Other Events

April 23: Free Mumps Vaccination Clinic

April 24: Alcohol Awareness Table

April 24: Our Iceberg is Melting (TD1828)

April 24: Breathe Well - CommonHealth (TD2297)

April 24: Breathe Well - CommonHealth (TD2297)

April 24: Stained Glass

April 25: 2018 Administrative Professionals' Day - "Saying No With A Smile (TD2290)

April 25: Cascade 2018 Training

April 25: JMU Vendor Training

April 25: April Puppy Pride

April 25: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

April 25: April Puppy Pride

April 26: Semester and 2nd Block Classes End

April 26: Last day of class - semester and 2nd block

April 26: Loft Breakdown Day

April 26: Last Day of Classes

April 26: Free Mumps Vaccination Clinic

April 26: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 26: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 26: Honors College SeniorLunch

April 26: April Puppy Pride 2

April 26: April Puppy Pride 2

April 26: Happy Hour

April 26: 24/7 Intense Quiet Hours

April 27: Final Exams

April 27: Final Exams - semester and 2nd block

April 27: Residence Hall Check-Out Begins

April 27: Final Exams

April 27: Board of Visitors Meeting

April 27: Seminar

April 27: April AA Meetings

April 28: CIS/SMAD Presentations

April 30: Reception: Rethinking Urban Renewal

May 2: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

May 3: Commencement Ceremonies

May 3: Graduation Ceremonies

May 3: Dining Services Close for Undergraduates

May 3: Graduate School Commencement

May 3: Residence Halls Close for Undergraduates

May 4: Honors College Medallion Ceremony & Reception

May 4: University Commencement Ceremony

May 5: College of Arts and Letters Commencement Ceremony

May 5: Departmental Commencement Reception

May 7: Add Drop Deadline 1 week

May 7: First Day of Classes - UW1, 4W1, U8W, U10W, 6W1, 12W

May 8: Add with permission 1 week term deadline

May 8: Write on site

May 9: Withdraw deadline for UW1

May 9: Add Drop Deadline 1st 4 week

May 9: May Symposium

May 9: SEA Lunch with President Alger

May 9: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

May 10: Add/Drop Deadline 1st 6 week GR

May 10: Write on site

May 11: Add with permission 4W1 UG/GR deadline

May 11: Last Day of Classes -UW1

May 11: Add/Drop Deadline U8W, U10W, 12W

May 11: The Happiness Advantage

May 13: Mother's Day

May 13: December 2018 graduation applications due to Registrar

May 13: Graduation Application Deadline to the Registrar's Office- December

May 14: Add with permission 6W1 GR deadline

May 15: Forest Bathing (TD2298)

May 15: Forest Bathing (TD2298)

May 15: The Ideal Team Player

May 16: Add with permission U8W UG deadline

May 16: eVA Overview - IT502

May 16: Career Workshop: Welcome to D.C.

May 18: Withdraw deadline for 4W1 UG/GR

May 18: Add with permission U10W UG deadline

May 18: Advanced AACP Overview (TD2144)

May 21: Add with permission 12W GR deadline

May 21: Cascade 2018 Training

May 22: Retirement 101: Understanding Your VRS Retirement (TD1212)

May 22: Retirement 101: Understanding Your VRS Retirement (TD1212)

May 22: Courage at Work (TD2074)

May 28: Memorial Day - No Classes

May 28: Withdraw deadline for 6W1 GR

May 28: Memorial Day

May 31: Difficult Conversations, Part I (TD1185)

June 1: Last Day of Classes -4W1 UG and GR

June 4: Withdraw deadline for U8W UG

June 4: First Day of Classes - 4W2, U6W, 8W

June 5: Teach with Style (TD1836)

June 6: Add/Drop Deadline 2nd 4 week

June 6: Help Your Team Understand You

June 6: Resilience: Games for Success (TD2167)

June 6: Dealing With Distressed, Disruptive and Dangerous Students (TD1294)

June 7: Add/Drop Deadline U6W

June 7: Leaders Eat Last (TD1951)

June 7: Community-University Boundary Spanners: Engaging Our Community (TD2278)

June 8: Add with permission 4W2 UG/GR deadline

June 8: Add/Drop Deadline 8W- GR

June 8: Emotional Intelligence (TD1753)

June 11: Withdraw deadline for U10W UG

June 11: Add with permission U6W UG deadline

June 12: eVA Overview - IT502

June 12: Be Competent on a Cross-Cultural Campus

June 13: Add with permission 8W GR deadline

June 14: Flag Day

June 14: Improving Productivity by Putting Procrastination in Its Place (TD2177)

