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Saturday, August 20
10:00 am-4:00 pm Move-In

New students will move-in and go through the check-in process during their designated time!

Joe Byrd Hall
12:00 pm-4:00 pm Welcome Fair

Important faces, offices, and resources for you as a new Hopkins student will be present to welcome you and share helpful information. And be sure to stop by our ice cream cart and photobooth for some fun! You might even catch Jay our mascot walking around!

Grand Arcade
5:00 pm-8:00 pm Dinner Dining Hall
7:00 pm-8:00 pm Res Life Social Plaza (rain location: Dining Hall)
8:00 pm-9:00 pm Res Hall Floor Meetings

Your RA will lead a floor meeting with your new residential community! Check with your RA for more details.

Plaza (rain location: Dining Hall)
Sunday, August 21
7:00 am-9:30 am Breakfast Dining Hall
9:00 am-9:30 am Backstage Check-In

Check in to receive your new student t-shirt, folder, and notebook!

Grand Arcade
9:30 am-10:30 am Backstage Kick-Off

Say hello to the Backstage team and Student Affairs staff! Learn how to navigate Hopkins Groups to access your full orientation schedule and all things student engagement at JHU. Meet your Orientation Leader to get an overview of what to expect during orientation and meet other members of your cohort group.

Friedberg
11:00 am-12:30 pm Peak Performance Fundamentals

An introduction to Peak Performance Fundamentals (PPF) with a panel discussion on performance health awareness and advocacy.

Friedberg
12:30 pm-1:30 pm Tours

Get a chance to walk through your class schedule with your Orientation Leader and find where your classes will be.

Leave from Arcade
12:30 pm-2:00 pm Lunch Dining Hall
1:30 pm-2:30 pm Tours

Get a chance to walk through your class schedule with your Orientation Leader and find where your classes will be.

Leave from Arcade
2:30 pm-3:15 pm Campus Safety & Security

Annual Campus Security presentation led by Director of Campus Security.

Friedberg
3:30 pm-4:30 pm Blue Jays in the Blue Zone Leakin 19, 119, 207/209, 214, 215, 217, 417; Conservatory 207 & 209
5:00 pm-7:00 pm Beyond the Gates: Supply Shuttle Trips

Hop on a shuttle to Target to get any dorm room essentials you may need. Shuttles will be departing at 5:00 pm & 6:00 pm, so be sure to make your list ahead of time!

Leave from Arcade
5:00 pm-7:00 pm Dinner Dining Hall
7:30 pm-8:30 pm Peabody 101 (undergrads)

Not sure on what to expect as you transition to life at Peabody? Join us for this candid student led panel with current students sharing the answers to all of the things you really want to know! From transitioning to high school, balancing classwork and working, to being involved on campus outside of the classroom.

Cohen-Davison
8:30 pm-10:00 pm Bingo Night

Join the Student Engagement team for a night of fun with music and EXTREME prizes!

Dining Hall
Monday, August 22
7:00 am-9:30 am Breakfast Dining Hall
9:30 am-10:00 am Cohort Check-In

Meet your OL in your designated meetup spot!

Various Locations
10:00 am-10:45 am Peabody Power Sessions

Conference style choose your own adventure! Choose one of the available sessions to attend. The same sessions offered this morning will be offered again in the afternoon so you will be able to attend a total of two of the available sessions. Maximum attendance in each session is 35 so register in advance!

Various Locations
Academic Tips

Starting college can feel very intimidating, with new kinds of classes, life on campus, and making new friends. But it doesn’t have to be! Join Peabody Advising for a session on Academic Tips for navigating your way through your first year of classes at Peabody and a chance to win some cool prizes!

Leakin 214
Handling Roommate Conflicts

Hosted by Peabody Residential Life.

Leakin 207/209
Interdisciplinary Mixer

Are you excited to get connected with your new colleagues? Eager to learn how to get started with your own artistic projects on and off campus? Want to learn about resources to fund and support your creative endeavors? Join the LAUNCHPad team for an interdisciplinary mixer to meet and greet with potential collaborators. Snacks will be provided!

Centre Street Performance Studio
Tech Expo

Stop by the plaza level of the Arthur Friedheim Library to learn about all the FREE recording, videography, gaming, and playback equipment available to you through both the Digital Media Center, and your library! This open-house session will give you tutorials on what you need to record the best festival audition ever.

