The following message from President Christopher L. Eisgruber was emailed to undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, staff, postdocs and researchers on Oct. 19, 2020.

On Aug. 26, Deborah Prentice, provost, Sanjeev Kulkarni, dean of the faculty, and Pablo Debenedetti, dean for research, sent a message to department charis and directors about fall resumption of in-person, on-campus operations. The message reads as follows:

Dear Colleagues,

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.

On Aug. 26, University Health Services (UHS) updated its fact sheets on isolation and quarantine for employees, and undergraduate and graduate students, both on and off campus. You can access them on the University Health Services website.

In response to the needs of an increased number of students and faculty researching, teaching, and learning remotely this fall, we are pleased to announce the resumption of the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) effective August 31.

On Aug 24, the University updated its visitor policy. Read the full policy on the Environmental Health and Safety website.

On Aug. 24, the University updated its policy on indoor and outdoor gatherings, meetings and events. Read the full policy on the Environmental Health and Safety website.

Please read these important details about the asymptomatic COVID-19 testing protocol for students, faculty, researchers and staff who are physically on campus for at least 8 hours per week. Approved participants will be contacted directly by University Health Services. Asymptomatic testing will begin the week of Aug. 24.
In an Aug. 7 message to the University community, President Eisgruber announced that the undergraduate program will be fully remote in the fall 2020 semester. Read the President's message for information about Princeton's updated plans for fall 2020.


A post-doc researcher injects goo in a box in her biology lab

Researcher Guidance

Detailed guidance for academic research, including lab research on campus, is available on the Princeton Research and ORPA webpages.