The Montgomery County Campus was established in 1988 as a cooperative venture with Montgomery County government to fulfill economic development objectives. The campus comprises approximately 36 acres and has 215,000 square feet of office, education and lab space to help further JHU’s research mission and excellence. MCC serves approximately 800 students, mostly working professionals. The students are enrolled in any of 12 part-time degree and certificate programs. The campus is home to roughly 100 full-time and adjunct faculty members. The Montgomery County Campus also is a site of the popular Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which enrolls approximately 800 retired and semi-retired adults each year.


  • In FY 2013, the Montgomery County Campus transitioned its paper purchasing from non-recycled content paper to 30 percent recycled content paper. The campus purchased 96 percent of its paper with recycled content. The campus also purchased 58 fewer cases than in the previous year.
  • The campus continues to use a water filtration system that directly filters tap water.
  • The campus transitioned from disposable kitchen cups to reusable cups.
  • Since 2008, the Montgomery County Campus has decreased total emissions by 44 percent.


To request recycling services (including additional bins, toter deliveries, or pickup for special items), plumbing or HVAC issue, grounds and landscaping concerns, or event support, contact Facilities at


For batteries, request a pickup through Facilities at For other electronic waste, request a pickup through operations at 301-294-7110.

Request a pickup at 301-294-7000 or bring to the Gilchrist Building front desk.

Request a pickup through operations at 301-294-7110.