Other Events

April 25: Classes End

April 25: Lofts Must Be Dismantled

April 25: Last Day of Classes

April 25: Last day of class - semester and 2nd block

April 25: Honors College SeniorLunch

April 25: MCGE Happy Hour

April 25: Cultura y Comunidad

April 25: 24 Hour/Day Intense Quiet Hours

April 26: Final Exams

April 26: Residence Hall Check-Out Begins

April 26: Final Exams

April 26: Final Exams - semester and 2nd block

April 26: Cascade Open Lab Training

April 26: Board of Visitors Meeting

April 29: Annual Public Service Awards Reception

May 1: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

May 1: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

May 2: Graduation Ceremonies

May 2: Commencement Ceremonies

May 2: 05-02-commencement

May 2: Dining Services Closes for Undergraduate Residents

May 2: Residence Halls Close for Undergraduate Residents

May 3: Honors College Medallion Ceremony & Reception

May 3: University Closed

May 4: Departmental Commencement Reception

May 5: Community Collage Concert

May 6: Add/Drop Deadline - One Week One

May 6: First Day of Classes- One Week One

May 7: Priority Deadline for Summer 2019 Housing Contracts

May 7: Add with Permission - One Week One

May 7: SEA Committee Meeting

May 8: Withdraw Deadline - One Week One

May 8: May Symposium 2019

May 8: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

May 8: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

May 9: SEA Committee Meeting

May 10: Last Day - One Week One

May 10: Eight Key Questions for Ethical Reasoning Workshop

May 12: Mother's Day

May 13: First Day of Classes- 2W1,4W1, 8W, 10W,6W1,12W

May 14: Add/Drop Deadline - 2W1

May 14: SEA Committee Meeting

May 15: Apply to Review & Renew Your Career Institute

May 15: Add with Permission - 2W1

May 15: Add/Drop Deadline - 4W1

May 15: Graduation Application Deadline to the Registrar's Office- December

May 15: Cascade 8 Training

May 15: Team Excellence #3: Diagnose Problems (TD2341)

May 15: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

May 15: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

May 16: Add with Permission - 4W1

May 16: Add/Drop Deadline - 8W UG, 6W1 GR

May 17: Add/Drop Deadline - 10W

May 20: Withdraw Deadline - Two Week One

May 20: Add with Permission - 6W1

May 20: Add/Drop Deadline - GR 12W

May 20: Review & Renew Your Career Institute

May 21: Add with Permission - 8W

May 21: RAD: Basic Self-Defense for Women (TD1096)

May 22: Retirement 101: Understanding Your VRS Retirement (TD1212)

May 23: Once Upon A Time: Storytelling in the Workplace (TD2077)

May 24: Last Day - Two Week One

May 24: Add with Permission - 10W

May 24: Cascade Open Lab Training

May 27: Memorial Day - No Classes

May 27: Memorial Day

May 27: University Closed

May 28: Withdraw Deadline - Four Week One

May 28: Add with Permission - 12W

May 28: First Day of Classes- 2W2

May 28: RAD: Basic Self-Defense for Women (TD1096)

May 29: Add/Drop Deadline - 2W2

May 30: Add with Permission - 2W2

May 30: Difficult Conversations, Part I (TD1185)

June 3: Withdraw Deadline - 2W2 UG/GR, 6W1 GR

June 4: RAD: Basic Self-Defense for Women (TD1096)

June 5: Little Red Corvette 2.0 (TD2289)

June 6: Little Red Corvette (TD2288)

June 6: Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time (TD2362)

June 6: Once Upon A Time: Storytelling in the Workplace (TD2077)

June 7: Last Day - 2W2, 4W1

June 10: Add/Drop Deadline - 1W2

June 10: First Day of Classes- 1W2, 4W2, U6W, 8W

June 11: Withdraw Deadline - 8W UG

June 11: Add with Permission - 1W2

June 11: RAD: Basic Self-Defense for Women (TD1096)

June 12: Withdraw Deadline - 1W2

June 12: Add/Drop Deadline - U6W, 4W2

June 12: Dealing With Distressed, Disruptive and Dangerous Students (TD1294)

June 13: Add with Permission - 4W2

June 13: HR Document Retention (TD2273)

June 13: HR Document Retention (TD2273)

June 14: Flag Day

June 14: Last Day - One Week Two

June 14: Add/Drop Deadline - GR 8W

June 14: The Happiness Advantage

June 16: Father's Day

June 16: The Living Truth: The Life and Work of Nikki Giovanni

June 17: Add with Permission - U6W

June 18: Withdraw Deadline - UG 10W

June 18: Team Excellence #4: Improve Communication (TD2342)

