Graduating students exhibit excitement during Commencement at UVI

Members of the media are invited to cover the University of the Virgin Islands’ Fifty-Seventh Annual Commencement Ceremony at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 14, virtually. The online commencement ceremony will honor the 2021 graduates from the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, the Orville E. Kean Campus on St. Thomas and the UVI extension campus at the University of St. Martin.

United States Senator, spiritual leader and political trailblazer, Reverend Dr. Raphael Warnock, will be the keynote speaker and receive a Doctor of Humane Letters Honorary Degree from the University. Honorable U.S. District Court Judge Wilma Lewis, an esteemed jurist and outstanding public servant, will receive the Doctor of Law Honorary Degree. UVI Board Chair Emeritus Alexander Moorhead will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters.

Commencement will be live-streamed on UVI’s YouTube Channel - and Twitter For more information and for quick links to the ceremony, visit UVI’s website - or see this direct link to the commencement page 

What:             UVI’s 2021 Online Commencement

When:             Friday, Dec. 14, 2021

Time:              1 p.m.

Where:           Facebook Livestream, YouTube Channel and Twitter

Contact:         UVI Public Relations Office (340) 693-1059 or via email at