TIPS about enrolling:

  • Students starting at JMU in the spring semester will create their schedules on the day of orientation with their advisor and staff in the computer labs.
  • In the meantime, we strongly urge you to view the resources below so you have an understanding of the enrollment process.


Resources for enrollment in mid-June

1.  Your Enrollment Appointment -  Your enrollment appointment begins the day of your orientation. 

2.  Can I Get There On Time? Use this guide to determine if you can get between back-to-back classes across campus.  The classroom location is located in the class search information.  If there is a checkmark between the locations, you can get from one class to the next in 15 minutes.  For example, you can get from a class in Maury Hall in the Bluestone area to Showker Hall in the Lakeside area in 15 minutes. 

3.  Schedule Planner (video) -  Schedule Planner assists you with the creation of your class schedule. Use Schedule Planner to identify multiple schedule options based on your course selections.  Schedule Planner allows you to block times that your may be unavailable due to practice times or other commitments.

4.  How to enroll in classes - MyMadison Tutorials - Tutorials on using MyMadison to enroll in classes, fast ways to find the GenEd courses that are open in each cluster, adding, dropping and swapping classes, etc. 

5. WaitlistsView the tutorial for adding a waitlist class.


6.  What to bring to campus for creating your class schedule:

  • Your Math Placement Exam results and foreign language placement exam results, if applicable
  • AP, IB, CIE, DE or any college credit you have earned
  • Information from the Special Student Category in Module 4, if applicable
  • Printout of the worksheet for your major from Module 2


Advising Questions?  If you have questions regarding course selection after reviewing all the material in Modules 1 through 5, you may send an email to

For general questions, email

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