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 Parent and Family Relations 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 2021-2022.

2022 Webinar Full Schedule

Blue Jay Families: Hop on Board

Unless otherwise noted, all webinars begin at 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Please continue to check back for any schedule changes. Webinar recordings will be posted once they are available.

DateProgram 
Wednesday, June 1, 8-9pm EDTNavigating Course Registration for KSAS Students
This webinar is designed for families whose student has been admitted into the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. Attendees can expect to learn about the summer academic advising process for new students and course registration.
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Wednesday, June 15, 8-9pm EDTHousing, Dining and Residential Life
Residential Life, Housing, and Dining will be available to share what it's like to living on campus as a new student and answer questions.
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Wednesday, June 29, 8-9pm 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 13, 8-9pm EDTStudent Health and Wellness
Student Health Insurance, CHEW, and Student Health and Wellness will discuss the extensive health and wellness resources on campus available for your student.
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Wednesday, July 27, 8-9pm 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 Services will be on hand to explain, answer questions, and help decode your bill.
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Wednesday, August 10, 8-9pm EDTFamilies of First-Generation, Limited Income
Families of First-Generation, Limited Income Students Webinar: Learn the in's and out's of JHU, what resources are available to help your student navigate and succeed at JHU.
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Wednesday, September 14, 8-9pm EDTAsk Me Anything: A Family's Perspective on the Hopkins Experience
Join us to hear about the JHU experience from Blue Jay Families. Attendees will have to opportunity to ask questions.
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