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Open House Overview


The following is a tentative outline of the Academic Open House. Upon check-in at JMU's Festival Conference & Student Center, families will be given a detailed program & campus map with exact times and locations of Open House events. Please make sure to check-in from 8 - 9am because Open House programming begins promptly at 9am.

Please Note: This event is designed to be flexible to the needs of our visitors, so there is no "set schedule" that must be followed - students and their families are encouraged to explore campus and various areas of interest at their leisure throughout the day.  

The overview below is tentative and is subject to change.

8 - 9 a.m.

Check-In (Festival Student & Conference Center)

8a.m. - 10 a.m.

Student Services Fair (Lower level of the Festival)

8:30am - 10:30am

East Campus Tours

9am - 12pm: Academic Fair and/or Presentations

College of Arts & Letters

English, Foreign Languages; History; Justice Studies; Philosophy/Religion; Political Science (Info Sessions @ 10am and 11am); School of Communication Studies; School of Media Arts & Design (Info Sessions @ 10am and 11am); School of Writing, Rhetoric, & Technical Communications (Info Sessions @ 10am and 11am); Sociology/Anthropology

College of Business

College of Business Overview @ 9am and 10am
Academic Info Sessions @ 10am and 11am
Accounting; Computer Information Systems; Economics; Finance & Qualitative Finance; International Business; Management; Marketing 

College of Education

Academic Info Sessions @ 10am and 11am
Elementary Education; Inclusive Early Childhood Education; K-12 Special Education; Teaching English as a Second Language; Middle Education; Secondary Education

College of Health & Behavioral Studies

Academic Info Sessions @ 10am and 11am
Athletic Training; Communication Sciences & Disorders; Dietetics; Exercise Science; Health Assessment & Promotion; Health Sciences; Health Services Administration; Health Studies; Kinesiology; Nursing; Occupational Studies; Physical & Health Education; Pre-Professional Health; Psychology; Public Health Education; Social Work

College of Integrated Science & Engineering

Academic Info Sessions @ 10am and 11am
Computer Science; Engineering; Geographic Science; Integrated Science & Technology; Intelligence Analysis

College of Science & Mathematics

Academic Info Sessions @ 10am and 11am
Astronomy; Biochemistry; Biology; Biotechnology; Chemistry; Earth Science; Environmental Science; Geology; Mathematics; Physics; Statistics 

College of Visual & Performing Arts

Academic Info Sessions @ 10am and 11am
School of Art, Design & Art History: Art History; Studio Art; Graphic Design; Interior Design; Industrial Design; Art Education; School of Music: Music; Music Education; School of Theatre & Dance: Theatre; Musical Theatre; Dance

School of Hospitality, Sport & Recreation Management
Academic Info Sessions @ 10am and 11am

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Information Sessions

Admissions - 9am, 10am, 11am 
Financial Aid - 10am, 12pm 
Center for Multicultural Student Services - 11am

10am - 3pm

Sample Residence Hall Room

11am - 2pm

West Campus Tours

12:00pm - 2pm

Student Organization Fair