Office of Development
2002 Alumni Dr.
MSC 4401
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
PHONE: 800.296.6162

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Help Improve Our Learning Spaces

James Madison University has a number of new facilities currently being planned or under construction essential to support student educational and/or co-curricular activities. In addition, there are several others that require continued support from private sources for upgrade and annual maintenance. Each of these facilities provides numerous naming opportunities for those donors wishing to make contribution toward their completion. Individuals interested in doing so should contact the Development Office at 800.296.6162 for further information.

Top priority capital projects

  • The Robert & Francis Plecker Athletic Performance Center (view athletic center website)
  • The Forbes* Performing Arts Center (view arts center website)
  • Improved buildings and athletic fields for student recreational programs
  • A new laboratory building for the Departments of Chemistry and Physics 

Other facilities

  • UREC (University Recreation) field space
  • Edith J. Carrier Arboretum
  • Leeolou Alumni Center brick
  • John C. Wells Planetarium

The Robert & Francis Plecker Athletic Performance Center

The Robert & Francis Plecker Athletic Center

The Plecker Center is a showcase facility for James Madison University and the JMU Athletic Program. This state-of-the-art center features the Challace McMillin Academic Center, a Strength and Conditioning facility, and a Sports Medicine Suite all designed to serve its end users, our JMU student-athletes, with the highest level of quality and service. Opportunies to support the center range from $100-$250 for a brick paver campaign upwards to naming opportunities of $50,000 - $500,000. Find more information here.

The Forbes Center for Performing Arts

The Forbes Performing Arts Center

Naming opportunities can be found here.

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