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


July 1 – 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.


Explore Engineering Innovation classes will be held in the Engineering Building (building 42). 

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 University of the District of Columbia website to view campus map. 

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

There is a Metro Rail station adjacent to the UDC Campus.  Take the red line to the Van Ness – UDC Station.  

The following Metro Bus Routes go to UDC: H2, L1, L2, L4.  

Metro Rail & Bus Information 

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.