Parents and families are a vital part of the Blue Jay community. This website is your portal to a plentitude of volunteer opportunities and resources, and also a convenient link to the university calendar, event listings and campus news.
We look forward to supporting you in your effort to guide your student to do great things — in college and the years beyond.
*For New Parents*
- Welcome Class of 2018 families! Please visit our New Parent Page to learn more about first year activities, information and answers to frequently asked questions. Be sure to check back often as the New Parent Page will be updated as information becomes available. Congratulations!!
News & Events
- Plan to attend and register now for Family Weekend 2014 starting on Friday morning, October 24 - Sunday, October 26. Be sure to arrive by noon on Friday to enjoy the full programmatic schedule including Parents College.
- Thank you to the 2,000+ parents and grandparents who donated more than $950,000 to the Hopkins Parents Fund for FY14 -- the second highest amount in the history of the program which will support undergraduate student life on the Homewood campus. Support the Homewood Student Experience - make your gift today for FY15.
- PIN:200 will build upon a successful PIN:100 which generated 140+ paid internship opportunities for Hopkins undergraduates from parents. Begin the process now for creating and offering summer 2015 internships.
- Parent volunteers from California and New York lead two initatives to support the university.
- To post Dean's List achievements and other student awards in hometown newspapers please contact Gayle Hunter in the JHU Office of Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Resources and Notes:
- Are you on Facebook? We are! All current parents are invited to join the Hopkins Parents Facebook (closed) group. Note: Class of 2018 parents can now join!
- The Johns Hopkins Club invites all parents to check out membership opportunities.
- Parents Advising Handbook A helpful guide for all parents to navigate the incredible range of resources available for their Hopkins students.
- All new parents. Please complete your Family Information Form so that we may stay in touch.
- All parents, do we have your most recent email? Please provide or update your email address as the majority of parent communication is via email.
- Know how to speak Blue Jay? A fun reference list of a few Johns Hopkins-specific terms to help translate your student's Hopkins slang.
*NEW* FOR PROSPECTIVE PARENTS
- A page designed to assist parents of prospective students.