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James Madison University’s Center for Global Engagement offers unique study abroad opportunities for incoming first year students!

Dominican Republic | Global Engagement and Service Learning

Travel with other James Madison University students and faculty, participate in an exciting service learning experience at a local orphanage in Santo Domingo, and earn credits all before you officially start at JMU in the fall! This program is for incoming (deposited) first year JMU students only. 

Dates: TBD

Application Deadline: TBD

For more information go to: Global Engagement and Service-Learning in the Dominican Republic

London | First Semester (Fall 2021)

Incoming (deposited) first year students now have the opportunity to earn 16 James Madison University credits while studying in London for your first semester at JMU! Learn more at: JMU Semester in London.

Dates: TBD


WRTC 103 (Gen Ed Cluster 1 writing requirement)

ARTH 316, HUM 200L, HUM 251L (Gen Ed Cluster 2)

ISAT 112 (Gen Ed Gluster 3)

UNST 390 (University Studies - 1 credit)

General Elective classes chosen from a variety of areas including Theatre, Art History, and British History

Any student who has tested out of WRTC or MATH will take General Elective courses from other London offerings in History, Theatre, Politics, and Culture.

Application Deadline: TBD

Program Director: Amy Paugh,, 540-568-7932

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