Welcome Class of 2019 Parents! 

We hope you find this page a helpful resource for current information and direction as you assist your student with the transition to college life. 

First Things First! 

  • Please take a moment to fill in your Family Information Form.  To keep your family informed, we need accurate and up-to-date contact information, especially email addresses as we use electronic communication frequently.
  • Here is the 2015-2016 Academic Calendar to help you plan your student's travel for scheduled breaks.

Family Weekend 2015

  • Family Weekend will be held Friday, October 23 - Sunday, October 25, 2015.  Plan to arrive on Friday for the start of activities/programs, including the favorite Parents College at 1:00 p.m.  You can review the 2014 schedule for planning purposes now; details for 2015 will be confirmed soon. 
  • Our Hotels resource page will assist you with your planning for this activity packed weekend with your JHU student. 
  • Plan your travels to arrive on Friday by noon because Parents College is always a huge hit!  These crash courses instructed by stellar Hopkins faculty are a fantastic opportunity for parents to experience a taste of what students are exposed to daily here at Homewood. 

Ways to be Involved -- Parents Programs

  • Become a Hopkins Parent Ambassador by volunteering your time to one or more of our many outreach programs, or hosting an event in your local area.
  • Join the Hopkins Parents Council.
  • Coordinate your place of business with the JHU Career Center to provide valuable internship opportunities for students through the Parent Internship Network (PIN), summer and full-time employment, or offer your expertise in a specific providing career advice.
  • Participate with your fellow parents in supporting the Student Life Experience on the Homewood campus with your gift to the Hopkins Parents Fund.
  • On July 1, 2015, Class of 2019 parents will be invited by email to join the closed Hopkins Parents Facebook group as a cohort.  It will be great place to get your questions answered and keep in touch with a 2,200+ parent member commmunity.  

Published Resources

Helpful Links

  • JHU News Website, The Hub, highlights announcements and noteworthy, timely news stories.

Contact Us

Carol M. Lorton, DirectorMargie Carney, Associate Director