors, campus tours, an official welcome from UVI President David Hall, and student exchange meetings on both campuses.

St. Thomas Campus

Wednesday, January 9

New On-Campus Residence Hall Check-in – 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. 

Thursday, January 10

*All sessions to be held at the Library & Upper Campus*

Orientation Check-in and: 8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Buccaneer Welcome/ Resource Fair: 9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

All Aboard: Set Sail for Success Celebration with remarks by President Hall: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Meet Your Dean: 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Get Connected to UVI (Advisement, Registration, Orientation sessions): 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Lunch: Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Get Connected to UVI Continues & ID processing: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Supporting your Buccaneer Session for Parents: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Campus Tours/Treasure Hunt: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Friday, January 11

Late Advisement and Registration: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Island Tour (For International, NSE and Out of Territory Students): 9 a.m. – Noon.

ID Processing: 9 a.m. – Noon

NSE Meeting: 2 p.m.—4 p.m.

Meeting for International Students: 2 p.m.—3 p.m.

Albert A. Sheen Campus

Tuesday, January 8

New On-Campus Residence Hall Check-in: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., Great Hall.

Wednesday, January 9

Canvassing Your Campus: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Orientation Check-in: 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Your Guide to Success: Resources for Greater Success: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Faculty Advisement and Course Selection: 11:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

New Student Exchange (NSE) Meeting: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

New Student Island Tour: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday, January 10

Mandatory Student Housing Meeting: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Late Registration- Faculty Advisement: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

EcoTour: Tide Pool: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

College Night: Cloud Ultra Lounge and Shupes on the Boardwalk: 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Friday, January 11

Late Registration- Faculty Advisement: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Buck Island Half-Day Trip: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. 

Saturday, January 12

Residential Students Move-In (Returning Students): 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Sunday, January 13

Residence Life: Mix and Mingle BBQ: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Orientation schedules and additional information for UVI’s St. Thomas Campus and the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix are available from or from the New Student Orientation link in the Student Life Menu of the UVI homepage, Click here for more information: