Each academic year the Faculty Senate conducts a computer lottery. Faculty who win the lottery will receive a reimbursement of up to $500 of computer-related purchases. Faculty who have won the lottery within the last seven years are ineligible to win the lottery again until seven years have elapsed.



A.  All full-time JMU Instructional Faculty members are eligible to enter.  The term “Instructional Faculty” is defined in the Faculty Handbook as individuals who devote at least 50 percent of their appointment to teaching and research functions of the university. Academic Unit Heads are defined as instructional faculty members.

B. All Part-Time and Adjunct JMU instructional faculty are also eligible to enter. 

C. Those not eligible to enter the contest include Classified Staff members, Administrative and Professional (A&P) Faculty, Emeritus Faculty, Visiting Faculty, Scholars in Residence, and Researchers, as those terms are defined in the Faculty Handbook or University policies.


The list of lottery winners can be found here:

Computer Lottery Winners by Year (2017/18 to 2023/24)

Computer Lottery Winners by Name (2017/18 to 2023/24)

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