Research Education Librarian working with a student at Carrier Library

We’re invested in your success and have dedicated full-time professional advisors who provide guidance designed to support you throughout your academic career and beyond.

Donna Garber
Academic Advisor
540-568-5539

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Jason Gochenour
Acadmic Advisor
540-568-5057

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For in-depth advising information, planning tools, and other resources, please visit our Canvas page.

Major Information

Majors

Included Minors for HM and SRM

  • General Business
  • Entrepreneruship 

General Planning Worksheets


Important Dates

Please read the content below and schedule an appropriate in-person appointment.

The Hart School has cutoff dates for declaring Sport and Recreation Management and Hospitality Management. Students are admitted only twice a year, October 1 and March 1.

  1. Any student wishing to take Hart School courses in the Spring semester, or any summer term session would be required to contact the Hart School advisory team and declare the change of major on or before October 1.
  2. Any student wishing to take Hart School courses in the Fall semester would be required to contact the Hart School advisory team and declare the change of major on or before March 1.
Declaring the Major

To declare a major in Sport and Recreation Management or Hospitality Management, you must:

  • Schedule an appropriate meeting for your major change by selecting 'In Person Required Change of Major Meeting' (either SRM or HM)
    • Declare SRM-BS or HM-BS.
    • Declare General Business Minor (If interested in entrepreneurship, please discuss this with the advisor during your change of major meeting). You must have a cumulative GPA, of at least 2.0 to declare the business minor.
    • Drop current major, minor, concentrations.
    • Submit request.
  • Declarations will be reviewed during one of our two annual declaration windows.
    • The fall window opens on the day that add/drop ends and runs through 5pm on October 1st.
    • The spring window opens on the day that add/drop ends and runs through 5pm on March 1st.
    • Applications received after 10/01 and after 03/01 will be held until the next window opens
    • Since you cannot have more than one active declaration in MyMadison at a time, please contact hartschool@jmu.edu if you would like us to delete your application from our queue.

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