General Information

The Student Health and Wellness Center provides a variety of primary care services for the evaluation and treatment of an illness or injury, preventive health care and health education to the Johns Hopkins University student population.

Mission Statement

The mission of the SHWC is to support the education and development of students by promoting their optimal health and well-being.


Accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health CareThe SHWC is accredited through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Our organization participates in ongoing self-evaluation in order to improve our services to the university population with whom we serve. Additionally, every three years we receive a thorough on-site survey by AAAHC surveyors.

Hours of Operation

The SHWC is open throughout the year with adjusted schedules during summer, intercession and spring break. Please be advised that when the university is closed due to inclement weather and/or holidays, the SHWC is also closed. We do not have Saturday hours during summer (last day of finals until Freshman Orientation), intersession, Thanksgiving holiday week, and spring break.

Summer Hours

Summer hours begin May 30th, 2023.

Date(s)HoursAdditional Information
Monday, Tuesday and Friday8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Closed 12-1 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday1 - 5:00 p.m.

Academic Year (Fall/Spring Semesters)

Date(s)HoursAdditional Information
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Wednesday1–5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.–12 p.m.Open Saturday for urgent sick and injured patients only.

Thanksgiving Holiday Week

Date(s)HoursAdditional Information
Monday-Tuesday8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.Closed 12 -1 p.m.
Wednesday12 p.m.-3 p.m.
Thursday - SaturdayClosed


Intersession hours begin at the start of winter break and last until the first day of the spring semester.

Date(s)HoursAdditional Information
Monday and Friday8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Closed 12 -1 p.m.
Tuesday- Thursday1 - 5:00 p.m.

Spring Break

Spring break hours begin the Saturday prior to spring break and last until the Saturday after. Regular hours resume on the Monday following spring break.

Date(s)HoursAdditional Information
Monday and Friday8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Closed 12 -1 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday1 - 5:00 p.m.



A nurse triage service is available to answer medical questions when the SHWC is closed. For more information, visit our Emergencies and After-Hours Care page.


The SHWC is located at 1 E. 31st Street., N200, at the corner of 31st and Charles Street. Our entrance is on 31st Street.


Metered parking is available on 31st Street and Charles Street. Shuttle services are available as well, with a free shuttle from the East Baltimore campus.