University Chapel is the third largest college chapel in the world.
Completed in 1928, the chapel is used primarily for weekly denominational
and nondenominational services. The Chapel is the University’s largest indoor
facility, and throughout the year the University holds several official,
non-religious ceremonies here, such as Opening Exercises and the Service of
Although Princeton was
founded in 1746 by New Light Presbyterians during the First Great Awakening, the
University has always been officially non-sectarian. Today you'll find an
active and diverse religious life on campus, with about 25 student
religious groups working with our Office of Religious Life.