Campus Services


Campus Dining

Student Meal Plan Requirements and Contracts

AY 2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Meal Plans | Princeton Campus Dining

First and second year students are required to have the unlimited meal plan. Upperclass students are not required to have a meal plan but may purchase one if they'd like. With a meal plan you are entitled to eat in any Residential College dining hall and at the Center for Jewish Life.

Meal plan contracts
First and second year students electronically sign their dining contract in the summer prior to their arrival to Princeton. Juniors and Seniors can choose and accept their meal plan for the following year through room draw. Juniors and Seniors who wish to enroll in a meal plan during the semester can email [email protected].

For the latest information on student meal plans please visit the Campus Dining page.

Retail and kosher dining

You may also take a meal at cafe-style self-service eateries throughout campus, the kosher dining hall at the Center for Jewish Life, or the eclectic mix of food stands at the Frist Campus Center Food Gallery.

No matter where you eat, the quality and variety of food at Princeton is outstanding. Access menus, hours of operation, and information specific to each venue on the Campus Dining website.

Campus Dining

Campus Cafés & Food Gallery

Center for Jewish Life Dining Hall

Mailboxes and Mail Service

Student Mailboxes

Each undergraduate student is assigned a mailbox for their four years at Princeton. Use your Princeton NetID to look up your mailbox number. You may collect your mail by going to the Mail Service Window (formerly the Package Room, 118 Frist) and showing your University ID and signing for it. An email will be sent to you when you receive first class mail only. Mail Service Window Hours: 10 am - 6pm, Monday - Friday and 10 am - 1pm, Saturday

Mailboxes at Frist

Mailing address

Use the address format below to receive United States Postal Service first class mail, standard mail and packages and parcels.

Jane Doe
[Mailbox number] Frist Center
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544-XXXX

Each mailbox number at Frist is assigned a ZIP+4 Code.

Mail services

Find answers to your questions about other mail services at Student Mail on the Print & Mail Services website.

Print and Mail Services

Mail Services at Frist

Mailing packages for arrival prior to move in

Mail packages no sooner than one week prior to the start of classes; packages that arrive too early may be returned. Please do not ship items such as furniture until you have a chance to see your room.

Package pickup during move in

Check your email notifications to determine whether your package is in a locker, the tent location, or behind the counter at Frist. A. Locker: Go to the specified locker bank and use the app or self-service kiosk to open your locker. B. Counter or Tent Location: Proceed to the counter or tent for pick up. Tent location is only for UPS packages. 

Mail options

Parking on Campus

Transportation & Parking Services is your contact for parking permit registration, regulations, enforcement policies, fees, fines and appeals, and parking lot maps.

Because of limited parking, students are not permitted to have a vehicle on campus.

Visitor parking

To avoid towing, you should make arrangements with Transportation & Parking Services for visitors to park on campus ahead of their arrival.

Transportation & Parking Services

Princeton Student Agencies

For more than 100 years, the Princeton Student Agencies have provided products and services to students, faculty and staff. Take a look at their offerings—you're sure to find something you need.

Dorm Furnishing Agency

  • Sells extra-long linens and dorm room accessories.
  • Rents refrigerators, micro-fridges, and loft beds.

Water and Beverage Agency

  • Sells water jugs, Keurig coffee makers, and K Cups.
  • Rents water coolers.

Laundry Agency

  • Offers professional laundering and dry cleaning.
  • Provides pickup and drop-off service.

Moving and Storage Agency

  • Picks up and stores your belongings at the end of the academic year.
  • Moves them back in the fall.

Computer accessories, shipping and packing services, and newspaper delivery are also available from the Princeton Student Agencies. Contact the Princeton Student Agencies before you arrive on campus or after you have settled in. For information, visit the Princeton Student Agencies website.

Services During Breaks

Most students do not stay on campus during academic year breaks, but if you do, know that campus services are limited during the recess period.

Your Dorm Room

You may reside in your regularly assigned room during breaks.

Dining Halls

Campus Dining provides a meal plan to students during breaks. The conditions of the plan, fees, and registration details are outlined on the Campus Dining website and in an e-mail sent to all students.

Campus Eateries

Retail dining hours of operation are shortened during breaks. Consult Dining Services Hours of Operation for a detailed schedule.

Department of Public Safety

You may contact the Department of Public Safety at any time during breaks at (609) 258-1000.

Other Services

These campus service departments follow an abbreviated schedule of operating hours during breaks. Visit their websites for details.

University Health Services

TigerTransit Campus Shuttle

Facilities  Customer Service Center

Princeton University Library

Dillon Gym, Dillon Pool, Jadwin Indoor Tennis, the Stevens Fitness Center and Baker Rink