On Campus Training Information

Note: Please note that these services may change due to developing safety and health guidelines. Contact service providers for updates about current offerings.


Participants are responsible for arranging and paying for their own housing. More information about local hotels, motels, and homes that rent rooms.


Estimated cost is $21.00 per day for breakfast, lunch and dinner in the EMU Dining Hall. Total cost is estimated at $105 per 5-day training session. Hours and prices of the dining hall are:

  • Hot breakfast 7 – 9 a.m. $6.00
  • Lunch 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. $7.00
  • Supper/dinner 5 – 7 p.m. $8.00

There are a variety of local restaurants within walking distance from campus. Feel free to ask for directions!


There is no public transportation to Harrisonburg from local airports. Once in Harrisonburg, there is local bus and taxi service around town.

Travel to and from EMU

By Plane:

Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport

Dulles International Airport

Reagan National Airport

Charlottesville/Albemarle Airport

Richmond International Airport

Airport Shuttle Services:

  • The Valley Connector is great option for transportation from the airport. Please contact them directly from their website for a quote and to schedule. They are a local company that offers door to door shuttle service from and to Washington Dulles International Airport, National (Ronald Reagan) Airport, BWI, and Charlottesville Regional Airport.
  • The Virginia Breeze is a bus service that leaves from various locations in Washington, DC and drops off in Harrisonburg. 

By Train: 

Amtrak: 20 minutes away in Staunton, VA

NOTE: Average cost for a rental car picked up at DC airports is $250 for one week.

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