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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 Springboard reservation via your One Book steps. We will be offering both in-person sessions and a virtual option this year.

For on-campus Springboard, join us by parking in the Mason Street Parking Deck. Check-in opens at 8 a.m. in the Student Success Center and programming begins shortly afterward.

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

Student Schedule

Guests will:

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

Guest Schedule

For virtual Springboard, plan to be connected with us from noon to 5 p.m.

Virtual Springboard Student Schedule

Virtual Springboard Guest Schedule

First-Year Springboard Dates

College of Arts & Letters
In-person options: June 27, 29, July 6, 11, 14, 19
Virtual option: July 20

College of Business
In-person options: June 29, 30, July 6, 11, 12, 14, 18
Virtual option: July 20

College of Education
In-person options: June 28, July 7, 13, 18
Virtual option: July 20

College of Health & Behavioral Studies
In-person options: June 27, 28, 30, July 7, 12, 13, 19
Virtual option: July 20

College of Integrated Science & Engineering
In-person options: June 29, 30, July 7, 12, 13, 18
Virtual option: July 20

College of Science & Mathematics
In-person options: June 27, 28, July 6, 14, 18
Virtual option: July 20

College of Visual Performing Arts
In-person options: June 29, July 7, 11, 19
Virtual option: July 20

Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management
In-person options: June 28, July 6, 14, 18
Virtual option: July 20

Independent Scholars
In-person options: June 28, July 7, 13, 18
Virtual option: July 20 

Undeclared/Exploratory
In-person options: June 27, 28, 29, July 6, 7, 11, 13, 14, 19
Virtual option: July 20

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