Support and opportunity are everywhere at JMU. Here are some examples.


This two-day orientation program held immediately before fall classes begin will help you with cultural adjustments and transitional factors in this new part of the world. Expect an overview of JMU, immigration matters and policies, and a wonderful means to make new friends. Learn more.

Madison International Program

A living-learning community that helps international students connect to community, integrate global and local issues, and act with intercultural competence. Learn about Madison International.

International Student & Scholar Services

Welcome picnics, lectures, academic advising, International Career Week, tax workshops, and monthly activities such as snow tubing, dinners and shopping trips are among the wealth of offerings from ISSS. Learn more.

Student Clubs and Organizations

Many of JMU’s more than 400+ different student clubs and organizations are geared to international students. See them all.

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