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

Capriola, David

Capriola, David




Room 723 in the Center for Student Success

Office Hours

8:30 to 4:30

Mr. David Capriola makes students' success the focus of everything he does at UVI. He is the Coordinator of Freshman Development Seminar and an Academic Advisor at the University of the Virgin Islands on St. Croix and for more than 30 years, he has worked with students as they begin college and make the transition from high school to a university setting. You can also spot Mr. Capriola when he takes his daily walk around the campus. Students in need of Academic Advisement when planning their course schedules will always find Mr. Capriola ready to offer valuable assistance during registration time.

Originally from Jersey City, NJ, he has been a UVI instructor for 31 years and has twice been named faculty of the year by students. UVI students further honored Mr. Capriola by selecting him as Co-Marshall for the 2016 Commencement Exercises and Marshall for the 2017 Commencement. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts from William Paterson University in New Jersey and a Master’s Degree from St. Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore. His wife Olga Lucia is from Colombia in South America and teaches high school Spanish on St. Croix. Together they have two boys, Mario and Angelo. Mr. Capriola is also a permanent deacon at Holy Cross Church in Christiansted. He enjoys fishing, cooking, swimming, a good movie, shopping online, dancing salsa, and good Italian wine.

You can find Mr. Capriola in his office in Room 723 in the Center for Student Success. His door is always open for students. Office hours are generally from 8:30 to 4:30 and usually two evenings a week or other times by appointment.