Welcome New Students!

Welcome new students and families! We are excited to welcome you to the Blue Jay community!

For more information on what to expect next, refer to our New Student Orientation page.

Making plans for your college transition? Visit our Before Classes Begin page for resources for the JHU Community.

Orientation and First-Year Experience exists to facilitate a successful transition for students through meaningful programs and events, resources, and initiatives that foster an inclusive community and create opportunities for intellectual and personal growth.


For general inquiries and concerns, contact Orientation and First-Year Experience by text at 410-376-5710 or email firstyear@jhu.edu.

For questions related to the implications of COVID-19 on new student transitions, visit our JHU Coronavirus Information website or text 410-505-7251.