Be a Duke for a Day! If you’re looking for a smaller, low-key visit to campus, Duke for a Day is for you! This on-campus experience is personalized just for admitted students. Bring your questions, navigate your next steps and get to know JMU! Your day will include:

  • An info session about next steps
  • Q&A with current JMU students
  • A guided activity around campus with a Student Ambassador
  • Lunch at one of our top-rated dining halls (registered students will receive one meal voucher)
  • Time to visit student support offices to get your questions answered

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Students and family members will be separated for portions of the morning but will rejoin each other for afternoon activities. During this time, family members will take a traditional tour of campus. 

Your day should end somewhere between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and should definitely include a trip to the JMU Bookstore to stock up on all the purple and gold you can find!

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Other admitted student opportunities:
JMU 101: Virtual

Check out JMU 101, an online webinar series that breaks down topics most important to admitted students. Upcoming events include discussions about financial aid, living on campus and a host of other important JMU programs. LEARN MORE 

Virtual Tours

Take some time to explore campus and get to know your new home at JMU. We have plenty of ways to look around virtually. Discover a new favorite spot, pick a favorite residence hall or picture yourself walking to class. You're almost here! LEARN MORE

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