The Mattin Center practice rooms are available to all Jcard Holders based on the Homewood Campus. This includes students, faculty and staff. Use of a room is only for Jcard holders and other Hopkins students or staff who receive special permission. Children and family members are not permitted to use the rooms.

Sign-up for the practice rooms is for immediate use. You must present your Jcard when you sign up for a room. The drum set and pianos cannot be moved from the rooms. Mirrors are available in Rooms 118 & 119 for singers. Room use is limited to 1 ½ hours at a time if someone is waiting.

Rooms must be vacated by the times stated below. Please follow directions of the student monitor or JHU Security when it is time to close. Please make sure the room is locked when you leave.

Hours during the academic semesters are:

Mon – Fri: 9 am – midnight
Sat & Sun: 10am – midnight

Hours during Intersession and the summer will be posted.

To sign up for a room:

Leave your Jcard and sign in with the student monitor in the Jones North building.

  • No food, drinks in the Practice Rooms. Water bottles are permitted, but do not place them on the piano.
  • Do not place anything on the pianos except for music. All bags, clothing and accessories should be placed on the floor.
  • Practice time is limited to 1½ hours if people are waiting to use a piano.
  • When you have finished, leave the room clean, close the door and turn out the lights.

For questions about the practice rooms, please contact Director of Homewood Arts Programs at 410-516-8208 or via email

For questions about the student monitor system, or if student monitors are not on duty when they should be, please contact Student Leadership & Involvement at 410-516-4873.

Anyone found ignoring these policies could lose the privilege to use a practice room.

Practice Room List:

  • ROOM 109 – DRUMS
  • ROOM 110
  • ROOM 111
  • ROOM 112 – PIANO
  • ROOM 114 – PIANO
  • ROOM 115 – PIANO
  • ROOM 116 – PIANO
  • ROOM 117 – PIANO

These policies are subject to revision.