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Welcome to James Madison University!

Congratulations for choosing JMU to be your home for the next few years! We hope that you are looking forward to your experience at JMU and that you plan to join the Marching Royal Dukes.

After acceptance to the university, an email inviting you to join the band will be sent to you by the end of May. In it, you will receive important information about our season, as well as a link to our online registration form.

TO JOIN US, please click the "Join the MRDs" button below, and complete the MRD Member Form.  You will also need to inform your Freshman Adviser during your Summer Springboard session that you are interested in joining the marching band. During your enrollment period, all new members (freshmen and transfer students) should enroll in MUAP 237 - Section 0003.


TRANSFER STUDENTS, please visit our Transfer Student page for additional information specific to your transition to JMU and into the Marching Royal Dukes.

Join the MRDs!

Once we receive your Member Form, you will be automatically added to our roster and we will send you a confirmation e-mail. You will begin receiving pre-season updates via email in late July. All of this information will also be available on our BAND CAMP page.

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