AFL
11:00 am-12:00 pm Dance Meeting

Just for new incoming dance students.

Leaking Plaza 16
11:00 am-2:00 pm Peabody Pit Stops
For students not in PPF, you are encouraged to use this time to take care of any outstanding student needs you may have. Take a moment in your day to get serviced with Ensemble Office, Advising, Business Office, or Financial Aid! Some offices are by appt. only and others are accepting walk ins, so know before you go. Unsure? Head to Student Affairs in Unger Lounge if you have questions!
Various Locations
11:00 am-1:00 pm Peak Performance Fundamentals Various Locations
11:00 am-12:00 pm Mind-Body Learning (Pilates)

A short introduction to this practice of mind-body exercise that provides daily conditioning, promotes whole body health, and develops mental awareness to optimize your personal performance.

Friedberg
11:00 am-12:00 pm Alexander Technique- Brass, Singers, Winds

This introduction session will give participants an experiential understanding of how Alexander Technique can help address challenges related to performing and practice, expand awareness to increase freedom and comfort, and enhance performance and stage presence.

Griswold
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Mind-Body Learning (Pilates)

A short introduction to this practice of mind-body exercise that provides daily conditioning, promotes whole body health, and develops mental awareness to optimize your personal performance.

Friedberg
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Alexander Technique- Guitar, Harp, Keyboard, Percussion, Strings

This introduction session will give participants an experiential understanding of how Alexander Technique can help address challenges related to performing and practice, expand awareness to increase freedom and comfort, and enhance performance and stage presence.

Griswold
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Dance Class with danah

Just for new incoming dance students.

Leakin Plaza 16
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Lunch Dining Hall
2:00 pm-3:30 pm Battle of the Cohorts: Goosechase Edition

Team up with your cohort mates and rival against other cohorts in an opportunity to win an exclusive prize.

Cohen-Davison
4:00 pm-4:45 pm Office of Institutional Equity

JHU’s Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) will review policies, procedures, and other important information you should know as a new student.

Friedberg
5:00 pm-5:45 pm Peabody Power Sessions

Conference style choose your own adventure! Choose one of the available sessions to attend. The same sessions as this morning so you will be able to attend a total of two of the available sessions. Maximum attendance in each session is 30 so register in advance!

Various Locations
Academic Tips

Starting college can feel very intimidating, with new kinds of classes, life on campus, and making new friends. But it doesn’t have to be! Join Peabody Advising for a session on Academic Tips for navigating your way through your first year of classes at Peabody and a chance to win some cool prizes!

Leakin 214
Handling Roommate Conflicts

Hosted by Peabody Residential Life.

Leakin 207/209
Interdisciplinary Mixer

Are you excited to get connected with your new colleagues? Eager to learn how to get started with your own artistic projects on and off campus? Want to learn about resources to fund and support your creative endeavors? Join the LAUNCHPad team for an interdisciplinary mixer to meet and greet with potential collaborators. Snacks will be provided!

Centre Street Performance Studio
Tech Expo

Stop by the plaza level of the Arthur Friedheim Library to learn about all the FREE recording, videography, gaming, and playback equipment available to you through both the Digital Media Center, and your library! This open-house session will give you tutorials on what you need to record the best festival audition ever.

AFL
6:00 pm-8:00 pm Dinner Dining Hall
7:30 pm-8:30 pm Color Me Mine Affinity Mixer

Join other new students in an opportunity to meet others who share similar interests and/or identities in this fun themed, easygoing, and relaxed mixer hosted by Student Engagement!

Griswold
8:00 pm-10:00 pm Stuff a Plush

Join us for an opportunity to wind down, connect with other students and stuff a Peabody themed plush pillow!

Dining Hall
Tuesday, August 23
7:00 am-9:30 am Breakfast Dining Hall
9:00 am-9:45 am Office of International Studies

Join this session to connect with staff from the Office of International Student Services (OIS) to understand policies and procedures as an international student. Students are also able to join online here: https://video.ibm.com/channel/Friedberg-Hall

Friedberg
9:30 am-10:00 am Cohort Check In

Meet your OL in your designated meetup spot!

Various Locations
10:00 am-10:45 am AFL 101

Get an intro to Peabody’s Arthur Friedheim Library.

AFL
10:00 am-10:45 am LAUNCHPad 101

LAUNCHPad is Peabody’s career services hub, available to support students as they explore their interests and ambitions and prepare to forge satisfying, successful careers. In this session, you’ll meet the LAUNCHPad team and learn all about the resources LAUNCHPad has to offer and how we can support you in reaching your goals.

