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UVI New Student Orientation Set for August 11-15

July 25, 2008 – Orientation and registration for new and transfer students attending the University of the Virgin Islands will be held from Aug. 11-15, on the St. Thomas and St. Croix campuses. All newly matriculated students are required to participate in orientation.
The orientation process is designed to enhance students' academic and social adjustment to college life. There will be activities to acquaint students with rules and regulations of the university, to allow students to explore the campuses and for students to network among themselves. Students will also meet faculty advisors to develop their class schedules and register for fall semester classes.
Orientation includes dormitory check-in, placement testing, class registration, island tours and social events. UVI administrators will officially welcome them. There will also be activities for the parents of new students.
Fall semester classes begin on Monday, Aug. 18, on both campuses.

St. Thomas Campus
Monday, Aug. 11
· English Placement Test – 8:30 a.m. to noon, CAB 302
· Resident Hall Check-In – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Activities Center
· Math Placement Exam – 4:30-6 p.m., CAB 302
· Residence Hall Meeting – 7-8 p.m., Dining Pavilion

Tuesday, Aug. 12
· Orientation Opening Ceremony and Overview – 9-9:15 a.m., SFC
· Information Sessions – 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., SFC
· Freshman Program Course Schedule Distribution – 4:15-5 p.m., SFC
· Welcome Reception and Pinning Ceremony – 5-7 p.m., Dining Pavilion

Wednesday, Aug. 13
· Registration Overview – 10-10:30 a.m., ACC
· Undergraduate full time students Advisement and Registration – 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., ACC
· Graduate and part-time students Advisement and Registration – 1-6 p.m., ACC

Thursday, Aug. 14
· Advisement and Late Registration – 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., ACC

Friday, Aug. 15
· Advisement and Late Registration – 3-6 p.m., ACC

St. Croix Campus
Monday, Aug. 11
· English Placement Exam – 8:30-10:30 a.m., Q-100 and R-100
· Math Placement Exam – 4-6 p.m., Q-100 and R-100
· Orientation Check-In – 6 p.m., NWW- Greathall
· Orientation Official Welcome – 6:30-8:30 p.m., NWW- Greathall

Tuesday, Aug. 12
· UVI Campus Tour – 9:30-11 a.m., Residence Hall

Wednesday, Aug. 13
· Academic Advisement – 12:30-6 p.m., Evans Center 300
· Registration – 1-4 p.m., NWW-Greathall

Thursday, Aug. 14
· Student Workshops –9-11:30 a.m., Evans Center 713 & 716
· Student and Alumni Convocation – 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Student Center/Cafetorium
· Late Registration – 4-6 p.m., NWW- Greathall

Friday, Aug. 15
· Late Registration – 4-6 p.m., NWW- Greathall
· Returning Students Check- In – Noon to 10 p.m., Residence Hall

For a complete orientation schedule visit the UVI Web site at www.uvi.edu
For more information about advisement and registration on the St. Thomas campus call the Office of the Registrar at 693-1160.
For more information about advisement and registration on the St. Croix campus call the Office of Academic Services at 692-4158.

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