JHU New Student Orientation 2022

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Orientation

Sat, Aug 20, 2022 8:30 PM –

Sun, Aug 28, 2022 10:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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Hop On Board - New Student Orientation at Johns Hopkins University is your chance to connect, learn, and have fun as you transition to your new college life!

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Sun, Aug 28, 2022
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Hopkins Café or Nolan's
Dining Halls Open All Day

Hopkins Café 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Nolan's 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Sun, Aug 28, 2022
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
The Beach
SHIP Back to School Thrift Shop

SHIP is hosting a back to school thrift shop where students can get school supplies and clothes for the new school year. Items will be FREE or sold for $1 to $7 so please bring cash! All proceeds will be donated to Blue Water Baltimore.

Sun, Aug 28, 2022
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Beach: in front of MSE
Class Schedule Walk

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. FYMs will lead students around the campus to show them where their classes are following the order of their schedule to get them prepared for the first day of school.

  • 2:00 - 2:30 PM
  • 2:30 - 3:00 PM
  • 3:00 - 3:30 PM
  • 3:30 - 4:00 PM
Sun, Aug 28, 2022
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Maryland 110
MAPP at Orientation

BY INVITATION ONLY

Sun, Aug 28, 2022
6:20 PM – 6:50 PM
Various
Pre-Convocation FYM Group Meet-Up/Closing Meeting (!!)

Meet your FYM at their desired location. Orientation is jam-packed, but this meeting will provide one last opportunity to relax together before classes begin and debrief before your first year at Hopkins!

Sun, Aug 28, 2022
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Freshman Quad
Convocation Processional (!!)

Line up on the Freshman Quad for the new student processional onto Keyser Quad for the Convocation Ceremony.

Sun, Aug 28, 2022
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Keyser Quad
Convocation (!!)

SEMI-FORMAL ATTIRE. The Convocation Ceremony will be held on Keyser Quad.

Sun, Aug 28, 2022
8:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Keyser Quad
Post-Convocation Grab & Go Desserts

Line up at the dessert tables towards the MSE Library on Keyser quad to grab some desserts and get a Class of 2026 t-shirts.

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Hopkins Café or Nolan's
Dining Halls Open

Hopkins Café 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Nolan's 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Various
FYM Meet-Up (!!)

Meet your FYM at their desired location.

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Shriver Hall
Sat, Aug 27, 2022
2:15 PM – 3:50 PM
Various Classrooms on Campus
Democracy Day Pop-Up Seminars (!!)

Following the opening session of Democracy Day in Shriver Hall, students will attend 3 short pop-up seminars in buildings near Wyman Quad. These seminars offer you an opportunity to engage directly with diverse faculty and fellows from across the university on important democracy challenges they see in their areas of research. Select one track of 3 pop-up seminars to attend from the menu below. Students are then asked to return to the closing session in Shriver Hall.

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
3:45 PM – 5:00 PM
Shriver Hall
Sat, Aug 27, 2022
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Wyman Quad with tent
Sat, Aug 27, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Residence Halls
Building Pride Event

How best can you show your fellow residents that you live in the best building on campus? By getting to know your hallmates, making some great memories and getting some sweet building specific merch to show off and rep your hall! Look for a poster in your residence hall about where to meet at 8pm.

Sat, Aug 27, 2022 11:45 PM
Sun, Aug 28, 2022 2:00 AM
Arellano Theater
JHU's Rocky Horror Picture Show

Hot Patootie, Bless My Soul! I Really Love That Rocky Horror Picture Show! Come see JHU's Rocky Horror Picture Show Club perform a shadow casting of the cult classic movie. The door opens at 11:45 pm and the show starts at midnight. The cost is $4 per person and you pay at the door!

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Hopkins Café
Dining Halls Open for Breakfast

Hopkins Café Breakfast starts at 7 am and ends at 9 am.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Various
Overview of the Academic Day (!!)

Meet your FYM at their desired location to go over the schedule for Academic Day.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Various - See Attached
WSE Department Meetings (First-Year Students) (!!)

