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The Student Handbook is maintained by the Office of Student Accountability and Restorative Practices, a department in the Division of Student Affairs and University Planning (SAUP)

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Student Handbook Updates

The 2017-2018 James Madison University Student Handbook is now available exclusively online at www.jmu.edu/handbook. To review the JMU Student Handbook, use the gold navigation tabs to the left of the page.

It is the responsibility of every student to know and follow the policies outlined in the JMU Student Handbook along with federal, state, and local laws. The JMU Student Handbook also outlines the Accountability Process – the process used to resolve allegations of student misconduct, as well as the rights of a student throughout the Accountability Process.

Substantive changes were made to the JMU Student Handbook for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. As such, this document outlines for the campus community the changes implemented this Academic Year.

NOTE: This document is not a comprehensive publication of the JMU Student Handbook. The FULL JMU Student Handbook is only available at jmu.edu/handbook using the gold navigation tabs to the left of the page.

If you have questions, please contact the Office of Student Accountability and Restorative Practices at 540-568-6218 or via OSARP@jmu.edu.


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