Our termination policy is used university wide by all full-time, part-time, and limited-time employees whose employment is terminated at Johns Hopkins University.

Termination Process Steps

  • Read JHU’s complete termination policy in the JHU Policy & Document Library.
  • Return JHU property, including equipment, furnishings, supplies, computers and accessories, phones, credit cards, and books and other literature, including all JHU library materials.
  • Remove all personal or nonessential software from your work computer, provide all passwords for office computers to your supervisor, remove any JHU-licensed software from your personal home computers, and identify the location of all computerized information for your supervisor.
  • Return all keycards and keys for JHU properties to your supervisor, including file cabinets and equipment. Turn in your ID badge.
  • Review your termination benefits with the Benefits Service Center.
  • Notify the parking office of your last day of work.
Manager or Supervisor

What Happens to Your Benefits When Your Employment Ends?

Read Your Benefits at Termination to learn how JHU handles your medical, pharmacy, and dental coverage; life insurance; 403(b) or pension plan; disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; and sick and vacation leave. Also, you may want to consider extending your medical, dental, or vision coverage through COBRA.