REQUIRED IN-PERSON SESSIONS. Incoming engineering majors will attend this mandatory orientation meeting held by their primary department to learn more about the upcoming academic year.
As a result of this session, students will have a better understanding of the requirements of their primary major. As a result of this session, students will take more ownership in their academic journey by listening to information shared and asking questions for clarification.
9:30-10:30 a.m. Students will learn about their declared major.
10:30-11:30 a.m. Students will meet with their faculty advisor to review their Fall 2022 schedule unless their department directs otherwise.
Applied Math & Statistics (AMS) - Shaffer 303
Biomedical Engineering (BME) - Remsen 1
Civil and Systems Engineering (CaSE) - Latrobe 213
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering (ChemBE) - Maryland 110
Computer Science (CS) - Shaffer 3
Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) - Hackerman B17
Environmental Health & Engineering (EHE) - Maryland 114
Materials Science & Engineering (MatSci) - Maryland 109
Mechanical Engineering/Engineering Mechanics (MechE) - Shaffer 301
Undecided & General Engineering - Latrobe 120

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Various - See attached
KSAS Advising First Meeting (First-Year Students) (!!)

For all First-Year students in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, join a session with your advisor to launch the Fall 2022 semester. We will cover academic policies/procedures, the role of advising, and help you to be sure that you are ready for the first day of classes on Monday, August 29th!

See the meeting locations for your specific Advisor.

Jessie Martin - Hodson 211
Kathie Sindt - Hodson 203
Wiona Porath - Hodson 311
Kerica Henlon - Mudd 26
Kelly Singleton -Gilman 50
Ami Cox - Hodson 316
Adriene Breckenridge - Remsen 101
Karen Desser- Mergenthaler 111
Ruth Aranow - Shaffer 304
Steve Malvaso - Main film room, 1st floor of the Cordish Lacrosse Center
Kevin James - Hodson 213
Al Seward - Krieger 205
Tracy Glink - Olin 305

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Hopkins Cafe /Nolan's
Dining Halls Open for Lunch

Hopkins Café 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM; Nolan's 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Hodson 110
First-Year Welcome to SCAA Session (Success Coaching & Academic Advising) (!!)

For all First-Year students in the Success Coaching Program in Academic Advising (SCAA) KSAS and WSE: Welcome to SCAA! At this session, students will further learn the benefits of the program and the FLI Network, receive advice from and ask questions of peer advisors (HULAs), understand important deadlines, and join breakout sessions with their assigned academic advisor/success coach. A great way to connect with SCAA and other students in the program!

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
FYMs will specify meeting location
Overview of the Academic Day (!!)

Meet your FYM group to review details regarding the upcoming Academic Day.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Wyman Park Building Suite 125
WSE Undergraduate Academic Advising Drop-In Advising

There will be drop-in advising hours in the Engineering Advising Office if students would like to ask an advisor general questions.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Various - See attached
Departmental Open House - Session 1

All students (First-Year students AND incoming transfer students) are welcome and encouraged to attend Departmental Open House sessions.

There are 4 different sessions, look carefully at the schedule and select the four you wish to visit. Most departments present in 2 different time slots, so find the most advantageous pattern to match your interests. Sessions will be led by faculty in the department—you will get a chance to learn about the program, specific courses, and research opportunities. It’s also a great way to familiarize yourself with the campus, be ready to walk a lot today!

Please see the attached document for departmental open house events and locations.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
2:15 PM – 2:45 PM
Various - See attached
Departmental Open House - Session 2

All students (First-Year students AND incoming transfer students) are welcome and encouraged to attend Departmental Open House sessions.

There are 4 different sessions, look carefully at the schedule and select the four you wish to visit. Most departments present in 2 different time slots, so find the most advantageous pattern to match your interests. Sessions will be led by faculty in the department—you will get a chance to learn about the program, specific courses, and research opportunities. It’s also a great way to familiarize yourself with the campus, be ready to walk a lot today!

Please see the attached document for departmental open house events and locations.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Various - See attached
Departmental Open House - Session 3

All students (First-Year students AND incoming transfer students) are welcome and encouraged to attend Departmental Open House sessions.

There are 4 different sessions, look carefully at the schedule and select the four you wish to visit. Most departments present in 2 different time slots, so find the most advantageous pattern to match your interests. Sessions will be led by faculty in the department—you will get a chance to learn about the program, specific courses, and research opportunities. It’s also a great way to familiarize yourself with the campus, be ready to walk a lot today!

Please see the attached document for departmental open house events and locations.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
3:45 PM – 4:15 PM
Various - See attached
Departmental Open House - Session 4

All students (First-Year students AND incoming transfer students) are welcome and encouraged to attend Departmental Open House sessions.

