Orientation and Move-In Information
DH/MT Session I: Sunday, June 24, 2018
SU Term II: Sunday, July 1, 2018
EdUSA/DH/MT Session II: Sunday, July 8, 2018
DH/MT Session III: Sunday, July 22, 2018
Academic Check-In: 11:00 AM-3:00 PM (3505 North Charles Street)
Academic Information Session: (Hodson Hall 110)
Two information sessions are held for all students on move-in date, the first at 1:00 PM, the second at 3:00 PM.
Farewell to Parents and Dinner (Fresh Food Cafe Dining Hall ) Time: 6pm
Residential Student Orientation: (Mudd Hall 26) Time: 7pm
Dormitory Check-In: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM, the JHU Summer Conferences will have a table set up for residential summer students checking into the dorm. After 1:00 PM, students will have to enter McCoy Hall and check in at the office.
DH/MT Session I: Saturday, July 7th, 2018
SU Term II: Saturday, August 4, 2018
DH/MT Session II: Saturday, July 21, 2018
EdUSA 2-week: Saturday, July 21, 2018
EdUSA 4-week: Saturday, August 4th, 2018
DH/MT Session III: Saturday, August 4th, 2018
Dormitory Check-Out: 7:00 AM-9:00AM (If flights depart later than 9am, staff will stow luggage at the dorm.)
BWI Airport Shuttle (PreCollege Only)
We provide shuttle service to precollege students to and from BWI airport. Please check out shuttle information for more information.
Visiting undergraduates are responsible to secure their own transportation to and from the airport.
Entering the University
If you are in one of our pre-college programs or under 18, your residence hall location is McCoy Hall, which is on 3339 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218. If you are over 18 your residence hall is Charles Commons, located at 3301 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218. Dormitory check-in will be held there.
Checking into the Dorm
McCoy Hall (under 18)
Students should first check in to their housing assignments beginning at 11:00 AM. Drivers should drop off their student at McCoy Hall, and then proceed to park their cars along either St. Paul St. or Charles St.; or if it is after 1:30 PM, in the University Baptist Church parking lot (which is located next to McCoy Hall). From there, parents will be able to walk back to the dorm.
During dormitory check-in, students will receive access cards and their room keys. After students check in, they should proceed to their rooms and drop off any belongings. Once settled, students and parents should proceed to the Summer Programs check-in area, directions to which will be included in their check-in information.
Charles Commons (18 +)
Students over the age of 18 can check-in at Charles Commons from 12:00 – 4:00 PM. During dormitory check-in, students will receive access cards and their room keys. After students check in, they should proceed to their rooms and drop off any belongings. Once settled, students should proceed to check-in if time allows. This information will be included in their check-in information.
Students will receive their J-cards (student ID) along with a folder containing important phone numbers, a calendar of events, along with campus maps, a list of restaurants around campus and a guide to local places of worship. In addition, students will receive their course room assignments. Students should bring copies of any missing documents that were not already uploaded to their account and their medical insurance cards.
Academic and Residential Information Sessions
Orientation for parents and students will include introductions to the staff and a brief orientation to the academic and residential programs. Two information sessions are held for students, the first at 1:00 PM, the second at 3:00 PM. Commuter students can also attend these sessions.
Tours of Campus
Every hour on the hour, weather permitting between 11:00PM and 4:00PM, campus tours will be provided. Departing location will be at 3505 North Charles Street. Take virtual tour now!
Professors have identified the books students will need. They are available for purchase at the Hopkins Barnes and Noble Bookstore, located at the corner of St. Paul and 33rd Streets. Click here to purchase your books in advance and pick them up at the bookstore upon arrival. You will need your course number to determine the required books.
Students and parents are on their own for lunch and can choose one of the many places around campus. A list of nearby restaurants is given in the folder provided to each student at the academic check in.
If a problem should arise on orientation day, please call the Summer Discovery Residential Program at 410-516-3887 or email@example.com