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Visa Requirement

Please visit US State Department web site for visa requirements. Getting a visa for nationals of some countries can be a lengthy process. Please contact your closest embassy for details.  Even for some European countries one needs to have prior permission.  This is a relatively new requirement.  Please check this with your local US Embassy.  If you need a support letter for your visa application, please send an email to- clawar2012@niu.edu. 

By Air 

Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) is 20 minutes driving time to the south of campus. Take a taxi from the airport and ask to be driven to the Homewood campus of Johns Hopkins on North Charles Street, not the hospital. Other nearly major airports are:
Dulles International Airport
JFK Airport
Laguardia Airport
Reagan National Airport

By Train

Baltimore's Penn Station is 2 miles away from the campus. From Penn Station you can catch the Hopkins shuttle bus, which will take you to the Homewood. There is no charge to take the shuttle. You can also take a taxi from the station and ask to be driven to the Homewood campus of Johns Hopkins on North Charles Street, not the hospital.

By Bus

The bus station is located in downtown Baltimore. Take a taxi from the station and ask for Homewood campus of Johns Hopkins on North Charles Street, not the hospital. For local transportation: Please click here.

By Road

If using web-based map or using a GPS system to navigate to Homewood, please enter the following address: 3101 Wyman Park Drive, Baltimore, Maryland 21211. This address will bring you to the Wyman Park Bldg., across Wyman Park Dr. from the Homewood campus. Keeping the Wyman Park Bldg. on your left, continue on Wyman Park Dr. to the third driveway on the right, and enter the underground visitor parking garage (South Garage). For detailed routes please Please click here.

Vistor Parking

Visitors to the University should park in designated Visitor parking areas. Visitors parking areas, including parking meters are in operation Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., with the exception of the San Martin Garage which is operated 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Current visitor parking areas include:
- South Garage
- San Martin Garage
- Metered North Visitor Lot
Visitors to the Homewood House Museum may park at the museum lot in the rear of the AMR dormitories by entering campus through the North Gate on University Parkway.

Handicap Parking

Handicapped visitors should either use marked handicapped spaces on campus and request a transport by calling the Homewood Parking & Transportation Office at 410-516-7275.

For details about parking please visit:
Parking Regulation.
Visitors Parking.