Anyone can become a member at no cost. Even non-CS majors. Even non-engineering types. OK, you still have to be a student or alum (or faculty member?) at Hopkins. Preferably, you should be interested in computers and information technology as well.

To join, you have to do three things:

  1. Attend one of our weekly meetings.
  2. Attend one of our weekly meetings.
  3. Attend one of our weekly meetings.

That’s three (3) meetings and you’re in (you may substitute some other official event for a meeting). There are no membership dues, though we do take donations. Of course, it would be nice if you kept on attending meetings. Or stopped by the office once in a while.


Before you join, you might want to:


There are lots!

You can participate in exciting projects to bring new and interesting services to the JHU community, and voice your concerns about issues like information access, security, and privacy.

You’ll receive an account on our computer systems that grants you access to a huge, ever-increasing range of services. You’ll be able to:

Members also get J-Card access to the office, so you can come in at any time, 24/7. The office is a great place to just relax or even (gasp!) work. And we have soda, coffee, snacks, and a microwave.