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The nationwide telephone number for police, fire, and medical emergencies is 911. This number is intended for use in emergency circumstances only, and to use it for any other purpose (including non-emergency situations and prank calls) can be a crime.

OIS Emergency Telephone Number for Border Issues. The Office of International Services has established an emergency telephone number to assist international students and scholars who encounter problems when attempting to enter the U.S. This number, 443-240-1938, may be used when university offices are closed to clarify an individual's legal status, JHU affiliation, or otherwise answer questions from Customs and Border Protection officers or similar government officials.

This emergency number is only for immigration and visa related emergencies that require an immediate response. Inquiries on admission, issuance of new or renewed visa documents, or routine immigration questions will not be answered and must be made to the appropriate office during regular business hours.

Office of International Services locations

  • Medical Institutions..............................................410-955-3371
  • Homewood...........................................................410-516-1013
  • Carey Business School (Harbor East)......................410-234-9280
  • Peabody Institute..................................................410-234-4537
  • Washington, DC....................................................202-663-5672

Emergency number for border issues (all locations).........443-240-1938

Johns Hopkins University Security Offices

  • Homewood Campus...............................................410-516-7777
  • Medical Institutions Campus...................................410-955-5585
  • Peabody Institute...................................................410-234-4605
  • Washington Campus..............................................202-663-5600

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