Blue Jay Welcome Weeks

by Student Affairs

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Mon, Aug 29, 2022 10:00 AM –

Sun, Oct 16, 2022 11:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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3400 N Charles St, Baltimore 21218, United States

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Connect with friends, explore resources, build community, and discover all that JHU has to offer during Blue Jay Welcome Weeks! From celebrations and block parties to live performances and free food, there's something for everyone to enjoy. View event highlights below and the full list of events here, and be sure to check back regularly for new additions to the schedule!

Agenda

Upcoming Events

Wed, Oct 05, 2022
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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HOPtoberfest Kickoff

Start your spooky season with HOPtoberfest Kickoff! Featuring a carnival of your favorite fall-themed activities, we invite you to come celebrate everyone's favorite time of year. We're excited to see you soon!

Thu, Oct 06, 2022
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
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HOPtoberfest: Thursday Night Lights

Hoptoberfest presents Thursday Night Lights! Join us on Freshman Quad from 6 - 8 pm for our famous Pumpkin Patch and performances by your favorite student groups. Then, follow us down to the Football Field for a screening of a fun Halloween movie from 8 - 10 pm!

Fri, Oct 07, 2022
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
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HOPtoberfest Funday Friday

Brand New this year!! HOPtoberfest is thrilled to invite you to Nevermore Haunt a local Baltimore Haunted House experience you don't want to miss. A circulator bus will run from 6:30PM - 10PM from the top of the Beach! The last bus will leave The Beach at 9:30pm and return once that group has completed the attraction.

Sold-Out
Fri, Oct 07, 2022
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
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Witness Theater Fall Showcase

Witness Theater proudly presents our 2022 Fall Showcase featuring four brand-new, student written plays! Come see the show created entirely by Hopkins students. All are welcome.

  • Student Ticket
  • General Audience Ticket
  • Company Ticket [PREAPPROVED ONLY]
Sat, Oct 08, 2022
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
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HOPtoberfest Concert

It's the event you've all been waiting for! We're excited to host our annual HOPtoberfest Concert with our special performing guests. Grab some blankets and chairs, and join us at the Beach to celebrate!

Thu, Oct 13, 2022
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
FastForward U, Suite #200
Mixer/Match-Night

Want to start a company? Looking for like-minded entrepreneurial students to brainstorm with? Come to the FastForward U hub to enjoy light refreshment, explore the space, and find your new best friends.

Sat, Oct 22, 2022
11:30 AM – 9:00 PM
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Six Flags with the HOP!

Join the HOP for a wild and thrilling trip to Six Flags! Take this chance to get off campus and have some fun for the low, low price of $5 :) Seats are limited so act fast! We will be gathering at the beach in front of MSE at 11:30am. The bus will depart at 12pm. We will not wait, if you are not on the bus we will be leaving you behind! We will be spending the entire day there (until 8pm). You have to return on the bus with us!! We cannot leave you there. They don't want you.

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Past Events

Wed, Sep 28, 2022
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
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MSE Symposium - Jim Obergefell

Bringing in our first speaker in this year's speaker series.

Tue, Sep 27, 2022
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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HOP Water Bottles

Get your own sustainable HOP-branded water bottle & decorate with fun stickers!
(while supplies last)

Tue, Sep 27, 2022
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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LEED & DMC Open House & Tech Sale

The Digital Media Center (DMC) and Office of Leadership Engagement & Experiential Development (L.E.E.D) will be hosting an open house with several events on September 27 at the Homewood Apartments. The DMC will be holding a mini-tech sale and introducing the new gaming lounge in the LAB. LEED will be showcasing their revamped space with games, prizes, giveaways, food, and more! Special performances and appearances TBA!

Mon, Sep 26, 2022
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Keyser Quad
DART Impact Countdown Party

Watch live on the big screen as NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) makes asteroid impact at 7:14 p.m. EDT. This first-of-its-kind, proof-of-concept mission, managed by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, will intentionally crash a spacecraft into an asteroid's moonlet to deflect it away from its course.
The event will include games of BubbleBall, giveaways, food, DJ and a large screen for watching the moment of impact.
This event is free and open to the Johns Hopkins community. RSVP is not required.

Fri, Sep 23, 2022
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
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HOP on over for Lunch!

Join the HOP for Lunch on the beach, lawn games with friends, & giveaways!

Sold-Out
Fri, Sep 23, 2022
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
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Graduate ISAH Ambassador Social

Come learn more about the ISAH Ambassador Program and meet the Leads for the program. Food, games, and movie night will round out the evening. The event will be on August 23rd from 6:30-8:30pm

Thu, Sep 22, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
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Fall Fest at Hopkins Cafe

The first day of Autumn is Thursday September 22nd and there’s no better way to celebrate the new season than with Fall Fest. During this lunchtime event, students can enjoy a seasonally inspired menu at each station.

