Johns Hopkins University Convocation (ASL version)
Sunday, August 23
Countdown 6:45 p.m. ET
Ceremony 7 p.m. ET
The Convocation ceremony welcomes new students into our academic community at the start of our 145th academic year.
It is best viewed in Chrome, Safari, or Microsoft Edge. You will be unable to view the ceremony with Firefox.
To watch the ceremony without ASL interpretation, please visit https://jhu.edu/convocation.
ORDER OF EVENTS
Around the World Welcome
Call to Order
U.S. National Anthem
Orientation Core Team Greetings
Student Government Association Executive President Welcome
Presentation of the Incoming Students
Presentation of the Class of 2024 Banner
Homewood Deans’ Remarks
Presentation of the Feathers
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FAQs - Technical Issues
Q: I can’t see the video.
A: If the video is not playing on your device, please ensure you are not using the Firefox browser, and try using Google Chrome, Safari or Microsoft Edge. Exit out of Firefox, relaunch another browser, and visit https://jhu.edu/convocationasl again.
The video is also being simulcast to the JHU Facebook page, with closed captions. Visit Facebook.
Q: I still can’t see the video.
A: Make sure you have enabled Adobe Flash Player in your browser. Follow these instructions for enabling Flash in Chrome, Safari or Edge. Then, please exit your browser and restart it. If video or audio problems persist, an archived version of the ceremony will be available for later viewing.
Q: I can see the video but I can’t hear the audio.
A: If you are seeing video but not hearing audio, please check to be sure the sound is not muted in the video player. The sound setting is in the lower left corner of the player.
Q: How can I turn on the closed captions?
A: To turn on closed captioning, please look for the “CC” icon button in the bottom left hand corner of the video window and toggle it on.
Q: How do I make the picture bigger?
A: Click the diagonal arrows icon in the bottom left hand corner of the video window to expand the screen.