Dynamic residential colleges serve as a student’s home for academic advising throughout their time here. Princeton’s residential college system uniquely blends living and learning, empowering students to take full advantage of all that the University has to offer. Each residential college shares a single goal: to foster community between students and support intellectual and personal growth at all stages. The Residential College Advising Team Deans, assistant deans for studies, and assistant deans for student life work together to support academic and co-curricular life, and help students make choices that maximize the value and impact of their experiences at Princeton. Dean & Assistant Dean for Studies Deans oversee all aspects of students’ academic progress, while developing academic programming in the college throughout the year. They also: Coordinate faculty and peer academic advising Provide individual academic advising and support to students resident in the college and upper-level students affiliates. The assistant dean for studies primarily advises first-year and sophomore students; the dean primarily advises juniors and seniors. Assistant Dean for Student Life Assistant deans for student life support students’ well-being individually and as a community. They also: Supervise residential college advisers (RCAs) and community living advisers (CLAs) Advise students on non-academic matters Adjudicate disciplinary matters Additional Team Members Residential Life Coordinator: Cultivate a welcoming, cohesive community that promotes student health, safety, and well-being Residential College Advisers: Foster a safe, inclusive, and engaging community for their peer residential college students Peer Academic Advisers: Provide academic support to their assigned zee groups of peer first- and second-year students Individual Peer Tutors: Assigned as need to support their peers through the residential college. Resident Graduate Students: Live in each college, serve as mentors, and coordinate programming with undergraduates in informal settings Faculty Fellows: Participate in all aspects of college life Resources for Students Academic Advising in the Residential Colleges Visit the Advising website for complete details about the many resources available to undergraduates. Housing: About Residential Colleges Learn more about life in the colleges, with details on dining, dorm rooms, and more. First-Year Academic Guide Get a road map to all things Princeton, including an intro to the many people who can help along the way. Freshman Seminars Experience the excitement of working closely with an instructor and peer residential college students on a topic of special interest. Students Taking Time Away for Military Service Short absences due to service obligations may be accommodated during the semester, provided that satisfactory academic progress is being made by the student prior to interrupting their studies.