Class of 1974

Welcome, Class of 1974, to your Reunion information page!

Here, you'll find everything you need to know about your your 50th class reunion, taking place during Alumni Weekend 2024, April 5 - 7.

Every five years, your class comes back home to the Homewood campus to meet with old friends, enjoy good food, revel in social, cultural and academic events, and make new memories. Come back to Baltimore April 5 - 7 and celebrate this milestone with us, including the 50th anniversary of undergraduate women on the Homewood campus!


Alumni Weekend 2024 Class Events

Friday, April 5, 2024

HopTalk - 3-Steps Forward, 2-Steps Back: Is Feminism Dead Again? 

2:15 – 3:15pm ET
NEW LOCATION! Mason Hall Auditorium

50th Anniversary Celebration of Co-Education at Johns Hopkins
6:30 – 9:30pm ET
Gertrude's - 10 Art Museum Dr, Baltimore, MD 21218 

Saturday, April 6, 2024

50th Reunion Memorial Service and Breakfast
10:15 – 11:30am ET
Glass Pavilion in Levering Hall

50th Reunion Class Dinner Celebration
6:30 – 9:30pm ET
Gilman Atrium


Reunion Committee

Interested in getting involved with your reunion committee? We would love to have you! Please email and we will connect you with the staff liaisons who are working with your class.


Class Gift

Your gift empowers our students, faculty, staff, and fellow alumni to become the best leaders, researchers, innovators, and change agents they can be. Your Class of 1974 has set a goal of 140 donors by April 5, 2024. Make your gift today!

In honor of your reunion milestone, consider a gift of $1,000 or more through The Hopkins Fund Leadership Giving Circles. Annual gifts, like those contributed to The Hopkins Fund, collectively provide a key part of JHU’s funding each year and allow students to pursue their dreams and make the most of their Homewood experience. 


1974 - What a year to remember!

President & VP: Gerald R. Ford  & Nelson Rockefeller
Popular Films: Blazing Saddles, The Towering Inferno, The Trial of Billy Jack, Young Frankenstein, The Godfather Part II, Airport 1975, The Longest Yard
Cost of: Gas ($.53), Bread ($.60), Milk ($1.39), House ($35,900)
Average Income: $11,100
US Population:  212,532,000
Popular Songs:  “I’m a Believer” by The Monkees, “Light my Fire” by The Doors, “Somethin Stupid” by Frank and Nancy Sinatra, “To Sir with Love” by Lulu, “The Letter” by The Box Tops, “Ode to Billie Joe” by Bobbie Gentry, “The Way We Were”
Popular TV Shows: All in the Family, Sanford and Son, Chico and the Man, The Jeffersons, M*A*S*H, Rhoda, Good Times, Hawaii Five-O
Baby Names: Jennifer, Amy, Michelle, Heather, Angela, Michael, Jason, Christopher, David, James
Sports: Johns Hopkins University Blue Jays defeat the University of Maryland Terrapins 17-12 and win the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship, Basketball NBA Finals: Boston Celtics beat Milwaukee Bucks 4:3 games, Stanley Cup: Philadelphia Flyers beat Boston Bruins
Other Notable Events: Pioneer 11 space probe captures iconic image of Jupiter’s red spot, Six Flags Great Adventure opens for 1st time, Dungeons & Dragons first released, People magazine’s first issue is published; cover – Mia Farrow

Got Questions?

We’ve got answers. We want to make attending Alumni Weekend 2024, April 5 - 7 as easy as possible. Let us know if you have any questions. Send an email to or visit our FAQ page.



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1974 Yearbook