We are delighted to be a part of your JMU journey!

Whether this is your first college adventure or you are joining us with some classes under your belt, we are here to help you get started. Orientation is broken into three phases to help you prepare for the transition to becoming the newest Duke. Learn more about each phase below.

The One Book

Ready to start your transition to JMU? After you pay your deposit, you will sign in to the One Book steps using your JMU eID and password. The One Book steps are now available for Spring 2024 students. 

The One Book Website!

Springboard Peer Discussion
Spring Orientation

Spring Orientation will be taking place on campus January 12, 2024. More information including a schedule for the day will be posted soon. We look forward to welcoming you to campus!  

Transfer Spring Orientation 

First Year Spring Orientation


Students enjoying the Pep Rally during Weeks of Welcome
Weeks of Welcome

In January, following the conclusion of Spring Orientation, you will have the opportunity to connect with other incoming students and be immersed in several academic and social programs throughout the first few weeks to help you get to know JMU better!

Transfer Weeks of Welcome

First Year Weeks of Welcome

Connect with Orientation and Transition

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