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Campus Life

“Ooh” and “aah” at the Lighting of the Quads fireworks. Cheer on the Blue Jays from The Nest. Share a funnel cake at Spring Fair. Discover what Baltimore’s many neighborhoods have to offer.

Life at Johns Hopkins is about more than earning a degree. Here, you’ll be a part of enduring university traditions and have new experiences that you’ll remember for a lifetime.

Hopkins attracts students with diverse backgrounds and interests. Whatever you’re into—singing or kayaking, taking pictures or building robots, discussing international relations or playing Quidditch (yes, we have a team)—there’s bound to be a group for you. We encourage our students to form their own clubs, so there are more than 400 undergraduate student-run clubs and organizations:

Student organizations directory

We have 24 varsity sports teams, and more than half of our undergrads play intramural or club sports. In the spring, everyone comes together for the nation’s largest student-run festival, Spring Fair, a three-day celebration featuring music and merriment (and yes, funnel cakes).

All this takes place in Baltimore, a culturally diverse city with a small-town feel that has earned the nickname Charm City.

Homewood Campus

Homewood Student Affairs

Helpful links and other resources for Hopkins undergrads