Essential Facilities

Procter Hall

Procter Hall, which serves as the dining hall of the Graduate College, offers the following meals:

Continental breakfast: 7:30-9:30 a.m., Monday-Friday.
Dinner: 5-8 p.m., Monday-Friday
Brunch: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday.
Lunch is not served.

Porter's Lodge

The Porter's Lodge is staffed by the Graduate College Office Coordinator during the day and by students at night and on weekends. It provides services such as: package pick-up, check-out of movies, vacuum cleaners, sports equipment, etc. For more information including hours of operation please visit the Porter's Lodge website.

Mail Room

The Mail Room is run by the Graduate College Office Coordinator. Mail is sorted by mailbox number  only. So be sure to tell your friends and loved ones to address everything clearly and in English, as follows:

Your Name (as it appears on your PUID)
88 College Road West

mailbox number
Princeton, NJ 08540.

Mailboxes are accessible at all times. Refer to our mailroom policies for more detailed information on addresses and forwarding of mail.

Laundry Room

There are Laundry Rooms in both the Old and the New Graduate College. The OGC laundry room is located in the basement underneath the Porter's Lodge. The NGC laundry room is in the basement of entryway 34. The washing machines and driers are maintained by the regular facilities officers. Please send them an e-mail message, if you encounter any problems.

Computer Room

The Computer Room is located in the basement of the OGC at entryway 8. Problems should be immediately reported to the OIT Help Desk at 8-HELP.

Accessible at all times. Present your student id at the Porter's Lodge to receive the code for the door.


The GC has three kitchens, two in the OGC and one in the NGC. The OGC kitchens are located in the basement of entries 4 and 8 while the NGC kitchen is located at the entrance to the common room. When cooking, be careful to not to set off the alarm, keep the kitchen clean and respect other people's food!


The main GC parking lot (Lot 19) is behind the Old GC, accessible via Springdale Road. For short term parking there are two lots at the Graduate College. The first is in front of Cleveland Tower, and the second is behind Wyman Gardens. Both are two-hour parking lots.