• Green Dot Green Dot: Everyone Has to Do Something
    October 22, 2019: If you’ve walked around campus this past month, you may have seen something about Green Dot. But what is Green Dot, exactly? Green Dot is an on-campus initiative that is working to change the culture surrounding power-ba
  • default image Performers Deliver Laughs and Realness at the UPB and SOGIE Drag Show
    October 17, 2019: Festival Ballroom was a little bit shinier than normal on Saturday, October 5th. UPB and Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Expression (SOGIE) put on a Drag Show featuring the glamorous drag queens of Rhinestone Pr
  • Crazy Commons Get Crazy in the Commons
    October 12, 2019: As JMU’s campus expands, the Commons in between D‑hall and Madison Union provides a central location to bring the student body together. Student organizations, fraternities, and sororities use the space...
  • JMU Letters MAD4U Promotes JMU Spirit with Their Football Watch Parties
    October 11, 2019: The JMU campus always feels a little too quiet on fall weekends when the football team has an away game. Home games bring spirit and excitement to the student body, and MAD4U believes that away games should be able to do
  • Daniel-Franzese-Image-300x200 Daniel Franzese Taps into Mean Girls Nostalgia for Comedy Night
    October 10, 2019: As students flooded into Grafton, the iconic mantra “on Wednesdays we wear pink” seemed to echo. UPB members were all decked out in pink shirts in honor of Daniel Franzese, known widely for his role as “Damien” in the no
  • Grafton Chairs UPB Updates Movie Nights
    October 9, 2019:  If you love movies, then we’ve got some good news for you. UPB has updated their weekly movie nights at Grafton Stovell Theater. Students and staff members can now see movies for free if they present a...
  • Madipalooza 2015 Combat the Sophomore Slump with Second Year Success
    October 3, 2019: Are you going through a sophomore slump? If so, think about applying for the Second Year Success Program through the Office of Off Campus Life and the Office of Career and Academic Planning! JMU has a wide range of r
  • Tea Time Mad4U Wants to Know: What’s the TEA?
    October 1, 2019: Marginalized peoples are often misunderstood. Through this misunderstanding, they often find themselves further outcast from the community. To combat misunderstanding, Mad4U is Shades of Pride and the Black Student Allia
  • Learn to Find Peace of Mind Learn to Find Peace of Mind
    September 19, 2019: Once you have calmed your mind, use your spare energy at Let’s Dance Dukes every Thursday from 12-1 in the commons, or the third-floor lounge if its raining.          Academic Advisor at the Hart...
  • default image Find Your Place at Madison Union’s Open House!
    September 3, 2019: Have lunch with us and get to know your Union on September 5 from 11am to 2pm! There will be food throughout the building including crab dip, nachos, fruits and veggies, cheese and crackers, spinach dip, ice cream, brown
  • PLA Shirt Learn How to Take Charge with JMU’s Presidential Leadership Academy
    April 24, 2019: Creating an impact on campus is no easy task, but those who succeed do not go unrecognized. Each year, JMU hosts the Presidential Leadership Academy, a week-long seminar that allows students who have shown their leadersh
  • tpain concert 1 Can’t Believe It: T-Pain Takes Over Convo
    April 23, 2019: The end of the academic year at JMU traditionally carries a lot of stress. The heavy workload of classes, impending graduation, and finding summer jobs pile up and create anxiety amongst the community. As the semester wi
  • All Together One The JMU Community is Celebrated in the 2019 All Together One Awards
    April 18, 2019: On the sunny Spring afternoon of April 9, Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society (ODK) presented the All Together One Awards to their 2019 recipients. The honors were presented to a lively crowd and many passersby on the newl
  • Egg Hunt on the Row 2019 FSL Egg Hunt on the Row: A Harrisonburg Event
    April 17, 2019: Looking for a fun, kid friendly, and totally free spring activity? Come down to Greek Row on JMU’s campus for the annual Fraternity and Sorority Life Egg Hunt on the Row this Thursday April 18th! The sororities and frate
  • Greek Sing Accentuate Greek Week With Greek Sing
    April 12, 2019: On Sunday, April 14th Fraternity and Sorority Life is hosting a charity event with choreographed singing and dancing by Greek Organizations in the Convocation Center from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.Proceeds will go...
  • Madipalooza 1 Cure Your Spring Fever with Madipalooza!
    April 11, 2019: Spring is here and so is our excitement to get outside! School maybe getting busy, but that doesn’t mean we have to waste all this good weather. So leave your winter blues at home and grab all your friends and festival g
  • Career Closet Browse Professional Clothing at Madison Union’s Career Closet
    April 5, 2019: Having trouble navigating how to present yourself in the professional world? Don’t have appropriate clothes for those job interviews? Job searching can be a stressful process for college students, but Madison Union is he
  • Student Activities and Involvement Drive Southview Tragedy Unites Community
    March 29, 2019: On Thursday March 28, the JMU community was shaken to its core as a five-alarm structural fire broke out at the Southview Apartment Complex. While the Harrisonburg Fire and Police Departments were quick to arrive, the fl
  • UPBreak Free Escape Deep Sea Danger at UPBreak Free!
    March 26, 2019: Do you like mysteries? Do you feel like challenging yourself with an elaborate puzzle? On Saturday, March 30th, from 4-10PM, UPB is hosting an escape room competition on Festival Lawn! If you’d like to compete, sign up o
  • Success or Burnout Dux Leadership Presents the Technology Advantage: Tool or Tyrant?
    March 25, 2019: What comes to mind when you think of leadership? Often, larger than life figures leading great armies or nations through turbulent times can cloud the portrait of what leadership entails at the individual level. Dux Lead
  • default image Paint Some Happy Little Trees with Bob Ross!
    March 21, 2019: This Saturday, March 23rd, from 9 to 11pm, UPB is hosting a Bob Ross painting session in Festival Lower Drum! If you’re a fan of his work or just his encouraging, playful attitude, you need to be there! Even if you don’t
  • Rumble Down Under 2019 Rumble Down Under: The Fight for Madipalooza
    March 20, 2019: Madipalooza, one of the biggest yearly events at JMU, provides a space where everyone, no matter age or background, can come together and unite over their love of music. For such a high-profile event, how could anyone po
  • FSL Hazing FSL Gets Real About Hazing
    March 15, 2019: Evelyn Piazza and Debbie Debrick are two members of the Anti-Hazing Coalition, a group that aims to promote anti-hazing legislation across the country. Evelyn, who lost her son Tim to hazing in 2017, turns her grief into
  • Style and Tradition 2nd Annual Style & Tradition T-Shirt Design Contest!
    March 14, 2019: Show off your creative skills for Madison Union, and score some cash in the process! Using three colors or less, submit your digital or hand-drawn t-shirt idea to be considered for Madison Union’s second annual Style &
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