The Office of Orientation and Transition at James Madison University is comprised of full-time professional and student staff who develop, coordinate and supervise the transitional needs of first-year and transfer students entering JMU. The Office of Orientation and Transition coordinates Summer Orientation, Weeks of Welcome, prepares publications such as The One Book, selects, hires, and trains approximately 350 student staff to assist new students and family members in their transition to JMU. Staff members work throughout the year to ensure incoming first-year and transfer students are provided with the resources, knowledge and peer connections for success at JMU.

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