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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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On behalf of the Peer Academic Advisers (PAAs) at Princeton, congratulations on your acceptance to Princeton! PAAs are juniors and seniors in your residential college and collectively cover a wide range of academic experiences, concentrations, and certificates. Although you will have one PAA working closely with your RCA and zee group, you have access to any of the PAAs at Princeton. We are one of your many resources for all things academic at Princeton, and we can’t wait to help you make the most of your time as a Princeton...

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“Princeton on a Dime – Tips for Thrifty Tigers”

Congrats class of 2024! Some of you may have imagined yourself at Princeton for much of your life, but now as you plan to make it a reality, some of you might wonder: what will it be like? Is it possible to live comfortably without breaking the bank? Absolutely!

Getting Started – The Dorm Room

Whether you are a minimalist or are more HGTV extreme makeover style, moving into a dorm room for the first time can mean that you’ll need to acquire at least a few items. On the hunt, consider these tips:

  • If you have roommates, be sure to talk with them before making purchases or packing, since the costs of shared...
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My 'zees' and me at Fall Fest!

When you first get to Princeton, it’ll feel like everyone’s a stranger. Have no fear though, as your Residential College Adviser (RCA) will be a friendly face even before that first step onto campus. Keep an eye out a few weeks before move-in for an introductory email written by your friendly neighborhood RCA that will most likely tell you about them, ask for your snack preferences, and be filled with GIFs. (Please reply to it! It’s all we ask!)

During move-in, we’ll be friendly faces directing you to your room and helping carry all those overpacked suitcases you just managed to squeeze into the car. We will also be...

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Welcome Class of 2023! You are about to meet many people that are excited to welcome you to campus and the Princeton community. Many have come before you and fondly remember that nervous excitement as they settled into their rooms and met lifelong friends.

Orientation is your introduction to life as a student and member of the Princeton community. You will begin learning about the core Princeton values of inclusion, diversity, service, community, well-being, traditions, and scholarly engagement. The first step of your journey begins on Saturday, August 31, with move-in and an introduction to your residential college. You’ll meet many people and learn about resources that are available to support you in succeeding while you are...

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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 9 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 your questions about...

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