There are many offices and individuals across campus who are here to help you overcome challenges and find a sense of direction and purpose during your time at Princeton. Whenever you run into obstacles, meeting with your Residential College staff should often be your first stop. They can refer you to the right resource for any given situation. In addition, there are plenty of more specific resources that you can find below.
Directors of Student Life (DSL)
The Directors of Student Life are responsible for supporting and enhancing the undergraduate residential and extracurricular experience within the residential colleges. Look to them for guidance and support in many aspects of life in your college--from finding ways to get involved in the community, to taking advantage of non-academic resources, to handling a medical crisis or family emergency.
Deans and Directors of Study
Your college's Dean and Director of Study will oversee your academic progress during your whole time at Princeton. You can always talk with them about your intellectual passions, ask them questions about coursework, and consult with them to find academic resources that are right for you.
Advising & Academic Support:
Office of the Dean of the College: Support
Princeton academics are meant to be challenging, so it's no surprise that all students can benefit from help outside the classroom. This website from the Office of the Dean of the College is a one-stop shop for free resources for academic support ranging from advising in the Residential Colleges to individual peer tutoring. It even has a handy "How Do I...?" page to answer many common questions.
McGraw Undergraduate Learning Program
Need help with homework or managing a busy course load? McGraw offers Study Halls in Frist, an array of workshops, and one-on-one learning consultations to help you develop better study habits and learning strategies geared toward your specific course schedule.
Princeton Writing Program
Everyone needs a second look on a paper. Schedule an hour long writing consultation solely geared toward brainstorming, outlining, fixing your thesis, refining your scope, or reading over a final draft.
Princeton Career Services
Are you stressed about life after Princeton? Career Services helps to relieve some of the stress of finding a job because it prepares you for interviews, applications, and even thinking about what path to pursue.
Civic Engagement & Public Service:
Pace Center for Civic Engagement
The Pace Center for Civic Engagement is comprised of several boards that aim to promote active citizenship on campus. Look to Pace to find opportunities for service within our local communities.
Diversity & Community:
Carl A. Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding
The Center strives to empower members of the University community as they seek to learn about self, understand the breadth of cultural and social differences among us, and build the skills needed to create and lead a more just world.
Davis International Center
The Davis International Center is committed to providing services and programs that support the growth, development, and welfare of international students and scholars on multiple levels.
The LGBT Center works to create a safe and supportive academic environment through educational opportunities and advocating for the needs and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, and allied (supporting) students. The Center hopes to create an open and affirming environment.
Any member of the Princeton University community can discuss a complaint, conflict or problem in a confidential atmosphere.
The Women’s center is committed to fostering student leadership; facilitating mentorship between and among students, staff, faculty and alumnae; and creating opportunities for dynamic discussion on a range of topics.
Health & Wellness:
Looking for a way to stay active and relieve stress? Campus Rec seeks to improve the health and well-being of the University community through the core principles of fitness and wellness, healthy competition, lifelong skill development, and community-building.
Princeton Counseling and Psychological Services
This is one facet of the Princeton University Health Center which provides services to treat mental health concerns. They provide free and confidential individual and group counseling, as well as workshops and consultations to the university community.
Princeton Health Promotion and Prevention Services
This another facet of the Princeton University Health Center which helps educate and improve the personal health of all students, faculty, and staff. Their ultimate goal is to create a healthy campus.
Sexual Harassment/Assault Advising, Resources & Education (SHARE)
SHARE provides crisis response, support, advocacy, education, and referral services to those who are dealing with incidents of interpersonal violence and abuse including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking. SHARE has confidential advocates who are available 24 hours a day.
Office of Religious Life
Do you feel like something is missing and want to connect with Princeton’s religious aspects? The Office of Religious Life supports all religious traditions in the practice and expression of their faith and strongly encourages interfaith dialogue and cooperation.
The main religious and ceremonial center at the university. The chapel is open to all people and offers many religious services for different faith groups.