Other Events

September 22: WORKSHOP: U.S. Dept. of State Internships

September 22: Honors Option Proposals Due

September 22: AA Meeting

September 22: Step Afrika!

September 23: Home Football Game

September 23: Honors College Family Weekend Breakfast

September 23: Earth System Science at the Sphere Theater

September 23: Football vs Maine, Home

September 23: JMU Pops! Stories in Song

September 25: Madison Research Fellows: I can't research that!: Developing & Implementing Difficult Research (Faculty Community)

September 25: Met Life On-campus Counseling Sessions

September 25: Career and Internship Fair

September 25: JMU Career & Internship Fair

September 25: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

September 25: Eight Key Questions for Ethical Reasoning Workshop

September 26: National Voter Registration Day

September 26: National Voter Registration Day

September 26: Career and Internship Fair

September 26: JMU Career & Internship Fair

September 26: Brown Bag Lecture and Lunch

September 26: Here to Help / H2H Workshop

September 26: JMU Graduate & Professional School Fair

September 26: Democracy in Peril Confederate Monuments

September 26: Equus

September 27: Cascade Overview Training

September 27: Cascade Overview Training

September 27: Nate Marshall - open mic and poetry reading

September 27: Peace Building in Colombia: Engaging Communities in Reconciliation and Healing

September 28: Professional Writing (TD2149)

September 28: Study Abroad Fair

September 28: JMU Study Abroad Fair

September 28: Communicating Non-Defensively (TD1037)

September 28: Eight Key Questions for Ethical Reasoning Workshop

September 28: Happy Hour

September 29: Yom Kippur

September 29: Board of Visitors Meeting

September 29: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

September 29: International NGO Management Information Session

September 29: Track II Orientation

September 29: Africana Literatures and Cultures Workshop

September 29: Living in Community: The City and Future of Harrisonburg (Flashpoint)

September 29: AA Meeting

September 30: The March for Black Women

September 30: 20th International Festival

September 30: Football vs Delaware, Newark, DE

October 1: Musica Harmonia

October 2: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

October 2: LGBTQ 101: Understanding Gender and Sexual Diversity (TD2056)

October 3: Connections Day

October 3: Ask A Nurse - Rose

October 3: MADtalk: Dr. Philip Frana: From Science Fiction to Science Fact

October 3: MADtalk: Dr. Philip Frana: From Science Fiction to Science Fact

October 4: SWaMfest

October 4: Estate Planning (TD1924)

October 4: JMU in Argentina Information Session

October 4: JMU Wind Symphony

October 5: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

October 5: Met Life On-campus Counseling Sessions

October 5: Ask A Nurse-Carrier

October 5: Embracing Diversity and Social Justice: The use of creative methods in teaching, scholarship, and service with diverse communities

October 6: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

October 6: The Office of Sponsored Program's Recognition Reception

October 6: Philosophy colloquium with Dr. Hubert Mono Ndjana

October 6: Philosophy colloquium with Dr. Hubert Mono Ndjana

October 6: AA Meeting

October 7: Jazz4Justice

October 9: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

October 9: Training Rules film screening

October 10: Flu shot clinic

October 10: Content Development and Design for Cascade and Beyond (TD2150)

October 10: Charles Ullery, bassoon

October 11: Flu Shot Clinic

October 11: eVA Overview

October 11: Game On: Personal Power Plays (TD2167)

October 11: ORP Open Enrollment Session

October 11: Virginia Sea Grant

October 12: Sisters in Session: Black Women in Academia Conference

October 12: The Greatest Coach Ever: Practical Coaching in the Workplace (TD1976)

October 12: Retirement 101: Understanding Your VRS Retirement (TD1212)

October 12: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

October 12: Happy Hour

October 12: JMU Symphony Orchestra

October 12: eVA Open Lab

October 13: 1st Block Classes End

October 13: Spring 2018 Graduation Applications Due to First Major Adviser

October 13: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

October 13: Ethical Reasoning for Everyone (TD2139)

October 13: Shaping Your Legacy: Senior Faculty Challenges to Finishing Well (Roundtable)

October 13: Cascade Open Lab Training

October 13: AA Meeting

October 13: DanceShare

October 13: JMU Brass Band

October 13: INGO Program applications are due on Oct. 13

October 14: Home Football Game

October 14: Local and Vocal: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 15: Vienna Boys Choir

October 16: Angels and Ministers of Grace Defend Us!

