Welcome to the Shenandoah Valley!

There’s a vibrant community at play and at work in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, and Harrisonburg is rated among the top college towns in the nation.

Where you are matters. Whether you're a student, parent, alumnus, future employee or just want to know more about EMU, you'll discover there is much to love about Harrisonburg and the Shenandoah Valley. You can enjoy biking, hiking, hunting, skiing, rock-climbing, canoeing, and just hanging out under typically blue skies. Take in a concert, shop downtown, and catch up over coffee. 

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No matter where you are you will discover that Harrisonburg earns our nickname as "the friendly city." 

Downtown Harrisonburg
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Downtown Harrisonburg

Downtown Harrisonburg features a variety of shops, restaurants and special events.


Take a virtual tour of campus

Virtual Tour

Read EMU's land acknowledgement statement


Shenandoah Valley Region

Fun Outdoors

Our campus is less than an hour from two national forests and Shenandoah National Park!

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