Princeton University

FAQ Group: Everyday Life and Community

Does my dog need to be leashed?

Does my dog need to be leashed?

Yes! Even outside, your dogs need to be leashed at all times at Lawrence.

What is the code to the computer room in building 14?

What is the code to the computer room in building 14?

The code is 5827

Is smoking allowed?

Is smoking allowed?

Smoking is prohibited in hallways, lounges, and common spaces, in accordance with the NJ Smokefree Air Act. While smoking is allowed in individual apartments, Princeton’s policy is to encourage smokers limit their smoking to outside areas, at least 20 feet…

Why am I not receiving emergency notifications?

Why am I not receiving emergency notifications?

The emergency notification system includes contact information from SCORE. Please make sure that your contact information in SCORE is up-to-date. For further information and complete guidelines for PTENS, please see the following link: http://web.princeton.edu/sites/emergency/PUENS-FAQ.html…

Where can I donate gently-used clothing?

Where can I donate gently-used clothing?

There is a large white metal "dumpster-style" donation box in parking lot #23 on campus. You can also go to the Nearly New Shop on Nassau at Olden….

What permissions do guests need to stay in my apartment?

What permissions do guests need to stay in my apartment?

Space in University housing is made available to regularly enrolled graduate students of Princeton for their personal use, and use of such space cannot be transferred to any other individual.  Visitors are allowed in housing throughout the 24-hour day, yet…

Where is the grocery store?

Where is the grocery store?

There are many grocery stores near Princeton. Some favorites of Lawrence residents: Wegman’s. A few miles south on Route 1, at the Nassau Park exit. Next to Target. McCaffery’s. In the Princeton shopping center on Harrison. Within biking distance of…

What are the transit options in Princeton? How do I get to campus? Do I need a car?

What are the transit options in Princeton? How do I get to campus? Do I need a car?

The university operates several free shuttle lines, including lines from Lawrence to the academic portions of campus, other graduate housing complexes, and even some local shopping centers. For more information, consult the Tiger Transit website.Walking to the Dinky Station on…

Where can I buy furniture?

Where can I buy furniture?

If you want to buy new furniture, there are few options in Princeton other than Skillman’s on Alexander Road, which tends to be outside of the typical graduate student budget. If you have access to a car, there are two…

Can I use the community room?

Can I use the community room?

Of course! The community room and kitchen are unlocked and available for all residents. If you would like to host an activity or event in the either community room (building 1 or building 14), please contact your Community Programs Coordinator,…