Blue Jay Families
Blue Jay Families
Spring 2021 Move-In and Orientation Programming
To those families whose first-year students will be in-person this spring, we are excited to welcome your students to the Homewood campus and have planned a series of engaging move-in and orientation programming. Please encourage your students to attend! A schedule of activities will be made available via our Guidebook platform, which can accessed online or by downloading the Guidebook App, tapping the download button, opening Guidebook and looking for the guide “JHU Orientation 2020”. Go Hop!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
For giving and leadership opportunities, contact Parents Programs and Giving at 410-516-3413 or email email@example.com.
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