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Phone Numbers & Addresses



All addresses are: Princeton University, Princeton, N.J. 08544. The area code for Princeton is 609. The University’s main number is 609-258-3000. You may call this number for information and the operator will connect you with University offices during business hours. Or, you may dial 609-258-2255 for the touch-tone spell-by-name directory at any time of day.

In case of emergency: On-campus phones dial 911 or 609-258-3333 for cell phones or off-campus phones.

Office of Public Safety (open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year), 200 Elm Drive, 609-258-1000

University Health Services, McCosh Health Center, 609-258-3141

Dean of the College (academic matters), 403 West College, 609-258-5519. For individual students, call the dean or director of studies in the appropriate college (see Residential Colleges below)

Dean of Undergraduate Students (residential life and student activities), 313 West College, 609-258-5750

Vice President for Campus Life, 220 Nassau Hall, 609-258-3056

Finance and Treasury’s Office/Student Accounts (billing and payments), 701 Carnegie Center, 609-258-6378

Financial Aid and Student Employment, 220 West College, 609-258-3330

Housing office, 5 New South, 609-258-3460

Registrar’s office (enrollment certification, home address changes), 101 West College, 609-258-3361

Residential Colleges

The residential college numbers begin with the area code 609.

Butler College, College Office, Wu Hall, 258-3474; Nicole Shelton, master, 258-4956; David Stirk, dean, 258-4954; Matthew Lazen, director of studies, 258-7140; Alexis Andres, director of student life, 258-1664; Elizabeth Stein, college administrator, 258-4955

Forbes College, College Office, 115 Alexander 258-6094; Michael Hecht, master, 258-5232; Patrick Caddeau, dean, 258-7193; Renita Miller, director of studies; Mellisa Thompson, director of student life, 258-4825; Alison Cook, college administrator, 258-6095

Mathey College, College Office, Hamilton Hall, 258-5717; Harriet Flower, master, 258-3724; Steven Lestition, dean, 258-3317; Rebekah Massengil, director of studies, 258-7223; Matthew Frawley, director of student life, 258-8845; Patricia Byrne, college administrator, 258-5224.

Rockefeller College, College Office, Upper Madison Hall, 258-3728; Jeff Nunokawa, master, 258-5310; Oliver Avens, dean, 258-5313; Justine Levine, director of studies, 258-7245; Amy Ham Johnson, director of student life, 258-2652; Karen Sisti, college administrator, 258-5318

Whitman College, College Office, North Hall, 258-8900; Sandra Bermann, master, 258-8900; Rebecca Graves-Bayazitoglu, dean, 258-8525; Justin Lorts, director of studies, 258-8093; Momo Wolapaye, director of student life, 258-8145; Kristin Frasier, college administrator, 258-8658

Wilson College, College Office, Wilcox Hall, 258-3629; Eduardo Cadava, master, 258-3148; Anne Caswell Klein, dean, 258-6496; John Axcelson, director of studies, 258-1929; Regan Croty, director of student life, 258-3281; Laurie Hebditch, college administrator, 258-6475

Emergency Information

We understand that families want timely information in the event of a campus emergency. Princeton University posts news and other official information as promptly as possible on the main Princeton website. Families can also obtain information by calling the University’s emergency hotline at 609-258-7700.

On campus, the University keeps in touch with students during emergencies using the website, the Princeton Telephone and E-Mail Notification System (PTENS), email, Tiger TV and WPRB radio.

To learn more about Princeton's emergency procedures, visit the emergency preparedness website.

Every Princeton undergraduate is affiliated with a residential college, which has professionals who also may be able to assist parents. In an emergency that involves a particular student, parents can contact the appropriate residential college office, or the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students at 609-258-5750. After hours, the dean-on-call may be reached by calling Public Safety at 609-258-1000.