You've entrusted James Madison University with your most valued treasure: your child. It's a role we take seriously. The Office of Parent Relations is here to partner with you in preparing your student to become an educated and enlightened citizen who will lead a productive and meaningful life.
Have a student trying to get home? We can help with that. Planning a visit to JMU? We have information on that, too.
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Before you embark on the most wonderful experience of your life, come join the excitement as we congratulate and welcome our newest Dukes! We'll provide the food while you enjoy the fun; talk with parents, alumni, and JMU staff and meet fellow classmates from your area.
Fall into the Madison Experience amidst the excitement and energy of Family Weekend! Get the inside scoop on the community that is shaping your son's or daughter's life by sitting in on class lectures, familiarizing yourself with campus, and engaging with university staff members.
Family Weekend is your chance to connect with other Madison parents and siblings, as well as an opportunity to capture a weekend snapshot of student life. As you build a community of JMU friends, delve into our notable JMU spirit by attending any of the over 50 campus events. The brochure features the events of Family Weekend and serves as a useful guide for creating your own comprehensive and successful visit! The ticketed events often sell out quickly, so be sure to register soon!Tickets are now available for the Football tickets, Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Two Man Group, JMU POPS!, Fantastic Feast, Godwin Field Picnic, and many more events! Visit the Family Weekend website here for ticketing and to access the full list of fun-filled Family Weekend activities.