Onboard & Arrive

Welcome to all incoming graduate students!

We are excited you will be joining the Princeton community and look forward to you starting your graduate program for the 2024-25 academic year!

Onboarding Portal

The Onboarding Portal is now open.

Required Tasks for all Admitted Students

Final Transcripts

Submit final official transcripts from each institution where a degree was earned by August 20.

Immunizations & University Health Services Forms

Access the Student Health Portal to complete your medical history and immunization record prior to arrival.

I-9: Employment Eligibility Verification

Complete the I-9 eligibility verification form, which is required of all incoming graduate students.

Semester Sign-In

Visit the Academics section for details and deadlines

Photograph for Photo ID

Read information on how to submit your photograph for your TigerCard.

Submit Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Send to the Office of Stewardship by emailing [email protected] (Deadline August 20)

Additional Tasks

(if applicable)

Submit a Disabilities Questionnaire

The Office of Disability Services (ODS) provides academic support services for students with disabilities. To self-identify a disability, please complete the Request for Accommodation Form on the ODS homepage.

Summer Language Program

Register for the Summer Language Program - Deadline: Friday, April 19, 2024 at 12:00 p.m. ET

External Fellowship

If you have been awarded an external fellowship, please complete the external fellowship form.

Tasks for International Students

Davis International Center & Visas

The Davis International Center (Davis IC) is the primary resource for matters related to immigration regulatory advising and processing, cultural adjustment, social enrichment and assistance with practical matters related to living in the United States.

Any questions regarding visa documents, or any other immigration questions, can be directed to the Davis International Center at 609-258-5006 or [email protected]

An international degree-seeking student intending to study at Princeton University on a student visa is required to complete and return the Application for Visa Certificate to the Davis IC to request a visa eligibility document. A welcome email with instructions will be sent to your Princeton email within a few days after you accept your offer. Please visit the Davis IC website  for more information on submitting your request through the TigerNav online portal. When the academic department or program confirms the program start date, a visa eligibility document will be issued (I-20 for F-1 students or DS-2019 for J-1 students) to apply for a student visa at the U.S. Embassy/Consulate abroad and to enter the United States.

Preparing for Arrival

Move-In & Parking


Get to know the Princeton Graduate School over two days of conversations and activities.

Campus Partners & Resources

Princeton offers a variety of resources to support graduate students. Visit the Student Experience and Academics sections to learn more.