Alumni Benefits & Services

Membership's automatic!

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.

The services and opportunities below are available to all Johns Hopkins alumni.  Please note:

The Johns Hopkins University Office of Alumni Relations has not investigated any of the products or companies referenced on this page, and receives compensation from each of the listed companies in exchange for providing them access to Alumni Association Members.

If, at any time, you would like to be removed from communications advertising the products and services listed below, please email

Recent Grads
Welcome to the alumni association, over 230K strong!

Scroll below to find out more about your alumni benefits. Wondering about your student email account, and what happens with it once you graduate? Go here, or click on the link about alumni email accounts below.

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 new online alumni directory and networking platform, replaces GoHopOnline and 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.

Here’s how to get started:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on “No account? Sign up here” in the upper right hand corner of the screen  
  3. Select the type of account as “Student/Alumni”
  4. Complete the required fields

If you need any help, refer to Handshake’s Help Center for Students and alumni, watch Handshake’s 2-minute training videos or send an email to .

You can also access Handshake through OneHop Alumni, the online alumni directory, from the Jobs Board tab.

Already have a Handshake account?  Go here.


Alumni Publications

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Missed an issue? View past issues of JHUpdate.

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

The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Published weekly during the academic school year, the News-Letter is one of the nation's oldest continuously published, student-run college newspapers. Since 1896, the News-Letter has been bringing student news, event information, athletics stats and academic updates to the Homewood undergrads. Now the News-Letter can do the same for you with 26 issues shipped to your address.

To subscribe, send an email to


Financial Services

Membership to the Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union (JHFCU)
All Johns Hopkins alumni have the opportunity to join the Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union. Serving the Johns Hopkins community since 1971, the JHFCU offers a variety of convenient services, including savings and checking accounts, consumer and mortgage loans, and insurance options. Best of all, once you’re a member of the JHFCU, you’re a member for life.

To find out how you can join, visit

Auto and Homeowners Insurance with Nationwide®
Announcing a new way to save. Nationwide® now offers Johns Hopkins Alumni Association members special savings on insurance.  Protect what matters to you for less with a member-only discount when you enroll in an auto or powersports policy.  Plus, receive an additional discount when you bundle auto and home policies.  

The Johns Hopkins Alumni Association has not investigated the advertised insurance products and does not endorse or recommend any insurance products  The Johns Hopkins Alumni Association received compensation in exchange for the use of its name and logos in this advertisement.


Library Services

Hopkins KnowledgeNET®
Valuable online resources such as Hopkins KnowledgeNET® provide alumni around the world with unrestricted access to information that may be prohibited in their countries (including news, academic resources, reference materials, licensed databases, and links to other collections of online material).

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 the annual "Admissions 101" held during Homewood's Reunion and Alumni Weekend.

The Johns Hopkins Club
Access to membership at the Johns Hopkins Club, a Hopkins tradition, offers an elegant and private place for dining, and access to over 100 reciprocal university clubs around the world, many with lodging.

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.


Education and Travel

Lifelong Learning at Johns Hopkins
Continue scholarly pursuits after graduation in a variety of ways. 

Odyssey Program
25% discount on evening and weekend courses in everything from Italian architecture to creative writing through the Odyssey Program.

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.

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



Hopkins Technology Store
Visit the new Johns Hopkins Technology Store for special deals on Apple computers, iPads, iPods, Dell computing products and more. Alumni Card required for in person shopping only. Located in Levering Hall, Sherwood Room on the Homewood Campus. 410-516-0448

Peabody Concerts
Discounted tickets on concerts at Peabody.

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 and the Mattin Center.

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.

NOTE: The Johns Hopkins University and its employees and agents have no control over the operation of Linton's Seafood, and The Johns Hopkins University provides its name and Web site 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.