Resources For JMU Parents

CollegiateParent’s guide to the James Madison University Community

 

 

Here’s the basic information about James Madison University at a glance. Be sure to check out the guide below for more information on how to support your JMU student!
Name:James Madison University
Address:800 South Main Street
HarrisonburgVA, 22807
Phone Number:(540) 568-6211
Website:www.jmu.edu/
Type:Academic
Awards:Less than 1 year, Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:20855
Faculty Ratio:16 to 1

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  • My Son’s Spring Break Nightmare: What This Mom Wants Parents to Know
    My husband Joe and I were winding down on a quiet Sunday evening. Our 20-year-old twin boys left for their spring break trip to Mexico earlier in the morning. We didn’t have nearly enough time with them this trip but the sushi dinner and belly laughs we had with them the night before more than […]
  • 11 Steps to Take If You Suspect Your Adult Child Is In An Unhealthy Relationship
    As a parent, it can be incredibly scary to think about your adult child being in an abusive or unhealthy relationship. But the reality is that 1 in 3 girls and 1 in 4 guys will be in an abusive relationship at some point in their lives. (1) That’s over 1.5 million teens a year […]
  • When Your Mom Beats You At Freshman Year
    By the time my sister left the house and headed for the same large state university I had enrolled in two years previously, my mother was officially an empty nester. Not just any empty nester, she was a single empty nester. Still working full-time until she was sixty-five and able to draw her federal pension, […]
  • Lessons From Our Mothers: Is There One That Means the Most to You?
    As young parents we fear our toddlers’ falls, or where their curiosity takes them, unsecured by sound judgment. Even scarier, though, is considering our young adult children as they make their way in a complicated world. What values will they hold dear? Have we as parents anchored them so that they can lead a meaningful […]

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