Cohen-Davison
11:00 am-1:00 pm Peak Performance Fundamentals Various Locations
11:00 am-12:00 pm Performance Psychology & Mental Health/Skills

This session will examine and help participants build the mental skills associated with high-level performance: controlling energy, boosting confidence, overcoming fear, staying focused, and building mental toughness.

Friedberg and Cohen-Davison
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Hearing Health

This session will inform musicians on how we hear and the impact of exposure to loud sounds on hearing. We will discuss practical applications to maintain hearing wellness for a lifetime of music making.

Leakin 119, 207/209, 214, 215, 217, 317, 414, 417
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Lunch Dining Hall
2:00 pm-3:15 pm Survive or Thrive?

Talk about using your resources and learning strategies to go from surviving to thriving during your time at Peabody.

Friedberg
3:15 pm-5:15 pm Dance Class with danah

Required session for dancers.

Leakin Plaza 16
4:30 pm-5:15 pm AFL 101

Get an intro to Peabody’s Arthur Friedheim Library.

AFL
4:30 pm-5:15 pm LAUNCHPad 101

LAUNCHPad is Peabody’s career services hub, available to support students as they explore their interests and ambitions and prepare to forge satisfying, successful careers. In this session, you’ll meet the LAUNCHPad team and learn all about the resources LAUNCHPad has to offer and how we can support you in reaching your goals.

Cohen-Davison
5:30 pm-8:00 pm Dinner Dining Hall
8:00 pm-10:00 pm Night at the Rec Center

Join Homewood new students at the Ralph S O’Connor Center for Recreation and Well-Being!

Ralph S. O’Connor Center
Wednesday, August 24
7:00 am-9:00 am Breakfast Dining Hall
9:00 am-9:30 am Class Photo

Don’t miss the opportunity to be captured in the moment with your fellow incoming students!

Meet in Arcade
9:30 am-10:50 am Dance Class with danah

Required session for dancers.

Austrian B28
9:30 am-1:30 pm Vaccine Clinic

The Health & Wellness Center will be hosting a vaccine clinic for you to take care of any outdated immunizations. Note: The COVID vaccine will not be available.

Centre Street Performance Studio
10:00 am-2:00 pm Peabody Pit Stop

For students not in PPF, you are encouraged to use this time to take care of any outstanding student needs you may have. Take a moment in your day to get serviced with Ensemble Office, Advising, Business Office, or Financial Aid! Some offices are by appt. only and others are accepting walk ins, so know before you go. Unsure? Head to Student Affairs in Unger Lounge if you have questions!

Various Locations
11:00 am-1:00 pm Peak Performance Fundamentals Various Locations
11:00 am-12:00 pm Nutrition & Sleep

This session reviews general nutrition topics; reviewing how to build an appropriate nutrition plan based on your needs, nutrition during high intensity training and performances, how aspects of our life impact our nutrition decisions, the ways that diet culture shows up in our lives and what to do about it, and the impact of sleep on your health as students and performers.

Leakin Plaza 19 and Leakin 207/209
11:00 am-12:00 pm Fitness: Strength & Conditioning Fundamentals

A short introduction to the principles of strength and conditioning and how physical fitness and regular exercise programs can promote health and develop mental awareness to enhance peak performance. A review of how fitness affects performing artists, specifically in regard to injury prevention.

Leakin Plaza 16
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Nutrition & Sleep

This session reviews general nutrition topics; reviewing how to build an appropriate nutrition plan based on your needs, nutrition during high intensity training and performances, how aspects of our life impact our nutrition decisions, the ways that diet culture shows up in our lives and what to do about it, and the impact of sleep on your health as students and performers.

Leakin Plaza 19 and Leakin 207/209
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Fitness: Strength & Conditioning Fundamentals

A short introduction to the principles of strength and conditioning and how physical fitness and regular exercise programs can promote health and develop mental awareness to enhance peak performance. A review of how fitness affects performing artists, specifically in regard to injury prevention.

Leakin Plaza 16
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Lunch Dining Hall
2:00 pm-4:00 pm Investigating Identity

If you want to be able to express your identities through art, you need to start by being able to understand who you are and what you bring into spaces with you. Curiosity about other identities and an understanding of experiences outside of your own can enrich your artwork and relationship building. Learn how to use your work to express, explore, and question ideas about identity.

