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.

Getting Started

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:

Finally, we encourage you to get involved at JHU and visit our campus. When you are here, let us know. We would love to meet you. We are proud to call you our Blue Jay Family! Go Hop!


For general inquiries and concerns, contact Parent and Family Relations at 410-516-7355 or email

For giving and leadership opportunities, contact Parents Programs and Giving at 410-516-3413 or email

News & Announcements

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  • January Spotlight on JHU Campus Safety and Security

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  • Parents and Family Hosts Needed for Spring Admitted Student Receptions

    The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is currently seeking hosts for spring Admitted Student Receptions (ASRs) in various locations around the country. ASRs are an opportunity for admitted students and their families to build a connection with our community and learn more about the Hopkins experience. These receptions are a casual


  • The Importance of Having the Conversation About Drinking

    Your student is attending one of the nation’s leading universities, and that is a huge accomplishment. The college years, while wonderful, are also a period of heightened risk-taking—including excessive drinking. Despite the newfound independence and freedom of college, research shows that parent’s voices still matter to students. Learn how you can have healthy and impactful conversations with your student on how to make smart decisions.


  • Connecting Your Student with the Career Center

    There are many additional ways your student can work with the Career Center. We invite families to learn more!

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