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Please note that some publications and departmental websites have not yet been updated for the current incoming class. Publications will continue to be updated throughout the summer.

Tags: community standards

Welcome to Princeton, where there’s no bedtime, and ice cream and pizza are always on the menu! No hall monitors, no attendance office, and certainly no homeroom! You’ve left whatever version of high school you dominated behind, and while you are taking your considerable talents to “the best damn place of all,” and left many rules behind, there are some new ones here that you’ll want to take stock of and consider. The “Orange Bubble” isn’t the lawless land from Lord of the Flies, this is the top-ranked research and teaching institution in the world, and the same freedom that you’ll enjoy to choose a late night at Frist will be available to you in your academic pursuits, whether in the stacks of Firestone Library, in a...

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Even before Move-In Day, you will have someone in particular who is ready and excited to help you transition into life at Princeton: your residential college advisor, or RCA. You’ll first hear from your RCA over the summer, after you’re assigned to your residential college, which will be your first home at Princeton. They’ll introduce themselves and ask a little bit about you (favorite snacks, hobbies, interests, any questions or concerns you might have). A few weeks later, they’ll be one of the first faces to welcome you to campus and these next exciting four years!

Once on campus, you’ll meet with your RCA and the other students in your advisee group (or ‘zee group for short) to get to know each other! Right from the get go,...

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Nobody comes to Princeton with the intention to cheat or to plagiarize. And yet, every year, some students end up before the Honor Committee or the Committee on Discipline because of allegations that they violated our academic integrity policies. Some face charges because they panicked and turned in work that was not truly their own. Others were ignorant of the University’s rules about citation and acknowledgement. Still others collaborated with classmates in ways that were not acceptable. As students at one of the most esteemed institutions of higher learning in the world,[1] it’s your responsibility to uphold the community of trust that is a...

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The Department of Public Safety (DPS) wants to welcome you and your family to Princeton University. DPS is comprised of a group of well-trained, dedicated professionals - campus police officers, security officers, dispatchers, administrative support staff and the Fire Marshal office. The department’s philosophy centers on “community caretaking.” Our role as the campus safety net is to be available to support the community 24/7.

The support we provide varies – lockouts, jump starts, medical transports, emergency response, incident response, etc. Our officers are focused on helping and...

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