ISSS Operations

Over the summer, the University operates from 8 am - 5 pm, Monday through Thursday and 8am – 12pm on Fridays. If you need to speak with a staff member, please schedule a meeting with them to guarantee that they will be available when you stop by.

Depending on your needs, please contact the following staff:

Student immigration: email Marlee Meikrantz Sharp

Adjustment to JMU and getting involved: email Thomas Lavenir or schedule on Calendly

Faculty immigration: email Edward Muldoon 

For all other questions, including health insurance, fees, and holds, please email us at and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Thank you!

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SEVIS Registration 

SPRING 2021: January 31, 2021 at 11:59 pm

Health Insurance Waiver Request

SPRING 2021: January 31, 2021 at 11:59 pm

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