Student Services and Support

Graduate Student Concerns

Graduate students can contact any of the following confidentially:

Christine Kavanagh, Director of Graduate Academic Affairs, WSE

Counseling Center

The Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center serves full-time undergraduate and graduate students from the schools of Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, and the Peabody Institute. All of these students are encouraged to utilize the services offered by the Counseling Center. All services are confidential and free of charge.

The Counseling Center offers the following services:

  • Counseling
  • Groups
  • Consultation
  • Referral
  • Career Decision-Making

Website: http://www.jhu.edu/~ccenter/ or (410) 516-8278

Student Health and Wellness Center

The Johns Hopkins University Student Health and Wellness Center exists to affirm the clear role of health and wellness in advancing academics. Our primary mission is to maintain and contribute to a healthy and safe learning environment for the student community in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering. We strive to provide high quality, primary health services to students in an accessible, efficient, and costeffective manner that promotes maximal student confidentiality and respect for individual and cultural differences. As health care providers and partners in an institution that promotes high achievement and optimal wellness, we encourage the student to make informed decisions about health-related concerns and we empower them to be self-directed and well-informed consumers in an ever changing health care system.
Website: http://ww2.jhu.edu/shcenter/ or (410) 516-8270

The Office of Institutional Equity

Disability Services and Compliance

The Director of ADA Compliance and Disability Services in the Office of Institutional Equity serves as the central point of contact for information on physical and programmatic access, specific accommodations, resolution of complaints and problems, faculty and staff concerns, and identification of available services. In addition, the office can provide training, consultation, and information regarding disability issues.
Contact: Abby Hurson, Director or (410) 516-8075
Graduate students in the Krieger and Whiting Schools can also visit the Disabilities page.

Discrimination/Compliance

  • Sexual Harassment
  • Training
  • Meditation

The Office of Equity Compliance and Education is responsible for the investigation and resolution of discrimination complaints received from faculty, staff, and students at Johns Hopkins University. OIE also provides mediation services for University related issues, as well as, education/training on sexual harassment.
Website: www.jhuaa.org or (410) 516-8075

O’Connor Recreation Center

Membership to the O’Connor Recreation Center is open to all faculty, staff, and students of the university. This includes Johns Hopkins University-Homewood, Peabody, School of Medicine, School of Public Health, School of Nursing, School of Education, Carey Business School, Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Hospital, School of Advanced International Study (SAIS), Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, and the Applied Physics Lab (APL).

  • Gym
  • Fitness and weight rooms
  • Climbing wall
  • Fields
  • Tennis courts
  • Pool (indoor)
  • Experiential education
  • Fitness classes (yoga, yogalates, pilates, step aerobics, cardiokickboxing, muscle classes and dance-based classes)

Website: web.jhu.edu/recreation/ or (410) 516-5229

Campus Ministries

Johns Hopkins University Campus Ministries promotes and supports spiritual development, theological reflections, religious tolerance and social awareness among students, faculty and staff within the university community. At its heart, Campus Ministries is a prophetic and pastoral presence which seeks to enhance the spiritual and ethical educational experience of the whole person mind, body and soul.
Website: www.jhu.edu/~chaplain or (410) 261-1880