News for Neighbors

When the University is developing programs that may have an impact on the surrounding area, it strives to include the community in an open, engaged way. The community can follow some projects, such as the updating of the campus plan and the creation of a new arts and transit neighborhood, on related websites, while also checking the University websites below for news and information on other matters.

Recent News

Farmers’ market moves closer to campus, making produce more accessible to University community
Sept. 30, 2022

Princeton Farmers Market has moved to the Dinky parking lot, situated just south of campus in front of the Wawa. This location, which is significantly closer to the University compared to its previous site of operation on Franklin Avenue, has increased access to produce and other products for the University community.

Middlesex College joins Princeton’s Community College Teaching Partnership
Sept. 27, 2022

Middlesex College will become the fourth school to join Princeton University’s Community College Teaching Partnership. Representatives of Middlesex and Princeton met Sept. 22 to sign an agreement formalizing the relationship.

Thirty people become U.S. citizens at naturalization ceremony on campus
Sept. 19, 2022

Thirty people from 11 countries took the Oath of Allegiance to become naturalized citizens of the United States in a weekend ceremony on campus that celebrated the diversity, freedom and opportunities that abound in a nation where, the keynote speaker said, “there is always hope.”

Princeton unveils portrait of basketball and political great Bill Bradley ’65
Sept. 12, 2022

Princeton University unveiled a portrait of alumnus William W. “Bill” Bradley, Class of 1965, at a ceremony held Friday, Sept. 9, in Robertson Hall.

Princeton will enhance its groundbreaking financial aid program
Sept. 8, 2022

Princeton University will enhance its groundbreaking financial aid program, providing even more generous support to undergraduates and their families as it works to attract talented students from all backgrounds.

Eisgruber speaks to the value of ‘being fully present’ in address to Princeton’s Class of 2026 during Opening Exercises
Sept. 4, 2022

President Christopher L. Eisgruber officially welcomed the Class of 2026 to Princeton during Opening Exercises on Sunday, Sept. 4, and encouraged first-years to be fully present during their time as Princeton students.

USG initiative to provide students with dining points redeemable at Nassau Street restaurants
Aug. 31, 2022

Starting on Saturday, Sept. 3, the University will provide students on the unlimited meal plan with $150 worth of dining points each semester for purchasing food and non-alcoholic beverages at various on- and off-campus locations.

Making Witherspoon
Aug. 29, 2022

Signage has been installed along Witherspoon Street in the first phase of the “Making Witherspoon” initiative, a collaboration of the Municipality of Princeton Engineering Department and the Princeton University Office of Community and Regional Affairs, Office of Communications, and Facilities Organization.  The “Making Witherspoon” initiative is a complement to the “Pop Into Princeton” marketing effort of the Princeton Merchants Association.

Summer Connections
Aug. 15, 2022

What does it mean to get to know a place? For Princeton University students engaging in summer service internships in the Mercer County, NJ and Philadelphia areas, the Pace Center for Civic Engagement offered a unique opportunity to learn more about the places where they were living and working over the summer.