Tours & Information Sessions
The Office of Admission holds general admission information sessions and campus tours throughout the year. The School of Engineering and Applied Science offers tours of the engineering quad during the academic year.
Our 23-stop, student-led virtual tour of campus is available in English, Korean, Mandarin and Spanish and includes 360-degree panorama photos and videos.
The Princeton-Mercer Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau lists major hotel and conference centers, boutique hotels, inns, resorts and bed and breakfasts near campus.
Driving & Parking
Campus is located in Princeton, N.J., approximately one mile west of U.S. Route 1.
Weekday visitor parking is available at Stadium Drive Garage (map: Princeton Stadium Drive Garage; lat./long. “40.345037, -74.644822”), with frequent TigerTransit (campus bus) service to stops on Washington Road, Nassau Street and University Place. Visitors using the garage are asked to register for a daily parking permit. Registration can be done online in advance or at the garage during arrival.
On weekends and evenings, visitors may also park in most other University lots and garages. Metered parking is available on streets around campus.
Visitors participating in Admission tours starting at 36 University Place (adjacent to the Princeton University Store) should follow parking instructions provided during their registration process.
Elm Drive Access
In order to maintain safety for all and livable space for Princeton’s undergraduate residents, Elm Drive is closed to unauthorized vehicles outside of the University’s yearly Move In and Move Out activities.
TigerTransit's shuttle routes circulate through main campus and make connections to the Princeton and Princeton Junction train stations, Forrestal campus, the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and several grocery stores. Late-night on-demand service is available.
Regional Bus & Rail
New Jersey Transit operates local bus routes in the area.
The Princeton rail station connects campus to the Northeast Corridor line at Princeton Junction station. Northbound NJ Transit trains passing through Princeton Junction provide direct service to New York City and Newark Liberty International Airport. A southbound transfer to the SEPTA regional rail Trenton Line train at Trenton provides service to Philadelphia. Amtrak trains connect Princeton Junction to Washington, D.C., Boston and the broader region.