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Johns Hopkins University

Educational Resources

Libraries

Medical School Library and Satellite Libraries including: School of Public Health, Psych/Neurosciences and School of Nursing; School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC, both centers in Bologna, Italy and Nanjing China; Peabody Conservatory of Music Library, Applied Physics Laboratory Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 3,621,727 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 73,872 current serial subscriptions.
  • 4,380,379 microforms.
  • 324,312 Audio/Visual items.
  • 735,754 e-books.

Museums & Art

Student Arts Center, Student Recreation Center, Homewood House Museum (historic museum), Archeology Museum, U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame, Baltimore Museum of Art (adjacent to campus)

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 460 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 1,200 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 25 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 50 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 5,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 51% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 5% of housing units are Singles.
  • 19% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 57% of housing units are Triples.
  • 19% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 9 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 44% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 90% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Spring Fair (each April), Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium, Culture Fest, Diverse Sexuality and Gender Alliance Awareness Days, Hispanic Awareness Days, Black History Month activities, Weekend Wonderflix Movies, Foreign Affairs Symposium, Shriver Hall Concert Series, Coffee Grounds (weekly talent show), Musical Showcase, HOP Events (Hopkins Organization for Programs) - Dismemberment Plan, David Broza, Rusted Root and Ben Folds Concerts; Henry Rollins and Russell Simmons Lectures, Student Theatrical Group Performances, A Capella Groups Concerts
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 270 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Golden Key Honor Society, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honorary, Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society, History Honor Society-Phi Alpha Theta, Sigma Delta Pi, Psi Chi, Latino Pre-med Honorary, Nu Rho Psi-Research Honor Society
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Hopkins Christian Fellowship, Hope Chapel, Hopkins Christian Athletes, Stepping Stone Ministry, Agape Christian Fellowship, Baha'i Club, Adventist Fellowship-JHU, Jewish Student Association, Muslim Association-JHU, Hindu Students Council, Ambassadors for Christ, Sikh Students Association, KROSS, Catholic Community at Hopkins
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Association, Black Student Union, Chinese Student Association, Hong Kong Students Association, Inter Asian Council, Iranian Cultural Society, Japanese Students International, Korean Students Association, Middle Eastern Students Association, Organizacion Latina Estudiantil, Pakistani Students Association, Singapore Students Association, South Asian Society of Hopkins, Taiwanese American Student Association, Turkish Students Association, Vietnamese Students Association, Caribbean Cultural Club, Russian Club, Filipino Student Association, Bengali Organization, Armenian Youth Organization, Thai American Intercultural Society
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Class groups, publication groups, recreation/hobbies groups, special interests groups, political groups, community service/volunteer groups, sports groups
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Hopkins News-letter (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Baltimore (BWI Airport) (15), Washington, DC (Reagan National Airport) (50)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Baltimore (5)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Baltimore (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 5% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 37% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 5,208
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 13 fraternities
  • 11 fraternity houses
  • 21% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 10 sororities
  • 1 sorority houses
  • 22% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Maryland, College Park)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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I liked it,I am a graduate student at the JHU Homewood campus.I am looking for an on-campus job.Will I get one here.How do I apply for the job? posted Feb 4th, 2010 2:54 pm



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