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The following is a tentative schedule for the Academic Open House on October 23.

All open house events on this date will take place on Zoom with five-minute breaks between each session. Before the event, be sure to download Zoom software to your device in order to participate.

We look forward to meeting with you virtually!

Virtual Academic Open House

Join us virtually! Student panels, live chats with professors and academic information sessions are just some of what we have planed to help you learn more about JMU and the Madison Experience.

Saturday, Oct. 23

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Tentative Schedule - Saturday, Oct. 23

11 am - 11:15 am: Welcome

Kick-off the day with a few special speakers from campus. The Marching Royal Dukes are even going to make an appearance! We’ve got a great lineup to get your viewing experience started!

11:20 - 11:55 am: Academic Session 1

Faculty and students will introduce you to your academic program of interest. These presentations allow you to hear directly from your future professors and mentors. Be prepared to take notes and get excited about everything your program has to offer. Sessions will begin with an introduction before breaking participants into groups for each major. 

Participants will be able to choose from the following options:

  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Health and Behavioral Studies 
  • College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • College of Arts and Letters
  • College of Integrated Science & Engineering
  • College of Science and Math
  • Pre-Professional Health Programs
  • Honors College
  • Undeclared Students
11:20 - 11:55 am: Academic Session 2

This session is identical to Academic Session 1 - allowing you to choose more than one academic program to hear from! Sessions will begin with an introduction before breaking participants into groups for each major. 

Participants will be able to choose from the following options:

  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Health and Behavioral Studies 
  • College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • College of Arts and Letters
  • College of Integrated Science & Engineering
  • College of Science and Math
  • Pre-Professional Health Programs
  • Honors College
  • Undeclared Students
12:40 - 1 pm: Student Life Session 1

Get to know the full Madison Experience beyond the classroom! Each presentation will be lead by current students, faculty and staff.

Participants will be able to choose from the following options:

  • Virtual Campus Tour with Q&A
  • Residence Life and Dining Services
  • Study Abroad
  • Student Support and Services
1:05 - 1:25 pm: Student Life Session 2

This session is identical to Student Life Session 1 and allows you to get to know another aspect of campus!

Participants will be able to choose from the following options:

  • Virtual Campus Tour with Q&A
  • Residence Life and Dining Services
  • Study Abroad
  • Student Support and Services
1:30 - 2pm: Student Panel

A panel of current students is ready to answer your questions about JMU! Hear advice, get some tips for making your decision and find your place here.

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