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Accepted Nursing Students

Orientation

Every story has a beginning and your Hopkins Nursing story begins here. Listen to representatives from various offices walk you through the ins and outs of a day at the School of Nursing. Dates and Schedule

Making the Transition

Make the transition from an accepted student to a current student with the information below. Many of these documents require follow up and should be reviewed carefully. 

Keep a copy of all submitted documents and contact the Office of Admissions with any address, phone, or email changes.
 

All enrolled students must meet compliance requirements prior to orientation and throughout enrollment.  Several requirements have annual expiration dates, including: 

  • Background check
  • CPR card
  • Immunizations
  • RN licensure (if applicable)

Students must meet all clinical agency requirements. Site requirements vary and may include fingerprinting, drug screening, and evidence of military draft registration. It is your responsibility to maintain, renew, and update each requirement by the expiration date and to keep copies for your personal records.

  • Compliance Document Submission

    All of the required compliance documents below can be uploaded through a secured portal at http://JHU.CertifiedBackground.com.  Upload Documents

    All enrolled students are encouraged to read the information below and follow the directions.  If you have any questions about your compliance documents please call the Office of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs at 410-955-7545.

    Background Check

    All students must complete a background check and drug screening through Certified Background.

    CPR Card Photocopy

    All students must obtain CPR certification and submit a photocopy of their card prior to orientation.

    Online Modules

    Pre-Entrance Health Form

    Required health forms must be completed by a healthcare provider and submitted to the school prior to orientation. Students also need documentation of a polio vaccine or positive IgG titer to confirm immunity. Download Form

  • Computer Recommendations

    Students have access to over 100 computers throughout our buildings. Additionally, the school requires students to own a laptop for use at home or while in the building. If you already own a computer that you wish to use for school work, ideally it should be no older than three years old with sufficient processing power and memory to run current versions of Microsoft Office, and possibly more demanding applications such as statistical software and Second Life. Computer Recommendations

  • Equipment & Uniforms

    The following items are required for all baccalaureate students:

    Equipment

    • Watch with a second hand
    • Stethoscope (Littman Classic II recommended)
    • Aneroid blood pressure cuff (Adult size)

    Uniforms

    Clinical placement at The Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH) requires students to wear a white polo top with navy blue scrub bottom. Navy blue scrub tops are permitted at JHH clinicals.

  • Health Insurance

    All students must maintain adequate health insurance coverage. Students may purchase the student health plan (SHP). Enrollment forms will be mailed to attending students 30 days prior to your first semester.  If you plan to maintain adequate coverage please complete the online waiver form

  • Refunds

    If you are anticipating student financial aid or loans to cover your living expenses, it is important to keep the green Higher One envelope. It contains your card--the key to unlocking your refund preference. Cards will be sent to the mailing address you registered with the School of Nursing. 

    Mailing Dates

    • Summer-entry:  First week of April
    • Fall-entry:  First week of July
    • Spring-entry:  First week of December 

    If you have any questions about the Student Refund Process, contact Student Accounts at SONStudentAccounts@jhu.edu

    Learn more about the refund process

  • Registration for Masters Students

    As a new masters student, approval from your advisor is required before registering for your first semester.  You will need to do the following to successfully register:

  • Transcripts

    Students must submit official transcripts verifying the completion of courses and/or the awarding of a final degree if you completed courses after your acceptance.

    Send to:

    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
    Office of Admissions
    525 North Wolfe Street
    Student House 100
    Baltimore, MD 21205

    Note: If it is not possible to obtain an official transcript, a letter with your school's letterhead validating the completion of your outstanding coursework and/or indicating the grade or verification of a completed degree will be accepted for enrollment into the program.

  • Helpful Information

    Clinical Dress Code Policy

    A comprehensive list of all rules regarding student uniforms. View Policy

    Dosage Calculation

    Includes information on dosage calculation book and practice problems; this is for your information and does not have to be turned in. Dosage Calculation

    Frequently Asked Questions

    View a list of Frequently Asked Questions for baccalaureate students.

    Nursing Terminology

    Includes useful terminology used throughout the program. B.U.R.P.S./Talk Like a Nurse

Location

JHU School of Nursing
525 N. Wolfe Street,
Baltimore, MD 21205

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Academic Manuals

Important policies, procedures, and resources for ease of reference.

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