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As a parent or family member, your most important role is providing support and motivation for your Blue Jay. Additionally, we encourage you to get involved in ways that can further enhance your family’s experience and connect you to the university.

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The Hopkins Parents Fund

The Hopkins Parents Fund directly supports student programming, campus traditions, and extracurricular activities that are not covered by tuition and fees. Your unrestricted donation empowers the institution to offer additional resources, support services, events, and activities throughout the year that enhance student life and provide an essential element of belonging and balance to the rigorous JHU academic experience.

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The Hopkins Parents Leadership Giving Circles

As a proud parent of a Hopkins student, we encourage you to deepen your JHU relationship by joining The Hopkins Parents Leadership Giving Circles, a vibrant community of engaged families whose annual philanthropy fuels campus life, as well as social and leadership opportunities for all undergraduate students. Leadership-level annual gifts, starting at $1,000, add up to strengthen learning and extracurricular experiences across Homewood, and provide opportunities and access that may otherwise not be possible.

The Hopkins Parents Leadership Giving Circles recognize our exceptional community of loyal, Hopkins family supporters who go above and beyond to give back and empower the university to fulfill its mission of bringing innovation and discovery to the world.

Senior Parent Challenge

The Senior Parent Challenge is an annual JHU tradition for families to recognize their Blue Jay or another individual who impacted their student’s undergraduate experience (such as a professor, staff member, or peer). The honorees will receive acknowledgment cards recognizing your special tributes. Gifts, of any size, to the Senior Parent Challenge support The Hopkins Parents Fund programs and initiatives which directly fuel extracurricular experiences across Homewood, strengthen learning opportunities, support longstanding campus traditions.