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Dates & Deadlines

Dropping a class after the drop deadline will result in a 'W' on the transcript and applicable tuition charges.

April 7, 2014
Fall advance registration begins.

April 15, 2014
Deadline to withdraw or change course credit option for an 8W2 class.

April 15, 2014
Fall 2014 graduation applications due to first major advisors.

April 18, 2014
Last day to submit work for Fall 2013 Incomplete grades.

May 1, 2014
Classes end.

May 2, 2014
Last day for faculty to submit Fall 2013 removal of Incomplete grades.

May 2-8, 2014
Final Exams.

May 8, 2014
Deadline for completion of coursework for May graduates.

May 9-10, 2014

May 13, 2014
Regular semester and 8W2 final grades due by 3 p.m.

May 19, 2014
Summer sessions begin

Dropping a class after the drop deadline will result in a 'W' on the transcript and applicable tuition charges.

Request for Information on Dependent Students

As of July 1, 2008, James Madison University will provide to parents of dependent students access to educational records upon written request. This policy applies to current JMU students who are registered for the current semester or pre-registered for the following semester if between terms.

Please note: Students are encouraged to view their unofficial transcript periodically via their MyMadison account. Students can also request an official transcript through MyMadison; they have the option of sending the transcript via USPS or electronically, and can request to have it sent when final grades are posted for a specific semester. If your student wishes to send a transcript to you in order to share his/her grade information, please ask him/her to make the request via MyMadison.

To request a copy of a dependent student's educational record:

Complete the Parent Request for Information of Dependent Student form.
(note: A new form is required for each request.)

and one of the following:

Submit a copy of your current year's tax return listing the student as a dependent
Have the student complete the Student Declaration of Dependent Status form.

Please allow 7-10 business days (excluding mail time) for processing from the date we receive the request.

Send completed forms to:

James Madison University
Office of the Registrar
Warren Hall
170 Bluestone Drive, MSC 3528
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

or fax to (540) 568-5615

Please contact the Registrar's Office at 540-568-6281 with any questions.