I’m a disabled student writing to warn other disabled student to avoid my program, the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering.

I’m writing because I believe I have a moral obligation to do so. This is also a general warning to parents, and prospective college students and graduate students that…

My fifth graduate class at Hopkins was also Data Structures. This time I passed. That’s not to say the professor provided the disability accommodations Hopkins promised. She didn’t. Nor did the school stepped in and make her provide the accommodations. …

My fifth graduate class at Hopkins was Discrete Math, taught by an employee of APL. It was wonderful.

The first day of class, I arrived early. I was sitting, texting and waiting for the professor to arrive. I looked up to see a rather handsome man with absolutely no hair…

My fourth class was my third attempt at Data Structures. Dr. Eleanor Chlan taught it. She was head of the department and also my student advisor. I figured everything would go well.

It was an online class. Mark, the division’s disability coordinator, and Dr. Chlan both assured me I’d receive…

My third class was my second attempt at Data Structures. It was taught by a rather mild-mannered woman who is an employee at APL. She wasn’t mean, or egotistical. She did seem concerned with providing me with disability accommodations.

I’m not using her name because, unlike many of the professors…

The second class I took was Data Structures, another prerequisite necessary to take the for-credit courses that would count toward my masters.

The summer before this course, I was taking Fundamentals of Java. The disability coordinator for my program screwed up the disability accommodations. I fell behind. To keep up…

My seventh graduate class at Hopkins was also pretty terrible.

I’m a disabled graduate student in Johns Hopkins School of Engineering for Professionals (EP). Usually there’s a culture of silence around how terribly colleges and universities live up to their obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). …

My sixth graduate class at Hopkins was one of the worst experiences I’ve had as a disabled student.

I’m a disabled graduate student at Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals (EP) working towards a masters in computer science. …

Fundamentals of Java — First Class at Hopkins (Summer, 2016)

My first class at Hopkins was Fundamentals of Java, and online-only course. It’s a prerequisite for their masters in computer science, and I believe most students take it.

When I started, I had hope. The disability coordinator, Mark, seemed really…

Hi, I’m a disabled graduate student with some advice for any disabled college grad:

Stay away from Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals (EP)!!!

They’ve treated me abysmally. They promise classroom accommodations, then fail to provide. Professors refuse my classroom accommodations, or bully me over them. …

Laurel Holmes Maury

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