There are 4 different sessions, look carefully at the schedule and select the four you wish to visit. Most departments present in 2 different time slots, so find the most advantageous pattern to match your interests. Sessions will be led by faculty in the department—you will get a chance to learn about the program, specific courses, and research opportunities. It’s also a great way to familiarize yourself with the campus, be ready to walk a lot today!

Please see the attached document for departmental open house events and locations.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hopkins Cafe or Nolan's
Dining Halls Open for Dinner

Hopkins Cafe and Nolan's open at 5 pm and close at 8 pm.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
JHU Bookstore - 3330 St. Paul Street Baltimore, MD 21218
VIP Night at the Bookstore

Scavenger hunt, prizes, and an exclusive freshman VIP discount

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
9:30 PM – 11:00 PM
Hopkins Café
Late Night at Hopkins Café

Come mix and mingle and enjoy a late night meal in the Hopkins Cafe!

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Hopkins Café
Dining Halls Open for Breakfast

Hopkins Café Breakfast starts at 7 am and ends at 9 am.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Shriver Hall
Second-Year Move-In

Welcome back second-year students! Please pick up your keys at Shriver Hall.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wyman Quad Tent
Family Welcome Station

Welcome Blue Jay Families! Join us at the Wyman Quad Tent for a photo booth, family giveaways, water, coffee, ice cream, and more!

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Recreation Center - Masking Required
The Secret to Success: Embracing Failure Panel with President Daniels

REQUIRED SESSION. This panel is designed to share real-life failures and learned lessons from notable faculty and staff, so that students understand that failure should be a welcome portion of not only their student experience, but their life experience as well, as it can lead to long-term success both in their personal and professional lives.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
FYM will specify meeting location
Academic Support - Even FYM Groups (!!)

FYM led session. Incoming students will understand the various advising meetings being offered and how to navigate them throughout the academic day.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Hopkins Café or Nolan's
Lunch - Odd FYM Groups

Designated lunch hour for ODD FYM GROUPS ONLY!

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Various
Academic Support - Odd FYM Groups (!!)

FYM led session. Incoming students will understand the various advising meetings being offered and how to navigate them throughout the academic day.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Hopkins Café or Nolan's
Lunch - Even FYM Groups

Designated lunch hour for EVEN FYM GROUPS ONLY!

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Virtual
Zoom link
Transfer Student KSAS Academic Advising Orientation Session (!!)

This session is for new transfer students only.
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/96939737281

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Virtual
Zoom link
Transfer Student WSE Academic Advising Orientation Session (!!)

This session is for new transfer students only.
Zoom link: https://wse.zoom.us/j/94564892970

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Gilman 55
Transfer Welcome to SCAA Session (Success Coaching & Academic Advising) (!!)

For all new Transfer students in the Success Coaching Program in Academic Advising (SCAA) KSAS and WSE: Welcome to SCAA! At this session, students will further learn the benefits of the program and the FLI Network, receive advice from and ask questions of peer advisors (HULAs), discuss academic policies and helpful resources, and understand important deadlines. A great way to connect with SCAA and other students in the program!

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
2:15 PM – 3:00 PM
Mudd 26
Academic 101: Getting Started in Undergraduate Research (Session 1)

As a result of this session, students will understand various options for participating in research in various disciplines
As a result of this session, students will understand the timing of participating in undergraduate research
As a result of this session, students will be able to name one pathway to participate in undergraduate research

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
2:15 PM – 3:00 PM
Remsen 1
Academic 101: Love and Learning in Large Lecture Classes (Session 1)

As a result of this session, students will be able to name how they might engage with the different types of instructors in a large lecture course (faculty, grad TA, student TA, PILOT leader)
As a result of this session, students will be able to name two ways they can seek support around their large lecture courses

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
2:15 PM – 3:00 PM
Gilman 50
Academic 101: Small Seminars Require Alllll the Words (Session 1)

As a result of this session, students will be familiar with the mode and rhythm of small seminar courses and will begin to think about how to best learn in this environment

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM
Keyser Quad
Academic 101: Ice Cream

As a result of this session, students will informally meet presenting faculty
As a result of this session, students will informally meet PILOT, A&T, and other student leaders in the academic support space

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Mudd 26
Academic 101: Getting Started in Undergraduate Research (Session 2)

As a result of this session, students will understand various options for participating in research in various disciplines
As a result of this session, students will understand the timing of participating in undergraduate research
As a result of this session, students will be able to name one pathway to participate in undergraduate research

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Remsen 1
Academic 101: Love and Learning in Large Lecture Classes (Session 2)

