Before You Arrive – Practical Info
Incoming students are to participate in a week-long orientation prior to the beginning of classes. The orientation gives students an opportunity to meet the dean and support staff , hear about academic policies, student activities and services offered by University. During this time students also should decide on preferred housing and organize their stay in Dominica. Dominica, called often the “Nature Island of the Caribbean” is an amazing place for hiking and a nature adventure. In your spare time you can experience many unforgettable encounters with nature.
In short, orientation is a good opportunity to begin to acclimate, organize, and have some fun before the start of classes. An additional orientation for spouses, significant others, parents and family members is also offered.
Climate and Dress
All students and other accompanying adults entering Dominica must have a valid passport from their home country. The government of Dominica further requires all adults entering the country for more than three weeks to submit a visa application prior to arrival. Accepted students should contact the Admissions Office for further information on obtaining a visa.
Please also check for current COVID-19 requirements and modified/limited travel schedules.