Welcome Class of 2020

The links on this page will help you learn about academic opportunities, policies and procedures at Hopkins and help you to register for your first-semester classes. Please review the information and follow all directions carefully. Our goal is to make this process easy and convenient for you, so we’ve tried to give you what you need and not a lot of excess. In other words, if it’s here, it’s important!

Questions? Email wseadvising@jhu.edu or call (410) 516-7395.

  • Freshman Academic Guide
    The essentials of academic advising, Advanced Placement, GCE and IB exam information, degree requirements….all the nitty-gritty plus a 2016-2017 monthly calendar with important deadlines and dates.
  • Engineering 101 
    This is an introduction to the engineering programs at Hopkins. It provides recommended course schedules for your first two semesters, and is designed to be used in tandem with the Freshman Academic Guide. You can also learn about the many student groups available to enhance your academic experience in engineering.
  • Advising Profile

    The Advising Profile is available for completion through the New Student Portal, To Do List item #5.

  • Credit Evaluation Process
    If you have taken college courses at another institution and would like to have them evaluated for possible transfer credits, please follow these directions:

    1. Send/email an official course description and/or syllabus to wseadvising@jhu.edu. Full syllabi are encouraged for all courses, but complete syllabus with topical breakdown is REQUIRED for all math and science courses. When sending syllabi and course descriptions, make sure to include:

      • Your name and Hopkins ID
      • The name of the institution
      • The course number and name at the institution
      • The course credits assigned by the institution
      • Whether the institution is on a semester or quarter system
    2. Send an official transcript to:
      Johns Hopkins University
      Engineering Advising Office
      103 Shaffer Hall
      3400 N. Charles Street
      Baltimore, MD 21218-2681

If you submit all of the required materials by September 16, your advisor will contact you via email by November 2 regarding the transferability of your course(s).

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