Student Advisory Groups
Engaging students with diverse perspectives in the work and goals of the Johns Hopkins University is critical to building relationships, advancing mutual understanding, and enhancing our community. The following groups provide a mechanism through which students from Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and Whiting School of Engineering can collaborate directly with university leadership, fostering active and informed participation of students in shaping and developing their student experience.
Allocations and Recognition Commission (ARC)
The Allocations and Recognition Commission works to increase student input and enhance transparency in the student-led civic engagement recognition and funding processes.
Commissioners are responsible for (1) supporting and advising five to seven Center for Social Concern affiliated student organizations, (2) allocating semester and grant funding to CSC-affiliated student organizations, and (3) recognizing productive and ethical service.
Center for Social Concern
Learn more about the Allocations and Recognition Commission.
CIIP Peer Mentor Group
To serve as student leaders among the Community Impact Internships Program cohort, participate in leadership training, and reflect on past years of the program during the fall and spring to help shape the upcoming summer program. During the program, they commit an additional five hours each week on top of their internship commitments to support the program, including reviewing intern blogs, developing weekly presentations, organizing social events, and assisting with orientation and closing.
Center for Social Concern
Counseling Center Advisory Board (CCAB)
To enhance the Counseling Center’s support services by providing valuable feedback, consulting on current and future mental health initiatives in the campus community, and promoting the Center’s services.
Dr. Susi Ferradas
Hodson Student Advisory Group
To propose and implement programming for the Hodson Scholars throughout the academic year, support the Hodson Pre-O, assist with recruitment during SOHOP, and serve as the point people for the Hodson community.
Dr. Kelly Barry, Center for Student Success
Housing Advisory Board
To foster discussions centered on operations, improvement, and major events for the Housing team.
Life Design Lab Advisory Board
To provide students with career and experiential learning guidance and assistance. The Life Design Lab strives to propel students forward in their life’s journeys by understanding where they are and helping them forge pathways forward regardless of identity and socioeconomic background.
Yasir Kurt, Graduates
Justin Lorts, Undergraduates
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
To provide insight and feedback to the athletic department, centennial conference, and NCAA regarding the student-athlete experience; improve visibility and school spirit; promote and provide opportunities for service and community involvement, and increase programming for student-athletes.
Student Dining Advisory Group
To facilitate student-led discussions about increasing dietary accommodation needs, industry trends, and how Hopkins Dining can best serve the student population.
Brianna Williams, Hopkins Dining
Other Opportunities for Student Involvement
Homewood Academic Council
To preserve and enhance the academic excellence of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Whiting School of Engineering. The Academic Council is charged to pursue this mission, whether directly or through its duly appointed subcommittees and designees:
- Homewood Graduate Board
- Board of Review
- KSAS & WSE Curriculum Committees
- WSE Graduate Committee
Homewood Council for Inclusive Excellence (HCIE)
To advise the Homewood deans on matters of diversity, advocate for policies that foster an inclusive climate, identify current practices that pose barriers to the engagement and success of underrepresented constituents, increase awareness of best practices, and implement innovations that advance our diversity goals outlined in the Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion. Additionally, the council collaborates with related committees across the university (i.e., Diversity Leadership Council, Committee on the Status of Women, Student Affairs) to support programming that builds community.
Learn more about the Homewood Council for Inclusive Excellence.