October 16: Matt Eich, Artist's Talk: I Love You, I'm Leaving

October 16: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

October 16: Grant Proposal Development (TD1501)

October 16: Honors Capstone Project Workshop

October 16: Gallery Talk & Opening Reception: I Love You, I'm Leaving

October 17: ICMA-RC One-on-One Counseling Sessions

October 17: Photography Exhibition: I Love You, I'm Leaving

October 17: Breaking New Ground: Respect and Inclusion in the Workplace (TD2070)

October 17: Honors Capstone Project Workshop

October 17: Covering Race, Ethnicity & Culture in a Divided America

October 17: JMU Symphonic Band

October 17: Out of Line

October 18: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

October 18: COLLOQUIUM II: Preserving African-American History in Harrisonburg

October 18: Planning for Retirement Today and Taking Advantage of All That JMU Offers! (TD2265)

October 18: Washington Semester Information Session

October 19: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

October 19: DiSC for AACP (TD2194)

October 19: Appreciative Inquiry Basics: Help Your Team S.O.A.R. (TD2052)

October 19: Bearden's Odyssey - art and poetry reading

October 19: JMU Madison Singers and Chorale

October 20: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

October 20: JMU Mail Service and Building & Department Keys Overvivew (TD1024)

October 20: Advanced AACP Overview (TD2144)

October 20: Visiting Scholar Lecture: Superheroes and Super Athletes: Exceptional Blackness and the Contradictions of Race in Post-Civil Rights America

October 20: Lecture: Fear. Conflict. Trauma: Negotiating Spaces

October 20: AA Meeting

October 21: Earth System Science at the Sphere Theater

October 23: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

October 23: The 37th Annual JMU Contemporary Music Festival

October 24: Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less (TD2180)

October 24: JMU Student Life (TD2034)

October 25: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

October 25: Infusing Fun Into the Workday (TD2176)

October 26: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

October 26: Procurement Open House

October 26: Community Engagement Networking Lunch

October 26: Working at the Speed of Trust (TD1520)

October 26: Alternative May Break Small Group Leader Info Session

October 26: Happy Hour

October 26: ROUNDTABLE: Wartime Sexual Violence

October 27: Homecoming Weekend

October 27: Homecoming Weekend

October 27: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

October 27: Event Planning at JMU: Everyone Can Benefit (TD1006)

October 27: Working at the Speed of Trust (TD1520)

October 27: AA Meeting

October 28: Home Football Game

October 28: Honors College Homecoming Tailgate

October 30: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

October 30: Workplace Substance Abuse Management for Supervisors (TD1398)

October 31: How to Prepare for an Active Shooter Event (TD2100)

October 31: Team Building Basics (TD2084)

October 31: Can You Hear Me? Communication Across the Generations (TD2178)

October 31: The School for Scandal

November 1: Add with Department Permission Deadline for 2nd block

November 1: JMU Wind Symphony

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

November 2: Met Life On-campus Counseling Sessions

November 3: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

November 3: MCGE Business Meeting

November 3: Fall Business Meeting

November 3: AA Meeting

November 3: JMU Percussion Ensemble

November 6: Cascade Open Lab Training

November 6: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

November 7: Committee Meeting

November 7: Raving Fans (TD1355)

November 7: Ask a Nurse-Rose

November 8: Alternative May Break Small Group Leader Application

November 8: Connections Day

November 8: eVA Overview

November 8: Fall Student Dance Concert

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

November 9: Ask A Nurse-Carrier

November 9: Happy Hour

November 9: eVA Open Lab

November 10: Display Name

November 10: Board of Visitors Meeting

November 10: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

November 10: FALL 2017 Career Day

November 10: Veterans Day

November 10: AA Meeting

November 10: Così fan tutte (The School for Lovers)

November 11: Home Football Game

November 13: Signed Spring 2018 Graduation Applications Due to Registrar's Office

November 13: Graduation Application due to the Registrar's Office

November 13: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

November 14: ICMA-RC One-on-One Counseling Sessions

November 14: Aquila Theatre - Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility

November 15: COLLOQUIUM III: Why Digital History?

November 15: Nicole Sealey - poetry reading

November 15: I Like That Polyester Look

November 16: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

November 16: Nobuntu

November 17: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

November 20: JMU Closed for Thanksgiving Break

November 20: Thanksgiving Vacation

November 20: Thanksgiving Vacation

November 20: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

November 27: Incomplete work due to instructor for Spring/Summer 2017

November 27: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

November 28: Catalyst Quartet

November 30: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

December 1: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

December 1: Fall 2017 Senior Symposium

December 1: Harrisonburg: The Musical

December 1: AA Meeting

December 2: Holidayfest: Believe

December 4: Scholarly Writers' Lockdown

December 5: Ask A Nurse-Rose

December 5: JMU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band

December 7: Ask A Nurse-Carrier

December 7: Met Life On-campus Counseling Sessions

December 7: Dancescapes

December 8: Semester and 2nd Block Classes End

December 8: Last day of semester and 2nd block classes

December 8: Cascade Open Lab Training

December 8: Foot Care

December 8: AA Meeting

December 8: JMU Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band

December 9: Final Exam for semester and 2nd block

December 9: JMU Symphony Orchestra

December 10: JMU Brass Band

December 12: ICMA-RC One-on-One Counseling Sessions

December 13: SAVE THE DATE - Holiday Gala

December 14: eVA Overview

December 14: Happy Hour

December 15: Madtalk: Why I Donated My Kidney to a Stranger

December 15: Deadline to apply to Track II Honors

December 15: Graduate Commencement

December 16: Undergraduate Graduatoin Ceremony

December 16: Undergraduate Commencement

December 20: JMU Closed for Winter Break

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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