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Academic Calendar

The Office of the Registrar provides academic calendars in several formats (i.e., PDF, iCal, CSV).
See Academic Calendars.

University Offices

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 offers a wide range of services, programs, and resources to assist students in exploring majors, careers, and experiential options; applying to graduate and professional schools; and developing effective job or internship search strategies. Students may schedule individual career counseling appointments (or visit during daily walk-in hours), meet with Career Peer Advisers assigned to their residential colleges, and use a variety of online resources (including the TigerTracks employment/on-campus recruiting system, the UCAN Internship Exchange, and the Alumni Careers Network). Career Services sponsors the Princeternship career exploration and externship program and hosts several workshops, industry panels, guest speakers, alumni and student networking socials, employer or graduate school information sessions, and career fairs throughout each semester to help students get started on the road to realizing their post-graduation goals. For more information, visit www.princeton.edu/career.

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, and Hindu representatives, as well as lay leaders who are available for personal advising and pastoral counseling.

Dean of Undergraduate Students, 313 West College, 8-3055. The Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students is responsible for student organizations and student agencies, residential life, extracurricular activities, the undergraduate discipline process, and certain special needs services for undergraduates. In addition, the office oversees the Fields Center, the Women’s Center, the LGBT Center, and Campus Club, a student social and programming space, 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.

Engineering School Undergraduate Affairs Office, C209 Engineering Quadrangle, 8-4554. The Office of Undergraduate Affairs provides general advising, including changes of degree program, and organizes academic support and professional development programs for engineering students.

Financial Aid and Student Employment Office, 220 West College, 8-3330. The Financial Aid and Student Employment 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.

Kathryn W. and Shelby Cullom Davis ’30 International Center, 87 Prospect Avenue, 1st Floor, 8-5006. The Davis International Center provides services and support for Princeton’s more than 500 international undergraduates, as well as Princeton 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 cross-cultural education and training. Services include: visa and immigration advising and document processing for students, scholars, and employees; cross-cultural educational and training programs; cross-cultural adjustment resources; English conversation tutors; a host family program; and annual orientations. The center serves as a clearinghouse of relevant information for international students, scholars, visitors, and University departments.

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), 36 University Place, Suite 350, 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 wanting to add an international dimension to their undergraduate and/or postgraduate careers are encouraged to contact the office.

Pace Center for Civic Engagement, 201D Frist Campus Center, 8-7260. The Pace Center connects students with experiential opportunities to provide meaningful, sustained responses to societal challenges by working in, and with, communities. Students are able to address a variety of issues, ranging from criminal justice, hunger and homelessness, the minority achievement gap, the environment, and more, through activities including pre-orientation community immersion, civic action break trips, social entrepreneurship, public service internships and fellowships, direct volunteer service, and student leadership positions. The Community Action program, Pace Center’s pre-orientation program, introduces freshmen to Princeton and the community through an immersive week of service. Pace coordinates the undergraduate Pace Council for Civic Values (PCCV), a student board that seeks to promote a culture of active citizenship at the University and supports over 40 student-led groups with a civic engagement focus.

The Pace Center includes Community House and the Student Volunteers Council (SVC), which provide opportunities for direct service to the community through ongoing volunteer activities. Breakout Princeton allows students to immerse themselves in a community during fall and spring breaks to learn more about an issue of public concern. The Pace Center provides public service internships through several different programs, including the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim summer internships in criminal justice. The Pace Center also has a partnership with Princeton Internships in Civic Service (PICS), a broad-based alumni initiative which, in collaboration with partner nonprofit organizations, creates and funds internships throughout the country. In addition, students can continue their learning in the public interest sector, working in postgraduate fellowships, through the High Meadows and Puttkammer fellowship programs, addressing issues focused on the environment, philanthropy, and criminal justice.

University Health Services (UHS), McCosh Health Center, 8-3129. University Health Services is a fully accredited health care facility that provides comprehensive health services to Princeton undergraduate and graduate students and their dependents and Princeton University employees. These include outpatient primary care; athletic medicine; sexual health; travel, immunization and allergy services; infirmary services; ancillary services including lab, radiology, and physical therapy; counseling and psychological services; sexual harassment/assault advising, resources, and education; health promotion; and employee health.

Counseling and Psychological Services, 8-3285. Counseling and Psychological Services offers individual short-term psychotherapy, referral services for long-term needs, group psychotherapy, psychiatric consultation, and education and outreach activities. Special services include the Eating Concerns Treatment Team, the Mind/Body Treatment Team, and the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Team, which address individual clinical and psycho-educational needs of students and other clinical treatment teams. All services are confidential.

Health Promotion and Prevention Services, 8-4842. Professional health educators work collaboratively with members of the University community to promote an environment that fosters the development of healthy behaviors. A wide range of health issues are addressed, including nutrition and eating concerns, alcohol and other drug abuse, sexual health and relationship issues, stress, and mental health. Services include campus-wide wellness and prevention programs, workshops, the Janet C. Morgan Health and Wellness Library, individual wellness consultations, preventive mental health screenings, and the Student Health Advisory Board. Peer Health Advisers are available for information and referral.

SHARE (Sexual Harassment/Assault Advising, Resources, and Education), 8-3310, e-mail: share@princeton.edu. The SHARE office provides emergency response, intervention, advocacy, and care to student victims/survivors of sexual assault, domestic/dating violence, and stalking. The office leads and supports campus efforts to address power-based 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.

Sexual Health and Wellness Services, 8-5357. Services include sexual and reproductive health care, sexual health education, pregnancy information, and sexuality-related counseling for men and women. All services are confidential.

Preprofessional Advisers

Business:

Beverly Hamilton-Chandler
Career Services, 36 University Place, Suite 200, 8-3325

An adviser is available to assist students in developing strategies to explore business school programs and strengthen their applications. Although there are some business schools that will accept students directly from an undergraduate program, the more competitive graduate programs in business typically prefer that applicants possess two to four years of work experience. Students are encouraged to review the Professional Graduate School information on the Career Services website, and to attend alumni panels and the business school information sessions that are offered each semester.

Health Professions:

Kate Fukawa-Connelly
36 University Place, Suite 230, 8-3144

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.

Law:

Lyon Zabsky
Career Services, 36 University Place, Suite 200, 8-3325

Students considering law school should review pre-law information on the Career Services website (see “Graduate Study” within the Undergraduates Menu). In addition, all students are encouraged to attend the preparing for law school workshop held each semester, information meetings by visiting law school representatives, and alumni panels that are designed to acquaint students with various aspects of the legal profession. Visit the website for a schedule of events, online appointment scheduling, and daily walk-in hours.

Mental Health Professions:

Ronald Comer
1-S-6 Green Hall, 8-4475

Students considering a career in one of the mental health professions (for example, clinical psychology, psychiatry, social work, counseling, or educational psychology) should contact Professor Comer (comer@princeton.edu), preferably before the middle of their sophomore year. In addition to individual career and graduate school advising, Professor Comer conducts group meetings throughout the academic year for students interested in the mental health professions.

Teaching:

Christopher Campisano, Todd Kent
Teacher Preparation, 41 William Street, 8-3336. See description in this site.