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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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Smiling, happy, SIFP students during Wintersession trip to NYC to 305 Fitness, January 2019.

Welcome to Princeton University, Tigers!

We are thrilled that you are thinking of joining our community. We’d like to take this opportunity to tell you more about amazing resources available just for FLi (first-generation and/or low-income) students at the University!

The Scholars Institute Fellows Program (SIFP) is a four-year scholars program dedicated to first-generation and/or low-income Princeton students. SIFP provides scholars with individualized mentorship and guidance from upperclass students, graduate students, faculty, and staff. SIFP Fellows also receive guided exposure to enrichment opportunities both on and off campus— think internships, fellowships, scholarships, and...

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The Department of Public Safety (DPS)

“Is the campus safe?”

That’s usually the first thing new students and their parents ask me. And, yes, we have a safe campus.

But it takes a strong partnership between the University community and the Department of Public Safety to keep it that way. Please take a moment to read about who we are, what we do and the reason DPS (also referred to as P-Safe) is important once you arrive on campus.

We have a dedicated, professional staff of University police officers, security officers, dispatchers and fire officials. You can read more about us on our website...

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The transition to college can be challenging for both you and your student. Here are a few ideas that might help:

If you’re looking for clues about how your student will manage the transition to college, look at how they managed transitions before. What happened when you first dropped them off at kindergarten? Did your student have a tough time saying goodbye or did they dive headfirst into new experiences? Sit down with your student and talk through their expectations.

Your support and guidance are important. Follow the lead of your student and allow them to tell you how you can be most helpful. Some students will want a lot of contact. They may have questions or may want to share with you all of the exciting experiences...

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Welcome to Princeton, Class of 2024!

Your time here will be exciting and challenging. You’ll be stretching your mind, setting your schedule, and making lifelong friends. To make the most of it, take care of your health and wellbeing now and at Princeton. Plenty of research shows that if you do the following, you’ll be more likely to be successful in college:

  • Get enough sleep at consistent times most nights. Good sleep is essential to learning. Maintaining a positive mood and lowering the risk of illness are other great benefits of getting enough sleep.
  • Make choices with your health in mind. Make sure to eat lots of fruits and vegetables, be physically active, and stay...
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