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Application Timeline

Steps Time/Deadline
OTCAS and JMU Graduate School Application open July 16, 2020
Early Decision Applications Due (all materials)  August 14, 2020
Early Decision Notification  End of October 2020
Regular Decision Applications Due (all materials) December 1, 2020
OTCAS verification deadline January 10, 2021
Copies of fall semester unofficial transcripts  January 10, 2021
Commitment response due and $500 deposit Two weeks after invitation*
Regular Decision Notification Spring 2021
Mandatory on-campus orientation Late May 2021
Classes begin (link to JMU academic calendar) June 2021 

*If an applicant is accepted to the Program, a non-refundable $500 deposit is required to hold a seat in the incoming cohort.  This payment must be made by the deadline.  Those applicants who matriculate into the OT Program will have the deposit put towards their tuition.