The Center for Jewish Life (CJL) is delighted to have you visit and we're happy to assist you in making your stay in Princeton a pleasant experience. There are plenty of resources available to help you in planning your visit and navigating your way around once you've arrived. We're looking forward to seeing you!
Planning a Visit?
Some Helpful Information and Resources
The following are some helpful website resources to check out prior to your visit (click on any of the topics listed below). If you are thinking about becoming a student at Princeton, see our Prospective Student page for more information.
The University's Visiting Campus page includes the following information:
- Getting to Campus
- Getting Around Campus
- Campus Tours
- Campus Venues (where to go once you're here)
Campus Map - This will help you in getting around campus.
Parking Information - Guest parking is available in Princeton University's Lot 21. A campus shuttle runs from this lot to the corner of Washington Road and Ivy Lane (next to the CJL). Parking is unrestricted in all campus lots after 5:30 p.m. weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday.This includes Lot 26 located directly behind the Center for Jewish Life building. For more information, call the CJL main office at 609-258-2288. Visitors to weekday Orthodox morning services may park in lot 14 until 8:40 a.m. See the campus parking map.
Kosher Dining - Visit the Kosher Dining page for more information about dining at the CJL.
Lodging - For lodging in Princeton, there are a few options right here in town. If you don’t mind staying outside of town, there are nice hotels on Route 1 about a 10 minute drive from campus.
In Princeton, within walking distance to campus
On Route 1
Driving Directions to the CJL
See driving directions below, or refer to Google Maps for driving directions.
From the West: In New Jersey, drive EAST on Interstate 78 until you reach Highway 206. Turn SOUTH and follow 206 SOUTH into Princeton. (206 South becomes Bayard Lane.) You will reach a three-way intersection of Bayard Lane, Nassau Street, and 206 South, turn LEFT onto Nassau Street. Continue approximately ¼ mile to a RIGHT onto Washington Road/RTE. 571. Proceed to traffic light at intersection of Washington Road and Ivy Lane. The Center for Jewish Life will be on the left, at the corner of Ivy Lane and Washington Road, a light yellow stucco building, #70 Washington Road.