As a result of this session, students will be able to name how they might engage with the different types of instructors in a large lecture course (faculty, grad TA, student TA, PILOT leader)
As a result of this session, students will be able to name two ways they can seek support around their large lecture courses

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Gilman 50
Academic 101: Small Seminars Require Alllll the Words (Session 2)

As a result of this session, students will be familiar with the mode and rhythm of small seminar courses and will begin to think about how to best learn in this environment

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hopkins Café or Nolan's
Dining Halls Open for Dinner

Hopkins Cafe and Nolan's open at 5 pm and close at 8 pm.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Nolan's on 33rd
Rural & Small Town Dinner

A meet & greet for incoming students from small towns & rural areas.

Are you overwhelmed by the city? Stressed out because you've never jaywalked before? None of the above, but still want to meet your fellow rural & small-town classmates? Then come join us! We’re meeting for dinner at Nolan’s on Thursday the 23rd.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022 8:00 PM
Fri, Aug 26, 2022 12:00 AM
The Beach (Rain Location: Shriver Hall)
Double Feature Movie Night

WELCOME TO THE JHUngle: Join us and get lost in the magical worlds of Jumanji during a double feature outdoor movie night on the Beach. Enjoy the originally Jumanji followed by Jumanji – Welcome to the Jungle, snacks, and limited give aways.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Hopkins Café
Dining Halls Open for Breakfast

Hopkins Café Breakfast starts at 7 am and ends at 9 am.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
FYM will specify meeting location
Health & Wellness - Even FYM Groups (!!)

The purpose of this session is to introduce first-year students to the concept of both personal and community well-being. Students will become familiar with campus resources available to support with health and wellness. By the end of the session first-year students will be able to assess their personal well-being and identify areas of improvement and self-care practices they may wish to incorporate as new JHU students.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
FYM will specify meeting location
Health & Wellness - Odd FYM Groups (!!)

The purpose of this session is to introduce first-year students to the concept of both personal and community well-being. Students will become familiar with campus resources available to support with health and wellness. By the end of the session first-year students will be able to assess their personal well-being and identify areas of improvement and self-care practices they may wish to incorporate as new JHU students.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
FYM will specify meeting location
Getting Involved - Even FYM Groups (!!)

FYM will specify location and leads the discussion on various ways to get involved on and off campus.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Hopkins Café or Nolan's
Lunch - Odd FYM Groups

Designated lunch hour for ODD FYM GROUPS ONLY!

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
FYM will specify meeting location
Getting Involved - Odd FYM Groups (!!)

FYM will specify location and leads the discussion on various ways to get involved on and off campus.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Hopkins Café or Nolan's
Lunch - Even FYM Groups

Designated lunch hour for EVEN FYM GROUPS ONLY!

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Recreation Center - Masking Required
Public Health Guidance for Fall (!!)

REQUIRED SESSION. Hear the current thinking on public health issues that affect undergraduate students and what the university will be requiring in the fall.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Recreation Center - Masking Required
Learning for a Lifetime in a Diverse Community (!!)

REQUIRED SESSION. Research has shown that being part of a diverse learning community helps us become more creative, entrepreneurial, empathetic, diligent, and even helps us become more engaged citizens. One of the major benefits of being a college student is having opportunities to meet and learn from people of different backgrounds, experience, and beliefs than yourself. In this session, Parag Mehta will discuss how the future depends on a strong foundation in learning from a diverse community and how your college experience can help you get there. How do you develop the skills needed to thrive in a diverse learning community? What is the role of a college education in creating a flourishing democracy? And how do we solve the seemingly intractable problem of inequality, which keeps too many people from realizing their full potential?

Parag Mehta serves as President of the JPMorgan Chase PolicyCenter. He leads a team of experts who leverage data insights and expertise from the country’s largest bank to advocate for policies that are in the best interest of the communities where JPMC does business. For more than two decades, Parag has worked – on political campaigns, in government and now, in the private sector – to enact strategies that make our democracy stronger and our economy more just. Join us for a conversation with Parag about his journey, what he’s learned about the role of policy in shaping our collective future, and the personal battle he and his husband are waging to bring marriage equality to the world’s largest democracy.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
5:45 PM – 6:45 PM
Hopkins Café or Nolan's
FYM Group Dinner - Odd FYM Groups

Designated dinner hour for ODD FYM GROUPS ONLY!

