We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives.
As we grow, our student-centered efforts will ensure that every student contributes to and is transformed by exceptional learning experiences.
"Learned institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people." - James Madison
The JMU Community Is:
SCHOLARLY - Intellectual pursuit is our primary focus...STUDIOUS - We are committed to the rigors of academic excellence and growth...HONEST - Academic and personal integrity are fundamental components in any and all of our interactions...ACCOUNTABLE - Individuals and groups accept responsibility for behaviors, and abide by laws and community standards...RESPECTFUL - We appreciate and learn from the human ideological differences that make our community stronger...RESILIENT - We possess the courage and commitment to face personal challenges and obstacles...COMPASSIONATE - We thoughtfully contribute to the local, regional, national, and international community...INVIGORATING - We are a friendly community and we make intentionally healthy choices about our physical, social and emotional lives.Printable pamphlet of the Madison Way