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Summer Office Hours

The Off-Campus Life Office has adjusted hours during the summer months. During summer, our office hours are 9am-5pm Monday through Thursday and 9am-noon Fridays. Also, as our office currently has only one staff member working this summer, the office may close intermittently during these hours for meetings or other trainings. We apologize in advance for … Continue reading

Travel Safety

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To: All JMU Students

To: All JMU Students The mission of Off Campus Life is rooted in a desire to promote your success both as a student and a member of the Harrisonburg community. In light of recent media coverage concerning off campus parties, we would like to encourage you to reflect on the impact your choices have on … Continue reading

OCL events

Property Manager Lunch Celebration
Tue, 26 May 2015
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Festival Highlands Room


Mo' Money, Less Problems - OCL Budget Workshop
Tue, 08 Sep 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Festival Highlands Room: This workshop is Passport Approved and provides students with information on how to create a basic budget, including how to budget for savings, pay back debt, and learn how personal values impact the budgeting process.


Leasing 101
Tue, 15 Sep 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Festival Ballroom A: Come learn basic information about leases to understand the legal nature of a lease agreement. Learn the components of a lease and what to look for when signing a lease, know the different types of leases, learn financial responsibility involved in leasing, and become aware of your rights and the Virginia Landlord and Tenant Act, as well as how OCL can help with the leasing process. There will be snacks provided and any student can attend, no sign-up necessary.


Off Campus Life Fall Housing Fair
Wed, 30 Sep 2015
10:30 AM to 3:00 PM - Festival Ballroom Grand: Off-Campus Life Fall Housing Fair- Students come learn about area properties available for off-campus living and determine which properties meet their living needs. Property managers are available to answer questions and assist in application/ leasing process for apartments.


Mo'Money, Less Problems-OCL Budget Workshop
Wed, 14 Oct 2015
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Festival Ballroom B/C


Mo'Money, Less Problems-OCL Budget Workshop
Tue, 10 Nov 2015
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Festival Highlands Room


Off Campus Life Winter Housing Fair
Wed, 18 Nov 2015
10:30 AM to 3:30 PM - Festival Ballroom Grand: Off-Campus Life Winter Housing Fair- Students learn about area off-campus housing options in Harrisonburg and have the opportunity to ask questions and learn which housing complexes meet their individual needs. Property managers are available to answer questions and assist with the application/ leasing process.


Mo'Money, Less Problems-OCL Budget Workshop
Wed, 02 Dec 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Festival Highlands Room


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