- University Offices
- Preprofessional Advisers
You will undoubtedly seek most of the advice you need from your academic adviser, your residential college dean, director of studies, and the faculty fellows in your residential college. There are, however, several offices on campus that serve all Princeton undergraduates, and you may find it helpful to consult them.
Note: From on campus, dial 8 and the extension; from off campus, dial 258 and the extension. The area code is (609).
Career Services, 36 University Place, Suite 200, 8-3325. The Office of Career Services helps students define a unique career and life vision, and then connects them in multi-dimensional, personalized ways to the resources, people, organizations, and opportunities that will enable them to make their visions a reality. This includes offering individual career counseling appointments, assessments, career education and student-alumni engagement programs, on-campus recruiting events, and a variety of online resources to assist students in the process of discovering their interests; exploring potential majors and careers, establishing connections with alumni and employers; developing job/internship search strategies; and applying to graduate and professional schools. Career Services sponsors many workshops, industry panels, guest speakers, student-alumni networking socials, on-campus interviews, career fairs/meetups, and employer and graduate school information sessions throughout each semester. For more information, visit careerservices.princeton.edu.
Dean of Religious Life and of the Chapel, Murray-Dodge Hall, 8-7989. This office oversees the various campus ministries and other religious groups on campus, Hindu and Muslim life programs, the Religious Life Council, the Center for Jewish Life, the University Chapel, and a wide variety of social, educational, spiritual, and interfaith programs. The deans are available for conversation and counseling.
Affiliated Chaplains, Murray-Dodge Hall, 8-7989; Center for Jewish Life, 8-3635. The Affiliated Chaplains at Princeton University is made up of Protestants, Catholics, Jewish clergy, Muslim, Hindu, Unitarian, and Buddhist representatives, as well as lay leaders who are available for personal advising and pastoral counseling.
Davis International Center, 87 Prospect Avenue, 1st Floor, 8-5006. (New location after 8/20/16 is 20 Washington Road.) The Davis International Center provides services and programs for Princeton's almost 600 international undergraduates, as well as international graduate students, visiting scholars, and faculty and staff. The center also helps to promote interaction between U.S. and international students and scholars and supports intercultural education and training. Services include: visa and immigration advising and document processing for students and scholars; intercultural educational and training programs; cultural adjustment resources; English conversation tutors; a host family program; an international spouse program; and annual orientations. The center serves as a clearinghouse of relevant information for international students, scholars, visitors, and University departments. Website: www.princeton.edu/davisic.
Dean of Undergraduate Students, 313 West College, 8-3055. This office is responsible for student organizations and student agencies, residential life, extracurricular activities, Outdoor Action, the undergraduate discipline process, and certain special needs services for undergraduates. The office works closely with the Undergraduate Student Government and the class officers and supports Orientation and Commencement events. In addition, the office oversees Campus Club, a student social and programming space, Frist Campus Center programming, and also serves as the University's liaison to the Prospect Avenue eating clubs. This office is also responsible for coordinating undergraduate emergency and crisis response. Website: www.princeton.edu/odus.
Engineering School Undergraduate Affairs Office, C209 Engineering Quadrangle, 8-4554. This office provides general advising, including changes of degree program, and organizes academic support and professional development programs for engineering students. Website: www.princeton.edu/engineering.
Financial Aid and Student Employment Office, 220 West College, 8-3330. This office determines eligibility for need-based financial aid and provides counseling to both aid and non-aid families regarding payment and financing options. The staff also maintains a job posting site available to all enrolled undergraduates interested in working during the academic year. Website: www.princeton.edu/main/students/aid.
McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning, 328 Frist Campus Center, 8-2575. The McGraw Center views teaching and learning as processes of inquiry and is a resource for all undergraduates, as well as graduate students and faculty. For more information, visit www.princeton.edu/mcgraw.
Office of Disability Services, 242 Frist Campus Center, 8-8840. The Office of Disability Services welcomes and supports undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities. The office offers a range of services to ensure equal access to the academic and co-curricular opportunities at Princeton. Through an interactive process, the office facilitates reasonable academic accommodations for registered students with disabilities. For more information, visit www.princeton.edu/ods.
Office of International Programs (OIP), 20 Washington Road, 8-5524. The Office of International Programs develops, promotes, and coordinates a range of international academic activities for Princeton undergraduates. Among the office's responsibilities are advising students about opportunities for study abroad during the academic year and the summer, internships and work abroad, and fellowships. The Bridge Year Program, the Study Abroad Program, the International Internship Program, and Fellowships Advising are all administered through the OIP. Students who want to incorporate an international dimension into their undergraduate and/or postgraduate careers are encouraged to contact the office. For more information, visit www.princeton.edu/oip.
Pace Center for Civic Engagement, 201D Frist Campus Center, 8-7260. The Pace Center helps students learn why to serve, learn how to serve, and learn from service, all while having a positive impact on the individuals and communities with whom they work. Programs are centered on the core values of engaged discovery, community focus, impactful programs, and student leadership. Service is viewed not simply as an activity, but rather as a guiding lens to help students shape decision-making and pursue a meaningful life. Through the Pace Center you can help others learn about pressing societal issues and discover what matters to you. Website: pace.princeton.edu.
