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The search feature on this page is a great resource to look up faculty, staff, and other students across all divisions of the university (except the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab). Simply log in and type the “last name, first name” of the person you are looking for. You will see information including:For faculty and staff: their primary division and department, their title, their campus address (usually their office), phone number, and email address. Other information might include secondary appointments in other divisions/ departments, other titles, and personal or lab websites.For students: their primary major information, title (fr, soph, jr, sr, grad or PhD stud, post doc or fellow) and their email.

DMC (Digital Media Center)

Located in the Mattin Center Suite 226, the DMC offers a wealth of resources for students. The DMC is a multimedia lab space as well as an equipment, printing and knowledge resource for students interested in exploring creative uses of emerging media and technology to communicate their ideas.

To contact the DMC, email or call 410-516-3817. They offer many services including:

  • Access to multimedia equipment (to borrow and/ or use on site) including a computer lab, audio studio, maker-space, and gamer lounge.
  • Professional staff and trained students.
  • Printing services at reduced costs, including 3D printing and presentation posters.

HOUR partners with the DMC for poster creation and other workshops.

CLE (Center for Leadership Education)

Located in Whitehead Hall, CLE houses six academic programs and a variety of experiential programs in a student centered environment led by seasoned professionals in their disciplines, experienced teachers and mentors, as well as part-time faculty who are active practitioners in their fields. Some helpful programs open to all Hopkins undergraduates (KSAS, Peabody and WSE) include:

  • Professional Communication Program – a variety of hands-on courses designed to develop student’s abilities to research, write, speak and display data persuasively.
  • Entrepreneurship & Management Minor – for students interested in getting a strong foundation in the fundamentals of entrepreneurial enterprises. (7 courses for full minor, but you can take classes as interested for elective credit)
  • ESL Tutoring and Services – for non-native English speakers to aid in grammar, speaking skills, presentation skills, pronunciation, and idiomatic phrases.
  • Internships – CLE assists students in gaining practical experience by sponsoring internships for academic credit.
  • JHU Business Plan Competition -This nationally recognized competition hosted by the CLE draws student teams (undergraduate to PhD) from all divisions of the university, as well as a growing number of teams from outside the university. It provides an opportunity for students to take a novel idea or innovative technology and develop a business plan based around it. Starting with a concept, students build an understanding of their target market, analyze potential competitors, craft an effective market entry strategy, and present their plans to industry professionals and venture capitalists.

Sheridan Libraries

In addition to traditional resources (the lending/ borrowing of materials), the Sheridan library provides a myriad of resources. There are helpful guides covering just about every field as well as research tools, how-to links, and writing, citing & publishing guides. Click on a general topic area or type in a specific query to their search feature.

The librarians are also happy to help you with any questions you may have. They will also help you with document reviews, providing feedback on proposals and other items.

Email them at or schedule an appointment to meet in person.

Center for Social Concern

The Center for Social Concern is dedicated to volunteerism and community engagement, emphasizing the value of service with others. Their programs strive to create a “better community” in and around the Johns Hopkins campus. Learn more at their website.

Counseling Center

If you are feeling overwhelmed, stressed, out of control, or having difficulty managing the demands on your time, please consider reaching out to the counseling center. They are a safe, confidential, nonjudgmental space where you can feel free to speak to someone in whatever way feels most comfortable to you. Call them at 410-516-8278 to schedule an appointment or to talk to someone or check out the website for drop-in hours and other resources.

Campus Safety and Security

If you are working late on a project anywhere on campus and feel insecure leaving or if you are ill and need help, take advantage of the Campus Security escort program. The office will send security staff to walk or drive you on or around campus or to the hospital if needed. Call 410-516-4600 to request an escort.

There are also Night Ride services, an on-demand, curb-to-curb service to and from locations within the service area as well as Blue Jay Shuttles.

Emergency Procedures – Homewood campus: Report all emergencies as soon as possible to JHU Security at 410-516-7777. Click HERE for more information.

Hopkins has developed a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem.


A collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment open to all Hopkins students, FastForward U provides training and resources to empower emerging student entrepreneurs to develop ideas and disruptive technologies into successful startups. FastForward U is housed in R. House, just a couple blocks off campus and accessible by shuttle. If you are interested in working with FastForward U, email to schedule an introductory meeting. You are also welcome to drop by and check them out in person.

JHU Business Plan Competition

The JHU Business Plan Competition allows young entrepreneurs to take their novel idea or innovative technology and develop a business plan around it. Student teams compete in three categories (General Enterprise & Technology, Medical Technology & Life Sciences, and Social Enterprise) for a total of $36,000 in prizes.

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    3400 North Charles Street
    Baltimore, MD 21218

    (410) 516-8094

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