Yesterday first- years attended the annual University Welcome, ushering the class of 2019 into the James Madison community. The convocation center was packed with incoming first- years, their FRoG's (First Year Orientation Guides) and RA's (Resident Advisers). Each residence hall shared their area pride with snazzy signs and slogans even referencing the iconic Ms. Taylor … Continue reading Class of 2019 University Welcome
JMU is up and moving! Today we welcomed in the first bunch of first years to our lovely campus. Aided by Orientation staff and Residence life, first years and their families were quickly able to get moved in and settled into their new residence halls. Check out the gallery for an inside look into the … Continue reading First- Year Move In!
Hey everybody! I’m not going to get overly sentimental here. I had a great time at JMU, but you don’t need to know my whole story. Instead, here is some advice that I wish someone would have given me as I entered my freshman year: Remember that you don’t know everything. In fact, you probably … Continue reading Dear JMU Class of 2019
Thanks Erin Frye (@ErinFrye) at BuzzFeed Life for including JMU on her list of The Most Underrated Colleges in America! Check us out at number three on the list and leave a comment with your favorite thing about JMU.
Dear Class of 2019, If you’re reading this now, many of you have recently found out you got accepted to JMU. Congratulations! At this point, three years ago I was absolutely terrified. I felt like everyone wanted to go to college and I for one was not looking forward to it. College did not seem … Continue reading Confessions of a Terrified College Student
To the class of 2019, we couldn't be more excited for you! From all of us on campus, congratulations on your acceptance and we can't wait to see you around D-hall. In the meantime, check out our blog. We're nine current students writing about life at JMU. So if you want to learn about our … Continue reading Welcome, Class of 2019
To all the newly accepted Dukes, I am extremely jealous of you. The last three and a half years have been the best years of my life. Disney Land has nothing on us, JMU is the real happiest place on Earth. I’m writing to you today because we won’t cross paths on the quad, or … Continue reading Dear Future Dukes