Family Weekend Schedule 2022

A family of four poses for a photo on Homewood campus while wearing Johns Hopkins t-shirts

Family Weekend is for all families of undergraduate students at Johns Hopkins University and will be held Friday, October 14 through Sunday, October 16, 2022. A complete list of Family Weekend activities and events can be found below. Most events are free and will be on a first come first served basis. Registration is now open in Hopkins Groups through this link.

Family Weekend Registration

 

In order to register, you will need to create an account in Hopkins Groups and detailed instructions can be found here.

Creating a Hopkins Groups Account

 

Please note that we ask all visitors to campus to be vaccinated, boosted, and in some cases, wear a mask at indoor events. More information on the current University requirements can be found here: Coronavirus Guidelines

Directions to campus for Friday & Sunday

Directions to campus for Saturday Due to the Baltimore Running Festival

Where to stay

2022 Family Weekend Schedule

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Friday, October 14

Family Check In – 12:00-5:00pm Decker Quad, in front of Mason Hall

Stop by during this time to check in for Family Weekend and let us know you have arrived. Staff will be available to answer any questions you have about the schedule and programming. Families only need to check in one time.

Off-Campus Housing Open House Coffee Hour – open to all – 10:00-12:00pm McCoy Hall, Terrace Level

Have questions about finding off-campus housing? Our staff will be on hand to answer questions and provide an area map and list of commercial residential properties near campus. No formal presentation will be given. Families will be able to go on a self-guided walking tour at their own pace. Select commercial residential properties will be open until 5pm on Friday and between 10am – 4pm on Saturday.

Off-Campus Housing Information Sessions – open to all, registration required – 1:00-3:30pm McCoy Hall, Terrace Level

Formal information sessions will be offered to give an overview of the off-campus housing process and area commercial residential properties. Following the session, families will be provided an area map and list of commercial residential properties near campus for a self-guided walking tour at their own pace. Select commercial residential properties will be open until 5pm and between 10am – 4pm on Saturday. Registration is required and will be limited to three tickets per family.

Ritual of Remembrance Walking Tour – 12:00-1:00pm Homewood Museum (no registration)

Meet in front of the Homewood Museum for a monologue and introduction and then there will be a drummer-led walk to the Tubman memorial garden (across from the BMA) where a libation and blessing will take place.

Homewood Historical Walking Tour – 12:30-2:00pm Meet between the MSE Library and the Homewood Museum (no registration)

Do you know your Homewood history? Why do many buildings on campus bear a resemblance of the Homewood Museum, and how does the Carroll family fit into the story? Join us for a tour of Homewood Campus, led by Jim Stimpert, a reference archivist in the Sheridan Libraries.

Imagine Center for Integrative Learning Center Tours -1:00-3:30pm (no registration)

The Imagine Center serves as the home of seven departments: Life Design Lab, Hopkins Office of Undergraduate Research, Global Education Office, University Experiential Learning, Hopkins Connect, Hire Hopkins, and PHutures. Tours will be given on the half hour with the last tour starting at 3:30pm. Stop by to get a glimpse into the wonderful services being offered to our students and alumni from this location. More details on the Imagine Center can be found here: https://provost.jhu.edu/imagine-center-for-integrative-learning-and-life-design/

Residential Life Office Drop In – 2:30-4:00pm Lobby of Scott-Bates Commons (entrance on N. Charles St)

Join some of the Residential Life professional staff and student staff team members in the lobby of Scott-Bates Commons (formerly Charles Commons) to connect, chat about on-campus living, and learn more about the community-building opportunities in the residence halls. Please enter through the entrance on Charles Street.

Hopkins football vs. Muhlenberg – 7:00pm Homewood Field (no registration)

Come join us and cheer on our Men’s Football team to victory as they take on Muhlenberg College. Go Hop!

Night Out at the Rec – 7:00-9:00pm Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center (no registration)

Bring the family for a night of activities at the Rec Center.

JHU Theatre’s production of The Glass Menagerie – 8:00pm Merrick Barn

Tickets for this performance are available on Hopkins Groups.

Barnstormer’s Present: Freshman One-Acts – 8:00pm in the Glass Pavilion in Levering Hall

Tickets for this performance are available on Hopkins Groups.

 

Saturday, October 15

Family Check In – 8:00am-12:00pm Decker Quad, in front of Mason Hall

Stop by during this time to check in for Family Weekend and let us know you have arrived. Staff will be available to answer any questions you have about the schedule and programming. Families only need to check in one time.

