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Transfer 1787 August Orientation

It was August 1787 when James Madison and his buddies met in Philadelphia and wrote the U.S. Constitution. Through wigs and wooden teeth, they made a tremendous transition! This country was never the same, and you won't be either after your time at 1787. JMU August Orientation is called 1787 because the month of August will bring tremendous transitions for you. 

Here’s how it works:

Transfer 1787 August Orientation will begin on Friday, August 28 for all new transfer students. This is a very exciting time and opportunity to meet new friends, reconnect with your ANTs, and really learn your way around campus so you won't be lost on the first day of classes. So, block off August 28-30 on your calendar because we have some great things planned for you!  You'll get your Compass (your schedule for 1787) at Check-in on Friday in Grafton, but we figured you'd want a preview of the activities we have planned for you.