Undergraduates & Families


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.

On Nov. 24, the University announced plans for the spring 2021 semester. Please visit spring2021.princeton.edu and covid.princeton.edu 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.
Consistent with its commitment to safeguard the health and wellbeing of student-athletes, the greater campus community and general public, the Ivy League Council of Presidents has decided that league schools will not conduct intercollegiate athletics competition in winter sports during the 2020-21 season.
Dean of the College Jill Dolan sent the following email to parents and families about President Eisgruber's Oct. 19 mid-semester update and planning for the spring 2021 semester.
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.

The Office of International Programs announced on Oct. 1 that undergraduate participation in study abroad programs will be suspended for spring 2021 due to the the ongoing nature of the 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.


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Social Contract

To reduce the risk to those on campus and the surrounding communities, undergraduates must commit to the Social Contract.
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