On August 6, Aly Kassam-Remtulla, associate provost for international affairs and operations, issued an email message to the University community regarding guidelines for University-sponsored and personal travel, ongoing support for Princeton’s international students and scholars, and Princeton’s broader international operations

New Jersey currently advises anyone arriving from a state deemed “high risk” to quarantine for 14 days once they reach New Jersey. Please read this announcement for important details about what undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, staff, postdocs and researchers should do if planning to return to campus this summer or fall.

To clarify the contact tracing process for the University community, University Health Services (UHS) has updated its contact tracing webpage. This page includes information for students and employees who have been tested for COVID-19.

On July 19, Princeton's Office of Environmental Health and Safety updated its Covid-19 FAQs, with sections on cleaning and disinfection, face coverings, hand washing and hand sanitizers, resumption of operations processes, training and vehicle use.

On July 8 the University updated its communicable disease policy relevant to all communicable diseases including COVID-19. Read the full policy on the Environmental Health & Safety website.

In a July 8 letter to the University community, President Eisgruber addresses how Princeton is exploring legal and policy options that might solve the problems created by the United States Immigration and Customs...

The University continues to track domestic and international travel conditions as they will impact travel plans for returning students, faculty and staff. Individuals returning to campus may have to follow quarantine protocols set by the CDC and state of New Jersey.
Dean for Research Pablo Debenedetti announced the phased resumption of on-campus, laboratory research in an email to faculty on June 17. All work that can be done remotely must continue to be done remotely. The phased resumption pertains to experimental, laboratory work in science and engineering.

As the state of New Jersey gradually reopens this summer, the University may permit additional necessary in-person operations in University spaces. Before bringing more faculty, staff, and graduate students into University work spaces, each department must follow the Summer...

Environmental Health and Safety is coordinating the use of personal protective equipment and supplies for faculty and staff who must work on campus.
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.