Office of the Dean of the Graduate School

Clio Hall Princeton, NJ 08544
Phone: 609-258-3030
Fax: 609-258-6180
Office Hours: 8:45 a.m.–5 p.m.; 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (summer hours)
gs@princeton.edu
 
Our 26 staff members support over 2,600 graduate and students in 42 academic programs and departments that range from anthropology to Spanish and Portuguese language and cultures.

Dean's Office

The Graduate School dean has oversight of graduate education at Princeton.

Academic Affairs

The Academic Affairs team is responsible for all central requirements, policies and processes for graduate programs at Princeton. These include admission file review, enrollment status changes, cross-registration and exchange agreements, the annual reenrollment process, academic disciplinary matters, curricular changes, dissertation defenses and degree lists. Academic Affairs also administers external fellowship opportunities and advising, internal academic prizes and awards, and academic support programs.

Academics Affairs and Diversity

The Academic Affairs and Diversity team is specifically dedicated to the school's strategic campaign to increase the number of underrepresented and socioeconomically disadvantaged students in Princeton's graduate programs. This team has primary responsibility for developing and implementing these initiatives and for establishing best practices to ensure that these students persist to the completion of their programs.

Communications

The Communications team is responsible for bolstering the visibility of the Graduate School. Communications is responsible for managing the Graduate School website, publications, social media and marketing as well as developing strategic internal communications to the academic departments and programs.

Data Management and Student Records

The Data Management and Student Records team is responsible for the support, maintenance and integration of Graduate School enrollment data including student records. The team also manages the technical aspects of academic year sign-in, reenrollment and degree lists, and also compiles graduate education statistics at Princeton.

Finance and Administration

The Finance and Administration team is tasked with managing graduate funding through fellowships, awards, financial aid and stipends. This functional team also oversees the Graduate Admissions team and process.

Graduate Admission

The staff members from the Graduate Admission team have administrative oversight of the graduate admission system. This team processes fee waiver requests, manages applications and supporting documents for both degree seeking and nondegree seeking applicants, and processes admissions information requests from prospective students.

Student Life

The Graduate School recognizes that each of our graduate students brings a diverse perspective and varied background to the scholarly community at Princeton. For that reason, the Graduate Student Life Team works to ensure that your Princeton experience is both personally and academically rewarding by developing events, resources and services to support your diverse needs.