3910 Keswick Road
North Building 4th Floor
Baltimore MD 21211
The University Tax Office will be CLOSED to all visitors until further notice.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Building Financial Fitness Webinars
On January 11th, 2023, the GSA hosted an accountant-led presentation and forum for the student body with Joe Musumeci, a CPA with YHB; Eric Arneklev with the JHU Tax Office and Deborah Johnson with the Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union. Recording is linked above and the slide deck can be found here. Contact information for each speaker is found in the description of the video. Find more information about filing taxes on their website, or by contacting the office directly.
The School of Public Health Student Assembly hosted Luke Pelger, Partner Experience Manager from Greenpath Financial Wellness. In this video he shares information about financial health and wellbeing, developing and sticking to a budget, managing debt, saving money, and creating an emergency fund.
The School of Public Health Student Assembly hosted Joe Musumeci, CPA from Rowles & Company, LLP. In this video he shares general information about taxes, filing statuses, refunds vs. balances, examples of tax forms, and answers questions about taxes.
The School of Public Health Student Assembly hosted Thad Ismart, CFP Senior Financial Planner with Baltimore Washington Financial Advisors. In this video, you can learn the basics about investing and financial planning. It's never too early to start planning. Content includes information about saving for retirement, paying off debt vs. saving, savings priorities, the stock market, and investment services/apps.
The School of Public Health Student Assembly hosted Luke Pelger, Partner Experience Manager at Greenpath Financial Wellness. In this video student will learn about credit scores, debt to credit ratios, how to boost your credit, and how to pay off debt.
The JHU Office of Student Financial Services
The JHU Student Financial Support office has curated a list of Financial Wellness resources for students! Explore topics like budgeting, money management, and how credit works. You can also check out upcoming Financial Wellness Events hosted by Student Financial Support!
Using A Bank Or Credit Union
How Does A Checking Account Work?
How To Build A Budget
Strategies For Reducing Credit Card Debt
What Can I Do To Build Mu Credit?
Understanding Your Credit Score
What Can I Do To Prevent Identity Theft?
Family & Child Care Benefits
JHU offers a variety of resources for families' including adoption assistance, elder care, child care benefits, and lactation support. Visit the website to learn more about student and trainee eligibility for benefits including dependent care vouchers that offer money from the university, dependent care flexible spending accounts which allow parents to set aside pre-tax dollars to help pay for care, and scholarships to three partner child care centers.
The Backup Care program through Care.com is designed to provide sick, emergency & backup elder care or child care for any resident or postdoctoral fellow using the program. The cost of care is partially subsidized by Johns Hopkins for up to 10 placements a year. Additional unsubsidized placements are available. Care.com pre-screens qualified caregivers to help you find in-home backup emergency care for children and adults, or in-center backup care for children. To ensure you're prepared when the unexpected occurs, it is recommended that you register with Care@Work well before any need arises. Sign up now and have the peace of mind that comes with knowing you have a backup plan when you need it.
Information on university policy for paid family leave.
Hopkins Food Pantry
Graduate students, trainees and other JHU affiliates are encouraged to visit the food pantry on the Homewood Campus if they are experiencing food insecurity. Before coming to the pantry, fill out the one-time intake survey. Items available include canned goods, pasta, rice, snacks, and toiletries. For information on stock, visit their Facebook page.
Location: Office of Multicultural Affairs at 3033 N. Charles St.
Hours of Operation: During the academic year, it is open from 6-8 pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and 3-5 pm on Sundays. During the summer, the hours are 9-10 am and 3-4 pm on Fridays.
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We have access to Hopkins Perks at Work for various discounts including travel, electronics, and restaurants. It also includes a rewards points system to further increase your buying power.
In addition to the discounts on the Perks at Work site, we have the ability to rent cars using the Hopkins leisure rate for National and Enterprise. You can rent through Perks at Work and the discount with be automatically applied
Salt is a financial literacy resources that includes basic finances, filing taxes, budgeting, student loan payback, etc. It's a really cool resource for both beginners and those looking to set up a new budget/payback loans, and Hopkins has a subscription making the service free for students.
IRS-hosted platform that helps in preparing for self-determined tax returns
Mint.com is a personal finance app for budgeting, tracking and paying bills online, and managing finances.