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Policies 

Like all universities, the School of Education has policies in place to ensure that students, faculty and staff all enjoy ideal circumstances for work and learning throughout their time here. All policies are in place to promote the rights, welfare, integrity, safety, property and health of all members of our academic community.

Much of our policy information is available in our Academic Catalog. Specific areas of interest within that policy are linked by area below:

The Johns Hopkins University Sexual Violence, Sexual Assault, Relationship Violence, and Stalking Policy 

Persons who are the victims of sexual violence may pursue internal University disciplinary action against the perpetrator in accordance with the JHU's Procedures on Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence and Stalking and Sexual Violence, Sexual Assault, Relationship Violence, and Stalking Policy. The University’s disciplinary process may be initiated by bringing a complaint of sexual violence to the University's Title IX Coordinator, School of Education Student Affairs Office, deans, program faculty leads, supervisors, security officers, academic administrators, or other responsible employees identified in the University Procedures.

The Johns Hopkins University
Office of Institutional Equity
Wyman Park Building, Suite 515
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
Telephone: 410.516.8075
Email: oie@jhu.edu
TTY: 711, MD Relay
Fax: 410.516.5300

Jennifer Eddinger
Interim Student Relations Officer
School of Education Office of Student Affairs
Telephone:  410-516-9734
Email: Jeddinger@jhu.edu

New JHU Sexual Assault website

Information on filing a complaint with the Office of Institutional Equity can be found on the JHU Sexual Assault Response and Prevention website:  http://sexualassault.jhu.edu/.

JHU Video for Students about Sexual Prevention and Resources (taped at JHU School of Nursing) 
http://webcast.jhu.edu/Mediasite/Play/5ce523f31d6e4481afa90a38c585d2511d.

JHU Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act)

The Johns Hopkins University Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the University’s website at www.jhu.edu/security/annual_report.pdf.

In keeping with the mandates of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the University’s Annual Report contains statistics of certain crimes that are reported and that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or an officially recognized student organization, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus for the three most recent calendar years. Also included are campus security policies including those related to missing student notifications, alcohol and drug use, sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, and fire safety policies and statistics. All Johns Hopkins faculty, staff and students are encouraged to read and print out the report at www.jhu.edu/security/annual_report.pdf, and to report all criminal incidents promptly to your respective security department.

A printed copy of the annual crime report may be obtained from the security offices of Johns Hopkins:

Homewood Campus 410-516-4631; Peabody Institute 410-234-4600; Medical Institutions 410-614-3473; Applied Physics Laboratory 443-778-7176; School of Advanced International Studies, D.C. 202-663-5808; or from the deans/directors/coordinators for our JHU Campuses and centers at: Baltimore, MD (Harbor East) 410-234-9301; Columbia, MD 410-516-9700; Bologna, Italy 202-663-5808; International +39.051.2917.811; Washington, D.C. Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences 202-663-5808; Nanjing, China 202-663-5808; International +86.25.8359.2436; Washington, D.C.- Carey Business School 202-663-5808;  Montgomery County, MD 301-294-7011.       

JHU Compliance Hotline

The mission of Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world. In service to this mission, the University strives to promote an environment of integrity, ethics and safety. All members of the Johns Hopkins community are expected to uphold these standards, which is why The Johns Hopkins Compliance Line was established. This independently administered toll-free hotline allows for anonymous (if desired) reporting of serious concerns or violations of any kind. Examples include violations of regulations for scientific and scholarly actions and breaches of student life policies. Any possible risk involving non-compliance with a law, regulation, or policy should be reported by calling the Compliance Hotline at 1-877-WE COMPLY (1-877-932-6675).

For more information about the Compliance Hotline, please visit https://hrnt.jhu.edu/policies/compliance_line.cfm#who.

Grievances and Complaints

Students are encouraged to address concerns and problems they have with SOE programs or services in a timely manner. These issues can be discussed with an academic advisor, program lead, center director, or with the Office of Student Affairs directly.

More information on resolution of grievances and complaints is available here.

Other Policies

Civility

A bedrock policy of the SOE, civility helps create an environment within the School where all are valued and can be productive. 

Visit SOE’s Civility page

Diversity and Inclusion

Johns Hopkins University is a community committed to sharing values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We believe excellence is best promoted through being a diverse group of students, faculty and staff who are committed to creating a climate of mutual respect that is supportive of one another’s success. 

Read the full JHU Statement on Diversity and Inclusion