P3: Prospective Ph.D. Preview
PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED.
The Prospective Ph.D. Preview is designed for prospective students to gather information on graduate education at Princeton University. This event is open to any interested students however, we highly encourage women with an interest in engineering and the sciences and historically underrepresented groups (which include African Americans, Latinos and Native Americans) to attend given the disparity in graduate education across the country.
Schedule of Events for Prospective Ph.D. Preview:
9:00 A.M. - 9:30 A.M. - Registration and Breakfast
9:30 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. - Welcome and Overview
10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. - Life at Princeton
11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. - Graduate School Admissions
12:00 P.M. - 1:15 P.M. - Lunch
1:30 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. - Departmental Visits
3:00 P.M. - 3:45 P.M. - Q&A with Current Graduate Students
4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. - Housing Tour
5:00 P.M. - Closing Reception
Travel to Princeton
Princeton is equidistant from New York and Philadelphia, and is easy to reach by public transportation or by car.
The closest and most conveniently accessed international airport is Newark Liberty International.
The University is easily accessible by train, which runs along the Northeast Corridor line and also stops at the Newark airport. Both Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT trains stop at Princeton Junction, and the south end of campus is a five-minute connecting train ride away.
Recorded driving directions are available for callers with touchtone phones at 609-258-2222. Limited visitor parking is available in remote locations on campus.
Princeton Area Lodging
The greater Princeton area has a wide variety of hotel, motel, inn, and bed and breakfast accommodations. A small number of inns are within walking distance of the University, with most a short drive away.
As a service to the community, the Purchasing Department has negotiated special rates for University employees and campus visitors who stay at preferred hotels. All local hotels have the opportunity to participate in this program. Direct access to preferred hotels is provided below.
Visiting Princeton's Campus: Overview
Princeton University, located in the heart of Princeton, New Jersey, welcomes visitors to its historic campus. Each year, Princeton hosts numerous visitors who are interested in the many educational, scholarly, cultural, recreational and athletic activities that enrich this University and its community.
An excellent transportation network of bus, rail and highways puts Princeton within easy reach (an hour or less) of major urban centers: Philadelphia and Trenton to the south, Newark and New York to the north. International airports are located in Philadelphia, Newark and New York. Bus and train stations to these cities are adjacent to campus.