Incoming Students

Welcome First Year and Transfer Students!

Welcome to Johns Hopkins University and the Office of Pre-Professional Advising. This is an exciting time as you embark on your college career and begin your journey through Johns Hopkins. Advisors and staff are here to help you navigate your academic and co-curricular experience at Hopkins, and assist you in achieving your professional school goals. Here are a few notes to get you started.

Guide One

If you are intending or considering pursuing pre-med/health requirements, now is the time to download and read PDF Document: Guide One: Pre-Med and Pre-Health Planning at JHU. The Guide includes an overview of pre-medical requirements, academic planning suggestions, advanced placement credit, covered grades, recommended courses, and more. It is essential that you download Guide One!

The Pre-Health Listserv

During the summer before you arrive on campus, you will automatically be put on the “jhugradyear202Xhealth” listserv. It is essential that all pre-med/health students at Hopkins be on the listserv to receive our Pre-Health eNewsletter, Pre-Health Opportunities Newsletter and information on programs, events, class meetings, internships, volunteer opportunities, etc. Accept an invitation to join “jhugradyear202Xhealth”!

Pre-Health 101

As a freshman interested in health professions, you will be attending a “Pre-Health 101” meeting at some point your first year. This is the step you will take prior to scheduling your first individual appointment with an advisor. Information on signing up for a Pre-Health 101 meeting will arrive via your Pre-Health Listserv.