General Policies

  • All rooms must be vacated by midnight.
  • During the academic semesters, the evening monitor is available 5pm – midnight
  • Student monitors are not permitted to open the Instrument storage room (104) or the upstairs art studios for any student. These rooms are via Jcard or key access only.
  • The individual Practice Rooms are to remain locked at all times. Student monitors must open only those which are in use. When they open the room, the door should remain in the locked position.
  • No room reservations will be started after one hour before closing.
  • Jcard access for the performance rooms and art studios is coordinated by the Director of HAP and an administrative assistant. Jcard access for the student work wing is coordinated by the Director of Building Operations.
  • To reserve the café or any of the Mattin Center rooms for arts based activities, contact the Director of Homewood Arts Programs at ebeatty@jhu.edu
  • To reserve Mattin 101 (SDS Room) for a non-arts activity or the three Mattin meeting rooms, contact Pat Forster at x6-8209 or pataf@jhu.edu

Caplan Dance Studio, 1st Floor Offit Building

  • No food and drink (except water) is allowed in the room.
  • Please remove your street shoes immediately upon entering the room and store all personal items to the side of the room.
  • Please keep the floor as clean as possible and clean up any unusual marks.
  • No fliers or posters can be posted on the walls.

Art Studios & Academic Dark Room, 2nd Floor Jones Building

  • JCard access will be given only to students enrolled in the current academic classes and select graduates of the photography classes.
  • JCard access is only for the Studio door, not for the outside door of the building.

Swirnow Theater, Café Building

  • JCard and key access are given to the student producers, director, and technical crew who are currently using the theater.
  • Immediately after the production closes, JCard access is deleted and keys must be returned.
  • No food and drink (except water) is allowed in the room.
  • The theater must be vacated by midnight.
  • The lighting equipment and platforms in the Swirnow are not available for use outside of the theater.

Individual Practice Rooms, 1st Floor Jones Building

  • Practice rooms are available starting at 9am and are open until the end of the monitor schedule for that day.
  • Anyone using a practice room must show a Jcard before the monitor can let them in.
  • No food, drinks or smoking in the Practice Rooms. Water bottles are permitted, but please do not place them on the piano.
  • Please do not place anything on the pianos except for music. All bags, clothing and accessories should be placed on the floor.
  • Please limit your total practice time to 1 ½ hours if people are waiting to use a piano.
  • When you have finished, please leave the room clean and turn out the lights.
  • Pianos and drums are not to leave the practice rooms.

Rehearsal Rooms 101 & 105, 1st Floor Jones Building

  • Please do not place food or drink on the piano at any time.
  • Water bottles are permitted but should not be placed on the piano at any time.
  • When you have finished, please leave the room clean and turn out the lights.
  • No reservations will be started after one hour before closing.

If you have any questions, please contact Eric Beatty, Director of Homewood Arts Programs, at x6-8208 or ebeatty@jhu.edu or Jane Rhyner, Director of Building Operations, Mattin Center, at x6-4873 or jrhyner@jhu.edu

These policies are subject to revision