Travel & Commuting

Your Work Life Benefits

Auto & Home Insurance
Faculty and staff working at least 20 hours a week are eligible to apply for auto and/ or home insurance with New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company (NJM).

Flexible Work Schedules
The University encourages supervisors to permit reasonable adjustment to the established normal work schedules to accommodate individual needs, such as transportation, education and personal commitments.

Immunizations & Allergy Shots
For a fee, faculty, staff and eligible dependents over the age of 16 can receive immunizations and allergy shots by appointment.

Mass Transit Subsidy
Princeton University faculty and staff who commute to campus by mass transit are eligible for a 50% subsidy on a monthly transit pass.

Outdoor Action
Faculty and staff can participate in OA program activities, including hiking, backpacking, canoeing, rock climbing, kayaking and workshops on such topics as CPR and first aid.

Parking & Transit Reimbursement Accounts
Princeton allows faculty and staff to deduct money from each paycheck to reimburse for parking or mass transit expenses associated with commuting to work. Pay no federal taxes on deductions.

Princeton Journeys
Princeton Journeys offers enthusiastic travelers an educational travel experience that is not simply a vacation, but rather an opportunity to engage in the intellectual learning experiences inherent in travel.

Transportation & Parking Services (TPS)
TPS is committed to providing parking and transportation services that promote sustainability, accessibility and mobility for the Princeton University community.

Travel Emergency Support
Princeton University has resources available in the event of travel emergencies, such as accidents or health issues, unstable political conditions, theft or other situations.

Vacation Time
The University provides paid time away from the workplace for health and well-being. Vacation time can be used as it is accrued.

Work Schedules
Because Princeton University is a residential community and operates on a 24/7 basis, employees’ work schedules may vary, depending on their positions and departmental needs.

Working Advantage
The Working Advantage discount network provides savings up to 60% on theme parks, shows, sporting events, hotels and travel, health and fitness and much more. Register online to begin using the program.