Thu, Sep 22, 2022
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
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National Hazing Prevention Week : Game Night

The Theme this year is "Do Good . Be Kind" ! National Hazing Prevention Week is an opportunity for campuses, communities, fraternities, sororities, sports teams, organizations, and individuals to come together to talk about addressing hazing in their communities, raise awareness, educate others, promote the prevention of hazing, and take a STAND AGAINST HAZING

Wed, Sep 21, 2022
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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Game Night at Nolan's

In partnership with John Hopkins University’s Department of Public Safety, join us for a fun-filled game night! Visit Nolan’s on 33rd during dinner to play games, grab some snacks and gather with the JHU community.

Meal plan required for event or paying for the meal at the door.

Tue, Sep 20, 2022
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
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Pokémon Go to the Polls

Join the HOP & Hopkins Votes on National Voter Registration Day for Pokemon-themed giveaways!
(while supplies last)

Mon, Sep 19, 2022 10:00 AM
Tue, Sep 20, 2022 3:00 PM
Online Event
FUTURE FEST 2022: Employer Exhibition & Career Fair

The Life Design Lab, PHutures, and the Professional Development and Career Office (PDCO) are proud to announce the third annual Future Fest career fair, Hopkins’ premiere virtual exhibition & recruitment extravaganza that fosters authentic connections between employers and the Hopkins community!

Through our Employer Exhibition & Career Fair, organizations can:

Host informational sessions and build your brand amongst Hopkins’ top candidates.
Promote upcoming opportunities to students & postdocs at once.
Provide feedback & advice to prospective applicants.
Engage with diverse students from a wide range of academic programs & educational stages in a multiday & streamlined career fair event.

How to Participate

To participate in our 2022 Future Fest & Hop to the PHuture hiring event, register your interest here by August 4, 2022. Organizations accepted to participate in the Resume Books & Scheduled Interviews will be notified by Friday, August 5, 2022 and will receive instructions to complete payment & registration.

Sun, Sep 18, 2022
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
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Second Sunday Snacks

We give snacks to everyone to help promote our club!

Sun, Sep 18, 2022
7:00 PM – 10:30 PM
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Blackumentary Premiere

Join us for the official release of our student curated film about Black student life at Hopkins.

  • In-person Option
  • Virtual Option
  • Make a Donation
Sat, Sep 17, 2022
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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Blue Jay Opening Day

Show your Blue Jay pride at the Opening Day football tailgate! Before cheering on the Blue Jay football team at their first home game, come enjoy music, games, giveaways, and food.

Sat, Sep 17, 2022
5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
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THE Cookout

Come join Black affinity organizations on campus for a Blackjay cookout. There will be food, games, music, and all your favorite people!

Sold-Out
Sat, Sep 17, 2022
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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Tote Bag Paint Night

Come and join the HOP for a fun and creative paint night where you can take your very own, personally decorated tote bag home!

Fri, Sep 16, 2022
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Blue Jay Welcome Weeks: Tie-Dye with the HOP

Join The HOP and the LEED office and create school pride art on a shirt! Come grab a HOP t-shirt and make it your own with colorful dye! There will be games and music to enjoy while you create.

Fri, Sep 16, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
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Old School Game Night

Join the Black Student Union for a night of fun and competition for day one of Welcome Black Weekend!

Fri, Sep 16, 2022
8:00 PM – 9:20 PM
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Buttered Niblets Improv Comedy Show

Improv Comedy Show! Join us for a night of improvised good time to forget your worries!

Thu, Sep 15, 2022
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The Beach
2023 Senior Class Giving Campaign Kick-Off

Join us on the Beach to end the summer with free ice cream and beach towels, games, and music!

17 Spots Left
Thu, Sep 15, 2022
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
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Nights @ Hopkins Trivia

Nights @ Hopkins' weekly Thursday trivia night at the LaB. Prizes will be given to the winning team! Teams will have a maximum of six people and the top 3 teams will receive prizes. Come with friends or come alone and make new (cooler) friends :)

Wed, Sep 14, 2022
12:00 PM – 2:30 PM
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Peabody Student Involvement & Job Fair

Come learn about the student clubs/organization, resources, and jobs available to you as a Peabody student!

Wed, Sep 14, 2022
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
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Ice-Cream Social

Come and enjoy a free sweet treat, music, and a good time with the LEED Team!

Mon, Sep 12, 2022 10:00 AM
Fri, Sep 23, 2022 9:00 PM
Online Event
Future Fest 2022: Registration now OPEN

Future Fest at Homewood, the premiere career fair for JHU undergrads, masters, PhDs and Post-Doc students returns for 3 weeks of meaningful and authentic connections, career workshops, and graduate school information sessions. Students must register through Zoom events each week to guarantee admission to all the events hosted during the week.

