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Summer Camp Discoveries Fair

The Office of Work, Life and Engagement will hold its annual Summer Camp Discoveries Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, in Turner Concourse on the East Baltimore campus. The fair is designed as an opportunity for families to meet with local and regional camp organizations and groups offering summer activities for children age 4 to 18. Both day and overnight programs will be represented, as will camps for individuals with special needs.


Tags: Summer Camp, WLE

Earned Income Credit

Employees may be entitled to claim an Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) on their 2014 federal and Maryland income tax returns if both their federal adjusted gross income and their earned income is less than:

  • $46,997 (for married filing jointly $52,427)- if you have three or more qualifying children
  • $43,756 (for married filing jointly $49,186)- if you have two qualifying children
  • $38,511 (for married filing jointly $43,941)- if you have one qualifying child
  • $14,590 (for married filing jointly $20,020)- if you do not have a qualifying child

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Tags: EITC, HR/Payroll Shared Services, Tax Credit

2015 Pre-Tax Commuting-To-Work Limits

The JHU Commuting-to-Work Program treats qualified parking and mass transit expenses on a pre-tax basis which means the amounts are excluded from your taxable income up to the amount allowed by the IRS.


Tags: Wage Works, Tax Credit

University Closure Policy

As a reminder, the University closure policy has been revised. We recommend reviewing the policy at


Tags: Weather Closures, Personnel Policy

SAP at Hopkins - BW is Transitioning to Analysis

Summary Analysis will soon be replacing the BW Report Center which will no longer be supported by SAP.


Tags: Learning Solutions, SAP

Applications for the 2015 Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund are now being Accepted

United Way pledges directed to the Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund help local nonprofits build stronger communities. Organizations within the Live Near Your Work footprint or a ¾ mile radius of certain Johns Hopkins campuses that provide services focused on community revitalization, education, employment, health, and/or public safety are eligible for funds.


Tags: United Way, JH Neighborhood Fund , Community Programs

Response to Programs Brightens the Holidays for Community Members

Employees and students helped the 2014 Adopt-a-Family/ Adopt-a-Senior Program and the Vernon Rice Memorial Holiday Turkey Program reach record success by providing assistance to nearly 700 families and individuals.


Tags: Adopt a Family, WLE, Community Programs