The Virgin Islands Society of Certified Public Accountants presented the first Minority Accounting Students Scholarship to two University of the Virgin Islands accounting majors on Friday, Nov. 6, at the society’s annual meeting. ...read more
UVI students are encouraged to explore the wide variety of academic and student support services and programs available at the University. They are designed to help students succeed in academics, foster professional growth and development, augment leadership skills, complement classroom instruction, promote wellness, and foster personal and career goals and aspirations. In addition to academic services and programs, a variety of social, cultural, athletic and recreational opportunities round out the UVI experience.
The University is committed to creating and maintaining a community in which students, faculty and staff can work together in an atmosphere free of all forms of assault, sexual harassment, exploitation, or intimidation. Every member of the UVI community should be aware that such behavior is prohibited by both federal and local law, and by University policy.
UVI CARES (Crisis Awareness Response Evaluation Safety)
The University of the Virgin Islands provides a variety of prevention programming including prevention, awareness, advocacy, risk reduction, bystander, initiatives, campaigns, and others. By offering a variety of programs, UVI strives to create an environment and culture that is safe for all community members and is respectful of all individuals as we work together to respond to and prevent sexual and interpersonal violence.
Members of the UVI community are encouraged to promptly report observance of and/or complaints about sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, and unlawful sexual contact to a supervisor or manager, Title IX Coordinator, EEO Officer, Human Resources, or any other UVI administrator. Persons found to be in violation of this policy shall be subject to a transfer, or may face disciplinary action which may include, but is not limited to, written warning, demotion, suspension, expulsion, dismissal or termination.How the Reporting Process Occurs
|Complete Sexual Misconduct Report Form for Students, whether it is either part of the Early Resolution Process or through the internal Grievance Procedure.||Complete Sexual Misconduct Report Form for Faculty and Staff, whether it is pursued formally or informally.||Complete Sexual Misconduct Report Form for Faculty and Staff, whether it is either part of the Early Resolution Process or through the internal Grievance Procedure.|
|St. Thomas Campus||Albert A. Sheen Campus|
|St. Thomas Campus||Albert A. Sheen Campus|
|Prepay with 2% Discount||Prepay in full for Fall & Spring semesters by July 31 to receive a 2% tuition discount. Discounts are not applicable to students on financial aid or UVI scholarships.|
|Pay in 2 Installments||The first installment of 50% is due by July 31. The second installment is due by January 5, prior to completing enrollment and beginning Spring classes. No discounts are available.|
|Pay in 4 Installments||The first installment of 25% is due by July 31. The other installments are due by October 1, January 5, and March 1. A 2% interest rate is charged to accounts with this option.|
|Pay in 5 Installments||The first installment of 20% is due by July 31. The remaining 80% is due in four equal installments by October 1, December 1, February 1, and April 1. A 3% interest rate is charged to accounts with this option.|
These options are limited to full-time students not receiving scholarships or financial aid. New UVI students must pay their tuition and fees in full or pay their first installment by August 21. Returning students must pay their tuition and fees in full or make arrangements for one of the payment options in the UVI Business Office by July 31 to complete enrollment and enter classes for the Fall semester.
To ensure resources are available for instruction, students must pay their required tuition and fees prior to the start of classes. Students who do not conform to UVI’s Tuition & Fees Payment Policy will be removed from registered courses, regarded as not enrolled, debarred from attending classes, and prohibited from residing on University property and utilizing student services.
Refunds - If a student withdraws during a term, the refund for that term will be calculated in accordance with the University’s regular refund policy. In the event a student covered by one of UVI’s payment plans withdraws, or otherwise leaves UVI, the student may withdraw from the plan and the unutilized balance will be refunded.
|Scholarships||A variety of scholarships are available for new and current UVI students. The application deadline is typically March 1. However, new scholarships become available year around. Scholarships do not have to be repaid.|
|Grants||Federal and territorial grants are typically available to students who have met certain criteria. Grants do not have to be repaid.|
|Loans||Subsidized, unsubsidized, private and public loans are available to students. Repayment is typically due 6 months after graduation, withdraw, or drop below half-time status.|
|Employment||Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for students with financial need, allowing students to earn money to help pay educational expenses.|
In accordance with federal regulations, UVI’s Financial Aid Office must monitor each student’s Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) toward the completion of a degree. Financial aid is based on financial need, which is calculated by subtracting the expected family contribution from UVI’s cost of attendance. Student’s progress is checked at the completion of each term. The satisfactory academic progress review is based on the percentage rate of attempted credit hours, minimum cumulative and/or semester grade-point average (GPA), and timeframe needed for program completion. Click for additional information.
Paying for college can be difficult, and with college tuition rates increasing across the United States, financial responsibilities can become overwhelming. At UVI, we want to help make your higher education goals affordable while keeping your college debt levels as low as possible.
|2015-2016 Academic Year*|
|Full-Time Tuition Rates||USVI Resident||Non-USVI Resident|
|Undergraduate Full-Time Tuition||$4,410||$13,230|
|Room & Board||$6,824 to $11,380||$6,824 to $11,380|
|Part-Time Tuition Rates||USVI Resident||Non-USVI Resident|
|Undergraduate Part-Time Tuition (per credit hour)||$147||$441|
|Graduate Part-Time Tuition (per credit hour)||$368||$735|
Source: Current Tuition & Fees
* 2015-2016 Academic Year represents potential Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 charges. Summer 2016 is not included in this estimate.
Tuition & fees can be paid by cash, check, credit card, ACH (electronic check), bank wire or with a tuition payment plan. Online payments by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, & Discover) and ACH are accepted and processed via Banweb.
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UVI has begun full enforcement of the new parking program which was implemented in September of 2013. The parking program is designed to enhance campus safety and security through improved accountability of vehicles parked on campus, provide designated/color coded parking lots for campus users and to regulate traffic on the campus during special events among other objectives.
Effective Tuesday April 1, 2014, all vehicles of UVI students and employees parked on campus must have valid parking permits which are visible to security officers. Vehicles must be parked in appropriately designated color coded parking areas, i.e. residential student parking (red lots), commuter student parking (purple lots), faculty and staff parking (green lots), visitor parking (orange lots) or open parking (yellow lots). The Security Department will issue tickets or citations and or immobilize vehicles for lack of properly displayed valid parking permits and other parking violations (e.g. parking in handicap parking spots, etc.)
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to comply with the parking policy by completing the online vehicle registration form in the Employee Information tab of Banner, which is available from the myCampus portal at https://mycampus.uvi.edu.