Class Resources

Classroom Locations

Classroom locations will be posted on the Registrar's website approximately one week before classes begin. We highly recommend that you check your class location before going to class, as the room may change rooms during the first week of class. You must know the course code to find your classroom, for example ABC101.

How to find your classroom

  • Click on Registrar's to be taken to the Registrar's site
  • Click the drop down menu and choose the department that you are searching for
  • Click search
  • All the classes for that department will be available on the screen
  • Use the course number to find your class
  • The building and room number will be listed in the Location column

Canvas

Princeton University currently uses the Learning Management System Canvas for classroom management. Community Auditors will be given access to Canvas upon the completion of registration. Access is granted for use during the semester of the class and ends upon the completion of the semester.

Technical Requirements for Canvas

For the best user experience, you should always use the most current version of your preferred browser. 

Canvas supports current and major releases of browsers such as:

Chrome 83 and 84, Firefox 77 and 78 (Extended Releases are not supported*), Edge 83 & 84 Respondus Lockdown Browser (supporting the latest system requirements), Safari 12 and 13 (Macintosh only)

Some browser plugins or extensions may conflict with Canvas and affect functionality. In particular, we have noticed that some users have had issues with Safari. 

How to login to Canvas

  • Visit canvas.princeton.edu.
  • Once at the site, choose other under Log into Canvas . You will then be directed to the login page.
  • In the box titled: Canvas ID: Type au_ followed by your CAP username.  For example:  au_MarySmith
  • In the box titled: Password: Type in your CAP password.  The password is case sensitive.

Books

Auditors are not required to purchase books for class. Those who wish to purchase the books are welcome to do so after the first week of classes. Labyrinth Books offers a 10% discount to Community Auditors. They are located at 122 Nassau Street, Princeton. To receive the discount just tell the cashier that you are a Community Auditor.

Libraries

All the libraries on campus are open to the public with the exception of Firestone Library and Marquand Library. Community auditors do not receive access privileges beyond those available to the public. Privileges may be purchased for a fee from the Access Office in Firestone Library. For more information about access privileges and library hours, please visit the library website

Tiger Transit Shuttle Service

Tiger Transit is the shuttle bus service(link is external) that circulates the Princeton University campus. You may get on and off the buses at will and there is no need for identification or payment.  All Tiger Transit buses have kneeling capability to assist those with mobility issues. The West/East Parking Shuttle to campus departs from the bus shelter and travels in a clockwise loop beginning and ending at Lot 21. It makes stops at Jadwin Hall, Lewis Library, Robertson Hall, Friend Center, Fisher Hall, Frist/Guyot, Icahn Lab and Lot 21 every twenty to thirty minutes. The shuttle may be tracked in real time(link is external)

Parking 

As of January 2019 we will no longer be offering parking permits. Vehicles in Lot 21 without a valid Princeton University parking permit risk receiving a $50 parking citation.

There are numerous parking options within walking distance of campus. In addition to metered on-street parking, there are parking garages located on Chambers, Hulfish and Spring Streets.

For detailed parking location information click here(link is external).