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Hopkins Café or Nolan's
FYM Groups Dinner - Even FYM Groups

Designated dinner hour for EVEN FYM GROUPS ONLY!

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Keyser Quad
Jay's Carnival

From 7-10pm come out to Keyser Quad for a night of inflatables, carnival games, and sweet treats!

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Hopkins Café
Dining Halls Open for Breakfast

Hopkins Café Breakfast starts at 7 am and ends at 9 am.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
FYM will specify meeting location
FYM Group Meet-Up (!!)

Continue to connect and get to know your FYM and fellow group members.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Hodson 110 - Masking Required
WSE Deans' Assembly (!!)

REQUIRED SESSION for all incoming Whiting Engineering students. Join Dean Ed Schlesinger and Vice Dean Michael Falk as they welcome new students to their new academic home!

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Shriver Hall
KSAS Deans' Assembly (!!)

REQUIRED SESSION for all incoming Krieger Arts and Sciences students. Join Christopher S. Celenza and Vice Dean Erin Rowe as they welcome you to your new academic home!

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Keyser Quad
Alumni Association Welcome Box Pick Up

Following the class photo, the Alumni Association will hand out one welcome box to each incoming student. Registration is not necessary, but check in will be required.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Gilman 132
Transfer Students Academic Support Orientation Session (!!)

During this session you will learn about the different types of academic support that Hopkins has to offer. From weekly peer led group sessions to one-on-one support we cover all the bases. Our peer led programs offer content based support as well as strategies around how to manage your time, learn to study in college and how to prioritize your tasks.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Keyser Quad
First-Year Class Photo (!!)

You don't want to miss out on being featured in the Class of 2026 photo. New students will gather on Keyser quad and form JHU 26 to take their Class Photo! Follow your FYM instructions closely.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Hopkins Café or Nolan's
Lunch - Even FYM Groups

Designated lunch time for EVEN FYM GROUPS ONLY!

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM
Gilman Hall Steps
Transfer Class Photo (!!)

All incoming transfer students are invited to meet on the Gilman Hall staircase for a photo.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Hopkins Cafe or Nolan's
Lunch - Odd and Transfer FYM Groups

Designed lunch time for ODD AND TRANSFER FYM GROUPS ONLY!

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
CDI Lounge
Black Male Initiative Orientation

The Black Male Initiative Orientation will provide an interactive, informative, and insightful two-hour experience learning about the program, understanding academic support and resources, exploring the various ways to engage with the program, connecting with your BMI mentors, and meeting the BMI collective of faculty, staff, and administrators who is guiding the program.

This program is open Black Male Initiative Scholars & Mentors.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
The Beach
Campus Discovery Game Kick-Off

Together as a team of 8 explore the campus by solving escape room clues, puzzles, and interactive tasks in this outdoor scavenger hunt. The top three teams to complete the campus discovery game with the fastest times will win prizes. The Game will be open from August 25 through August 29th. Have fun, and happy hunting!

Instructions:
1. Make a team of 3 to 8 players
2. Have at least 3 players on your team download The Great Game App. IOS Link to app here or you can search "TheGreatGame" in the app store. The Google Play Link can be found here. Or if you scan the QR Code below it will automatically take you to the app store to download the app for ios/android.
3. Sign up, Click on "Register for a game", then on your school’s name (Johns Hopkins University).
4. Go to the Start Location specified for your team in the app.
5. Once everyone has joined your team, start your escape/scavenger hunt adventure!
6. Make sure your team has enough pens/papers to help solve the puzzles under the time limit.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Hopkins Café or Nolan's
Dinner with FYM Group - Odd FYM Groups

Designated dinner hour for ODD FYM GROUPS ONLY!

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
CDI Lounge
Black Male Initiative Social

Join the Black Male Initiative Orientation Evening Social for an opportunity to connect with the leaders of the program. The BMI Mentors will lead the scholars through introductory activities and interactive games providing an opportunity for the scholars to get acclimated to their Hopkins community.

This program is open to the Black Male Initiative Scholars & Mentors.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Hopkins Café or Nolan's
Dinner with FYM Group - Even FYM Groups

Designated dinner hour for EVEN FYM GROUPS ONLY!

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Private Location (sign in to display)
First Year Night Out at the Rec

Come check out the Recreation and Well-Being Center. Special activities include:
Disc Golf, Kickball, Crafts, Group Fitness Class, and more!

