Orientation 2020

Welcome to UWI Cave Hill Orientation 2020!

Congratulations on your admission to UWI Cave Hill! Come out to orientation and get an understanding of what university life is all about. Find out about key university departments and how they’ll be working for you. Receive vital information on academic and student life. Have a look and ask about the student services offered to you!
- Online Orientation (all new students)
Click here to access the online orientation.
August 6th
- Undergraduate Orientation Forum August 21st
- Area Markets & Bridgetown Tour
‚Äč(regional and international students)
August 22nd
- Parents And Partners Forum 
(of all new students)
August 22nd
- Commencement Service 
(all new students)
August 23rd
- Orientation Fair & ICC Expo September 3rd
10:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. Sidney Martin Library Tour
(all new students)
August 25th - 28th
10:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m.
& 5:00 p.m.
Sidney Martin Library Tour
(all new students)
August 31st - September 4th
10:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. Faculty of Medical Sciences Library Tour August 28th
10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. Faculty of Medical Sciences Library Tour August 31st
10:00 a.m. CLR James Cricket Research Centre Library Tour August 27th & 28th
- Elizabeth Watson Audiovisual Unit Tour September 7th - 11th
Job Fair -
RBC Race for Kids -
Guild Elections -
Student Awards -
Mathematics Proficiency Test (MPT) -
English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) -

Online Orientation

Time: Available online 24 hours daily
Details: The Online Orientation is the first step of the orientation process for new students. New students will be able to access information on the University’s resources, services, policies, clubs, societies and associations, in a fun entertaining way. After completing the virtual orientation, new students can take part in pop up quizzes where prizes can be won.

New Undergraduate Student Orientation Forum

The orientation forums give you a first glance into the important components of university life.
These sessions introduce you to the key departments within the University and give information on:
  • The UWI Educational Experience
  • Student resources
  • Registration and payment of fees
  • Campus life and engagement opportunities
Campus tours will also be offered.

Parents and Partners Orientation

Details: This orientation for parents and partners of new undergraduate and postgraduate students provides the opportunity to interact with staff and faculty, get answers to questions about university life and receive useful advice on the type of support that will be necessary and ways in which they can assist.

Commencement Service
Details: A Multi-Faith Commencement Service is held to mark the official start of the Academic Year.  We hope to see you all there!

Orientation Fair & ICC Expo
Details: The Orientation Fair marks the culmination of the New Student Orientation activities. This extravaganza offers new students the opportunity to access information on the various amenities, services and products available to them throughout their stay here at UWI Cave Hill.  Service providers (e.g. phone companies, banks) small businesses, along with student clubs, societies and island associations, showcase their products in a festive, fun-filled atmosphere marked by entertainment and give-aways. This activity is a student-centered event not to be missed!

List of Service Providers at Orientation Fair:
  • Wholesale stores (Pricesmart, Shopsmart)
  • Supermarkets
  • Cosmetologists
  • Commercial Banks
  • Auditing Firms
  • Clothing Stores
  • Health Care Institutions
  • Disaster Management Offices
  • Cellular phone service providers


Sidney Martin Library Orientation

Join one of our librarians for a tour of the Sidney Martin Library and learn about Cave Hill's collections, services, and study spaces.  For more information about the libraries that are at your service visit: www.cavehill.uwi.edu/libraries/

New Students Checklist

Before registration, there are certain things every new student should ensure. Click here to view the new students checklist.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to view answers to FAQs about orientation.

The Office of Student Services
Tel.: (246) 417-4165/6/7 Fax: (246) 424-5348 | Email: studentservices@cavehill.uwi.edu