Location

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory is a division of Johns Hopkins University. APL's mission includes the application of advanced science and technology to find solutions to problems of national and global significance.

Although APL is primarily a research and development organization, it maintains strong academic relationships with several divisions within the university.

Particularly, APL has become a major site for graduate students pursuing technical degrees with Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals.

Courses offered at APL are located in the Kossiakoff Center.

Address and Contact Information

APL Education Center (google map)
11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, MD 20723-6099

Phone: 443-778-6510 (Baltimore Area)
Phone: 240-228-6510 (Washington Area)
Phone: 1-800-JHU-ENGR (1-800-548-3647)
E-mail: jhep@jhu.edu

Hours Of Operation

APL Education Center
Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Classrooms & Computer Labs
Monday–Thursday: 4:00–10:00 p.m.
Friday: 4:00–6:45 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.–2:45 p.m.

Kossiakoff Center

The Kossiakoff Computer Center is a modern auditorium and classroom building located on the APL campus. One wing of the building contains classrooms and well-equipped laboratories as well as computer facilities and a vending area.

Courses offered at APL are located in the Kossiakoff Center.

Computing

Computer facilities at the Kossiakoff Center include UNIX/Linux servers and classroom computer labs. Remote access to the servers at APL is also available.

Schedule

The current course offerings at the Applied Physics Laboratory can be found using this schedule search.

Directions

From Baltimore and I-95 (southbound)

Take exit 38 (Maryland Route 32-sign will read "Toward Columbia") west to US 29 south. (Exit 38 is approximately 10 miles from the Baltimore Beltway, I-695.) Proceed about 1.5 miles on US 29 to Johns Hopkins Road. Turn right. APL is a quarter mile west. Turn right on Pond Road, just past the service station. Follow the signs to the Kossiakoff Center parking on the lower lot.

From Washington and I-95 (northbound)

Take exit 38 (Maryland Route 32-sign will read "Toward Columbia") west to US 29 south. (Exit 38 is approximately 10 miles from the Washington Beltway, I-495.) Proceed about 1.5 miles on US 29 to Johns Hopkins Road. Turn right. APL is a quarter mile west. Turn right on Pond Road, just past the service station. Follow the signs to the Kossiakoff Center parking on the lower lot.

From US 29

Proceed on US 29 to Johns Hopkins Road. Turn right if coming from the north or left if coming from the south. APL is a quarter mile west. Turn right on Pond Road, just past the service station. Follow the signs to the Kossiakoff Center parking on the lower lot.

Parking

Parking tags are no longer required. The lower level parking lot near the Kossiakoff Center is recommended (see map of the Kossiakoff Center above).