Post-break blues? Not at Hopkins! Here on the Homewood campus, Intersession is a high-anticipated period of about three weeks in January that is set aside for students to play with the boundaries defining their college experience. Some advance their studies by taking academic classes, some go abroad to expand their global consciousness, and still others spend time working on initiatives of social change and within their home surrounding Homewood: Baltimore City.
But, to many, the most exciting part about Intersession is not only the many different academic and career development opportunities, but amazing access to out-of-the-ordinary college classes like learning to play the banjo, yoga, building your own 3D printer, photography, and more.
How do the students feel about Intersession? Let’s hear it from them:
- “It’s been only three days, and already Intersession has been one of my best experiences at Hopkins.” Albert (Pepe) M. ’18
- “Intersession offers the perfect balance of interesting activity with little stress.” Aneek P. ’18
- “The classes are free, the dorms are open, and the meal plan is included in your fall tuition! I immediately loved the idea of allowing students to explore new academic fields stress-free!” Hayley S. ’17
- “Intersession is the best time of year. Hands down.” Caleb B. ’16
Whether it’s learning how to play a musical instrument, exploring the city of Baltimore in a new context, or studying the history of magic, Intersession invokes a sense of freedom and exploration for many Hopkins students.