Goodwin
4:00 pm-5:30 pm Homewood 101

Take a trip with your OL to the finest spots Homewood has to offer a Peabody student! Learn how to take the JHMI and see the top 15 resources/locations you need to know about on main campus!

Depart from Goodwin
6:30 pm-7:30 pm Dinner (optional with cohort) Dining Hall
8:00 pm-10:00 pm Lip Sync Battle

CALLING ALL PERFORMERS! Sign up for a solo performance or sign up as group to your song of choice. There will be GRAND prizes for the best performances!

Goodwin
Thursday, August 25
7:00 am-9:30 am Breakfast Dining Hall
9:30 am-10:00 am Cohort Check In

Meet your OL in your designated meetup spot.

Various Locations
10:00 am-10:45 am Peabody Power Sessions

Conference style choose your own adventure! Choose one of the available sessions to attend. The same sessions offered this morning will be offered again in the afternoon so you will be able to attend a total of two of the available sessions. Maximum attendance in each session is 30 so register in advance!

Various Locations
Alumni Mentoring on OneHop

Did you know that Peabody and JHU alumni are waiting to connect with you? During your time in school, you have access to dozens of amazing alumni mentors in a variety of fields and career paths who can provide insights and perspective as you navigate your time in school. Attend this session to learn more about the OneHop Mentoring platform and how it facilitates conversations across the Peabody and JHU community.

Conservatory 206
Handling Roommate Conflicts

Hosted by Peabody Residential Life.

Leakin 207/209
Student Employment & FWS

Your one-stop shop for figuring out student employment and Federal Work Study (FWS), featuring representatives from Financial Aid, Human Resources, and the LAUNCHPad Career Services Office. Learn the steps to receive FWS funds, how to find both FWS and non-FWS jobs around campus, and what happens next once you’ve been hired.

Leakin 214
11:00 am-1:30 pm Peak Performance Fundamentals Various Locations
11:00 am-12:30 pm Vocal Health

This 2-part series will introduce the Singer to some simple concepts and rules of vocal health and address the participants’ questions about vocal health through interactive discussion.

Leakin 207/209
11:00 am-12:00 pm Time/Project Management and Work Habits Leakin 214
11:00 am-12:00 pm Fitness: Strength & Conditioning

A short introduction to the principles of strength and conditioning and how physical fitness and regular exercise programs can promote health and develop mental awareness to enhance peak performance. A review of how fitness affects performing artists, specifically in regard to injury prevention.

Leakin Plaza 16
11:00 am-12:00 pm Practice Planning

This session will provide an overview of principles of warm-up and practice planning to maximize physiological peaking for performance. Topics will include application of work/rest cycles in planning daily practice and weekly practice during developmental, breakthrough, and performance periods, as well as long-term planning for peaking towards important performances.

Cohen-Davison
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Fitness: Strength & Conditioning

A short introduction to the principles of strength and conditioning and how physical fitness and regular exercise programs can promote health and develop mental awareness to enhance peak performance. A review of how fitness affects performing artists, specifically in regard to injury prevention.

Leakin Plaza 16
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Practice Planning

This session will provide an overview of principles of warm-up and practice planning to maximize physiological peaking for performance. Topics will include application of work/rest cycles in planning daily practice and weekly practice during developmental, breakthrough, and performance periods, as well as long-term planning for peaking towards important performances.

Cohen-Davison
12:30 pm-1:30 pm Preparation & Recovery (Warm-Up/Cool-Down for Dancers) Austrian B29
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Lunch Dining Hall
2:00 pm-3:30 pm Retaking Our Story: Sexual Assault

Tim Mousseau leads a deep and vulnerable conversation on the delicate topic of sexual assault drawing from his original research, personal experiences, and years of advocacy across the country. Tim will help your communities understand the background needed to facilitate productive conversations on sexual assault, resources to assist in the survivor recovery process, and how the power of our personal and community action can be utilized in prevention.

Goodwin
4:00 pm-4:45 pm Peabody Power Sessions

Conference style choose your own adventure! Choose one of the available sessions to attend. The same sessions offered this morning will be offered again in the afternoon so you will be able to attend a total of two of the available sessions. Maximum attendance in each session is 30 so register in advance!