June 18: RAD: Basic Self-Defense for Women (TD1096)

June 19: Add with Permission - 8W GR

June 20: Difficult Conversations, Part II (TD1120)

June 20: Relearn to Relax

June 20: Be Competent on a Cross-Cultural Campus

June 21: Last Day - GR 6W1

June 24: Withdraw Deadline - 4W2

June 24: First Day of Classes- 6W2

June 25: I See the Point: The Art of Visual Facilitation (TD2073)

June 26: Withdraw Deadline - GR 12W

June 27: Add/Drop Deadline - GR 6W2

June 27: StrengthsFinder 2.0 (TD1695)

July 1: Withdraw Deadline - U6W

July 1: Add with Permission - 6W2

July 4: Independence Day

July 4: Independence Day

July 4: University Closed

July 5: Last Day - 4W2, UG 8W

July 8: Withdraw Deadline - GR 8W

July 9: Better Ideas Through Brainstorming (TD2085)

July 11: Insider-Outsider Dynamics of Inclusion (TD2356)

July 11: Capture the Concepts: Note Taking Strategies (TD1902)

July 11: Event Planning at JMU: Everyone Can Benefit (TD1006)

July 15: Withdraw Deadline - GR 6W2

July 15: Recognizing and Managing 5 Modes of Conflict

July 16: Get to Know Your Colleagues

July 17: Hiring @ JMU (TD1002)

July 17: Hiring @ JMU (TD1002)

July 17: Individual Professional Development Plan Workshop (TD1152)

July 18: Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done (TD2363)

July 19: Last Day - U6W, 10W

July 22: 2019 Children's Creativity Camp

Event Resources


Ongoing Attractions

Edith J. Carrier Arboretum
Open daily dawn to dusk
Off University Boulevard
Contains a wide variety of trees and plants native to Virginia; call (540) 568-3194 for tours; free.

JMU Meteorite Collection
Open daily
First- and second-floor hallways, Physics and Chemistry Building
Features fragments of meteoroids that survived passage through the atmosphere to fall to the earth's surface as masses of metal or stone; includes specimens from Diablo Canyon, Ariz., the Sahara Desert and the Central European Strewn Field; free.

Masks from Around the World Collection at the College of Education
8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday
Lobby of War Memorial Auditorium, Memorial Hall
Featuring 50 masks, this collection was donated to the college for use by its students interested in studying the interplay between cultural ideals and masks; the collection includes masks used in performance, masks of Asia and masks of Europe; free.

JMU Mineral Museum
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
Room 6139, Memorial Hall
The Department of Geology and Environmental Science opens its collection of over 550 crystals and gemstones from around the world to the public; for information, call (540) 568-6130; free.

JMU Libraries and Educational Technologies' Special Collections
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and by appointment
Room 207, Carrier Library
Features manuscripts, rare books and periodicals, oral histories and other resources for study, including many acquisitions focusing on the Central Shenandoah Valley; for information, call (540) 568-3612; free.

“Dressing for Shakespeare in Shenandoah” Exhibition
Open during library hours through February 2018
Historic west wing of Carrier Library
Presented by JMU Libraries and Educational Technologies, the exhibition illustrates the importance of the Bard in the first 50 years of JMU history, with a focus on 1916, when the 300th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death was commemorated on campus and in Harrisonburg. The exhibition includes images and ephemera from JMU’s Special Collections showing the two-day celebration, which included a mile-long parade and an outdoor pageant. Also featured are items from the JMU School of Theatre and Dance’s historic clothing and costume collections, as well as Shakespearean costumes from the Federal Theatre Project (1935-39). Students and Shakespeare, a related exhibition on the second floor of the library, near the Special Collections Reading Room, is also available.

The little Gallery Underground
Open during music library hours
JMU Music Library, Room B59, Music Building
The gallery is a place for music visualized. It features rotating displays of art by local artists, both within the JMU community and beyond. What makes the gallery unique is the connection between visual art and music. For more information, visit https://www.jmu.edu/music/little-gallery.shtml.

John C. Wells Planetarium
Miller Hall
The planetarium offers full-dome shows and special events for the public; groups can schedule visits by calling (540) 568-4071; check the planetarium's website at http://www.jmu.edu/planetarium/index.shtml for the latest information; free.

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