Welcome to the Shenandoah Valley!
There’s a vibrant community at play and at work in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. EMU students enjoy biking, hiking, hunting, skiing, rock-climbing, canoeing, and just hanging out under typically blue skies. Want to be inside? Take in a concert, shop at Harrisonburg’s classic thrift stores, and catch up over coffee. Ski at Massanutten Resort, take in a D.C. concert, or hike in Shenandoah National Park.
Whatever your tastes, EMU is close to major East Coast cities and only minutes to spectacular outdoor recreation.
With eight colleges within 50 miles of each other, student life in our region is booming. In Harrisonburg alone there is plenty to do: farmers markets, movie theaters, parks, skiing, arboretums, churches, events and festivals.