On the first day back to class since the storms for the Antilles private school, Monday, Oct. 2, parent Scott Bunn, owner of Pirate Treasure: A Shipwreck Museum on St. Thomas treated students to some face to face time with Captain John, one of the museum's main attractions.
To participate in UVI’s emergency text messaging system, students, faculty and staff must have current cell phone and e-mail address information included in the “Personal Information” section of their BanWeb accounts.
Though some classroom buildings have been damaged, all the facilities are expected to be cleaned, restored and ready for operations in two weeks – approximately Oct. 9.
Employees whose offices cannot be occupied because of the hurricanes should report to the Human Resources Department for assignments of tasks that are needed to fully reopen the University.
Gifft Hill School has announced that -- thanks to the efforts of faculty, staff, trustees and community volunteers -- it plans to begin the 2017-18 school year on Monday, Sept. 25.
The university will close today until further notice. UVI employees are excused at 2 p.m.; however, they are asked to stay until their work areas are secure.
Students enrolling into the VIDE Public School system and students relocating from the St. Thomas-St. John School District may now register for classes on St. Croix.
UVI, in the wake of Hurricane Irma, is developing an academic plan to allow its students to continue their education in spite of the damage caused by the storm.
"The University stands ready to assist in whatever manner it can as we mourn, rebuild and transform this territory."
The Division of Student Services (DSS) is temporarily relocating to the school district’s Education Headquarters at 2133 Hospital Street in Christiansted.