Transfer students will enroll in classes prior to attending virtual orientation. These links will help you understand what you need to consider when scheduing your classes and getting around campus. Review your transfer credit report and information about your major so you understand the classes in which you should enroll. Remember: if you completed an approved transfer associate degree, you do not need to enroll in any general education courses

1. 1st semester Transfer Enrollment Webinar: Tuesday November 30th at 7 p.m. Register herePanelists from Transfer Advising, the Registrar's office, Orientation, and Orientation Peer Advisors will be present to answer incoming students' questions. Topics of discussion include enrollment tips and tricks, summer orientation Q&As and more. We look forward to helping ALL incoming students get their questions answered! If you would like a link to view the recording of the webinar, please email transferadvising@jmu.edu.

2. Your academic advisor - You will be assigned to your academic advisor when you make an orientation reservation. Your advisor will be available to answer questions when your enrollment appointment opens.

3. Your enrollment appointment - Click the link to view a short video on how to find your enrollment appointment. Your advisor will reach out to you before your enrollment appointment begins to assist you with choosing classes.

4. Can I Get There On Time? - Use this walking map to determine if you can get between back-to-back classes across campus.  The classroom location is located in the class search information.  If there is a checkmark between the locations, you can get from one class to the next in 15 minutes.  For example, you can get from a class in Maury Hall in the Bluestone area to Showker Hall in the Lakeside area in 15 minutes. You can also utilize the campus bus sytem to get across campus.

5. Schedule Planner (video) -  Schedule Planner assists you with the creation of your class schedule. Use Schedule Planner to identify multiple schedule options based on your course selections.  Schedule Planner allows you to block times that you may be unavailable due to practice times or other commitments.

6. How to enroll in classes - MyMadison Tutorials - Tutorials on using MyMadison to enroll in classes, fast ways to find the GenEd courses that are open in each cluster, dropping vs. swapping a class, and how to change/declare a major/minor (the process to change your major or declare a 2nd major or a minor will become available to you after July 23rd). 

7. Waitlists - Waitlists are only available for certain courses. If the course has waitlist availability, you will see a yellow triangle under the STATUS label when you search for open classes. We may be able to assist you in registering for a waitlisted course - please check with your advisor before adding yourself to a waitlist! 

 

 

Back to Top