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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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Want to know more about Princeton programs and departments? Unsure exactly of the first year requirements for your prospective major? Interested in finding out more about a certificate program? Come to the Academic Expo to have those questions answered!

The Expo
The Academic Expo is a once-a-year, can't-miss event sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) in collaboration with the Office of the Dean of the College. The event will be held on Monday, September 12 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in Frick Chemistry Laboratory and will have tables representing all departments and certificate programs. Each table will have representatives from these departments and programs who can answer...

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Welcome to Princeton and to the exciting intellectual possibilities that await you. With 36 concentrations (or majors), courses offered in nearly 100 subjects, and numerous ways to compliment your studies through interdepartmental certificates, international study, and special academic programs, navigating Princeton’s academic offerings can seem a little daunting at first. You may be asking...

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As you embark on your college careers, some of you have no idea what you want to major in, others can’t decide between several possibilities, and some of you feel you know exactly what you’d like to study if only we would let you declare your major immediately! The first thing to bear in mind is that you won’t choose your major for another year or two, depending on whether you are a B.S.E. or A.B. candidate. In the meantime, take the time to explore! College is a place for discovering new interests as well as deepening familiar ones.

There are many factors to consider when choosing a major – where your interests and talents lie, how you hope to make a difference in the world, and where you will find the best intellectual...

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FACULTY ADVISER PERSPECTIVES

Every student at Princeton is assigned a faculty adviser to help you choose courses, consider your major options, and to get academic support throughout your first few years here. Here are just a few of the advisers you might meet in September, talking about the first advising conversations you’ll have with them!

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On behalf of the Peer Academic Advisers (PAAs), congratulations on your acceptance to Princeton, Class of 2020! Over the next few months, you will have many exciting decisions to make – one of these is selecting courses for your first semester. With the wide variety of options available, planning your schedule may seem challenging, but the process is actually a lot of fun, and your PAAs are here to help!

Peer Academic Advisers (PAAs) are A.B. or B.S.E. juniors and seniors with a variety of academic experiences and concentrations, affiliated with a residential college and assigned to a Residential College Adviser group. You’ll see us throughout the year...

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