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Breakfast

Hopkins Café Breakfast starts at 7am and ends at 9am.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
FYM will specify meeting location
FYM Group Meet-Up (!!)

This FYM Group Meet-Up is an early morning opportunity for you to connect informally with peers. You will walk over together to the next session, Academic Freedom.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Recreation Center - Masking Required
Academic Freedom (!!)

REQUIRED SESSION for all incoming students. Academic Freedom is the hallmark of the American University. Join Provost Sunil Kumar and faculty from around the university to learn what academic freedom means, how it works at Johns Hopkins, and the deep intellectual engagement it affords to our community.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
FYM will specify meeting location
Blue Jays in the Blue Zone (!!) - Even FYM Groups

REQUIRED SESSION for all incoming students. This meeting will prepare you to understand and practice risk mitigation strategies surrounding alcohol and other drugs. Whether or not you plan to use alcohol, you may run into alcohol-related experiences during college and we want you to feel prepared.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Hopkins Café or Nolan's
Lunch - Odd FYM Groups

Designated lunch hour for ODD FYM GROUPS ONLY!

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
FYM will specify meeting location
Blue Jays in the Blue Zone (!!) - Odd FYM Groups

REQUIRED SESSION for all incoming students. This meeting will prepare you to understand and practice risk mitigation strategies surrounding alcohol and other drugs. Whether or not you plan to use alcohol, you may run into alcohol-related experiences during college and we want you to feel prepared.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Hopkins Café or Nolan's
Lunch - Even FYM Groups

Designated lunch hour for EVEN FYM GROUPS ONLY!

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
2:15 PM – 3:00 PM
Various
HOP 101s - Session 1

Join these mini talks by our university associates to maximize your Hopkins experience and learn about different aspects of campus life. Presenters will discuss academic planning, co-curricular involvement, sorority/fraternity life, Baltimore hotspots, school spirit, digital resources, and more!

Please see the file attached to find different topics and locations for session 1!

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM
Various
HOP 101s - Session 2

Join these mini talks by our university associates to maximize your Hopkins experience and learn about different aspects of campus life. Presenters will discuss academic planning, co-curricular involvement, sorority/fraternity life, Baltimore hotspots, school spirit, digital resources, and more!

Please see the file attached below for the topics and locations for session 2!

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Various
HOP 101s - Session 3

Join these mini talks by our university associates to maximize your Hopkins experience and learn about different aspects of campus life. Presenters will discuss academic planning, co-curricular involvement, sorority/fraternity life, Baltimore hotspots, school spirit, digital resources, and more!

Please see the attached file for topics and locations for session 3.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hopkins Café or Nolan's
Dining Halls Open for Dinner

Hopkins Café Dinner starts at 5pm and ends at 8pm. Nolan's Dinner starts at 5pm and ends at 8pm.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Homewood Campus
Make Your Mark Monday

Join us for a night of crafts, hobbies, and tons of fun. We'll be making planners and notebooks, mugs and coasters, learning some new dances, painting on canvases, and laughing through an improv show! Be sure you register to the event(s) you want to attend, capacity is limited!

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Private Location (sign in to display)
Dance Workshop with Ladybirds

Come learn a fun, upbeat jazz dance to Sabrina Carpenter's "Thumbs!" Choreography will be taught by members of the Ladybirds Dance Team.

Be sure to wear some comfortable athletic clothing and bring some water. If you've got jazz shoes, bring those, but if no worries if not! Ballet flats or socks is just fine.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Private Location (sign in to display)
Dance Workshop with Eclectics

Get ready to boogie woogie woogie with Eclectics! We are an all-inclusive dance group that covers a large range of dance styles and is open to members with all levels of dance experience. For the workshop, we will be teaching a light-hearted choreography to Fire in the Sky by Anderson .Paak. Make sure to wear clothes you can comfortably move in and a water bottle! We can’t wait to groove with y’all!

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Hopkins Cafe
Dining Halls Open for Breakfast

Hopkins Café Breakfast starts at 7am and ends at 9am.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
9:15 AM – 12:30 PM
The Beach
Target Run

REGISTRATION REQUIRED Forgot your dorm essentials? Join us on a shopping trip to Towson Town Center at 9:15 am in front of the MSE library.

  • Bus 1
  • Bus 2
  • Bus 3
  • Bus 4
Waiting List
Sun, Aug 21, 2022
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Various (Attached)
Campus Tours - Even FYM Groups (!!)

