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Administrative & Professional Faculty Other Benefits

Bookstore
The JMU Bookstore, which is owned and operated by Follett, is located in front of Godwin Hall. The Bookstore offers textbooks, as well as many JMU imprinted items, general office supplies, reference books, and computer hardware and software. For more information and hours of operation, you may call 568-6121.

Bus Service
Harrisonburg Public Transit Service provides transportation within the city of Harrisonburg and on the university campus for university employees. For bus routes and schedules, contact Off Campus Life at 568-6071, visit Harrisonburg's Department of Transportation Service web site at www.hdpt.com or call 432-0492.

Convenience Store
Mr. Chips is an on-campus convenience store that sells a variety of sundries and food. For more information, you may call 568-3922.

Credit Unions
The university offers two credit unions which you and your family members may join. Both Commonwealth One Federal Credit Union and the Virginia Credit Union, Inc. are full-service financial institutions offering a variety of competitive savings and loan products. Contact the credit unions directly for more information. Phone numbers are Commonwealth One (540) 568-7828 and VA Credit Union 1-800-285-6609.

Identification Cards (JACards)
The James Madison University Access Card (JACard) is your official JMU identification card. With this card, you will have access to university recreational facilities, computer labs, libraries, and cultural events. You can also use your JACard as a debit card to make payments at various locations on campus. To obtain a card, visit the Campus Card Center on the 3rd floor of Warren Hall (568-6446).

Parking
There are designated parking lots on campus for faculty and staff. As a university employee, you are responsible for obtaining and displaying a parking tag on your rear-view mirror. Parking fees are based on your annual salary. Hang-tags, rules and regulations for university parking are available through the Parking Office. Parking availability and distance from work location may vary based on time of day. For information on parking call 568-3300.

Postal Services
Postal Services is located in Warren Hall and provides most postal services except registered and insured mail. Money orders are not available. Cash and personal checks are accepted. For more information and hours of operation, you may call 568-6257.

Recreational Facilities
The university has excellent recreational facilities, which are available for use by university employees and family members. Facilities include indoor pools, exercise rooms, racquet ball courts and outdoor tennis courts. Contact University Recreation for hours of operation and information (568-8732).

Service Awards
The university recognizes the contributions of its A&P Faculty members with an annual recognition program. Employees who have completed five, ten, fifteen, twenty, twenty-five, thirty, etc. years of service with the university are honored.

Tuition Waiver (Policy 1402)
The university offers a waiver of tuition (undergraduate and graduate) to its A&P Faculty members for academic credit courses offered at JMU each semester. Books, application fees, special course or departmental fees, and readmission fees are not covered. Applicants may have tuition waived for a maximum of six credit hours per semester. Employees must meet the university admissions requirements for a degree-seeking course at the time of application. Contact Michelle Chase in Human Resources with questions (568-3593).