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Cancellation and Closure Policies

Closure Policy

Students taking classes in Baltimore should check the Johns Hopkins University website’s Emergency, Weather, and Security page ( for information about campus closings in Baltimore. Winter Institute classes that are to be held in Baltimore will follow the University’s guidance in the case of extreme weather, and this website  ( will display the most up to date information about any unexpected closings or delayed openings. If Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is closed or opens late as a result of extreme weather, or for any other reason, Winter Institute classes in Baltimore will also be canceled or delayed, as appropriate.

For the Washington, DC classes, please call 410-614-1580 before 7:30 a.m. for information as to which classes will be held and which may be cancelled.

On the first day of class, instructors will inform students of contact information for future classes in case there is an emergency.

Cancellation Policy

The Winter Institute reserves the right to cancel a course due to low enrollment, in which event the full enrollment fee for the course will be refunded.