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We are delighted to be a part of your JMU journey!

Whether this is your first college adventure or you are joining us with some classes under your belt, we are here to help you get started.

Operating Hours
The Orientation Office in the Student Success Center is closed, but our staff is operating remotely. If you have any questions, please email us at

One Book
Step One: The One Book

This is your one-stop shop containing all the important steps, details and information you need to begin your transition to JMU. Be sure to complete all of the steps by the stated deadlines. Log in to your One Book steps and get more information:

First-Year  Transfer

Step Two: Virtual Summer Springboard

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Summer Springboard Orientation will be offered virtually on your reserved date. Learn about your Springboard day:

First-Year  Transfer  Families

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Step Three: Move-In and 1787 Weeks of Welcome

In August, you’ll move to Harrisonburg, meet your Orientation leaders and be immersed in several academic and social programs throughout the first few weeks to help you get to know JMU better!

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