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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:

  • 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.

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!

Questions?

For general inquiries and concerns, contact Parent and Family Relations at 410-516-7355 or email bluejayfamilies@jhu.edu.

For giving and leadership opportunities, contact Parents Programs and Giving at 410-516-3413 or email parents@jhu.edu.


Upcoming Events

  • HUB

    December 13, 2018

    Cell Biology Seminar: David Hackam

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  • HUB

    December 13, 2018

    Dept. of Biological Chemistry Tuesday Seminar Series: Kaoru Goto

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  • HUB

    December 13, 2018

    MyPaTH Storybooth lunch and learn

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News & Announcements

  • Leaving the nest 2019

    As the season changes, thoughts begin to turn towards finding housing off-campus for second-year students. Students, along with their families, have many questions about this process and the Off-Campus Housing Office has provided some tips to help.

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  • Blue Jay Family feature: Skaff family

    There are many elements to consider when selecting a college, from the range of majors offered and the reputation of the institution, to the size and location of the campus. After narrowing the options down to a shortlist of schools and scheduling in-person visits, the first impression of a college community is often the deciding factor.

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  • Thanksgiving with College Students: Fantasy versus getting it right

    As Thanksgiving approaches, we wanted to share the article below with you that ran in the New York Times on November 15, 2015. We hope you enjoy it.

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  • VP for Security seeks input from Students, Families

    Johns Hopkins’ Vice President for Security Melissa Hyatt is establishing new channels of communication to ensure the Johns Hopkins security operation is accessible and responsive.

    Hyatt is actively seeking feedback from students on all campuses by creating a new Student Advisory Committee for Security.

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  • Join us in Helping Hopkins!

    There are several opportunities for our Blue Jay Families to engage and volunteer throughout the year. For example, you may consider becoming a Blue Jay Family Ambassador. As an ambassador, you support JHU by volunteering your time to help with campus events and outreach activities in the surrounding area and in

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  • 2018-19 Parent and Family Guide Now Available

    The 2018-19 version of the JHU Parent and Family Guide is now available! This guide provides parents and family members with a broad overview of the Homewood campus and relevant campus and community resources to support their Jay’s success.