Library Access for Johns Hopkins Affiliates

Affiliates include:

  • Enrolled students at any JH school
  • JH staff and faculty

JH affiliates must use their J-card (mobile device card or physical card) to pass the security turnstiles. If unable to swipe through security turnstiles, a government-issued ID may be used instead.

Non-Affiliate Library Access

Individuals who are not considered JHU affiliates include:

  • Alumni
  • Students from other schools who are not enrolled at Johns Hopkins or the Peabody Conservatory
  • Contractors
  • Parents of enrolled students
  • The general public

All non-affiliate visitors must show a government photo ID (e.g., driver’s license or passport) to enter. Public hours end at 10pm, or when the library closes (if earlier).

Masking guidance:

At this time, masks are optional indoors. Our masking policy is subject to change as pandemic conditions evolve.

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