Student Programs

You don’t have to wait until graduation day to see what the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association has to offer. As a student, you are entitled to a number of exclusive — and totally free — benefits.  Check out the links below to see how the Alumni Association is working to make the most of your time at Hopkins! 

Class Banner Competition & Class Photos

Banner Competition 

Class banners have been a Hopkins tradition for more than 100 years. Each year, the incoming class is challenged to design a banner that will represent their class in perpetuity.

Check out the Annual Class Banner Competition page to learn more about the competition. Check out the winning banners from the Classes of 2025, 2026, and 2027!  

Questions? Email

Class Photo and Video
Each year, the Alumni Association and the University sponsor the incoming class' photo. Select your class year in the right hand nav bar and download yours!  

Get Connected

OneHop Mentoring, our online alumni directory and networking platform, is your one stop for career, community & connection. No need to wait until graduation - all students are invited to join. Learn more, here.


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.

For job seekers looking for that first position, a career detour, or the perfect fit after completing an advanced degree, Handshake is the place.

For job posters, Handshake allows employers to recruit students and fellow alumni for positions within their own companies.

Here’s how to get started:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on “Current students - click here” in the blue box in the middle of the screen. 
  3. Sign in with your JHED ID and password.

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 .


Hopkins Promoters

Want to share the latest news and events going on at Hopkins to your friends, followers, and colleagues on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn? Become a Hopkins Promoter and help spread the word. Each time you share content, you’ll earn points for more chances to win two swag bags, awarded monthly. Learn more and sign up at All members of the Johns Hopkins community are welcome to join.

Reap the Benefits

Class Ring
Johns Hopkins students, depending on their number of credits completed, are eligible to purchase the Official Johns Hopkins University Ring. Learn about the history of the ring, how to purchase one, and the annual ring presentation ceremony.

Find out about the caRING program in which one student from each of the nine divisions may apply to receive a complimentary Celestrium Hopkins ring, based upon demonstrated need and interest. Apply for the caRING program

Student Grants
The Alumni Association provides over $65,000 annually for student groups and student volunteer experiences at all nine divisions of the university.  The 2023-2024 grants cycle is closed.

Alumni Student Ambassadors
Alumni Student Ambassadors are a diverse and select group of undergraduate students who serve as important connectors between current students and alumni. Throughout the year, they serve as student representatives at a variety of events and meetings with external and internal constituents.

The Alumni Association's proud to sponsor your class photo! 

Click on the links below to down yours. The image will open in a new tab - just right-click and select "Save As" to download! 

Class of 2026
Full Resolution: Download
Large: Download
Medium: Download
Small: Download
Video: Download

Class of 2025:
Large: Download
Medium: Download
Small: Download
Vertical Large: Download
Vertical Small: Download
Just Students: Download