Johns Hopkins has developed guidelines for a gradual resumption of activities with the health and safety of our community at the forefront of our thinking.

Current Status

As of Nov. 2

  • Johns Hopkins University remains in Phase 1 of its reopening plan; limited on-campus research and instructional activities are permitted with approval. More information
  • The university plans to offer in-person residential and educational opportunities for undergraduate students for the spring semester. Students will not be required to come to campus. More information
  • Face coverings, physical distancing, and daily health checks are required for anyone on campus; smoking and vaping are prohibited. More information 
  • The Return to Campus Guidance details operational issues, health and safety guidance, and expectations for use of campus facilities, and approaches for support of vulnerable individuals. More information
  • Data showing testing and test-positive cases among JHU affiliates is updated each Monday on the COVID-19 testing dashboard. More information
  • An update on the university’s finances was shared on Oct. 15. More information


Help us protect each other

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Cover your face

Always wear a mask on campus

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Wash your hands

Wash or sanitize hands often and don’t touch your face

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Distance yourself

Keep six feet between you and others

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If you have symptoms

Self-isolate and call 833-546-7546 right away

Your Input is Crucial

In addition to formal working groups, we have created multiple avenues for community input, including a student advisory committee and a series of virtual town halls and forums. Comments and suggestions about the resumption of on-campus activities can be shared at any time.

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