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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, you should receive an e-mail by the end of May from the JMU Admissions Office inviting you to join the Marching Royal Dukes. Included will be important information about our season. If you are interested in joining the band, simply click the "Join the MRDs" button below to complete the MRD Member Form.

Then, during your Summer Springboard Orientation, please make sure to inform your Academic Adviser of your interest in joining the MRDs, and they will help you enroll in the class, MUAP237 - Section 0003.

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If you are a current JMU student and would like to join the MRD's, please follow the instructions on the Incoming Freshmen page.

STUDENTS ATTENDING BRCC or Eastern Mennonite University:

If you are attending BRCC or EMU and want to be a part of the JMU Marching Royal Dukes:

  1. Complete the MRD MEMBER FORM (above)
  2. After you submit your form, you will receive a confirmation email.
  3. After July 1, 2021, you will need to contact the office of Outreach and Engagement to register for MUAP 237 - Section 0003, as a "non-degree-seeking student"

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