Preferential application deadlines:
  • Fall semester: October 15
  • Spring semester: March 1
Eligibility
  • All undergraduate students at JMU are eligible and encouraged to participate in the Peace Corps Prep program, regardless of major, minor, department, academic year, or participation in other programs.
  • Applications should be submitted at least three semesters before your expected graduation date.  If you are a current fourth-year student, you may be considered–contact PC Prep Coordinator.
Steps for applying to the Peace Corps Prep Program
  1. Review the JMU PC Prep Program Student Guide
  2. Attend an information session.
  3. Attend the application workshop.
  4. Complete the Peace Corps Prep online application, preferrably by the fall or spring deadline.
  5. Meet with a Peace Corps Prep Program Coordinator to receive admission into the program.
Completing the Peace Corps Prep Program
  • Complete the coursework and other requirements.
  • Submit documentation of completing all requirements for the Peace Corps Prep program through Terra Dotta.
  • Complete the Exit Checklist.
  • Receive your official certificate from the Peace Corps!

 Next step: Ready to apply for Peace Corps? Find a Peace Corps recruiter.

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