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Nominations Being Sought for Awarding of Honorary UVI Degrees; Deadline Set for Aug. 22

The University of the Virgin Islands has established a policy regarding the awarding of honorary doctoral degrees to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments. Any member of the UVI administration, faculty, student body, staff, alumni, or Board of Trustees may nominate a person to be the recipient of an honorary degree.

Nominations are being accepted in the Office of the President and should be submitted in writing via e-mail submission to: and must include:

  • A letter of nomination
  • Completed nomination form
  • Curriculum Vitae of the nominee
  • A document that clearly delineates distinguished achievements and the impact of those achievements, including supporting documents (i.e. scholarly documents, magazine articles, newspaper articles, citations for major prizes, etc.)
  • Other supporting documents as may be appropriate. 

Please note that the supporting documentation is of critical importance.

Nominations will be accepted by e-mail until 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 22, and for those submitting by hand or by U.S. Postal Service, until the close of business on that day. Nominations can also be faxed to (340) 693-1005. Should you have any questions, please contact (340) 693-1000.