January Hop-On Board Orientation Programming

We are thrilled to welcome students back to campus this spring. As stated in the recent university announcement, classes will begin as scheduled on January 25. Move-in and orientation for undergraduates living in Homewood residence halls will begin on January 16 as planned. 

For a full January Hop-On Board Orientation schedule, visit Guidebook or download the Guidebook App, tap the download button, and open Guidebook and look for the guide “JHU Orientation 2020”. Still, have questions? Connect with your FYM or the Office of Orientation and First-Year Experience by email or  text.

Please refer to the Spring Term Announcement for academic calendaring, academic programming, and other important details.

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.