UVI’s Spring Semester Begins Jan. 13; New Student Orientation Set for Jan. 8 – 11

University of the Virgin Islands — St. Thomas Campus

Spring semester classes at the University of the Virgin Islands are scheduled to begin on Monday, Jan. 13.  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. 10.  UVI class schedules, a link to the BanWeb login page and additional details are available from the Registrar’s section of the UVI website: www.uvi.edu.

New Student Orientation

Orientation activities are planned for new students enrolling at UVI on both campuses. On the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, activities will be held Wednesday, Jan. 8 to Sunday, Jan. 12. On the St. Thomas Campus, activities will be held Wednesday, Jan. 8 to Saturday, Jan. 11.

The Research and Technology Park on UVI's St. Croix campus(File photo)
The Research and Technology Park on UVI’s St. Croix campus (File photo)

New student advisement and registration is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 8 and Thursday, Jan. 9, on both campuses. 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, student exchange meetings and an official welcome from UVI President David Hall.

St. Thomas Campus

Wednesday, January 8

New On-Campus Residence Hall Check-in: Noon to 5 p.m.

Thursday, January 9

*All sessions will be held at the Library and Upper Campus*

Orientation Check-in: 9-9:30 a.m.

Buccaneer Welcome/ Resource Fair:  9:30-10 a.m.

All Aboard: Set Sail for Success Celebration with remarks by President Hall: 10– 11 a.m.

Meet Your Dean: 11 a.m. to Noon

Session for Parents: 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Lunch: Noon to 1 p.m.

Get Connected to UVI (Round Robin Sessions, Including ID processing): 1– 4 p.m.

Friday, January 10

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

Campus Tour: 9 a.m. to Noon

Island Tour (For Out of Territory Students only): 9 a.m. to Noon.

National Student Exchange (NSE) Meeting: 2-4:30 p.m.

Albert A. Sheen Campus (St. Croix)

Tuesday, January 7

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

Wednesday, January 8

Orientation Check-in and Campus Tour: 9 – 10 a.m.

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

Advisement and Registration: 12:30– 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 9

Mandatory Residence Hall Meeting for Exchange and International Students: 9– 11 a.m.

Late Registration and Advisement: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

New Student Island Tour: 12:30– 4:30 p.m.

New Student College Night: 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Friday, January 10

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

Rainbow Beach: Land and Sea Day – Kayaking: Noon to 5 p.m.

Saturday, January 11

Residential Students Move-In (Returning Students): 2– 5 p.m.

Sunday, January 12

Fun, Sun, and More: Beach Day at Rainbow Beach: 1– 6 p.m.

Orientation schedules can be found using this quick link: www.orientation.uvi.edu or from the New Student Orientation link in the Student Life Menu of the UVI homepage: www.uvi.edu.