• There is no set schedule at CHOICES - students and their families are encouraged to explore campus and various areas of interest at their leisure throughout the day.

  • There is no scheduled time for lunch in order to allow families the freedom to choose the time that works best with the information sessions they have chosen to attend.

  • JMU shuttles will run throughout campus until 4:30 pm

Download the tentative schedule to begin planning your day! You will receive a complete program with session locations and campus map upon check-in.

8:00 – 9:00 am

Check-In at the Convocation Center (Entrance D)   

Receive a CHOICES Open House program and campus map.

9:00 am

CHOICES Opening and Welcome - Convocation Center

Welcome to JMU!

Residence Life Presentation

Dean of Admissions will present event information and instructions for the day

Individual academic sessions will be offered ONCE at one of the following times in various locations across campus:

1st Session

10:15 am

Various Locations


Education/Teacher Licensure

Foreign Languages

Honors College



School of Media Arts & Design

Social Work

2nd Session

11:30 am 

Various Locations

Communication Sciences and Disorders


Environmental Majors and Minors

Justice Studies



Study Abroad Programs

Visual & Performing Arts (School of Music, School of Art, Design and Art History, School of Theater and Dance)

School of Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication

3rd Session

12:45 pm

Various Locations

Anthropology and Sociology

Biology & Biotechnology

Communication Studies

Financial Aid Presentation

Geographic Sciences

Health Sciences

Honors College

Integrated Science and Technology

International Affairs/Political Science/Public Administration

ROTC/Military Science

4th Session

2:00 pm

Various Locations

Computer Science


Financial Aid Presentation

General Education


Intelligence Analysis

School of Hospitality, Sport & Recreation Management

Pre-Professional Health Programs

Science & Mathematics

2:30 - 3:30 pm

Student Success Showcase - Student Success Center

Other Open House Events:

Campus Tours: 10:30am - 1:30pm

Financial Aid Counseling: 10am - 4pm

Residence Hall Tours: 10:30am - 1:30pm

University Recreation Center Tours: 10:30am - 4pm

JMU X-Labs Open House: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Honors College open house: 11am - 3pm

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