Johns Hopkins has guidelines in place designed to allow us to conduct activities with the health and safety of our community at the forefront of our thinking.

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Note to JHU affiliates

Johns Hopkins students, faculty, and staff who feel ill or are concerned about COVID-19 exposure should call the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Call Center at 443-287-8500, seven days a week, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. You can also self-schedule a COVID test through your Hopkins MyChart.

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Current Status

As of June 29

Johns Hopkins University is in Phase 3 of its reopening plan and is substantially back to normal. At this time: 

  • Precautionary interventions have been put in place in response to a significant increase in COVID cases among undergraduate students at the end of the spring semester. View related FAQ
  • Masking is optional for those who are vaccinated and boosted in classrooms, lab- and studio-based classes, administrative spaces, research labs, public spaces, athletic facilities, and non-classroom spaces. More information
  • COVID-19 vaccination and booster shots are required for all affiliates working or studying in the U.S., with the exception of those affiliated with the School of Medicine. More information
  • Twice-weekly COVID testing is required for all unvaccinated affiliates with an approved exception; there is no mandatory testing for fully vaccinated and boosted affiliates, but voluntary asymptomatic testing on demand remains available. More information
  • If you test positive through JHU testing, you will be contacted with next steps. Students who test positive at home should complete this online form; employees who test positive at home should call the JHCCC at 443-287-8500 or complete this online form.
  • Food service is permitted at all events, both indoor and outdoor, with the exception of large student events. More information
  • Travel restrictions have been lifted, but affiliates are encouraged to take precautions to reduce the risk of infection during travel. More information

Anyone with concerns about noncompliance with JHU COVID-19 safety measures is encouraged to submit information via the confidential compliance line or call 844-SPEAK2US (844-773-2528).

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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