JMU Washington Semester Application
Please review the entire application before you begin. The application requires that you provide contact information for two faculty references, calculate your major and overall GPA, and write a brief essay.
Please be prepared to answer these questions before you begin completing the form.
If you have any questions, email Dr. David A. Jones at
JMU EID Number
Street or Campus Box Number
JMU email address
Other email address
Major 2 (if applicable)
Minor 1 (if applicable)
Minor 2 (if applicable)
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Expected Graduation Date
-- Select --
GPA overall / all courses
GPA major courses (estimated)
I would prefer the housing arranged by JMU (recommended)
I will arrange my own housing
For housing purposes, it will be helpful to know something about your gender or gender identity. What is your gender or gender identity?
Are you willing to live in a gender-neutral or mixed-gender apartment?
Not applicable because I plan to arrange for my own housing
Fall 2022 (U.S. Politics and Policy)
Spring 2023 (Global Affairs)
Either Fall 2022 or Spring 2023
Reference 1 Name
Reference 1 Email Address
Reference 2 Name
Reference 2 Email Address
In a brief essay (300 to 400 words), please describe yourself and what you hope to gain from the program. If relevant, briefly explain your program preference (fall v. spring, political science v. global affairs).
Do you have pending or past university judicial violations at JMU?
Yes. If yes, please provide date and brief description of the violation.
Yes. If yes, please provide date and brief description of the violation._comment
IMPORTANT: Admission to JMU Washington Semester is based, minimally, on a review by the program director and a verification of your records, including your status according to Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, the University Business Office, and the Office of Student Accountability & Restorative Practices. Your participation may be denied if your university records or conduct prior to departure raises doubts about your ability to participate in JMU Washington Semester effectively.
By providing an electronic signature below, you authorize JMU Washington Semester to review your university records, including your status according to Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, the University Business Office, and the Office of Student Accountability and Restorative Practices, for the purposes of confirming your academic and disciplinary standing with James Madison University. You acknowledge and agree that this authorization will remain in effect during the term of your involvement with JMU Washington Semester.
SIGNED (full name):
That is the final question.
To submit your application, click on the Done button below.
We will notify you or our decision as soon as possible. If you have any questions, email Dr. David Jones at
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