OGBE serves the needs of graduate students throughout their education at Johns Hopkins SOM. This office works closely with the GSA.
The Office of Institutional Equity handles many matters including student disability accommodations, discrimination and harassment, and sexual assault.
The Office of the Registrar is responsible for student scheduling, transcript preparation, medical licensure processing and certifications among a variety of other academic support services.
OIS is dedicated to providing exceptional immigration services and international programing support to all international students at Johns Hopkins. Find information on how to handle student visas, how to handle taxes, and international events.
The Division of Research Integrity in the Office of Policy Coordination serves as the primary resource for School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students to educate, evaluate and interpret policies regarding research integrity and the responsible conduct of research.
To begin the registration process with Student Disability Services, and to establish eligibility for disability related accommodations and services, please complete and submit the SDS Online Registration Form and upload supporting documentation. Once your form and documentation are received, the next step in the process will be to meet with Kristina Nance, Disabilities Coordinator for PhD and Masters students at the School of Medicine, to discuss your needs and potential accommodations. If you have any difficulty providing documentation or need more information about any aspect of the process, again please contact Kristina Nance in the Office of Graduate Biomedical Education.
Read a full description of the range of services available through the Johns Hopkins University Office of Institutional Equity.
Or for a quick read, check out this short summary presentation deck prepared by Catharine Axe, the JHU Executive Director of Student Disability Services.
Students with approved accommodations can request accommodations for the fall by using the AIM student portal and following the Student Guidelines for Requesting Accommodation through AIM. The portal will be accessed using your Hopkins JHED ID and password. Single sign on will work after the first time if you use it.
A person with a disability is defined by Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and as a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such impairment, or is regarded as having such impairment.
If you are in need of a notary public, one is available to you for reduced and sometimes free cost at the Registrar's Office in the Miller Research Building. The notary public is available on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9am to 4:30pm.
The Higher Education Act requires institutions of higher education to provide students with voter registration materials. The SOM also provides information about and has a limited number of forms available in the Registrar's Office to register in Maryland.
The state of Maryland has a website providing information on student eligibility to vote and voter registration applications for download.
Out-of-state residents, please visit this website, and select your state of residence.
Major student activities coordinated through the Registrar's Office includes the SOM graduation/convocation ceremony and student orientation. For information about commencement and convocation, visit the official website here. For graduation requirements please see your program's specific requirements, as these vary program to program.
Make sure to read the Procedures for the Award of the Doctor of Philosophy Degree current as of January 2022
The Hopkins Travel Page offers information and resources for travelers. There are also two places you should register your international travel:
1. US STEP for enrollment with the government for safety alerts
2. The Hopkins International Travel Registry to assist school administrators in contacting and offering you assistance in the case of emergencies.