Campus Academic Resources

Overview

Princeton University offers a variety of resources to support graduate student success and enhance scholarship and research. From writing support to teacher training, graduate students have access to many courses, workshops, and co-curricular activities to explore their academic interests.

McGraw Center 

The McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning offers extensive programs and services for graduate students related to their development as professional scholars and teachers, such as AI Training, The Teaching Transcript, pedagogy and professional development workshops and seminars, instructional consultations, and online resources.

  • AI Training - The McGraw Center oversees mandatory training for all new Assistants in Instruction (AIs). The Graduate School requires all first-time AIs to attend training, which provides a base level introduction into teaching issues and skills needed for first-time AIs.
  • English Language Program - The McGraw Center oversees the English Language Program (ELP), which provides English language support through testing, courses, and groups for non-native English speaking graduate students.

The Writing Program

The Writing Program offers all student writers free one-on-one consultations with experienced fellow writers.

  • Dissertation Bootcamps - The Writing Center, in partnership with the Graduate School has developed dissertation bootcamps. The bootcamps are designed to provide support for students' working on their dissertation, including a quiet space and a community of writers.
  • Writing in Sciences and Engineering (WSE) - Provides half-term writing courses and proposal writing workshops geared toward excellence in science and technical writing.
  • Graduate Writing Days - Whether it's a dissertation, conference paper, journal article, seminar presentation, chapter, or grant application. Graduate Writing Days at Campus Club welcomes graduate students of all stages of study to the writing program. Graduate Writing Days is a great option for both dissertation writers or pre-generals graduate students who are interested in a different space to jump-start or complement a productive writing routine.​

Disability Services

The Office of Disability Services is able to counsel and support all graduate students, and can help provide appropriate services and accommodations to students with disabilities or special physical conditions to facilitate their full participation in and timely completion of their graduate academic program. Students who wish to request accommodations should do so prospectively by speaking with the Disability Services Office and meeting registration requirements laid out there.

Davis International Center

The Davis International Center offers specialized support to international graduate students, and offers resources to help international students and scholars adjust to life at Princeton. Advisers are available to answer questions about immigration status, offer visa support, and answer questions about settling into U.S. culture.