You must register through zoom for EACH WEEK in order to gain access to any of the events! more info at bit.ly/ldlfuturefestinfo

Sat, Sep 10, 2022
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
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FLI Welcome Back/Ice Cream Social

The FLI Ice Cream Social is BACK!!! Join us and your fellow FLI peers this week, Saturday, September 10th, for lawn games, music and camaraderie over ice cream cones!

Kesslar, Baltimore, and DC scholars are also invited for a small meet & greet with their advisors at 1:30pm. Advisors will reach out with more info by email.

Sat, Sep 10, 2022
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
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4th Annual Billie Holiday Jazz in the Park

The 4th Annual Billie Holiday Jazz Concert at Lafayette Square is a musical celebration of the rich and important legacy of Billie Holiday. Come out and enjoy jazz in the park with friends, family and the larger community. Bring your park chairs, blankets and snacks. Free and open to the public.

Fri, Sep 09, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
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Blue Jay Comedy Show

A night full of jokes, food, and laughs! Join us for a night of fun as we continue to celebrate being back together again.

Sold-Out
Thu, Sep 08, 2022
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
FastForward U, Suite #200
FastForward U Open House

Meet the FastForward U staff, learn about our programs (including the MakerSpace), and discover your chance to win funding to help your startup idea.

Tue, Sep 06, 2022
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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Blue Jay Welcome Weeks: Bike Smoothie

Hop on a bike and mix up a delicious smoothie with the HOP and the LEED office! Select your fruit and juice, pedal for 15 seconds, and just like that your refreshing drink is ready to help you swore through the day!

Mon, Sep 05, 2022
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Beyond The Gates: Picnic at Fedhill Park

Join us for a Labor Day picnic in the park with free food, games, and music! BYOB- Bring Your Own Blanket. First 15 students to show up get a free Peabody Blanket.

39 Spots Left
Mon, Sep 05, 2022
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Shriver Hall
A Cappella O Show

Enjoy an evening of music from all the a cappella groups that JHU has to offer, and be sure to go to the Glass Pavilion afterwards if you'd like to learn about how to audition!

Sun, Sep 04, 2022
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
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Dance OShow

Come and see all that JHU dance has to offer. Featuring the wide array of dance groups in one amazing performance, experience these groups again or for the first time. Shriver performance will be followed by a meet and greet recruiting event in the Glass Pavilion, around 8:30pm, once the show ends.

Sat, Sep 03, 2022
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Arellano Theatre
Theater O-Show

Showcase of the theater and comedy groups on campus with a fun recruitment session following!

Fri, Sep 02, 2022
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Ralph S. O'Connor Recreation Center
Student Involvement Fair, Fall 2022

The Leadership Engagement & Experiential Development office (LEED) is excited to bring you the Fall 2022 Student Involvement Fair, happening in-person at the Ralph S. O'Connor Recreation Center! Start your student engagement journey and connect with student organizations and university departments.

Fri, Sep 02, 2022
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
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Block Party

A celebration of cultural student organizations, departmental contacts, and ways to connect and find your community at Hopkins!

Thu, Sep 01, 2022
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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Hopkins Dining's Blue Jay Bash

Kick-off the new year with the Blue Jay Bash! Join us for an outdoor festival featuring local food vendors, field games, music, giveaways and more. This event will replace normal dinner service at Hopkins Café & Nolan's on 33rd on Thursday September 1st. Available to all meal plan holders and other forms of payment will be accepted upon entry.

Wed, Aug 31, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:55 PM
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Movie Night: Elvis (2022)

Join us for a free movie night, to watch the featured movie, Elvis (2022). A look at the life of the legendary rock and roll star, Elvis Presley, starring Austin Butler & Tom Hanks. First-year students get a choice for a free movie theatre boxed candy! Fresh popped popcorn will be available for all while supplies last.

Rated PG-13 for substance abuse, strong language, suggestive material and smoking.

Tue, Aug 30, 2022
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Imagine Center
Blue Jay Brunch

Stop by the Imagine Center and "grab" a Blueberry Brunch Treat from University Experiential Learning! We would love to share with students, faculty, and staff the SMILE platform! Our JHU on campus place for all student employment positions and paid internships! Nothing formal, we just want to show off our school spirit and join the WEAR YOUR COLORS day initiative! Blue Jay "grab and go" Brunch!

Mon, Aug 29, 2022
12:00 AM – 11:55 PM
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Peabody Spirit Day

To kick of Peabody's Week of Welcome programming, we are starting off with a Peabody Spirit Day! Free Peabody Speaker for first 50 people to come to Student Affairs wearing their Peabody swag. #Peabody Proud

Mon, Aug 29, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
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First Day of Classes: Welcome Back Snacks

Join us, your friends, new classmates, and familiar faces for a cup of coffee, a quick snack, and giveaways. Find us at the Levering Courtyard!

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