STT = St. Thomas Campus,
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
STX = Albert A. Sheen Campus,
St. Croix, US Virgin Islands
STJ = St. John Academic Center,
St. John, US Virgin Islands
Julie Cruz is an academic advisor at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI), St. Thomas Campus. She earned her Humanities degree (BA), and Education degree (MA) with a concentration in teaching at UVI. In 2008, Ms. Cruz joined the UVI working family as a retention specialist, and now as an academic advisor and part time instructor. She has been working in the fields of student success and advisement for over six years.
Julie Cruz focuses on student success, advisement, and registration for the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) freshmen and sophomore students. Some of her other responsibilities include: college success strategies, academic counseling and advising, and block scheduling (AAS and STT campuses). She sponsors a collaborative educational environment for student engagement and interaction through the utilization of presentations and workshops, office sessions, phone discussions, email communications, and campus walks.
Ms. Cruz believes that students should be exposed to a variety of opportunities and resources to truly have the full university experience.