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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.

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Rockefeller-Mathey dining hall servery

One of the most amazing elements of community here at Princeton is the dining experience in the Residential College. Before you arrive on campus, each of you will sign-up for a meal plan. The number of meals you receive each week is dependent on the plan you purchased; over 90% of first-year students choose the unlimited plan. There are many locations on campus that will accept your meal plan, including the residential college dining halls, the Graduate College, the Center for Jewish Life, and at Frist Campus Center for late meal.

The residential dining halls are a great resource for students with all types of interests and dietary restrictions...

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By now, I am sure you’ve heard at least one round of the Nassoons' “Princeton is Free” and thought to yourself, really? Can Princeton be free? Well, Princeton’s ground-breaking no-loan financial aid policy has significantly lowered the cost of attaining a Princeton education—with Admission stating that about 60% of all undergraduate students receive aid; the average grant is more than $40,000/year. That said, there are still a number of items you may wish to purchase to make your life here functional, fun, comfortable, and dare I say, chic? Princeton’s historic Nassau Street is lined with pricey stores and restaurants, but with a little research and the help of this guide, you will find hidden gems in the surrounding community to help...

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The Eating Clubs neighboring Princeton’s campus occupy a unique niche among the University’s many traditions. As private, off campus institutions, they were formed in the late 1800s in direct response to a lack of dining options available to juniors and seniors. Employing ingenuity typical of Princetonians, students pooled their resources and established relationships with local boarding houses to provide their meals. As the numbers of students collectively eating in these houses increased, undergraduates collaborated to buy or rent houses of their own, establishing the Eating Clubs we know today. Over time, these became not only the primary dining option for juniors and seniors, but assumed a key role in the social aspect of...

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Whitman Residential College

Congratulations on your acceptance to Princeton! There are so many thrilling experiences to look forward to as you begin your Princeton career, including the incredible academic, service, and social opportunities that are on their way. There is one topic you’ve surely been asking yourself since you officially became a Tiger: exactly where will I be living? Well, I wish I could tell you that bit of information – though you will find out soon enough (specifically, by mid-July). Once you know your college and room assignment, you can see information about furniture here. What I can do is introduce you to the incredible array of...

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