Our Mission

The Office of Orientation and Transition engages students in the JMU learning experience by preparing them to be active and authentic members of the university community.

Our Values

Authenticity: We promote authorship of our own stories and encourage pursuit of passions and individual value. 

Community: We strive to foster a sense of belonging and connection to others, the university and Harrisonburg community through meaningful relationships and experiences.

Leadership: We strive to provide transformative experiences for students to become leaders on campus and their community through intentional learning opportunities.

Student Centered: We prioritize the needs of all students to promote a successful transition.

Student Success: We strive to provide transitional experience for students to become successful in and out of the classroom through active engagement, knowledge of resources and collaboration.

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