Useful Information

Please familiarize yourself with these websites to obtain a better picture of the services available to support Princeton students and their families.

General Contact Information: Look up everyone and everything or call 609-258-3000 for the University operator.

Academic Calendars: Links to the academic year calendar, term calendars, and exam schedules, so you can clean out your student's room in time for winter break.

Getting Around Campus: Links to campus and regional maps, and directions by plane, train, and automobile.

Registrar's Office: The Registrar's Office provides academic and enrollment services for Princeton faculty, students, alumni, and staff.

Financial Aid Office: Everything you ever wanted to know about paying for your student’s education.

First-Year Families Weekend: When it is, and what it is about.

Housing Office: All questions about housing and dining should initially be directed here. There is information on roommate assignment, what first-year students should bring to campus, meal plans, and more. Information on dorm room move-in and move-out is also provided.

International Student Services: International students with questions or concerns related to pre-orientation, visas, immigration, travel, employment or any other inquiry related to their experience at Princeton are encouraged to contact the Davis International Center for information and assistance.

Disability Services: Princeton University is committed to providing accommodations for students with disabilities. The Office of Disability Services coordinates this process for undergraduate students as it relates to academics. Anyone requesting Special Needs Housing should make an appointment.

Office of Dean of Undergraduate Students: Do you have questions about undergraduate life? Princeton’s community standards and disciplinary procedures? Student government? ODUS oversees all student-life related functions.

Academic Support Services: If your student seems to be struggling academically, these are the resources to which you should direct them, in addition to the college office.

Emergency Information: In case of a campus-wide emergency.

Princeton’s Main Parent and Family Website: Important contact information, plus news of interest to families.

Campus Dining: Locations, menus, and nutrition information.

Coursebooks: Required coursebooks can be purchased at Labyrinth Books, the University’s bookstore. Students get 30% off the list price of both new and used texts, and can sell their books back at the end of the term for savings of 55% off new books and 62.5% off used books. Acceptable forms of payment include cash, check, credit card, or student account.