June 14: Plan Your Career Through Preferences and Interests

June 15: Withdraw deadline for 4W2 UG/GR

June 15: Last Day of Classes -6W1 GR

June 17: Father's Day

June 18: First Day of Classes - 6W2 GR

June 19: Withdraw deadline for 12W GR

June 19: A Plan With a Purpose (TD1066)

June 19: Smarter Faster Better: The Transformative Power of Real Productivity

June 19: Little Red Corvette (TD2288)

June 20: The Magic of a Tidy Workspace (TD2269)

June 20: Little Red Corvette 2.0 (TD2289)

June 21: Add/Drop Deadline 6W2- GR

June 21: Difficult Conversations, Part II (TD1120)

June 22: Getting Your ZZZZZ's - CommonHealth (TD2260)

June 22: Getting Your ZZZZZ's (CommonHealth)

June 25: Add with permission 6W2 GR deadline

June 26: The Unified Team (TD1705)

June 28: How to Have Good Interactions at Work

June 28: HR Document Retention (TD2273)

June 28: HR Document Retention (TD2273)

June 29: Last Day of Classes -4W2, U8W

July 2: Withdraw deadline for 8W GR

July 4: Independence Day - No Classes

July 4: Independence Day

July 9: Withdraw deadline for 6W2 GR

July 10: Take Your Best Self to Virtual Meetings

July 12: DMV Connect on Campus

July 12: Capture the Concepts: Note Taking Strategies (TD1902)

July 12: Event Planning at JMU: Everyone Can Benefit (TD1006)

July 12: Stop the Crickets: Engaging Your Audience (TD1967)

July 13: Last Day of Classes -U6W, U10W

July 17: Engage Appropriately Online (TD2259)

July 17: Get to Know Your Colleagues

July 18: eVA Overview - IT502

July 18: Individual Professional Development Plan Workshop (TD1152)

July 19: Editing: Hard Copy and Electronic (TD1450)

July 19: Within the Team Communication (TD2228)

July 19: Great Teams: 16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently

Event Resources


Ongoing Attractions

Edith J. Carrier Arboretum
Open daily dawn to dusk
Off University Boulevard
Contains a wide variety of trees and plants native to Virginia; call (540) 568-3194 for tours; free.

JMU Meteorite Collection
Open daily
First- and second-floor hallways, Physics and Chemistry Building
Features fragments of meteoroids that survived passage through the atmosphere to fall to the earth's surface as masses of metal or stone; includes specimens from Diablo Canyon, Ariz., the Sahara Desert and the Central European Strewn Field; free.

Masks from Around the World Collection at the College of Education
8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday
Lobby of War Memorial Auditorium, Memorial Hall
Featuring 50 masks, this collection was donated to the college for use by its students interested in studying the interplay between cultural ideals and masks; the collection includes masks used in performance, masks of Asia and masks of Europe; free.

JMU Mineral Museum
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
Room 6139, Memorial Hall
The Department of Geology and Environmental Science opens its collection of over 550 crystals and gemstones from around the world to the public; for information, call (540) 568-6130; free.

JMU Libraries and Educational Technologies' Special Collections
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and by appointment
Room 207, Carrier Library
Features manuscripts, rare books and periodicals, oral histories and other resources for study, including many acquisitions focusing on the Central Shenandoah Valley; for information, call (540) 568-3612; free.

“Dressing for Shakespeare in Shenandoah” Exhibition
Open during library hours through February 2018
Historic west wing of Carrier Library
Presented by JMU Libraries and Educational Technologies, the exhibition illustrates the importance of the Bard in the first 50 years of JMU history, with a focus on 1916, when the 300th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death was commemorated on campus and in Harrisonburg. The exhibition includes images and ephemera from JMU’s Special Collections showing the two-day celebration, which included a mile-long parade and an outdoor pageant. Also featured are items from the JMU School of Theatre and Dance’s historic clothing and costume collections, as well as Shakespearean costumes from the Federal Theatre Project (1935-39). Students and Shakespeare, a related exhibition on the second floor of the library, near the Special Collections Reading Room, is also available.

The little Gallery Underground
Open during music library hours
JMU Music Library, Room B59, Music Building
The gallery is a place for music visualized. It features rotating displays of art by local artists, both within the JMU community and beyond. What makes the gallery unique is the connection between visual art and music. For more information, visit https://www.jmu.edu/music/little-gallery.shtml.

John C. Wells Planetarium
Miller Hall
The planetarium offers full-dome shows and special events for the public; groups can schedule visits by calling (540) 568-4071; check the planetarium's website at http://www.jmu.edu/planetarium/index.shtml for the latest information; free.

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