Your membership, benefits, and services

Membership's automatic!

Welcome to the alumni association, almost 260K strong!

Regardless of when you graduated, what you studied, or what you’re doing now, your diploma* makes you a member of this community. Welcome to the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association.  

Members of the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association DO NOT pay mandatory dues to be members.  Your benefits and services are funded each year from donations to the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association. Consider a gift to ensure we can continue the services you, fellow alumni, and students have come to depend upon.

Recent Grads
Wondering about your student email account, student online library access, how to request transcripts, etc. once you graduate? Learn more on our Recent Grads page.

Homewood Undergrad Alumni
Don't forget to visit your Young Alumni page for a list of resources and benefits available specifically to you.

Online Services

Alumni Email Account
Take advantage of an alumni email account once your or student account deactivates after graduation. This account includes full email capability including a new address and fully functional inbox. 

Online alumni directory & networking
OneHop Alumni, our online alumni directory and networking platform, is your one stop for career, community & connection. Learn more, here.

Handshake - Johns Hopkins' career services platform
Handshake is a powerful career services platform that connects job posters and job seekers at all career stages. Offered across all nine academic divisions of Johns Hopkins, Handshake is a one-stop-shop career tool, allowing job seekers to create an online profile and access openings posted by approved employers—a group that numbers 50,000 across all industries—and sorted for their particular interests and experience. Visit

You can also access Handshake through OneHop Alumni, the online alumni directory, from the Resources Tab.

Transcripts and Diplomas
Recent grads have 180 days to access their transcripts using SIS. Once your JHED deactivates, you can request your official transcripts through our third party partner, the National Student Clearinghouse. You can request for electronic copies or additional hard copies of your diploma by visiting the University Registrar's website.

Alumni Publications


Weekly Update
Check out new weekly e-newsletter for Johns Hopkins alumni featuring important news and events from across the university. Each week you'll automatically receive some of our top headlines and listings for upcoming virtual events so you can keep up with what's happening at Hopkins. Let us know what you think; send feedback to

Read our latest issue.

Johns Hopkins Magazine
Published four times a year, Johns Hopkins Magazine was conceived in 1950 to give readers intellectual nourishment, and over the years has featured thought-provoking and sometimes controversial articles on topics ranging from particle physics to student unrest.

To subscribe, send an email to


Financial Services

Membership to the Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union (JHFCU)

As an alum of Johns Hopkins University, you're eligible to join the Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union. A not-for-profit financial cooperative, JHFCU is wholly owned by its members. Since 1971, JHFCU has offered an array of financial services designed specifically to meet the needs of the Hopkins community. Take advantage of fee-free checking, competitive rates, and award-winning service. Best of all, once you’re a member, you’re a member for life!

Find out how you can join at

Library Services

Hopkins KnowledgeNET®
Graduated? You have 180 days to access your student library resources. Once you're JHED deactivates, your library resources (as well as all other programs tied to your JHED), will be deactivated. Click here to view a full list of the KnowledgeNET® resources. 

The Alumni Association, through the Sheridan Libraries, offers valuable online resources such as Hopkins KnowledgeNET®, which provides alumni around the world with unrestricted access to news, academic resources, reference materials, licensed databases, and links to other collections of online material.

In this video, Sheridan Libraries librarian Pat Lovett walks you through how to sign on for the first time, gives you information on available libraries and content, walks you through sample searches, and more.

JHU Library Services
With nearly three million books across four different campuses, the Johns Hopkins libraries and staff are poised to help you in your research or reading journey.  Johns Hopkins Alumni can access various parts of the Johns Hopkins libraries.  View our Library Services page for more information about each library.

30% Discount at the JHU Press
The oldest university press in America, the Johns Hopkins University Press publishes 60 scholarly periodicals and more than 200 new books each year. All Johns Hopkins alumni receive a 30% discount on JHU Press orders. Use code "HJAY" to receive the discount.


Resources and Memberships

Johns Hopkins Admissions Services
Attend (and watch the recording of) the annual "College Bound" info session held during Homewood's onsite Reunion and Alumni Weekend. Check back here in late Summer 2023 when we announce Alumni Weekend 2024 and our in-person info session dates.

Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center
Purchase alumni memberships at the recreation center on the Homewood campus and enjoy the indoor track, climbing wall, air-conditioned workout rooms, pool and more.

Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning at Johns Hopkins
Continue scholarly pursuits after graduation in a variety of ways, including Odyssey personal enrichment courses, Hopkins at Home virtual live lectures, for credit courses, Alumni Journeys and Alumni College travel programming, and more.

Hopkins at Home
Virtual live lectures and mini-courses showcasing the incredible work by Johns Hopkins faculty.

Odyssey Program
Evening and weekend non-credit personal enrichment courses in everything from Italian architecture to creative writing, taught by community experts and Johns Hopkins faculty.

Alumni Journeys Program
Travel to exceptional destinations, guided by faculty experts and local field guides, with fellow alumni and friends of Johns Hopkins—like-minded individuals who want adventure, education, and discussion. Visit the Alumni Journeys page to view our 2024 calendar!

Alumni Colleges
Continue the learning experience through Alumni Colleges across the globe. 



Hopkins Technology Store
Visit the Johns Hopkins Technology Store for Apple computers, iPads, iPods, and more. Alumni Card required for in person shopping only. Contact

Historic Houses of Johns Hopkins
Discounts on admission fees at Evergreen Museum and Homewood House.

JHU Theater
Discounted ticket prices on performances in the Merrick Barn.

Maryland seafood delivered right to your door
Get a taste of the Chesapeake Bay from Linton's Seafood on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Whether you order steamed crabs, soft shell crabs, crab cakes, crab balls, lobster tails, shucked oysters or shrimp, Linton’s will FedEx your favorite seafood anywhere in the U.S.! Johns Hopkins alumni get a 10-30% discount on overnight seafood deliveries. You can visit Linton's Seafood online at, but to get your discount, be sure to place your order by calling Linton's at 877-546-8667.


*The services and opportunities on this page are available to all Johns Hopkins alumni.  If, at any time, you would like to be removed from communications advertising the products and services listed above, please email

The Johns Hopkins Alumni Association defines Johns Hopkins alumni as those individuals who have received a formal degree from Johns Hopkins, including Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees. 

Certificate holders, post-baccalaureate attendees, CTY alumni, and Peabody Prep alumni are not considered alumni of the university by the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association.

If you are a medical resident, post-doctoral fellow, or a faculty or staff person from any Johns Hopkins school, you are considered Faculty/Staff and are not considered alumni of the university by the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association. 

The Johns Hopkins University and its employees and agents have no control over the operation of Linton's Seafood, and Johns Hopkins University provides its name and website as a service for our alumni and friends who may wish to order Linton's products online. The university assumes no responsibility or legal liability for the food or for the services provided by Linton.