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Incoming Freshman Programs

JMU’s Center for Global Engagement is offering TWO unique study abroad opportunities for incoming first year students!


Dominican Republic | Global Engagement and Service Learning

Travel with other JMU students and faculty, participate in an exciting service learning experience at a local orphanage in Santo Domingo, and earn credits all before you officially start at JMU in the fall!  This program is for incoming (deposited) first year JMU students only.  Learn more at: Dominican Republic | Global Engagement and Service Learning.

Dates: TBD

Course: UNST 390 – Global Engagement and Service Learning in the DR (3 credits)

Application Deadline:
May 15, 2019 

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Program Director: Jason Good,, 540-568-7744


London | First Semester (Fall 2019) 

Incoming (deposited) first year students now have the opportunity to earn 15 JMU credits while studying in London for your first semester at JMU!  Learn more at: JMU Semester in London.

Dates: September 4 - December 7, 2019


WRTC 103 (Gen Ed Cluster 1 writing requirement – 3 credits)

ARTH 316, HUM 200L, HUM 251L (Gen Ed Cluster 2 – students will select two of these courses for a total of 6 credits)

General Elective classes chosen from a variety of areas including Theatre, Art History, and British History (6 credits)

Application Deadline:
 May 15, 2018

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Program Director: Dietrich Maune,, 540-568-3039


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