The J-Card Office has suspended in-person services effective Thursday, March 19th in accordance with University and State recommendations regarding COVID-19.

J-Card issuance is suspended at this time. Incoming students should upload their photo in the Student Portal; your J-Cards will be issued at Orientation or Move-In Weekend, depending on your program. New faculty and staff designated as essential employees should email to make alternate arrangements for your J-Card. All other new affiliates will be able to obtain J-Cards once we reopen.

If you have lost your J-Card and are essential personnel or a student authorized to be on campus at this time, please utilize mobile credential in place of your physical J-Card. All other lost cards should be replaced when the campus reopens.

J-Cash refunds are available to graduating seniors and others not returning to campus upon reopening. Email from your JHU email account to request a refund. All other J-Cash balances will be available to students, faculty and staff upon returning to campus.

Any other J-Card and equipment related questions, concerns or requests should be directed to or 410.516.5121. Voicemails received on this line will be forwarded to us immediately. If you routinely work with one of our team members, you may continue to reach out to them directly. Our staff will be available by email and/or Skype on weekdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

We appreciate your patience during this time and hope you remain safe and healthy.

It’s your ID. It’s your library card. It’s your key. It’s your wallet. It’s your J-Card.

The J-Card gets you into residence halls, the library, academic buildings, and other campus facilities. It’s also as good as cash: You can store money on your J-Card and use it to buy food and other items on and off campus. Make copies, do laundry, buy a pizza: It’s accepted by more than a dozen businesses in Charles Village.

Want to obtain a J-Card? Need to replace a lost or stolen card? We are here to help!

Your J-Card…now on your phone!

With the new J-Card Mobile Credential, Homewood students can use their iPhone, Apple Watch, or Android device to get into their residence hall, print documents at the library, pay for lunch, or shop at the book store. Learn more about Mobile Credential.

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