UVI to Host Virtual Open House for Prospective Students

University of the Virgin Islands (File photo)
University of the Virgin Islands (File photo)

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will host a Virtual Open House on Wednesday, June 3, to present an overview of its programs, answer questions from the public and encourage students to enroll this fall. High school seniors, parents and anyone interested in learning about undergraduate and graduate programs on St. Thomas and St. Croix as well as online are invited to participate.

The event will be hosted live on UVI’s Facebook page and via a 90-minute Zoom video call at 4 p.m. on June 3.

“We recognize there is a lot of uncertainty. especially for new students and families as they consider what higher education options are available for them during this unprecedented time,” said David Wuinee, UVI vice provost of Access and Enrollment Services. “We want to reassure the public that UVI remains an excellent choice with a broad range of academically rigorous and globally relevant programs right here in the Virgin Islands.”

Attendees of the Virtual Open House will learn about the diversity of programs available including nursing, business, education, science, mathematics, agriculture, liberal arts and social sciences, among others. The Access and Enrollment Services team will outline the admissions process and discuss financial aid opportunities. Presenters and panelists will comprise university leaders, including UVI president Dr. David Hall and student representatives.

The event aims to be both informational as well as interactive and engaging for prospective students. To attend the Virtual Open House, visit www.facebook.com/UVI.edu to access the link or visit www.uvi.edu for Zoom login details.   A recording will be available on the UVI Facebook page following the open house for anyone unable to attend the live event.

For more information, visit www.uvi.edu or call the Public Relations Office at 693-1057.