Join your FYM to explore the campus and ask them questions as they give you a thorough campus tour.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM
Various (Attached)
Campus Tours - Odd FYM Groups (!!)

Join your FYM to explore the campus and ask them questions as they give you a thorough campus tour.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Recreation Center - Masking Required
Retaking Our Story: Reframing the Sexual Assault Conversation (!!)

REQUIRED SESSION for all incoming students. Retaking Our Story challenges students' perspectives on sexual assault prevention and the role they play in reshaping campus culture around gender violence. If you have any concerns about attending this session for content related reasons, please contact Alyse Campbell, Associate Director of Student Well-Being; Gender- Based Violence Prevention at alyse@jhu.edu or 410-516-5133.

2022 Sexual Assault Prevention Trigger Content Warning: The sexual assault prevention program discusses topics including intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, harassment, survivor empathy, and consent. If you have any concerns about attending this session for content related reasons and would like an alternative option, please let your First-Year Mentor know. You don't have to share why, just that you would like an alternative to the presentation.

Should you not feel comfortable discussing this with your FYM, please contact Alyse Campbell, Associate Director of Student Well-Being; Gender-Based Violence Prevention at alyse@jhu.edu or 410-516-5133.

If you find the program to be triggering in any way, you are free to leave the room at any time. Confidential staff from Gender-Based Violence Prevention and the Counseling Center staff are available onsite (outside the training?), as well as peer support advocates through SARU, the student-led Sexual Assault Resource Unit at Johns Hopkins, for anyone who needs support or wants to talk about services available at JHU for sexual assault survivors.

You are always welcome to contact the Gender-Based Violence Prevention team for confidential survivor led support and problem solving at HopkinsGBVP@jh.edu or 443-927-3548.

You are also welcome to contact the JHU Sexual Assault Help Line 24/7 at 410-516-7333 at any time.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Dinner - Even FYM Groups

Designated dinner time for EVEN FYM GROUPS ONLY!

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Dinner - Odd FYM Groups

Designated dinner time for ODD FYM GROUPS ONLY!

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Glass Pavilion
Drag Bingo: Blue Jay Edition

Bingo, drag queens, lip syncs, prizes, and more. Join us Sunday August 21, 2022, at 8:00 PM in the Glass Pavillion for a fun fierce night with Baltimore’s very own Brooklyn Heights & Iyana, as they hosts this year’s Drag Bingo. This is an event you will not want to miss. Prizes will be awarded to all Bingo winners

Waiting List
Sun, Aug 21, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Great Hall
Drag Bingo: Grocery Edition

Bingo, drag queens, lip syncs, groceries, and more. Join us Sunday, August 21, 2022, at 8:00 PM in Levering for a fun fierce night with Baltimore’s very own Washington, as she hosts this year’s Drag Bingo: Grocery Edition. This is an event you will not want to miss. Prizes will be awarded to all Bingo winners

Waiting List
Sat, Aug 20, 2022
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Hopkins Café
Dining Halls Open for Breakfast

Hopkins Café Breakfast starts at 7am and ends at 9am.

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Shriver Hall
Move-In: First-Year and Transfer Students

Welcome first-year and transfer students! Please pick up your J-card and keys at Shriver Hall

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wyman Quad Tent
Family Welcome Station

Welcome Blue Jay Families! Join us at the Wyman Quad Tent for a photo booth, family giveaways, water, coffee, ice cream, and more while students collect their room keys from Shriver Hall

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wyman Quad Tent
Family Resource Fair

Join campus departments from across the university in the family resource fair and listen and ask questions about their resources, programs, etc.

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hopkins Café
Dining Halls Open for Dinner

Hopkins Café Dinner starts at 5pm and ends at 8pm.

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
7:30 PM – 8:15 PM
Wyman Quad Tent
Pies after the Good Byes (Parent Event)

Blue Jay Families! Join us for some pies on the Wyman Quad after you have said good bye to your student. Students are expected to be in their mandatory residence hall meeting that kicks off their New Student Orientation.

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Residence Halls
RA Floor Meetings (!!)

REQUIRED SESSION for all students residing on the Homewood Campus. Come together with your Resident Advisor (RA) and members of your new floor community to get to know each other, touch on important information about living in the residence halls, and start connecting with those you will be living with for the year. This is a great opportunity to meet you neighbors and hear about all the ways your RA plans to foster community and act as a vital resource for your Hopkins experience.

Following the Floor Meeting, your RA will escort you to Homewood Field for New Student Orientation Kick-Off!!

