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Throughout the year, Human Resources hosts a special event for new faculty and staff called Connections Day. Connections Day is designed to build comradery and engage new employees of all levels and classifications. It includes presentations and activities designed to help newcomers:

  • Strengthen the connection to the JMU community by meeting and networking with new colleagues from across the university.
  • Gain an understanding of the university’s mission, values, and strategic plan and how employees contribute to JMU’s vision of becoming the national model of the engaged university.
  • Discover JMU’s history.
  • Hear about resources that support career development.
  • Learn about campus activities, discounts, benefits, and services available to JMU employees.

Upcoming Connections Day events are scheduled to be held in the Montpelier Room and upstairs foyer of the East Dining Hall on:

  • Wednesday, August 2, 2023 from 8:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  REGISTER

Join us for this special event designed to engage and connect new employees!

If you  have any questions, please contact the Recruitment Assistant at 540-568-3597 or

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