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UVI Welcomes New and Transfer Students with Orientation Week Activities

The University of the Virgin Islands will welcome new and transfer students with a week of orientation activities beginning Monday, Aug. 17. Orientation, which is a requirement for all new students, begins with residence hall check-in from noon to 7 p.m. on Aug. 17, on the St. Thomas Campus. Residence will check-in from noon to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 18, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus. 

Placement testing, student advisement, registration for classes, social media scavenger hunts, and campus tours are just a few events planned for Orientation Week. The goal of orientation is to enhance each student’s academic and social adjustment to college life, and acquaint them with the wide array of opportunities the University offers. More information is available in a news release on the Media Section of the UVI website - – and from this direct link.