University of the Virgin Islands Study Away Programs
National Student Exchange Program (NSE) provides students with the opportunity to gain transferable college credit while learning at almost 200 institutions in the Unites States including Puerto Rico, Alaska, Guam and Hawaii. Opportunities are also available in Canada. Students learn about different cultures, experience different geographical locations, explore graduate school and employment options, enroll in courses not presently offered at UVI, expand their world view, and experience personal growth and enrichment. For information regarding UVI's National Student Exchange Program, contact Patricia Towal on Albert A. Sheen Campus, St. Croix and Dahlia Stridiron on St. Thomas Campus
International Study Abroad Program offers classes and opportunities in over 45 different countries for a variety of major. Studying in a foreign country expands your intellectual growth and professional potential and enables you to immerse yourself in a foreign culture, exposing you to different world-views, environments, history, cuisine and religions. This international program can be customized and designed to extend from one summer session to a full academic year. For information regarding UVI's International Study Abroad Program, contact Dr. Rocio Delgado or Prof. Robert Terrasi.
Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA) is a consortium of United States colleges and universities, which jointly offer study abroad programs in English-speaking regions. Participants can receive higher education credits (undergraduate and graduate) for successly completing the CCSA program for which they are enrolled. Classes are taught by faculty from consortium member schools. Programs run for 14 days to one month in Winter and Spring Intersession as well as during Summer Sessions. UVI is a CCSA consortium member. For more information regarding CCSA programs contact Patricia Towal on the Sheen Campus, St. Croix or Leslyn Tonge or Dahlia Stridiron on St. Thomas Campus or www.ccsa.cc
The Washington Center (TWC) for Internships and Academic Seminars Program offers semester and summer term internships that are tailored to each student's interests and goals. The program includes rigorous academic coursework that are enhanced through special lectures and other programming. Students who attend may receive credit through UVI's independent study courses. UVI is seeking undergraduate students to participate in The Washington Center's Internship program. Interested students are urged to contact Leslyn Tonge, TWC Liaison in the Office of the Provost at (340) 693-1200 or visit http://www.twc.edu.
Xavier University of Louisiana Program offers 46 majors at the undergraduate, graduate and professional degree levels in the arts, sciences and pharmacy. Its pre-medical program ranks first in the nation in the number of African American graduates admitted to medical school. Its College of Pharmacy is among the nation’s top three producers of African American Doctor of Pharmacy degree recipients. If selected to participate, students continue to pay UVI tuition for the semester. Room and board must be paid to Xavier University, but these costs will not exceed those of UVI. To apply, contact Prof. Robert Terrasi or Dr. Rocio Delgado. Information on Xavier University of Louisiana is available at http://www.xula.edu.