Graduate Students


Events, gatherings, and meetings at Princeton University should be hosted remotely. On-campus in-person events are not permitted without explicit approval by the Events Approval Team. Off-campus in-person events sponsored by Princeton University are not permitted.

The Dean of the Faculty, Dean for Research and Acting Dean of the Graduate School have announced next steps in the resumption of on-campus research and scholarly activities. The update makes it possible for faculty, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and others in academic departments and institutes to request permission to work on campus...

On Nov. 24, the University announced plans for the spring 2021 semester. Please visit and for details and information about the spring semester 2021 and public health guidance.

Students approved to live on campus who are planning to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday should read the following information regarding the possible need to quarantine, the University's asymptomatic testing program and other guidance.
The following message from President Christopher L. Eisgruber was emailed to undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, staff, postdocs and researchers on Oct. 19, 2020.

Princeton’s new Campus Advocate program will help support a safe campus environment amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

University Health Services will provide free influenza (flu) vaccines for all students, faculty and staff on October 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 13 and 14. Vaccines will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at Jadwin Gymnasium. No appointments are necessary.

Dillon Gymnasium and Stephens Fitness Center will re-open on Monday, Sept. 14, only for undergraduate and graduate students approved to be on campus. Students are required to reserve times in order to use the gym; face coverings must be worn at all times except when in the pool.

Starting September 4, the graduate study rooms in Firestone Library will be accessible to authorized graduate students and faculty as part of our reservation-based Study-Browse Service. Time in the study room is limited to a 10-15 minute visit to gather books from non-circulating collections, or...

On Aug. 27, Princeton University Library announced extended hours for Fall 2020. Read the full announcement on the PUL phased resumption of operations webpage. Beginning Aug. 31, all library locations will be open for study and browsing by appointment from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Graduate Student Hooding on Commencement Day

Graduate Student Guidance

Detailed guidance and FAQs for graduate students are available from the Graduate School.
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