Various Locations
Alumni Mentoring on OneHop

Did you know that Peabody and JHU alumni are waiting to connect with you? During your time in school, you have access to dozens of amazing alumni mentors in a variety of fields and career paths who can provide insights and perspective as you navigate your time in school. Attend this session to learn more about the OneHop Mentoring platform and how it facilitates conversations across the Peabody and JHU community.

Conservatory 206
Handling Roommate Conflicts

Hosted by Peabody Residential Life.

Leakin 207/209
Student Employment & FWS

Your one-stop shop for figuring out student employment and Federal Work Study (FWS), featuring representatives from Financial Aid, Human Resources, and the LAUNCHPad Career Services Office. Learn the steps to receive FWS funds, how to find both FWS and non-FWS jobs around campus, and what happens next once you’ve been hired.

Leakin 214
5:30 pm-8:00 pm Dinner Dining Hall
8:00 pm-10:00 pm Orientation Leader Program Night

This is an opportunity to choose your own adventure by selecting the social event of your choice to attend hosted by an Orientation Leader!

Various Locations
Friday, August 26
7:00 am-9:00 am Breakfast Dining Hall
9:00 am-10:30 am Bystander Intervention (Part 1)

The Bystander Intervention Training program teaches students about gender-based violence, consent, and bystander intervention skills. Upon completion of BIT, students will know how to safely intervene in situations that could immediately lead to violence and how to interrupt a culture that is permissive to gender violence. Students will acquire intervention tools to use in situations that seem risky in order to become effective and active bystanders. The BIT program discusses topics including intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, harassment, survivor empathy, and consent.

Goodwin
11:00 am-12:00 pm Dance Meeting with LAUNCHPad

Required session for dancers.

Austrian B22
11:00 am-1:00 pm Peak Performance Fundamentals Various Locations
11:00 am-12:30 pm Vocal Health

Part 2 of this series will continue to introduce the Singer to some simple concepts and rules of vocal health and address the participants’ questions about vocal health through interactive discussion.

Leakin 207/209
11:00 am-12:30 pm Your Body, Your Instrument

Participants will engage in a discussion of the relationship between physical condition and the healthy embouchure. The focus will be on the anatomical basis for healthy playing, how to prevent injury, how identify when there is dysfunction, how to seek help, and how to return to play

Conservatory 202 and 206
12:30 pm-1:00 pm Full-Body Warm-Up/Cool-Down

This session will focus on the importance of pre-practice warm-ups to promote healthy practice sessions and overall career longevity.

Conservatory 202 and 206
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Lunch (optional in cohorts) Dining Hall
2:00 pm-3:30 pm Bystander Intervention (Part 2)

The Bystander Intervention Training program teaches students about gender-based violence, consent, and bystander intervention skills. Upon completion of BIT, students will know how to safely intervene in situations that could immediately lead to violence and how to interrupt a culture that is permissive to gender violence. Students will acquire intervention tools to use in situations that seem risky in order to become effective and active bystanders. The BIT program discusses topics including intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, harassment, survivor empathy, and consent.

Goodwin
4:00 pm-6:00 pm Beyond the Gates: Inner Harbor

Another opportunity to choose your own adventure to go on a trip led by an OL before or after dinner. Before dinner options are National Aquarium or Top of The World Observation Center. After dinner options are National Aquarium or a baseball game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Meet in Arcade
6:00 pm-8:00 pm Dinner Dining Hall
7:30 pm-8:30 pm Black Student Union (BSU) Affinity Mixer

Pop into BSU’s social mixer to have some fun, make connections, and learn about their organization!

Maestro’s
7:00 pm-10:00 pm Beyond the Gates: Inner Harbor

Another opportunity to choose your own adventure to go on a trip led by an OL before or after dinner. Before dinner options are National Aquarium or Top of The World Observation Center. After dinner options are National Aquarium or a baseball game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Meet in Arcade
Saturday, August 27
10:00 am-2:00 pm Brunch Dining Hall
11:30 am-1:30 pm Battle of the Cohorts

Team up with your cohort mates and rival against other cohorts in an obstacle course with an opportunity to win an exclusive prize!

Plaza (rain location: Friedberg)
12:30 pm-5:00 pm Democracy Day

Students can sign up for the track they wish to attend with the three faculty lectures that are of interest for them. The opening and closing happens in Shriver, followed by a community fair on the quad directly outside Shriver.

Shriver Hall
5:00 pm-8:00 pm Dinner Dining Hall