Blue Jay Families
Blue Jay Families
Welcome to Johns Hopkins University—your student’s home away from home.
As a Blue Jay Family, you play an essential role in your student’s success. The office of Parent and Family Relations is here to provide resources and support as you and your student navigate the university and the new and dynamic experiences that occur in the college environment. The office of Parents Programs and Giving engages families in ways to support and enhance the Homewood student experience.
It won’t be too long before your Blue Jay reaches out to you for help or advice, so we encourage you to learn as much as you can about JHU and become an informed partner in your student’s education.
To get started:
- Explore this website.
- Ensure you are signed up for email updates and newsletters.
- Follow us on Facebook.
- Learn more about the events Blue Jay Families are invited to participate in throughout the academic year.
- Contact us anytime.
For general inquiries and concerns, contact Parent and Family Relations at 410-516-7355 or email email@example.com.
For giving and leadership opportunities, contact Parents Programs and Giving at 410-516-3413 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
News & Announcements
Transition Tips for First-Generation Families
Welcome first-generation families! We are delighted that your student has decided to share their college journey with us at Johns Hopkins University. The Office of Parent and Family Relations realizes there will be moments where first-generation family members may need additional help in supporting their student as they navigate the
Meet the Herbst Family
As international parents, Pierre Herbst and his wife Yvonne faced a steep learning curve when it came time to send their first child, Kameka, to college. The Herbst family resides in Hong Kong, but Kameka set her eye on Hopkins, thanks to its film program, flexible degree options, and its
Update on Johns Hopkins University’s Police Department Proposal
After a series of community discussions, consultations with experts, and studying research and best practices about public safety and university policing, Johns Hopkins has decided to once again seek legislation in the Maryland General Assembly that would authorize the university to create a small, publicly-accountable university police department to improve
No-Cost Classes Now Available at the Recreation Center
Starting in September 2018, the Department of Athletics and Recreation began offering group fitness and wellbeing classes to all full-time undergraduates and graduates on the Homewood and Peabody campuses at no additional cost! Previously, students paid for access to classes like yoga, Spinning®, Pilates, Zumba, and kickboxing. “Fall 2018 had
Recreation Center Expansion Scheduled for 2021 Opening
Opened in 2002, the Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center serves as the main location for fitness opportunities and recreational activities for Homewood and Peabody students. “Despite several major improvements over the past 17 years, the fact of the matter is that we have outgrown our space,” says Bill Harrington, Director
Learn More about Fraternity and Sorority Life
The Johns Hopkins University Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) and the Office of the Dean of Student Life recognize and value the benefits of undergraduate Greek letter organizations.