First-year students can start a path to civic engagement at Princeton during Orientation with the Pace Center's Community Action program, which introduces students to the University and the community with an immersive week of service. And it doesn't end there. From tackling a pressing social issue on a Breakout Princeton fall or spring break trip to joining an ongoing service project with the Student Volunteers Council and Community House, or working with a student advocacy organization or raising awareness about civic engagement with the Pace Council for Civic Values, the Pace Center's student-driven initiatives offer a wide array of ways to get involved and make a difference. Over the summer, students can continue to learn and engage through programs like Projects for Peace, the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Internships in Criminal Justice, and the John C. Bogle '51 Fellows in Civic Service. Graduating seniors can extend service with a postgraduate fellowship.
University Health Services (UHS), McCosh Health Center, 8-3141. Princeton University Health Services promotes student success by supporting the health and well-being of our diverse University community. UHS is a fully accredited (AAAHC) health care facility that provides confidential, comprehensive health services to Princeton students and their dependents. UHS' service areas include: Athletic Medicine, Counseling and Psychological Services, Employee Health, Health Promotion and Prevention Services, Medical Services, and Sexual Harassment/Assault Advising, Resources, and Education (SHARE). Medical Services provided include outpatient primary care; sexual health; travel, immunization and allergy services; an infirmary; and ancillary services including lab, radiology, and physical therapy.
In a given year, approximately 80 percent of all undergraduate and graduate students receive services from UHS. Clinicians are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during the academic year. Data collected from the 2015 American College Health Association Patient Satisfaction Assessment Service's ongoing surveys of UHS patients highlight that 92 percent of respondents were satisfied with their visits to UHS, and 90 percent would have recommended UHS' services to a fellow student.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS), 8-3285. Counseling and Psychological Services offers students individual and group short-term counseling for a wide variety of concerns, from adjustment difficulty, gender identity, and relationship problems to more serious or urgent mental health issues. Additionally, clinicians at CPS provide referral services for long-term needs, psychiatric consultation, and education and outreach activities, including mind-body programs, as well as specialized treatment teams for eating concerns, substance use, emotional management, and athlete concerns.
Health Promotion and Prevention Services, 8-4842. Professional health educators work collaboratively with members of the University community to promote an environment that empowers healthy behaviors. A wide range of health issues are addressed, including nutrition, alcohol and other drug use, sexual health and healthy relationships, stress management, and mental health. Services include campus-wide wellness and prevention programs, workshops, and online resources. Peer Health Advisers (PHAs) are trained students who work to raise awareness, provide education, and serve as a resource for students on a wide variety of health topics.
Sexual Health and Wellness (SHAW), 8-3141, is a division of the medical services offered at University Health Services. All services performed are confidential and include sexual health education, STI screening and treatment, contraception, pregnancy testing and information, and sexual and reproductive health care for all persons.
SHARE (Sexual Harassment/Assault Advising, Resources, and Education), 8-3310, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The SHARE office is a victim-centered, confidential resource on campus for the Princeton University community. The office provides crisis response, support, advocacy, education, and referral services to those who are dealing with incidents of interpersonal violence and abuse, as well as co-survivors, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking. The office leads and supports campus efforts to address inter-personal violence and works closely with a network of campus and community partners to foster a University environment that is intolerant of abuse and responsive to needs of victims/survivors.
Title IX Coordinator
Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity
205 Nassau Hall, 8-6111, email@example.com
The vice provost for institutional equity and diversity serves as the Title IX coordinator and coordinates the University's compliance with Title IX. The Title IX coordinator will be informed of all complaints or reports of violations of the sex discrimination and sexual misconduct policy, and oversees the University's centralized response to ensure compliance with Title IX and the 2013 amendments to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
Career Counseling Staff
Career Services, 36 University Place, Suite 200, 8-3325
Advisers are available to assist students in exploring business school programs and creating their application materials. Although some business schools accept students directly from undergraduate programs, many competitive graduate programs in business typically prefer applicants with two to four years of work experience. Students are encouraged to review the graduate school pages of the Career Services website within the Undergraduate Student section for more information and to attend information sessions and alumni panels that are offered each semester. Visit the Career Services website for a schedule of events, online appointment scheduling and walk-in hours.
Kate Fukawa-Connelly, Director
Allison Smith, Associate Director
36 University Place, Suite 230, 8-3144, firstname.lastname@example.org
The advisers for the health professions are available to help students with questions about course selection, choice of major, work experience, and other academic and nonacademic concerns that may arise in exploring the possibility of careers in medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, public health, or other health-related professions.
Career Counseling Staff
Career Services, 36 University Place, Suite 200, 8-3325
Career Services is available to help students interested in law school to navigate their options, the application process, and decisions. Students considering law school should review the graduate school pages of the Career Services website within the undergraduate student section for information about law school. Students are encouraged to attend workshops preparing for law school held each semester, information sessions by visiting law school representatives, and alumni panels designed to acquaint students with various aspects of the legal profession. Visit the Career Services website for a schedule of events, online appointment scheduling and walk-in hours.
Christopher Campisano, Todd Kent
Teacher Preparation, 41 William Street, 8-3336
For information about the Program in Teacher Preparation, call, visit the office, or consult the website at www.princeton.edu/teacher.