Other Events

June 25: Add with permission 6W2 GR deadline

June 26: eVA / Procurement User Group

June 28: How to Have Good Interactions at Work

June 28: HR Document Retention (TD2273)

June 28: HR Document Retention (TD2273)

June 29: Last Day of Classes -4W2, U8W

June 29: Cascade Open Lab Training

July 2: Withdrawal deadline for 8W GR

July 4: Independence Day

July 4: Independence Day - No Classes

July 9: Withdrawal deadline for 6W2 GR

July 10: Take Your Best Self to Virtual Meetings (TD2244)

July 11: Electric Vehicle and Charging Station Workshop

July 11: Understanding and Navigating Medicare (TD2293)

July 11: Understanding and Navigating Medicare (TD2293)

July 12: DMV Connect on Campus

July 12: Capture the Concepts: Note Taking Strategies (TD1902)

July 12: Event Planning at JMU: Everyone Can Benefit (TD1006)

July 12: Stop the Crickets: Engaging Your Audience (TD1967)

July 13: Last Day of Classes -U6W, U10W

July 13: SEA Dutch treat lunch

July 17: Engage Appropriately Online (TD2259)

July 17: Get to Know Your Colleagues

July 18: eVA Overview - IT502

July 18: Individual Professional Development Plan Workshop (TD1152)

July 19: Within the Team Communication (TD2228)

July 19: Editing: Hard Copy and Electronic (TD1450)

July 19: Great Teams: 16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently

July 25: Withdrawal deadline for U6W UG

July 26: Performance Management Information Session (TD1181)

July 26: Performance Management Information Session (TD1181)

July 26: Think Differently to Innovate

July 27: Last Day of Classes -6W2, 8W, 12W

July 27: AACP: Ready, Set, Go! (TD2277)

July 31: Cascade 2018 Training

July 31: SEA Committee Meeting

July 31: Leading Others Through Change: A Three-Phase Model for Success (TD2069)

July 31: JMU JobLink (IT195)

July 31: JMU JobLink (IT195)

August 1: Connections Day

August 2: The Point of Problem Solving

August 7: Solving the Great Workplace Mystery (TD1008)

August 7: Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less

August 7: Student Employment Essentials

August 8: Advancing Your Workplace Etiquette (TD2151)

August 9: Workplace Substance Abuse Management for Supervisors (TD1398)

August 9: Workplace Substance Abuse Management for Supervisors (TD1398)

August 9: Advanced AACP Connect: Everyday Gap Analysis (TD2147)

August 9: Make Your Own: Custom Grocery Tote (TD2353)

August 9: Your Life, Your Legacy (TD2275)

August 14: Cybersecurity Education Conference

August 15: Advancing Your Workplace Etiquette (TD2151)

August 16: Individual Professional Development Plan Workshop (TD1152)

August 16: Individual Professional Development Plan Workshop (TD1152)

August 17: Cascade Open Lab Training

August 20: Faculty Welcome (Orientation)

August 20: Take Your Best Self to Virtual Meetings (TD2244)

August 22: Cascade 2018 Training

August 23: Coordinating Moves at JMU (TD1022)

August 24: Freshman Assessment Day

August 27: First Day of Classes - Fall Semester and 1st block

August 27: First Day of Fall Semester Classes

August 27: Performance Management Information Session (TD1181)

August 27: Performance Management Information Session (TD1181)

September 4: Add/Drop Deadline semester and 1st block

September 5: Get Noticed and Get Ahead by Being Your Best at Work (TD2190)

September 7: The Energy Bus

September 11: Manager Moments: How to Excel in Tricky Situations (TD2237)

September 11: Team Excellence: Creating a Culture of High Performance (TD2076)

September 11: Student Employment Essentials

September 12: Add Departmental Permission - Semester and 1st Block

September 12: Copy & Card Services and the Computer Loan Program (TD1026)

September 12: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

September 12: Benefits Basic Training(TD2274)

September 12: Understanding and Navigating Medicare (TD2293)

September 12: Understanding and Navigating Medicare (TD2293)

September 13: Greening Your Office (TD1516)

September 13: Help Your Team Understand You

September 14: Withdrawal from University Deadline

September 14: Difficult Conversations, Part II (TD1120)

September 14: Board of Visitors Meeting

September 17: Basic Grant Writing (TD1500)

September 18: Micro-inequities Exclude (TD2168)

September 18: Managing for Employee Engagement (TD1827)

September 18: Introduction to Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) (TD1242)

September 19: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

September 19: Benefits Basic Training(TD2274)

September 20: MU Wellness Fair

September 21: Professional Writing (TD2149)

September 21: Cascade Open Lab Training

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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