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.
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Keep in touch with what's happening at the university through JMU news, The Breeze, Madison magazine, and more. Parents also receive the Madison Family Connection e-newsletter. Register your e-mail here.
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Sending students to college is a time of tremendous transition for your family. Parents, we share your goal of helping students be successful. It is important that students have support and encouragement from home while being allowed to mature through their own experiences, and we want to connect you to the resources you need to support your student.
Keeping parents informed about what's happening on campus
All parents of incoming first-year students receive a hardcopy of the Madison Family Handbook. View current handbook.
All parents of current students may receive the Madison Family Connection newsletter, published June, August, and March. This newsletter is sent to parents via email with hardcopies available on request ... View current and past issues or update your subscription information
Keep informed on on events and happenings pertaining to the JMU Arboretum by reading their quarterly newsletter.
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Madison's Office of Public Affairs is the source for press releases, weather-closings, emergency communications and other announcements. Visit the Office of Public Affairs' Web site for the latest JMU headlines
Distributed quarterly, Madison is JMU's official magazine
The magazine of James Madison University connects you to the life of the university even when you can't be on campus. Meet the professors, students and alumni who make JMU what it is. Explore new programs. Share your own story!... Explore Madison
JMU's official student newspaper, released twice weekly
The student-produced paper has been serving Madison since 1922, with stories, entertainment, opinion, and Darts & Pats, a time-honored campus tradition ... Read the latest issue
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JMU sponsors an 18-sport intercollegiate athletics program that competes at the Division I level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. JMU also is a charter member of the Colonial Athletic Association and with the Eastern College Athletic Conference ... Visit JMUSports.com or Subscribe now
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News of professors' academic activity
Madison professors are unusually collaborative with their colleagues and their students. This willingness to involve others equips Madison undergraduates with a more practical understanding of the concepts taught in classrooms. Often they graduate with a firmer grasp of their fields than do students without this experience ... Read the latest issue
A monthly e-newsletter for alumni
The JMU Alumni Association offers a variety of methods for keeping in touch with classmates, friends and the university. One of these methods is its Brightening the Lights e-newsletter ... Subscribe to BTL or view other publications