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Schedule - September 24, 3 - 6 pm

1:00-2:45 pm: Arrive at Hotel Madison

1:00 - 3:30 pm Buffet meal provided for recruiters at Hotel Madison

3-6 pm: Graduate & Professional School Fair



  • Cancellation Deadline for 100% refund: September 1, 2019.
  • Cancellation Deadline for 50% refund: September 15, 2019.
  • No refund will be issued for cancellations received after September 15, 2019.
  • If the event is canceled by James Madison University due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, a full refund will be issued. 


  • All registration fees includes 5 feet of table space, event publicity, and lunch for 1 representative.
  • $225: Registration Fee
  • $15: Additional Attendees (beyond the 1 person covered by the registration fee)

Register now!

Travel, Parking & Lodging

Recruiters are eligible to receive a reduced rate for guest rooms at Hotel Madison on Monday, September 23 and Tuesday, September 24.  A limited number of rooms are available for $99 per night for single and double occupancy. Additional persons will be charged $10 per adult per night. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes unless tax exempt in the state of Virginia.

Reservations will be made by individuals directly with the hotel. Book online. Reservations can also be made by calling 540-564-0200 referencing The Graduate School Fair.

Self-parking fee of $5 per night is WAIVED for overnight guests. Valet parking is $10 per night.

Parking for attending only the fair is free in the adjacent parking deck.

Get directions to Hotel Madison.

Mailing Materials

Need to send your materials in advance?

email: for details.

Inclement Weather

If the university is closed or the opening of the university is delayed until 11am or later, the Fair will be rescheduled. If the university opens by 10am, the Fair will run as scheduled. In the event that the university closes during the day the event will be immediately canceled, and all employer fees will be refunded. For JMU cancellation information go to or call 540-433-5300.

Majors at JMU

Learn more about the majors available to JMU students as you plan your visit.


The Graduate School Fair is sponsored by the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional (NSVR) Consortium.

For more information, contact The Graduate School, 540-568-6131,

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