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This one-day program in June or July is designed to get you ready for your arrival on campus in August. This day is full of opportunities for you and your family to discover everything that JMU offers. 

Make your Summer Springboard reservation via your One Book steps. We will be offering both in-person and virtual options this year.

For on-campus Springboard join us by parking in the East Campus Parking Deck. Check-in opens at 7:45 in the Atlantic Union Bank Center and programming begins shortly after 8.

Students will join other new students to:

  • Meet your academic advisor
  • Get the inside scoop from OPAs (Orientation Peer Advisers)
  • Prepare for your new life at JMU

Family members and guests will:

  • Discover more about student services and resources
  • Get answers to key questions
Schedule Overview

University Welcome
Students and family members will be welcomed by Orientation staff and our Vice President of Student Affairs, Dr. Tim Miller.

Your College Home
Learn about academic expectations from faculty in your College.

Peer Discussion
Discover what it's like to be a student at JMU from Orientation Peer Advisers' perspectives.

Academic Advising
Confirm your fall schedule with your Academic Advisor. 

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