One of the most exciting things for me after I committed to attending JMU was wondering what my future roommate would be like, dreaming about the dorm room we'd decorate together, and planning all the fun times we would surely have with our hallmates once we finally moved in. For some students, being placed into … Continue reading JMU22: Residence Halls 101
The Apartments on Grace (or the Grace Street Apartment) complex was added to the JMU community in 2014, and doors were opened in 2015. They have since grown in popularity and demand. The $55 million Apartments on Grace offer so many amenities. Each apartment typically houses four people, with two people sharing a room. Each … Continue reading Living in the Apartments on Grace
It happens to the best of us and it's here for you: the JMflU. Flu season is fast approaching and as midterm week is coming up soon, you might feel like you simply do not have time to be sick. Thankfully, the University Health Center has your back. Here are a few tips to fight … Continue reading How to Fight the JMflU
The Office of Residence Life is sponsoring a contest to see who has the most decked out dorm! Tweet a photo of your dorm room to @JMUResLife before September 7th, and you could be one of 4 people to win a $25 gift card to the bookstore of Campus Cookies! ORL has already received some great photos … Continue reading Do You Have the Best Decorated Dorm Room?
I have seen, and heard, construction from the back deck of my house for the past year. Ground was broken on the Grace Street Apartments in January 2014 and significant progress has been made since the project’s inception. It will be completely constructed, painted and furnished by move-in day this year. As James Madison expands … Continue reading The New Grace Street Apartments
Cinderblock Walls. Wooden bed posts. Closet, desk and chair to match. You can already imagine it: the typical JMU dorm room. While you may have purchased plenty of items to hang from your walls, you may get an inkling to improve upon your room even more in the new year. But which DIY projects to … Continue reading 5 Ways to Jazz Up Your Dorm Room
Whether you’re a potential student or just looking at JMU, where you’re going to live for your first year of college is a big deal. We have all heard the horror stories of evil roommates and dorms the size of shoeboxes, but have no fear you’ve come to the right place. If you are accepted … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Dorm for You