This page lists University policies and guidelines related to teaching. For the most up to date information concerning these policies, please refer to the linked webpages.

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The following website is designed to connect people with services and information related to all aspects of accessibility.


Disability Services

The University provides reasonable and appropriate accommodations to students with disabilities. In most cases, JHU will require documentation of the disability and the need for the specific requested accommodation. Please consult your divisions disability services office for more details.

Additional resources is available from the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE).

For more information about ADA compliance and what it means, please review the following page.​​​​

Family Education Rights and Policy Act (FERPA)

FERPA is a federal law regarding the privacy of student education records and the related requirements of educational institutions, primarily in the areas of education record access and information release. Below are links to a compliance statement page and further resources.

Generative AI Tools Guidance

The use of AI in higher education is a growing trend that is changing the way educators and students interact with each other and with learning content. From the way courses are designed and delivered to the way assessments are conducted, AI has the potential to transform many aspects of higher education. The following is an evolving set of resources and best practices to help guide faculty in the implementation of Generative AI in their courses.

Lecture Recording Policies

Johns Hopkins is committed to ensuring students can access lecture materials online while also ensuring their privacy under FERPA. The following guidelines describe considerations when posting online lectures that include student participation.  

Institutional and Learning Assessment Resources

The Provost’s Office offers Institutional and Learning Assessment resources on its website. In addition, the JHU University Committee on Learning Assessment maintains a plan for learning assessment (PDF).

Office of Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs supports the planning, review, approval, and operations of academic programs.