If you are a currently enrolled student at Princeton University and need to stay for the summer, you are eligible to rent a room in the Graduate College & Annexes during the summer months. Summer Housing exclusively takes place at the Graduate College and Annexes because they are ideal for a short-term stay. To be eligible for summer housing, you must submit a Summer Housing application by 4:00 pm on May 5, 2017 to the Graduate Housing Office, located on the 5th floor of the New South building. Summer housing is not guaranteed. Applications received after this date and time will be considered late and will be accommodated only upon availability. Before signing a Summer Housing contract, read the Terms and Conditions Supplement for Summer Housing. This is in addition to the Terms and Conditions of the Graduate Housing/Dining Agreement.
Read this site thoroughly. By submitting a 2017 Graduate Summer Housing application, you agree to all of the information contained herein.
Summer Closings and Work Alerts
15 Dickinson, 16 Dickinson and 35 University Place will be closed during Summer 2016 for renovations. No contracts will be issued for this site.
If you are a current GC/Annex resident:
Summer housing for GC/Annex students begins on Sunday, May 28. If you have a GC/Annex contract for the 2017-2018 academic year, you may remain in summer housing until the start of the Fall semester under the summer housing rate. If you do not have a GC/Annex contract for the upcoming academic year, you must vacate summer housing by August 20. There can be no exceptions made for moving out after this date.
You will need to sign your Summer Housing contract at the Graduate Housing Office, located on the 5th floor of the New South building between May 17-19. A student's failure to sign his or her Summer Housing contract by 4:00 pm on May 19 will result in that room being reassigned.
If you are vacating your current GC/Annex room on May 28, you will not be permitted to move back into the GC/Annex prior to June 4, 2017.
If you are not currently living in the GC/Annex:
Summer housing for other graduate students begins on June 4, 2017.
If you are graduating:
If you are graduating, you are ineligible for Summer Housing. You do have the option for Commencement Housing.
If you are an Incoming student:
Incoming students cannot apply for summer housing. If you are an incoming student, you must be approved for early housing by the Graduate School. Contact the Graduate School directly.
There is no Room Draw for Summer Housing. All summer housing assignments will be made by the Graduate Housing Office. Students who are assigned to multiple occupancy rooms for the summer should always be prepared for the potential arrival of a fellow graduate student. At no time should a student in a multiple occupancy room dominate the entire room. Room changes are not permitted during the Summer Housing contract period. You will be contacted by the Graduate Housing Office once you have been given a Summer Housing contract. Before your move-in date, you will receive an e-mail from Graduate Housing with instructions on how to update your Tigercard for access to your new room.
There is a two week minimum for Summer Housing contracts. A maximum of two separate Summer Housing contracts will be allowed per student and there is no guarantee that the same room will be assigned. A minimum of two weeks is required between contracts and all personal belongings must be removed from the room, even if you have retained the room for the 2017-2018 academic year.
- No Summer Housing contracts may begin after August 20, 2017.
- Summer contract weeks begin on a Sunday and end on a Saturday. They not pro-rated weekly. There is no grace period for arriving early.
- Students wishing to move in on a Friday or Saturday will be charged for a full week of Summer Housing.
If you are a current GC/Annex student, you will need to sign your Summer Housing contract at the Graduate Housing Office, located on the 5th floor of the New South building, on May 17-19. A student's failure to sign his or her Summer Housing contract by 4:00 pm on Wednesday, May 19, 2017 will result in that room being reassigned. This deadline will not be extended and there will be no exceptions.
If your Summer Housing contract begins after May 28, 2017, you must sign your contract within 24 hours of the contract start date. If you plan on arriving on the weekend, you need to notify Graduate Housing at email@example.com of your intended arrival date. You will then receive instructions on how to access your room. You must come to the Graduate Housing Office on the following business day to sign your Summer Housing contract and make payment if your Summer Housing contract is 4 weeks or less.
The Summer Housing rate TBD.
There is a minimum of two weeks for summer housing.
Students with a Summer Housing contract of 4 weeks or less must pay with a US check or money order made payable to Princeton University at the time of contract signing. Summer housing will not be guaranteed to those students who do not pay by the assigned time.
Contracts may be canceled early at the student's request. The student must contact the Graduate Housing Office at least one week in advance of the new intended vacate date. Contracts canceled early for non-academic reasons or contracts canceled without a minimum of one week notice to the Graduate Housing Office will incur a penalty of the weekly rate. You may cancel your contract and reapply only once. You must notify the Graduate Housing Office of your intent to cancel and all belongings need to removed from the room by noon of the vacate date.
Floors at the New Graduate College are co-ed over the summer, but students will be assigned to a single gender bathroom, unless the student is currently living on a floor with a co-ed bathroom. Codes will be given upon move-in to Summer Housing and are to be kept confidential for residents only.
Fans are allowed, however, air conditioning units are not permitted in any GC/Annex rooms. Here is a list of approved air conditioning appliances.
Be aware prior to signing your Summer Housing contract that you may experience periods of inconvenience or noise resulting from construction, refurbishing or other maintenance work. The summer break provides the only opportunity to make repairs or improve mechanical systems in campus housing. Consider this information prior to signing a Summer Housing contract. Refunds will not be given on the basis of inconvenience resulting from summer maintenance. The Graduate Housing Office will communicate any summer maintenance that may occur.
Room Maintenance Issues
If you experience any room maintenance issues, please contact Customer Service directly at 609-258-8000 or place a work order.
No furniture may be removed from any dormitory during Summer Housing.
Summer Telephone Service
Summer residents living in dormitory rooms are provided with local and campus phone service. Those students remaining for Summer Housing and who have signed up for telephone service will have long distance service using their PAC. For more information, please contact OIT.
Summer Dining Options
Check Dining Services for a list of meal plan options for summer housing.
If you are a current resident of the GC/Annexes, and will be participating is Commencement, we would first like to congratulate you! This is a very exciting time and we want to make this transition as smooth as possible. Accordingly, the Graduate Housing Office will provide complimentary housing from May 22, 2016 through noon on June 1, 2016. In order for this to happen, it is important that you read this information very carefully and pay attention to the deadlines.
- In order to be eligible for Commencement Housing, you must be on the Dean's list of students who are commencing.
- You must submit a Commencement Housing application to the Graduate Housing Office located on the 5th floor of the New South building by May 6, 2016 to be guaranteed Commencement Housing in your current room.
- All Commencement Housing ends at noon on June 1, 2016 and you will have to move out of your room no later than this date and time. Please plan ahead and pack your belongings before this date.