Drop-In Hours and Modality

Drop-In Meetings

Drop-In meetings can be used for quick questions or for advisor approval for an Add/Drop request. These meetings are typically only 15 minutes or less. If you think you need more than 15 minutes, we recommend that you make an appointment with your advisor. Drop-In meetings will only be available during the specified schedule listed below.

Attention: Drop-In hours will not be offered during the week of Fall Break, which starts on November 22nd.

Fall 2021 Drop-In Hours

September 7 to December 17
Mondays: 11AM to 3PM
Tuesdays: 11AM to 3PM
Thursdays: 11AM to 3PM
Fridays: 11AM to 3PM

Do you have a question about transferring credits to JHU or are you a Transfer Student? Advisors who specialize in those areas are available during the following shifts:

11AM to 1PM on December 6th

1PM to 3PM on November 11th and December 9th

NB: If the University is closed Drop-In meetings will be cancelled. Should the Advising Office need to cancel a regularly scheduled Drop-In meeting, an email will be sent to KSAS students’ Hopkins email.

Types of Drop-in Meetings

In-Person Drop-In Meetings

If you are on campus and wish to come into the office to meet with the advisor-on-duty you will find our suite on the 5th floor of the Wyman Park Building, 3100 Wyman Park Dr., Baltimore, MD.  21211. Our office is at the top of the ramp once you step off the elevator.

Complete the sign-in process as directed by the receptionist and have a seat until the on-duty advisor is available to see you.

Virtual Drop-In Meetings

Whether you are on campus or off campus, you may choose to meet with the advisor-on-duty virtually via Zoom. To do so, follow these instructions:

  1. To enter the Drop-In Zoom session, complete the sign-in form.
  2. Click on the link provided after submitting your form and the zoom host will admit you into the session.
  3. When the advisor-on-duty is available, you will be placed into a private chat room.
  4. Once your conversation with the advisor comes to an end, click on the “Leave Meeting” button to end your zoom session.

Knowing your FERPA Rights

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a Federal law designed to protect the privacy of a student’s education record and prohibits the university from disclosing information from those records without the written consent of the student.

When you meet with an academic advisor, your advisor will be assuming that you have established the level of privacy in your setting that you want during your advising session. When an additional person is purposefully present during your advising meeting, your advisor may ask you to complete a FERPA Release Form before the advising session may continue. 

For more information, please consult the FERPA website created by the Office of the University Registrar.