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INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE STUDENTS

International students who are interested in applying to the exchange program with the University of the Virgin Islands must be nominated by their home university. Please contact the international office at your home institution to see whether an exchange at the University of the Virgin Islands is available.

At the University of the Virgin Islands, the international student exchange process is managed by two offices, the Education Abroad and International Student & Scholar Advising (EAISSA), within the University Office of Global-World Engagement. 

Programs (UOGWE) unit. The student can expect to be in communication with staff from both offices regarding the application process.

EAISSA is responsible for items pertaining to the students' immigration documents including the DS-2019, visa related questions and pre-arrival information. GEO can be reached at 340-693-1013 or eaiss-advisor@uvi.edu.

EAISSA is responsible for academic matters such as course scheduling, setting academic advising, providing the students' academic transcript for their time at the University of the Virgin Islands, and proving information about the exchange agreement. IES can be reached at 340-693-1013 eaiss-advisor@uvi.edu.

All the offices are located on the 2nd Floor of ACC Building, #2 John Brewers Bay, St. Thomas, 00802

  Fall Semester  Spring Semester 
Nominations by Partner Institutions November    July
Nomination Roster Due December 1  September 1
Application Cycle Begins January 1  September 1
Application Deadline March 15 October 15
Decision/Confirmation Date June 1  December 1
Important Dates for Potential Education Abroad International Exchanges

Important Dates for Potential Education Abroad International Exchanges:

Most students who attend the University of the Virgin Islands on the exchange do so as a non-degree, undergraduate student. There are a few exceptions and those are set forth by the exchange agreement with the partner institution.
Most exchange programs take place at University of the Virgin Islands' St. Thomas campus. However, exchanges are available at several of University of the Virgin Islands' other Campuses as well.