Other Events

February 26: V-Day Event

February 27: Third Block Classes End

February 27: 1st Block Classes End

February 27: Last day of class - 1st block

February 27: Brown Bag Presentation: Black Lives Matter

February 27: Brown Bag Presentation

February 27: WeCare Organizational Meeting

February 27: Write on Site (Lockdown)

February 27: Reading Red Flags: Help Students and Colleagues in Need (TD2101)

February 27: Crafting Culture to Create Happy and Productive Teams (TD2172)

February 27: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

February 27: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

February 27: POLITALIA: Looking toward the March 2018 elections in Italy

February 28: Congratulations! You're a Supervisor, Now What? (TD1396)

February 28: Safe Spring Break Info Table

February 28: Institutional Review Board Tips, Tricks, and Questions (Roundtable)

March 1: Online Room Selection Lottery Numbers Sent

March 1: Talking About Controversial Issues in the Classroom (Workshop)

March 1: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 1: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 1: ECC - Turn-taking in American Conversational Conventions

March 1: JMU study-abroad applications are due on Mar. 1

March 2: Write on Site (Lockdown)

March 2: Seminar: Graduate Student Thesis Proposal Presentations I

March 2: Talking About Controversial Issues in the Classroom (Workshop)

March 2: Seminar

March 2: Spring Break

March 5: Spring Break

March 5: Spring Break

March 5: Balanced Dukes Conference

March 6: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

March 6: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

March 6: Finding Focus: Managing Multiple Priorities (TD2038)

March 6: Student Employment Essentials (TD1461)

March 7: Cascade 2018 Training

March 7: ROUNDTABLE: Information Technology & the Intelligence Community

March 8: DMV Connect on Campus

March 8: Gateways to Inclusion (TD1829)

March 9: Seminar: Graduate Student Thesis Proposal Presentations II

March 11: Daylight Savings Begins

March 12: Call for Faculty Associates

March 12: First Day of Classes- 2nd block

March 12: Classes Resume

March 12: Application deadline for the Professional Development Fund

March 12: Moscow Festival Ballet - Cinderella

March 13: JMU Giving Day

March 13: Meet the Mixed Methods (Workshop)

March 13: No Complaining Rule (TD1344)

March 13: Write on Site (Lockdown)

March 13: eVA Overview - IT502

March 13: Within the Team Communication (TD2228)

March 13: Manager to Leader: Have You Made the Move? (TD2173)

March 13: Little Red Corvette (TD2288)

March 13: Little Red Corvette (TD2288)

March 14: Diversity Conference 2018

March 14: Reflect, Recreate and Rock Your Retirement (TD2266)

March 15: Queers and Coffee

March 15: Online Room Selection Begins

March 15: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 15: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 15: Reflect, Re-create and Rock Your Retirment

March 15: ECC - How to Give Constructive Criticism

March 15: Democracy in Peril: Since When Did Compromise Become a Bad Thing?

March 16: Last day to withdraw from semester courses

March 16: Withdraw deadline for semester classes

March 16: James Madison Day

March 16: Write on Site (Lockdown)

March 16: Film Series: Iron Ladies of Liberia

March 16: Little Red Corvette 2.0 (TD2289)

March 16: Little Red Corvette 2.0 (TD2289)

March 16: Extreme Couponing (TD2045)

March 16: Cascade Open Lab Training

March 16: March AA Meetings

March 17: St. Patrick's Day

March 17: Expanding Your Horizons Conference

March 18: INGO Program applications for 2018 are due on March 18

March 19: Summer Advance Registration

March 19: Add Drop Deadline 2nd Block

March 19: Spring Business Meeting

March 20: Summer Session Registration Begins

March 20: Write on Site (Lockdown)

March 20: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

March 20: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

March 20: Make Your Non-Verbal Match Your Words (TD2186)

March 20: MADtalk: A Talk About Whiteness

March 21: Colloquium 2: Learning from the Bauhaus to the Stanford d.School

March 21: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

March 21: Africana Literatures & Cultures Workshop: Kwame Edwin Otu

March 21: Real Talk: Alcohol and Sex

March 22: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 22: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 22: The New Rules of Work: The Modern Playbook for Navigating Your Career

March 22: ECC - Strategies for Doing Group Work

March 22: Neatrour Russian Studies Lecture: War in Ukraine

March 22: Happy Hour

March 22: Poetry Without Boundaries Collegiate Summit

March 23: Write on Site (Lockdown)

March 23: Connecting With Others Results in Networking

March 23: Seminar: Graduate Student Thesis Proposal Presentations III

March 23: Film Series: Frida

March 23: Hillcrest Scholarships application deadline

March 23: March AA Meetings

March 25: JMU Symphony Honors Concert

March 26: Healthy Sexuality Series Part 2

March 27: The JMU Registrar's Office (TD1319)

March 27: NVivo Tips and Tricks (Workshop)

March 27: Write on Site (Lockdown)

March 27: Among Teams Communication (TD2229)

