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Applying as a JMU Employee

We believe in higher education and the continued development of our faculty and staff members. JMU employees may therefore be eligible to enroll in credit courses on a part-time basis and have tuition waived. Full and part-time faculty and staff, non-student wage employees and emeritus faculty and staff are eligible under the policies below.

What kind of student are you?

Non-Degree-Seeking

Will you be taking 11 or fewer credit hours in total? If so, you are a non-degree seeking student. The policies and procedures for non-degree-seeking coursework is outlined in Policy 1402. You will need to follow the procedures outlined in the policy, complete the Waiver of Tuition form, and submit a Special Student Application and application fee by the appropriate deadline.

Degree-Seeking

Will you be taking 12 credit hours or more in total? If so, you are considered degree-seeking. The policies and procedures for non-degree-seeking coursework is outlined in Policy 1405. You will need to follow the procedures outlined in the policy, complete the Waiver of Tuition form, and submit an application and application fee by the appropriate deadline for freshman, transfer, or Adult Degree Program applicants. Being an employee of JMU does not guarantee admission as a student. The Office of Admissions and Adult Degree Program will process your application following the same guidelines and requirements as non-employees.

Questions?

  • Waiver of Tuition form: Michelle Chase in Human Resources
  • Freshman and transfer process: Joe Manning in the Office of Admissions
  • Adult Degree Program: Pamela Hamilton, Learning Services Coordinator, Adult Degree Program
  • Tuition deposit invoice: Katie Hottinger in the University Business Office on the Third Floor of Warren Hall or by telephone at 568-3523.