Some divisions use acronyms regularly. Some examples:
APL - Applied Physics Laboratory
CSOS - Center for Social Organization of Schools
CTY - Center for Talented Youth
DOGEE - Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering
IPS - Institute for Policy Studies
KSAS - Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
MSEL - Milton S. Eisenhower Library
JHMI - Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
JHPIEGO - Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynecology and Obstetrics
JHSPH - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
SAIS (rhymes with nice) - School of Advanced International Studies
SOM - School of Medicine
SON - School of Nursing
ST Sci - Space Telescope Science Institute
Billings Administration Building
The Children’s Center (formerly Children’s Medical and Surgical Center)
Government Publications/Maps/Law Library
Homewood Student Affairs (formerly Homewood Student Services)
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (formerly Francis Scott Key Medical Center)
Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies (Hopkins-Nanjing Center)
Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute
Kennedy Krieger Institute
The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
Part-Time Programs in Engineering and Applied Science
Student Academic Support Services
Wood Basic Science Building
Woods Research Building
Capitalize names of departments and offices even when the names are flip-flopped, eg:
Department of Health Policy and Management
Department of Biostatistics Office of Student Affairs; Student Affairs Office
Do NOT capitalize department when it is preceded or followed by two or more proper nouns.
the departments of French and English
the Computer Science and Cognitive Science departments
(Note: This rule applies generally: Harvard and Princeton universities, Wolman and McCoy halls, the Harvey and Nelson buildings.)
The official name of the School’s new malaria institute is the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute.
Use a plural verb with the Medical Institutions.
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions are located in East Baltimore.
The Johns Hopkins University Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
The Johns Hopkins University School of Professional Studies in Business and Education
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
The Johns Hopkins University G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering
The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of The Johns Hopkins University
The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University
Three divisions have officially sanctioned shortened forms.
SAIS, the Nitze School
the Whiting School, the School of Engineering
the Krieger School, the School of Arts and Sciences
In general, use the name of a school without The Johns Hopkins University before it.
the School of Nursing
the School of Professional Studies in Business and Education
the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (on first mention); the Bloomberg School on second mention; either the Bloomberg School or the School thereafter. For Johns Hopkins Public Health, the School's magazine, the Bloomberg School is used on first mention.
Do not place a comma before or after Jr., Sr., and III in people’s names.
William Jones Jr. is the treasurer of the church.
Michael Surrey III is a member of the board of trustees.