Welcome Class of 2025!
Your Path to Princeton is your connection to a wealth of resources concerned with learning and living at Princeton. Explore at your leisure, and check back often for updates and announcements—it is one of our main ways of communicating with you! Information on this website is subject to change as plans for the fall semester continue to evolve.
You will notice that some of the links on this site, including access to Matriculation Online and Canvas, require a Princeton NetID; this will be sent to your personal email account on or about May 17. Once you activate your NetID you will be able to log in.
This timeline was designed to help you keep track of the many processes that occur over the summer before your enrollment in fall classes. Many of the items require action on your part, so please take care to review it. Be sure to check back regularly as hyperlinks will be added to many Timeline entries as web materials become available.
Deadline for various matriculation forms
First-Year Writing Seminars term assignments sent
Writing Seminar course descriptions available online
Orientation for the Class of 2025
Saturday, August 21 - Tuesday, August 31*
Orientation introduces you to the Princeton community and to the extensive support available for your success. During the program, you will find your home in the residential colleges, bond with students in the small-group experience, meet other members of your class through community-building events, attend programs that will prepare you for academic life at Princeton, and participate in Princeton traditions.
For more information about the Orientation program, please visit:
*Dates are subject to change in response to the ongoing pandemic. Please visit our COVID Resources site for regular updates.