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Community Auditing Program

Princeton University's Community Auditing Program (CAP) enables members of the community, ages 18 and above,  to audit, or sit in on, University lectures on a non-credit basis for $175 per course unless otherwise noted. On average, 200 classes are available each semester for auditing. No credit or certification is given for CAP classes. However, certified teachers currently working in New Jersey may obtain written certification for classes they have audited.

In order to register you must have an active account in our database. Accounts may be created from the on-line registration page.  To create an account click here. All accounts are activated upon a one-time, in-person verification of residence and age in our offices at 4 Mercer Street. A driver’s license is adequate documentation to verify both residency and age.

Office Hours are weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm.

New account activations will be processed January 5-12, 2015. The last day to activate an account will be January 12, 2015.

Account activation will only take place between 1 and 4 p.m. January 7-9, 2015.

Per our policy, new account activation will cease once registration begins.

Questions? Please call (609) 258-0202 or email

Community Auditing Brochure (.pdf)