March 27: Student Employment Essentials (TD1462)

March 28: Add Departmental Permission - 2nd Block

March 28: Connections Day

March 28: Podium-Free Teaching: Engaging All Students (Workshop)

March 28: March Puppy Pride

March 28: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

March 28: Guidance For Faculty about Student Suicide Prevention (Roundtable)

March 29: Online Room Selection Ends

March 29: Podium-Free Teaching: Engaging All Students (Workshop)

March 29: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 29: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 29: Making the Most of Your One-on-One Meetings (TD2174)

March 29: Film Series: Liberated: The New Sexual Revolution

March 29: Taking Ownership: Making Films of Race and History

March 29: New Voices in Dance featuring JMU's Contemporary Dance Ensemble

March 30: Passover Begins at Sundown

March 30: Write on Site (Lockdown)

March 30: Seminar: Graduate Student Thesis Proposal Presentations IV

March 30: Film Series: Grandma

March 30: March AA Meetings

April 1: Easter and April Fool's Day

April 2: Fall Registration Begins

April 2: Clothesline Project

April 2: Fall Semester Registration Begins

April 3: Write on Site (Lockdown)

April 3: Benefits Bootcamp (TD2196)

April 3: Benefits Bootcamp (TD2196)

April 3: Get Beyond Bias and Bullying to Have a Good Day

April 3: Take Back the Night Speakers

April 4: Hiring @ JMU (TD1002)

April 4: Hiring @ JMU (TD1002)

April 4: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

April 4: Out on Campus Dialogue

April 5: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 5: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 5: Benefits Bootcamp (TD2196)

April 5: Benefits Bootcamp (TD2196)

April 5: Madison Vision Series: Jim Acosta

April 5: Working with Transgender and Gender Variant Populations: Health Considerations

April 5: Take Back the Night Speak-out

April 6: Write on Site (Lockdown)

April 6: Seminar by Carrie Peterson from VCU

April 6: Meetings, Bloody Meetings (TD1740)

April 6: Ruling the Great White Way featuring Broadway Legend Harold Prince

April 6: April AA Meetings

April 9: What Were You Wearing Gallery

April 9: DEADLINE to submit Honors Capstone Project for May 2018 grads

April 10: Queers and Coffee

April 10: How to Prepare for an Active Shooter Event

April 10: Write on Site (Lockdown)

April 10: Communication During Organizational Stress (TD2230)

April 11: Last day to withdraw from 2nd block courses

April 11: Withdraw deadline for 2nd block classes

April 11: Money and Millennials (TD2279)

April 11: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

April 11: Spring Social

April 11: Men in Power Panel

April 12: Incomplete work Fall 2017 due to instructor

April 12: Conference: Courage: The Most Admirable of Human Virtues

April 12: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 12: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 12: Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit and Success

April 12: W&M Supplier Diversity Fair

April 12: DiSC I: Assessment & Introduction (TD1086)

April 12: Happy Hour

April 13: December 2018 graduation applications due to first major adviser

April 13: Graduation Application Deadline to the advisor- December

April 13: Write on Site (Lockdown)

April 13: CARE Resource Room

April 13: Biosymposium Keynote Presentation

April 13: Give 'em the Pickle (TD1616)

April 13: Africana Literatures & Cultures Workshop: Sofia Samatar

April 13: DEADLINE to submit Honors Capstone Project application and proposal

April 13: April AA Meetings

April 16: Film Screening: Audrie & Daisy

April 17: Optional Retirement Participants - What to Expect When You Retire (TD1352)

April 17: Optional Retirement Participants - What to Expect When You Retire (TD1352)

April 17: Telecom, Facility Coordinators & Building Repairs (TD1048)

April 17: Open Mic Night

April 18: Queers and Coffee

April 18: Thesis Due to Graduate School

April 18: 2018-2019 Room Change Form Available

April 18: Honors Symposium

April 18: Engage Appropriately Online

April 18: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

April 18: Activism at the Crossroads: Fugitive Sanctuary and Coalition Possibilities Through Queered Immigrant Politics

April 18: JMU Visiting Scholar Lecture

April 18: Spring Student Dance Concert

April 19: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 19: JMU JobLink (IT195)

April 19: JMU JobLink (IT195)

April 19: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 19: Graduate School Showcase

April 19: Lavender Graduation

April 19: IQ or EQ? Both Please! (Emotional Intelligence Basics) (TD2060)

April 19: Healthy Sexuality Series Part 3

April 20: Seminar by Heather Griscom from JMU Biology

April 20: April AA Meetings

April 24: Our Iceberg is Melting (TD1828)

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 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: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 26: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

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: April AA Meetings

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 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 9: Withdraw deadline for UW1

May 9: Add Drop Deadline 1st 4 week

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

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

May 10: Help Your Team Understand You

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: The Ideal Team Player

May 16: Add with permission U8W UG deadline

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 23: Game On: Personal Power Plays (TD2167)

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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