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CHOICES Schedule

February 17, April 11, and April 14 

  • There is no set schedule at CHOICES - students and their families are encouraged to explore campus and various areas of interest at their leisure throughout the day.
  • CHOICES programs and campus maps will be given out upon check-in at the Convocation Center.
  • There is no scheduled time for lunch in order to allow families the freedom to choose the time that works best with the information sessions they have chosen to attend.
  • JMU shuttles will run throughout campus until 5:00 pm


8:00 – 9:00 am
Check-In at the Convocation Center (Entrance D)   
Each student will receive a CHOICES Open House program and a campus map.
9 :00 – 9:45 am
CHOICES Opening and Welcome - Convocation Center
Welcome to JMU!
Residence Life Presentation
Dean of Admissions will present event information and instructions for the day                                
10:30 am – 1:30 pm 
Campus Tours
10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Residence Halls Open for Tours
Academic Sessions will be offered ONCE at one of the following times*:

1st Session

10:30 - 11:15 am

Education/Teacher Licensure
Foreign Languages
Honors Program
School of Media Arts & Design
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Overview (STEM)
Social Work

2nd Session

11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Communication Sciences and Disorders
Environmental Minors
Justice Studies
Study Abroad
Visual & Performing Arts (School of Music, School of Art, Design and Art History, School of Theater and Dance)
Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication

3rd Session

12:30 - 1:15 pm

Biology & Biotechnology
Communication Studies
Financial Aid Presentation
Geographic Sciences/Intelligence Analysis
Health Sciences
Honors Program
Integrated Science and Technology
International Affairs/Political Science/Public Administration

4th Session

1:30 - 2:15 pm

Computer Science
Financial Aid Presentation
General Education
School of Hospitality, Sport & Recreation Management
Pre-Professional Health Programs
Science & Mathematics
2:00 - 3:00 pm Student Services Fair - Godwin Hall


Other Open House Events:

  • University Recreation Center tours, 10 am - 5 pm
  • Honors Program open house - 11 am-3 pm