Blue Jay Families: Hop on Board Webinar Series

Welcome to Hopkins Blue Jay Families! Please join us as we aim to provide a smooth transition into the Blue Jay community.

The Blue Jay Families: Hop on Board orientation program is designed to provide context, information, and resources to incoming families. The Office of Family Engagement is dedicated to helping new families transition smoothly into the Hopkins community by providing a plethora of information and resources. The full webinar schedule is detailed below, be sure to register now! All virtual programs will be recorded and made available on our website shortly after each webinar is held.

You are also welcome to explore previous webinars held for Blue Jay families in 2023-2023.

2023 Summer Webinar Schedule

Blue Jay Families: Hop on Board

Unless otherwise noted, all webinars begin at 7 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Please continue to check back for any schedule changes. Webinar recordings will be posted once they are available.

DateProgram
Wednesday, May 31, 7-8pm EDTNavigating Course Registration for KSAS First-Year Students
Attendees can expect to learn about the summer academic advising process and the course registration process for new KSAS students.
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Wednesday, June 14, 7-8pm EDTOn-Campus Living and Dining
Residential Life, Housing, and Dining will share what it's like to be living on campus as a new student and answer questions.
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Wednesday, June 28, 7-8pm EDTStudent Health and Well-Being
The purpose of this webinar is to provide families with information and insight about what services and resources the offices of Health Promotion and Well-Being, Student Health and Wellness Center and Student Disability Services offer on campus. We will also cover the Student Health Insurance. It is also an opportunity for families and students to ask questions.
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Wednesday, July 12, 7-8pm EDTCampus Safety and Transportation
Living on an urban campus is a new experience for many of our students. This session will go over the extensive safety and transportation resources on campus.
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Wednesday, July 19, 7-8pm EDTFLI Compass Webinar-Supporting and Partnering from Afar: Navigating the first weeks of college
Please join our Center for Students Success Directors and Staff Psychologist for a conversation about supporting your student in navigating the first few weeks of college. In this webinar, we will discuss what to expect in the first weeks of college, identify the key resources, tools, and supports on campus for students, and invite discussion on how families and parents can best partner with their student and our staff/programs to provide a community of support and empowerment to students through their transition.
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Wednesday, July 26, 7-8pm EDTUnderstanding Your Tuition Bill
Join us as we explain what student tuition bills look like, how to arrange payments, and answer questions around affording a Hopkins education. Both Student Enrollment and Account Management (SEAM) and Student Financial Support will be on hand to explain, answer questions, and help decode your bill.
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Wednesday, July 26, 8-9pm EDTFinances for FLI Students
The second hour of this webinar will be devoted to sharing financial information specific to our FLI students. FLI families are welcome to join both hours or just the second hour.
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