Duke Dog & friends in front of Wilson HallGetting to and from JMU

We love it when family members can spend time with JMU students at their campus home, whether for Family Weekend, a campus tour, or a relaxing weekend in Harrisonburg. To make your visit easier, The Office of Parent Relations has compiled a list of local hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts, plus information about Harrisonburg.  

Have a student trying to get home? In general, freshmen are not allowed to have a car on campus their first year. Coming home for visits may seem like a challenge, especially since sometimes parents can't drive to pick up their student or want to encourage their student to take the initiative of finding their own means of transportation. We have solutions that may help.

The establishments and businesses listed on this site are in no way endorsed by James Madison University.


Student Travel

Get information on cabs and shuttles, the student ride board, trains, buses, and airports servicing JMU.

Visiting JMU

We offer the following hotel, motel and restaurant establishments as a convenience to our students and parents of JMU.

If you are a hotel, motel, restaurant owner and you are not listed, or your information is not correct or has changed, please email us at parent@jmu.edu