Graduate Students

The University has invited all graduate students and undergraduates to campus for the spring 2021 semester. Please visit the Graduate School or the Office of the Dean for Research websites for information for graduate students living and conducting research on campus. For public health information, such as COVID-19 testing on campus, visit the Princeton COVID Resources website


University plans to host outdoor Commencement at Princeton Stadium on May 16 at 11 a.m.
April 9, 2021

The below information was published on the

Revised guidelines for domestic and international summer travel
March 18, 2021

On Thursday, March 18, Associate Provost for International Affairs and Operations Aly Kassam-Remtulla sent the below memo to the Princeton Uni

Provost and Executive Vice President update faculty and staff on plans for fall semester
March 11, 2021

Provost Deborah Prentice and Executive Vice President Treby Williams sent the below message to faculty and staff on Thursday, March 11:

University plans to host outdoor Commencement at Princeton Stadium on May 16
March 1, 2021

Princeton University will reschedule Commencement 2021 to Sunday, May 16, with the goal of hostin

UHS email advises University community to seek COVID-19 vaccinations where available
Feb. 8, 2021

The University is dependent on vaccine supplies from the state of New Jersey, and does not yet have vaccine supplies in order to host on-campus clinics. In the meantime, faculty, staff, retirees and students are encouraged to seek vaccinations wherever they can, such as at state and county clinics, pharmacies or hospitals. 

University will support COVID-19 vaccine efforts by hosting clinics for campus community
Jan. 8, 2021

At the request of the New Jersey Department of Health, Princeton University will be one of numerous distribution points for the COVID-19 vaccine once available throughout the state. The University must follow the direction of the state health department and does not yet know when it will receive vaccine doses. 

COVID-19 public health reminder for the holiday season
Dec. 21, 2020

A reminder to the University community about New Jersey's travel guidelines ahead of the holidays and COVID-19 testing resources, as well as information about planning for the distribution of vaccines in the state. 

Pandemic-Period Permissible Travel Guidelines
Dec. 17, 2020

To further the safeguarding of the University community’s health and safety, University- sponsored travel must be strictly limited until further notice. These restrictions must balance the need to conduct essential travel against that of protecting against harm to travelers, outbreaks on campus that could impact University operations, and the spread of COVID-19 into the communities we visit.

Next steps in the resumption of on-campus research and scholarly activities
Dec. 2, 2020

The Dean of the Faculty, Dean for Research and Acting Dean of the Graduate School have announced next steps in the resumption of on-campus research and scholarly activities. The update makes it possible for faculty, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and others in academic departments and institutes to request permission to work on campus.

President Eisgruber's spring 2021 update: All enrolled students invited to campus
Nov. 24, 2020

In a message to the University community, President Eisgruber writes that all enrolled undergraduates and graduate students will be invited to campus for spring 2021. However, undergraduates are not required to live on campus because most instruction will remain online. He says that safety depends on vigilant compliance with public health guidance.