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  • May 7
    Graduate School Ceremony

    The Graduate School Ceremony will be held in the Convocation Center at 7 pm on Thursday, May 7, 2015.

    Tickets are not required.

    For additional information related to JMU Commencement ceremonies please view the Commencement Homepage.

  • May 8
    2015 University Ceremony

    The university-wide ceremony will be held for undergraduate students at Bridgeforth Stadium at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 8, 2015. Gates and parking lots will open at 1:30 p.m.

    Join us at the University Ceremony to hear words of wisdom and encouragement from our commencement speaker, Lindsay Czarniak ('00). All students are encouraged to participate in this ceremony in cap and gown.

    Families are welcome to attend.

    There will be an event immediately following the ceremony on Godwin Field so that you are able to celebrate with your fellow graduates, family members, and friends.

    Parking:

    • Parking will be available throughout campus with shuttles running from the Warsaw Ave Parking Deck to the Stadium, and from the Festival Center to the Stadium. 
    • Accessible Parking will be available in the Champions Drive Parking Deck, in G-lot (next to the bookstore), and in R1 with a shuttle. 
    • You are welcome to park in the Convo lots and walk through the tunnel to the stadium.
    • Other suggested lots are R1 and C4 which are accessible via Martin Luther King, Jr. Way.
    • R2 is a large lot available right off the interstate at exit behind the Starbucks on Port Republic Road and is within walking distance of the Stadium.
    • There are also two parking decks available via Grace Street.

    See the commencement map for more detailed information about parking.

    Please do not bring the following items into the stadium due to safety and space concerns:

    • Alcoholic beverages, controlled substances, weapons, fireworks
    • Animals (Service animals are welcome)
    • Bags larger than 12"x12"x12"
    • Coolers
    • Glass and metal containers
    • Food and beverages (one unopened bottle of water per person and food for a baby or drinks/food related to health issues are welcome)
    • Signs, flags, banners, or obscene or indecent clothing
    • Large Strollers (umbrella style are permitted)
    • Wheelies, bicycles, and skateboards
    For additional information please view the Commencement Website or the Frequently Asked Questions page. Updates occur on a regular basis, please refer back often!

  • May 9
    College of Education and University Studies Ceremony

    The College of Education and University Studies Ceremony will be held at the Convocation Center at 9 am on Saturday, May 9, 2015

    Tickets are not required.

    For additional information related to this event, please visit the College of Education Commencement Information Page

  • May 16
    Computer-Based Praxis Test

    The James Madison University Praxis testing site is located in the Assessment & Testing Center (formerly known as the Ashby Lab) in the basement of the Ashby Residence Hall. It can be accessed through a small entry door on the ground floor to the right of the main hall steps. 

    We offer testing on Saturdays once a month, twice a month in January and September. Please remember that not all tests are offered on all testing dates. Go to the ETS website for further information and to register at http://www.ets.org/praxis.

    - See more at: http://www.jmu.edu/coe/esc/praxis.shtml

  • Jun 20
    Computer-Based Praxis Test

    The James Madison University Praxis testing site is located in the Assessment & Testing Center (formerly known as the Ashby Lab) in the basement of the Ashby Residence Hall. It can be accessed through a small entry door on the ground floor to the right of the main hall steps. 

    We offer testing on Saturdays once a month, twice a month in January and September. Please remember that not all tests are offered on all testing dates. Go to the ETS website for further information and to register at http://www.ets.org/praxis.

    - See more at: http://www.jmu.edu/coe/esc/praxis.shtml

  • Jul 25
    Computer-Based Praxis Test

    The James Madison University Praxis testing site is located in the Assessment & Testing Center (formerly known as the Ashby Lab) in the basement of the Ashby Residence Hall. It can be accessed through a small entry door on the ground floor to the right of the main hall steps. 

    We offer testing on Saturdays once a month, twice a month in January and September. Please remember that not all tests are offered on all testing dates. Go to the ETS website for further information and to register at http://www.ets.org/praxis.

    - See more at: http://www.jmu.edu/coe/esc/praxis.shtml

  • Aug 15
    Computer-Based Praxis Test

    The James Madison University Praxis testing site is located in the Assessment & Testing Center (formerly known as the Ashby Lab) in the basement of the Ashby Residence Hall. It can be accessed through a small entry door on the ground floor to the right of the main hall steps. 

    We offer testing on Saturdays once a month, twice a month in January and September. Please remember that not all tests are offered on all testing dates. Go to the ETS website for further information and to register at http://www.ets.org/praxis.

    - See more at: http://www.jmu.edu/coe/esc/praxis.shtml

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