If you’re a junior or senior in high school, join us at our virtual Summer Open House! You’ll get a chance to learn all about life as a Blue Jay—from our holistic admissions process, academic structure, and student life to resources that support your professional growth throughout your college career. You’ll also be able to connect with current Hopkins students and ask any questions you may have about their experiences.
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Recordings of each session are below. Feel free to review the material you’ve learned or watch sessions you weren’t able to attend. These links will expire on Monday, August 7.

7:30 – 8:15 a.m. International Admissions Session

Our undergraduate community has citizens from countries across the world. Join members of our International Admissions Committee as we discuss how students studying in non-U.S. countries can best prepare to apply to college in the U.S.

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Financial Aid 101 for International Students

Student Financial Support will provide an overview of the financial aid process at Hopkins for international citizens and their families.

11 – 11:55 a.m. Academic Panels

Hear from current students about what it’s like to study at the first research university in the U.S. while embracing our flexible curriculum and collaborative learning environment. Students will discuss topics like research, interdisciplinary studies, and what it’s like to learn from some of the world’s leading experts. Sessions will focus on various areas of study available to students.

12 – 12:55 p.m. Student Life

Curious about what daily life is like for our undergrads? Join us for current student panels! Each session will cover a different aspect of the student experience, from campus traditions to residential life to diversity and inclusion in the Hopkins community. There’s no better way to learn about the Hopkins experience than by listening to those currently living it!

  • First-Generation and/or Limited-Income Experience – recording coming soon!
  • Hopkins’ Inclusive and Diverse Community 
  • Housing, Dining, and Residential Life  
  • Student Organizations, Greek Life, Traditions, and Transitions to College
1 – 1:55 p.m. Choose Your Own Adventure
  • Financial Aid 101  
    • Join a member of Student Financial Support to learn about the financial aid process and our commitment to affordability. You’ll learn about how we determine aid eligibility, the types of aid available, and strategies for covering college expenses. Find out what “no-loan” and “meeting 100% of demonstrated need” could mean for you. Please note this session is most relevant for domestic students in our application process (U.S. citizens, permanent residents, students with DACA or undocumented status, and other eligible non-citizens).
  • Hot Spot Virtual Campus Tour 
    • Join a current student on a virtual tour of the Homewood campus. This tour will show you some of our campus’ most popular student spots and learn more about how Hopkins students make campus their home!
2 – 2:55 p.m. Student Support and ResourceS 

The Hopkins community is here to support our students through all stages during their time as students. From choosing your major to enhancing your college experience with research opportunities or study abroad, there are numerous resources available to our students. Please select a maximum of one student event in this section.

3 – 3:55 p.m. Admissions Session

This session will provide an overview of the holistic admissions process at Hopkins. A member of the admissions committee will discuss how we review transcripts, essays, letters of recommendation, and other pieces of your application as we build our campus community. By knowing how we think about each component, you’ll be able to put together your strongest application.