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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 orient new employees of all levels to James Madison University while fostering an environment of interconnectivity, camaraderie, and engagement. 


Please be aware that you must be employed by the event date to attend. 

Upcoming Connections Day events are scheduled to be held in the Montpelier Room and upstairs foyer of the East Campus Dining Hall from 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on:

  • Tuesday, June 11, 2024 REGISTER
  • Wednesday, August 7, 2024
  • Tuesday, September 17, 2024 
  • Wednesday, November 6, 2024 

By registering for this event, you are making a commitment to attend. If for some reason after registering you are unable to attend the event, please reach out to Priscilla Jones, Onboard Specialist, at (540)-568-3597 or as soon as possible.

  • 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 being 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.

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

If you  have any questions, please contact Onboarding at 540-568-3597 or

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