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
8:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Homewood Field
Orientation Kick-Off: Opening FYM Meeting (!!)

It's happening! The orientation is here. Meet your First-Year Mentor, engage in conversation with fellow group members, and go over the orientation schedule.

Fri, Aug 19, 2022
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Breakfast

Hopkins Café Breakfast starts at 7am and ends at 9am.

Fri, Aug 19, 2022
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Shriver Hall
Move-In: International and Transfer Students

Welcome international and transfer students! All housing eligible students may pick up your J-card and dorm keys at Shriver Hall between 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Any student arriving outside of this timeframe will be able to pick items up after hours in Wolman Hall.

Fri, Aug 19, 2022
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wyman Quad Tent
Family Welcome Station

Welcome Blue Jay Families! Join us at the Wyman Quad Tent for a photo booth, family giveaways, water, coffee, ice cream, and more!

Fri, Aug 19, 2022
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wyman Quad Tent
Family Resource Fair

Join campus departments from across the university in the family resource fair and listen and ask questions about their resources, programs, etc.

Fri, Aug 19, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Hopkins Café
Dining Halls Open for Lunch

Hopkins Café Lunch starts at 11 am and ends at 2 pm.

Fri, Aug 19, 2022
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Wyman Quad Tent
Cookies on the Quad!

Come join us for cookies and fun on Wyman Quad! Meet other students before the school year starts over a game of Giant Jenga, Giant Connect 4, Ping Pong, and more!

Thu, Aug 18, 2022
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Breakfast

Hopkins Café Breakfast starts at 7am and ends at 9am.

Thu, Aug 18, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Lunch

Hopkins Café Lunch starts at 11 am and ends at 2 pm.

Thu, Aug 18, 2022
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Dinner

Hopkins Café Dinner starts at 5pm and ends at 8pm.

Wed, Aug 17, 2022
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Breakfast

Hopkins Café Breakfast starts at 7am and ends at 9am.

Wed, Aug 17, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Lunch

Hopkins Café Lunch starts at 11 am and ends at 2 pm.

Wed, Aug 17, 2022
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Dinner

Hopkins Café Dinner starts at 5pm and ends at 8pm.

Tue, Aug 16, 2022
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Breakfast

Hopkins Café Breakfast starts at 7am and ends at 9am.

Tue, Aug 16, 2022
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Shriver Hall
Move-In: 3.5 Day Pre-Orientation

Welcome pre-orientation students! Please pick up your J-card and keys at Shriver Hall

Tue, Aug 16, 2022
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Wyman Quad Tent
Family Welcome Station

Welcome Blue Jay Families! Join us at the Wyman Quad Tent for a photo booth, family giveaways, water, coffee, and more!

Tue, Aug 16, 2022
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Hodson Hall Lobby
Pre-O Check-In/Welcome from OFYE

For all 3.5-Day Pre-Orientation participants. We encourage you to stop by anytime between 2:00 - 3:30 PM EDT to pick up a name badge and enjoy light refreshments!

Tue, Aug 16, 2022
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Dinner

Hopkins Café Dinner starts at 5pm and ends at 8pm.

Sun, Aug 14, 2022
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Breakfast

Hopkins Café Breakfast starts at 7am and ends at 9am.

Sun, Aug 14, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Lunch

Hopkins Café Lunch starts at 11 am and ends at 2 pm.

Sun, Aug 14, 2022
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Dinner

Hopkins Café Dinner starts at 5pm and ends at 8pm.

Sat, Aug 13, 2022
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Breakfast

Hopkins Café Breakfast starts at 7am and ends at 9am.

Sat, Aug 13, 2022
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Shriver Hall
Move-In: 7-Day Pre-Orientation

Welcome pre-orientation students! Please pick up your J-card and keys at Shriver Hall

Sat, Aug 13, 2022
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Wyman Quad Tent
Family Welcome Station

Welcome Blue Jay Families! Join us at the Wyman Quad Tent for a photo booth, family giveaways, water, coffee, and more!

Sat, Aug 13, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Lunch

Hopkins Café Lunch starts at 11 am and ends at 2 pm.

Sat, Aug 13, 2022
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hopkins Café
Dining Hall Open for Dinner

Hopkins Café Dinner starts at 5pm and ends at 8pm.

Where

Homewood Campus

United States

Hosted By

Orientation & First Year Experience | Website | View More Events
Co-hosted with: Office of Arts and Innovation

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