President’s Address – 9:00-10:00am (tickets available at check in)

President Daniels and university leadership invites Blue Jay Families to hear more about the current state of the undergraduate student experience. We will host a Q&A if time permits. Seating is limited and is on a first come first serve basis. No food or beverages are permitted in the auditorium.

Off-Campus Housing Open House Coffee Hour – open to all – 9:00-10:00am McCoy Hall, Terrace Level (no registration)

Have questions about finding off-campus housing? Our staff will be on hand to answer questions and provide an area map and list of commercial residential properties near campus. No formal presentation will be given. Families will be able to go on a self-guided walking tour at their own pace. Select commercial residential properties will be open between 10-4pm on Saturday.

Off-Campus Housing Information Sessions – limited to second year families ONLY, registration required – 10:00-1:30pm McCoy Hall, Terrace Level

Formal information sessions will be offered to give an overview of the off-campus housing process and area commercial residential properties. Following the session, families will be provided an area map and list of commercial residential properties near campus for a self-guided walking tour at their own pace. Select commercial residential properties will be open between 10-4pm on Saturday. Registration is required and will be limited to three tickets per second year family.

Pre-Health Pathways – Canceled

Hopkins Tailgate – 11:30am-1:00pm Imagine Center Lot

Join us for food, friends, and fun. Tailgate for families, students, and young alumni! Registration and payment required.

Women’s Volleyball v. Muhlenberg – 12:00pm Goldfarb Gym in the Rec Center (no registration)

Come join us and cheer on our Women’s Volleyball team to victory as they take on Muhlenberg College. Go Hop!

Homewood Historical Walking Tour – 12:30-2:00pm Meet between the MSE Library and the Homewood Museum (no registration)

Do you know your Homewood history? Why do many buildings on campus bear a resemblance of the Homewood Museum, and how does the Carroll family fit into the story? Join us for a tour of Homewood Campus, led by Jim Stimpert, a reference archivist in the Sheridan Libraries.

Women’s Field Hockey v. Muhlenberg – 1:00pm Homewood Field (no registration)

Come join us and cheer on our Women’s Field Hockey team as they take on Muhlenberg College. Go Hop!

A Cappella Concert – 1:00-2:00pm Shriver Hall

Enjoy the artistry and spirit of Hopkins students in a special performance by our Homewood campus acapella groups. From the newest pop hits to beloved classics, this eclectic celebration of song is a staple of Family Weekend that shouldn’t be missed!

Women’s Soccer v. Ursinus- 4:00pm Homewood Field (no registration)

Come join us and cheer on our Women’s Soccer team as they take on Ursinus College. Go Hop!

Setting the Stage- The Glass Menagerie – 7:00pm Merrick Barn; 8:00pm Curtain

An informal, pre-show discussion about The Glass Menagerie. Have a cup of tea and talk about Tennessee Williams, the play’s literary value, and JHU Theatre’s production. We want to set the stage, so you can go into the theatre ready to enjoy.

Hopkins Symphony Orchestra Performance – 7:30-9:30pm Shriver Hall

Tickets for this performance are available on Hopkins Groups.

Barnstormer’s Present: Freshman One-Acts – 8:00pm in the Glass Pavilion in Levering Hall

Tickets for this performance are available on Hopkins Groups.

JHU Theatre’s production of The Glass Menagerie – 8:00pm Merrick Barn

Tickets for this performance are available on Hopkins Groups.

Sunday, October 16

Paint with a Twist – 10:00-12:00pm Great Hall in Levering Hall

Are you ready to tap into your inner Picasso? Create the beautiful picture you always wanted with a little guidance and support in a painting class led by professional instructors. Registration and payment required.

HEADstrong Charity Lacrosse Event – 10:00am-5:30pm Homewood Field

Men’s and Women’s collegiate lacrosse teams will match up throughout the day to raise funds to assist families affected by cancer. The participating men’s teams are Hopkins, Fairfield, UMBC and the women’s teams are Hopkins, Delaware, Temple. $5 donation will be taken at the door. More details can be found here

JHU Theatre’s production of The Glass Menagerie – 2:00pm Merrick Barn

Tickets for this performance are available on Hopkins Groups.

Barnstormer’s Present: Freshman One-Acts – 3:00pm in the Glass Pavilion in Levering Hall

Tickets for this performance are available on Hopkins Groups.