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Office Closings/ Hours Changes

The Off-Campus Life Office will be closed on Tuesday April 28th from 6-8pm for a Staff End of Year/ Graduation Party. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause. Also, we will have adjusted hours during exams, being open Monday-Thursday May 4th-7th from 9am-5pm and Friday May 8th from 9am-noon.

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.

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.

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