Alumni - Services/Benefits

Library Privileges
Lifetime Email
Refer a Student


Discount Summer, Spring and Fall Courses

Alumni and graduates of full-time, Johns Hopkins SAIS-affiliated programs, including the Bologna Center Diploma and Hopkins-Nanjing Center Certificate, receive a tuition discount of 30-percent on all summer courses and 50-percent on all fall and spring courses, space permitting. Offerings include international relations, economics, policy studies, development, conflict management, regional studies, several language courses and more. For details, call 202.663.5671.


In addition to the personal benefits available as Johns Hopkins SAIS alumni, there are many professional career-oriented opportunities that will enable you to leverage your professional footprint.

Connect With Fellow Alumni

Find fellow alumni by employer, class year or geographic region with Johns Hopkins Connect an alumni database and career-networking tool. Because this website is dependent on voluntary participation, please encourage fellow alumni to sign up. A few quick tips to help you succeed during your first login attempt:

  1. Make sure you use the email address at which you receive all updates. That is the email address we have on file for you, and the one that will help you access JHU Connect.
  2. If you are unable to verify your account using any of the options provided, email or call 1.800.JHU.JHU1 (1.800.548.5481)
Interested in Other Online Networking and Social Media Connections?

You may also find the latest SAIS news and connect with students, faculty and staff through our accounts on Facebook,Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Online Professional Skills Courses

Johns Hopkins SAIS Career Services offers alumni the opportunity to take online skills courses offered through Harvard Business School Publications in accounting, finance, spreadsheet modeling and quantitative analysis. For more information, contact Jean Amiel Jourdan at

Career Resources for Alumni

Job Search Resources & SAISWorks: For alumni making a career transition or needing to assess their career options, registering on SAISWorks, our online career management system, will expand your resources and services by providing the following:

Jobs Database: Gain access to a variety of jobs, for both mid- and advanced-level candidates at some of Johns Hopkins SAIS's top employers; this also includes the ability to set up search agents that automatically e-mail a user-defined list of opportunities.

Skills Courses: Career Services offers online skills courses in Accounting, Finance, IT for Management, Quantitative Methods and Spreadsheet Modeling, which are open to alumni. For more information, please contact Martina Leinz at We also offer a variety of skills courses on the Washington campus for current students. As space is limited, these courses are typically not open to alumni.

Career Development Events: Career Services and Career Clubs host a variety of career-related events throughout the year. For more information on upcoming events open to all alumni, view our calendar.

Event and Programming RSVPs: Some events are open to all alumni, some special events are RSVP only. Alumni must be registered on SAISWorks to attend. Many events are for students only and if so, will be noted in the event description.

Counseling Meeting: Alumni are welcome to schedule a meeting with a counselor to review your job-search strategy, update your resume, or obtain contacts at employers of interest; additional follow up meetings can also be planned if recommended by the counselor. Please make sure you have a current resume and profile in SAISWorks before you schedule a meeting. Meetings are also available via phone or Skype.

To obtain a SAISWorks log-in and password click here.


There is an exciting new opportunity for our Johns Hopkins alumni community. Our worldwide network, numbering over 200,000 alumni, possesses an unmatched wealth of talent and opportunity. Our Alumni Association has been working to find a way for us to harness the power of that network and easily connect with each other across continents and time zones. How do we do it? We can now GoHopOnline. is our new, secure, web-based networking platform that links Johns Hopkins alumni with our trusted University community to help grow and refine personal and professional networks. replaces JHU Connect and will help alumni link to former classmates and like-minded graduates, mentor and coach current students and recent graduates, and expand career connections. To save time, syncs directly with Facebook and LinkedIn, making it easier than ever for us to network together - and to do it from anywhere in the world.

JHU Alumni Benefits


Library Privileges

  • Alumni may obtain a free pass for in-house use of the Sydney R. & Elsa W. Mason Library in Washington, D.C.
  • Borrowing privileges are $100/year for Mason Library; $200/year for all U.S.-based JHU libraries.
  • For more information, visit the Mason Library’s alumni information page or contact the staff at 202.663.5900 or
  • Alumni are welcome to consult, at no charge, the Robert H. Evans Library at SAIS Europe in Bologna, and request an application for a borrower's card to borrow books from the general circulation stacks. For further information about the library and its resources, contact Ludovica Barozzi (, public services coordinator.
  • KnowledgeNet, a selection of online resources, is available to all alumni free of charge. For more information, contact



Alumni Email Account and Email Alias

We’re happy to remind you about a great benefit from the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association!

Alumni email account –
Your alumni email account is fully functional as any other email system. You may also use an email program such as outlook to configure your account to receive and send email. Please know that this is a new separate email account from that which you used as a student. For questions or to request your alumni email account, contact or  


Refer a Student

The Johns Hopkins SAIS experience is incomparable, made even more rewarding by the remarkable students we attract from around the globe. No one knows better than you what it takes to be successful as a student, and that is why we are asking each of you to spread the word by referring at least one exceptional person to the school.


Alumni are able to access their transcripts at any point for both their personal and professional endeavors.

The Office of the Registrar provides both hard copy and electronic format official transcripts. Hard copy official transcripts are provided free of charge for recent graduates for up to one year following graduation. Transcripts for all other alumni and former students are $5 each. Part-time/non-degree students may request one hard copy transcript free of charge at the end of each semester for which they are enrolled.