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UVI ‘President for a Day’ Program Accepting Applications; Deadline set for October 19

The “UVI President for A Day” program is currently accepting applications from eligible undergraduate students interested in participating in a President for a Day role reversal. The successful student will have the opportunity to swap roles with UVI President Dr. David Hall and follow his schedule for the day. In turn, President Hall will attend the student’s classes and take part in events in the student’s current schedule.

Eligible applicants must be a full-time, undergraduate UVI student with a GPA of 2.5 or above. Applicants must be enrolled in classes on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. The application deadline is Wednesday, October 19. "The President for A Day" role reversal day will take place Wednesday, Nov. 16.  Both Dr. Hall and the chosen student will give a public presentation of their experiences. Applications are available on the UVI website or from this direct link. Once the application is complete, please email to

This annual event affords the president the chance to experience student academic and social life first-hand. Also, it provides UVI students, insight into the roles and responsibilities of a university president. The student chosen for this honor receives a $1,000 scholarship. 

For additional information please see this link or visit You may also contact Jose Raul Carrillo at (340) 693-1043 or at