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Ross Vet Open House

Sun, sand and a firsthand look at what it’s like to attend Ross Vet!


This spring break, you can go someplace warm with a beach OR you can go someplace warm with beach that can also lead to your dream career!

We’re excited to offer you the opportunity this March 20-22 to come visit us in St. Kitts. Over three days (and the weekend, if you’d like), you’ll get to experience what it’s like to live and learn as a Rossie, including:

  • Campus and island tours
  • Sit-ins during labs and classes
  • Hands-on animal experiences
  • Meeting faculty, staff and students
  • And more!

Did we also mention we’ll:

  • Pay for transportation on island to and from all sponsored events
  • Provide meals for all scheduled events
  • Arrange opportunities to have 1-1 discussions with current students and faculty

This is your opportunity to experience what it will be like when you join us here in St. Kitts.

Can’t wait for you to get here!

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Details

  • Dates

    Thursday, February 28 - Registration Deadline
    Wednesday, March 20 - Arrival and welcome dinner
    Thursday, March 21 - Campus Day
    Friday, March 22 - Experience St. Kitts

    Visitors will have the option to leave Friday afternoon or stay the weekend on their own. We will have suggestions of things to do if you stay the weekend. 

  • Lodging

    We’ve arranged a block of rooms at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino. The rooms are on a first-come, first-served basis, with the special rate ending February 20. So we recommend you book your room at the same time you book your flights.

    Click here to book your room

  • Flights

    There are numerous flights that connect through various cities in the U.S. and then on to St. Kitts (airport code SKB). American Airlines offers daily flights to and from St. Kitts of out Miami.

    Once you’ve booked your flight, please send the itinerary to Zach Huxford at zhuxford@rossu.edu

  • Transportation

    So long as you alert us to your flight’s arrival, we’ll pick you up at the airport and transport you. Transportation from the hotel to the airport will depend on when you are departing. Should you need a taxi between the airport and the Marriott the fare is $18 US plus minor fees for baggage and extra passengers. Many taxi’s only accept cash so we recommend you bring cash should you need it for taxis.

FAQs

  • Is there a deadline to register?

    Yes, you will need to register to attend the event by February 28, 2019.

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  • Will I need a passport to visit St. Kitts?

    Yes, you will need a passport in order to enter the country.

  • WHAT IS THE CURRENCY IN ST. KITTS? DO THEY TAKE US CURRENCY?

    The currency in St. Kitts is the East Caribbean Dollar (ECU), but most restaurants, stores and taxis accept US currency. The current exchange rate is $1 US = $2.7 ECU.

  • WHAT IS THE LANGUAGE IN ST. KITTS?

    St. Kitts is an English-speaking country.

  • CAN I BRING A GUEST?

    Yes! You can bring up to two guests with you. The guests will be allowed to accompany you during throughout the event, but they will not be able to participate in any hands-on activities while on campus, such as in the Skills Lab.

  • HOW WILL I GET FROM THE AIRPORT TO THE HOTEL?

    So long as you alert us to your flight’s arrival by emailing your flight itinerary to Zach Huxford at zhuxford@rossu.edu, we’ll pick you up at the airport and transport you. Transportation from the hotel to the airport will depend on when you are departing. Should you need a taxi between the airport and the Mariott the fare is $18 US plus minor fees for bagage and extra passengers. Many taxi’s only accept cash so we recommend you bring cash should you need it for taxis.

  • Will I need cash to get out of St. Kitts?

    No.

  • What if I want to arrive before the 20th or leave after the 22nd?

    You are, of course, welcome to visit St. Kitts for as long as you’d like, as there are a lot of things to see and do around St. Kitts and Nevis

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  • Campus and island tours

  • Meet faculty, staff, and students

  • Hands-on animal experiences

  • Sit-ins during labs and classes

  • ...And More!

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