College Access Night for parents of middle and high school students set for Nov. 17

Event is designed to support faculty and staff interested in learning more about the admissions process, as well as the tuition benefits JHU offers for families

If you're a JHU employee with a child or other dependent with a college education on the horizon, advice is on the way.

On Thursday, Nov. 17, Johns Hopkins will host its third annual College Access event to help the parents of middle and high school students navigate the pursuit of higher education. It will be held virtually, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Zoom.

if you are interested in attending, you are asked to register online and complete this survey.

Poster advertising College Access Night

CollegeBound Foundation, a respected Baltimore-based organization, will lead workshops. The event will feature:

Breakout Room for Middle School Parents to offer support as their child moves through the transition into high school and begins thinking about college. Participants will receive information about important dates/checklists, reasons why grades matter, taking the SAT/ACT, and the overall college process, and they will get an overview of financial aid and scholarships.

Breakout Room for High School Parents to accelerate parental engagement with their child and the college admissions process. Participants will receive information about important dates/checklists, an overview of the college application process, and strategies for applying for financial aid.

JHU Tuition Grant Plan Overview, which covers what parents and individuals need to know to take advantage of funding from JHU. The Tuition Grant Plan pays 50% of each dependent child's full-time undergraduate tuition and eligible fees, up to a maximum of half of Johns Hopkins University's first-year undergraduate tuition. It also provides support for staff interested in attending college or obtaining their GED.

If you have any questions, contact the JHU Benefits Service Center at or 410-516-2000.