Hopkins Engineering Innovation commuter programs help you prepare for college through a four-week on campus experience in various locations across the US, including at Pasadena City College in Pasadena, CA! Join fellow STEM-loving students from across the country and around the globe to preview life as a real engineering undergrad!  


July 1 – July 26, 2024; no class on July 4

You will be in class from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily with a 45- to 60-minute break for lunch. Class on Friday is online.


Explore Engineering Innovation classes will be held in the Industrial Technologies Building. 

Your instructors receive JHU faculty appointments to teach your course. They typically have a PhD and teach college-level courses. Local high school teachers, university graduate students, and former EEI students also assist with the classes serving as teaching fellows and teaching assistants. 

Your class will have between 18 and 24 students, with whom you will work closely in teams of up to four to complete engineering projects. Each course has a 12:1 or fewer student-teacher ratio. 

You will have access to the JHU Sheridan Libraries online resources.

Student Life

Please visit the Pasadena City College website to view the campus map. 

Students may choose to bring their own lunch or purchase lunch at the campus cafeteria. 

Parking will be in the student parking structures Lot 3 at the corner of Del Mar Boulevard and Hill Avenue.  

Pasadena City College can be reached using the LA Metro Gold Line.  The closest station is the Allen Street Station.  

The LA Metro Bus system has stops on Colorado Boulevard and Del Mar Boulevard that are very close to the PCC campus.  

Please visit the LA Metro website for more details.   

Please review the Handbook for detailed information about the program.


Please familiarize yourself with our Hopkins Engineering Innovation Pre-College Policies & Services.


Learn about each program or start your application today.