UVI Bulletin Board for July

University of the Virgin Islands

Community Invited to Sessions to Discuss UVI’s 2018-2023 Strategic Plan The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) wants input from the Virgin Islands community for the development of its 2018-2023 Strategic Plan: “Greatness through Innovation.” The sessions will afford the community an opportunity to discuss and share innovative ideas on how to advance UVI.

Meetings will be held on St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John.
· July 10 – (re-scheduled) The Administration and Conference Center, First Floor, Room 142, on the St. Thomas Campus, 6 – 8 p.m.
· July 11 — Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, Great Hall, 6 – 8 p.m.
· July 12 – The St. John Legislature Building, 6 – 8 p.m.

For more information, contact Sharlene Harris, interim vice president of Information Services and Institutional Assessment, at 693-1460 or via email to: [email protected].

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New Student Orientation for Summer 2018 Set for July 11 – 12 The University of the Virgin Islands will hold Summer Orientation from Wednesday, July 11 to Thursday, July 12, for new students enrolling on both campuses. All newly accepted 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 and “National Student Exchange” meeting.

New student advisement and registration are scheduled for Wednesday, July 11, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and Thursday, July 12, on the St. Thomas Campus.

“We look forward to welcoming our Buccaneers who have chosen to get a jump start on their academic pursuits,” said Hedda Finch-Simpson, dean of students on the Sheen Campus. “As a part of the UVI family, students will be provided with a ‘uniquely Caribbean’ learning experience. Orientation is intended to acquaint students to life on campus to ensure their rapid success socially and academically.”

“The university is excited to welcome new students to our campuses for Spring 2018,” said Verna Rivers, dean of students on the St. Thomas Campus. “Planned activities will get them ready to be successful academically. Campus tours will inform them of computer lab access, including needed resources like our 24/7 computer labs and our Center for Student Success.”

More information is available in a news release on the Media Section of the UVI website – http://www.uvi.edu/

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