After more than six years of planning, construction of Princeton University’s $300 million Arts & Transit project is on track to start with demolition this spring. According to a schedule released by the University at a meeting of the council of the Princeton University Community earlier this month, the initial work will begin with the sidewalk in front of Forbes College, on Alexander Street, where power lines will be moved. read more in Town Topics.
"... thank you to the University staff who worked tirelessly during and after the storm to keep those of us on campus safe. Something as delicate as a bubble isn’t created spontaneously. During the storm, Princeton’s bubble was maintained partly due to the strength of its infrastructure, partly due to the benefit of having a cogeneration plant on campus but mostly due to the spirit of the people who work inside the bubble, keeping it afloat for those of us within. I’ve alw
Beginning fall semester, undergraduate students will be able to use their TigerCard to access their dorm rooms by placing it in front of a reader and entering a PIN. All room doors will have keyless locks and will automatically lock. Students will no longer need to carry a brass key. Later this summer, undergraduate students will receive detailed information from Housing and Real Estate Services (HRES) regarding the fall move-in process. More information on the keyless lo
Princeton University is committed to upholding existing early arrival and early housing policies in a consistent manner. Dormitories will officially open on Saturday, September 8, 2012 for the 2012-13 academic year. Only those students who meet specific criteria will be considered eligible for early arrival. Details, including University policy, an Early Arrival FAQ, and early arrival application information can be found at http://www.princeton.edu/campuslife/pre-princeton/.
November 27, 2012, The Daily Princetonian mentions University Architect Ron McCoy and University Facilities: "The iron fence that bordered the north side of Prospect House for over a century and became a topic of Princeton folklore has been permanently taken down." read more
The Daily Princetonian featured Princeton University Energy Plant Manager Edward Borer in a video, amid a series of articles reporting on how the Unversity and the local area handled Hurricane Sandy. read more.
Draw Guide Available The 2012 Undergraduate Room Draw Guide is now available. This guide, intended to step students through the draw process, provides planning materials as well as important dates and contract information. What's New For 2012 In addition to the Spelman draw, mixed gender housing will be available to juniors and seniors in the regular upperclass draw. Double rooms in 1901/Laughlin, Foulke and Scully Halls will be indicated a
In accordance with a long standing University policy, painting and or spackling of dormitory rooms is not permitted. Students who violate this policy and paint their own rooms will be fined and charged for repainting (by University painters). Students may not attempt to restore their rooms to the original color. Starting with the 2010-2011 academic year the department of Housing and Real Estate Services announces additional charges will be assessed: Immedi