1. Residential College Emblems


These five shields are the individual emblems of the University’s five residential colleges. From top to bottom, they represent Mathey, Butler, Forbes, Rockefeller, and Wilson Colleges, respectively. When undergraduates matriculate at Princeton, each is randomly assigned to one of the residential colleges, where they live for their first two years at the University. Each college creates a smaller, more personal identity for its students within the larger Princeton community, provides academic and social support through an extensive advising system, and offers an array of curricular and extracurricular opportunities. The University plans to create a sixth residential college named for Ebay CEO Meg Whitman ’77, which is scheduled to begin operating in the 2006-2007 school year.