Why JMU Honors?


  • Aug 17 $_EscapeTool.xml($item.getChild('thumbnail').getChild('display-name').value) Educator

    Mary Hawkins absolutely loves the Honors Program; switched to foreign language education from biochemistry; adored her one-week practicum ... Read More >

  • Aug 17 Claire Elverum holds a book between two library stacks Academic

    From Honors courses to a scholarship that funded her project in Tanzania, international affairs major Claire Elverum means it when she says, ... Read More >

  • Jul 20 Honors College Logo Thumb Honors College approved for JMU

    JMU's Honors Program became an Honors College after approval by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. ... Read More >

  • Apr 28 Photo of JMU Honors student Margo Deihl Anything is possible

    Honors student Margo Deihl ('16) says there's an opportunity to achieve in every area at JMU. Her opportunities? Biology, pre-med, ... Read More >

  • Jan 15 honor program presentation small News Honors College status advances Title

    A major James Madison University initiative to elevate its strong Honors Program to the level of an Honors College took a step toward ... Read More >



  • Aug 29: Fall 2016 classes begin
  • Sep 9: Honors Option Deadline
  • Sep 15: Track II Orientation
  • Oct 1: Family Weekend Breakfast
  • Dec 1: DEADLINE: Honors Capstone Final Project for Dec. 2016 Grads
  • Dec 1: DEADLINE: Capstone Project Application and Proposal
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Mad Talks
Honors Abroad
Summer Honors Institute

Honors seminar "The Future of Work" developing their final group project.

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