Resources

Students and alumni can access resources here relating to their professional and academic development. Our office is dedicated to facilitating the success of FLI students through Princeton and beyond. Students can learn more about professional networking sites, tips for interviewing, resume templates, and graduates school timelines here. 

COVID-19 Resources

How do I get in touch with PAI staff?

While the PAI office is closed for in person activity, we are still here for you! PAI staff will be hosting open office hours for SIFP students from 12-1pm everyday. You can find our Zoom link here: https://princeton.zoom.us/j/3917743811

Additionally, PAI staff will be available for one on one appointments daily for students. Please refer to the links below to access our WASE calendar. 

I am completing my semester online. How can I engage in my virtual classrooms? 

McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning has compiled a resource guide that helps guide students through the online learning experience. Check out the McGraw Center’s Guide to engaging in virtual engaging and learning.

 

I am realizing that I need to rent an apartment for the rest of the semester. How do I do that? 

If you are in Princeton town, check out the Off-Campus Housing siteand Tiger Trade for apartments near campus. If you are out of the state of New Jersey, check out online sites like Zillow, rentapartments.com, and Street Easy. 

 

How can I access academic, professional development, and counseling resources through the University?

This guide includes information for students about Princeton wide resources that are still available to students. This information will be kept as up to date as possible. 

How can I access emergency funding?

Emergency funds are available both for students who remain on campus and for those of you who are at home. Please use this form to apply for emergency funding. Note that if the form is closed, it will remain so temporarily as applications are being read. Please check back in. 

https://campuslife.princeton.edu/university-safety-net-fund-request-form-0

I want to get a campus job this fall semester, how is student employment operating throughout the fall?  

Student workers who leave or who choose to remain on campus have remote employment options. Students with an available sick time balance will be paid for work interrupted by the COVID-19 crisis. Sick time balance inquiries should be directed to the Student Employment Office. 

 

What are best practices and resources for taking care of myself while being in accordance with “social distancing” protocol?

Create and stick to a routine which includes showering, getting ready for the day, spending some time outside and some type of physical movement. While the demands of classes will be a new challenge, make sure you also make time for connecting virtually with friends regularly. 

Self Care Strategies

I had a question that wasn’t answered. Who can I contact? 

For further information, please contact sifp@princeton.edu 

For more general information, please check out the Princeton University FAQ for the most up-to-date Princeton community policies.

Campus Resources
SIFP has compiled a list of updated virtual resources and offerings from our major campus partners in response to COVID-19. 

Health and Wellness

CPS services

This document supports community members with loved ones whose daily lives and well-being have been affected by COVID-19. This document contains information about common stress reactions, responses specific to the COVID-19 outbreak, coping strategies, and how to handle potential experiences of bias or discrimination. For more practical information, check out this resource guide

 

Office of Disability Services

ODS is now operating virtually but can be reached by phone (609-258-8840) or email (ods@princeton.edu).  All correspondence should be sent electronically to ods@princeton.edu. Anything sent via regular mail may experience a delay in processing.

 

S.H.A.R.E

While updated information about COVID-19, the S.H.A.R.E office is available through email and phone. Please check back to this document for more information, in the mean time, please find contact information here

 

Dillon Gym

Even though Dillon is closed for those on campus, and most of us are remote, the gym has resources virtually. For those on campus, students are encouraged to use Poe FieldFinney/Campbell Fields and the Outdoor Running Track. You can also workout from home using Les Mills On-Demand for FREE! There are a variety of 23 workouts that you can follow along for the time being. We will continue to engage with you all and provide resources that will help you practice social distancing while staying active.

 

Academic

Princeton University Library

Library staff are here to help you with your remote research and teaching needs. Staff are available to answer questions via the online chat and email service. You can also email  to request an appointment via video-chat with a librarian, a data and statistics expert, a special collections expert, and/or a GIS/Map expert. There are guided online tours on using our library catalog by request, including the online subset of materials, as well as any of our hundreds of databases. Students can contact their subject librarian for discipline-focused support with teaching and learning or your Personal Librarian for general library or research questions. We also encourage you to check the events and workshops page for information regarding virtual workshops.

 

McGraw Learning Center

During the fall semester's remote learning period, McGraw will offer virtually individual tutoring (by appointment), study hall group tutoring (priority given to appointments with drop-in options), learning consultations (by appointment) and workshops and discussion groups (RSVP requested, but not required) largely as scheduled, and will continue to make available online materials, including Principedia. Check out the McGraw Center’s Guide to engaging in virtual engaging and learning.

 

Writing Center

Writing Center appointments will be held online and drop-ins are suspended. You will be asked to upload a copy of your work, join your online appointment to start your online consultation. Questions? Please contact us at writingc@princeton.edu.

 

Office of Undergraduate Research

While updates about virtual resources are pending, in the meantime, feel free to contact OUR with any questions and research needs at undergraduate.research@princeton.edu

 

Life 

Davis International Center

The Davis International Center will be transitioning to a virtual/phone format for "walk-in" hours and advising appointments beginning March 16, 2020. Find your advisor and their method of contact below. Make an appointment with them here

 

Office of Religious Life

Most Office of Religious Life programs are available remotely, including meditations, sacred text study, Sunday worship service and pastoral care. 

 

Office of Financial Aid

The Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid and Student Employment is working to implement remote operation procedures. The office is currently unavailable for phone calls, but inquiries may be directed to faoffice@princeton.edu.

 

Professional Development 

Center for Career Development

Career advisers are available for virtual appointments with undergraduate and graduate students -- even during academic breaks. You can make an appointment anytime in Handshake. Common topics for appointments include: internship, job and fellowship searches; managing changes to your summer or post-graduation plans; career exploration; networking; interview preparation; resume, cover letter, personal statement reviews; developing graduate school plans and application reviews. If your internship or other summer plans are disrupted as a result of the situation around coronavirus, our advisers are available to assist you in finding alternative opportunities. Drop-in appointments will be suspended for the remainder of the semester.  

  

Health Professions Advising

While HPA in-person programming is currently suspended, students can still schedule appointments via HPA Appointment Calendar in WASE, call HPA at 609.258.3144 or email HPA to make an appointment. Appointments may take place by phone, Skype, or Zoom at the student's preference. If you have a quick question, emailing it to hpa@princeton.edu is a great first step! 

Financial Literacy

Resources taken from the Financial Literacy Initiative page: https://finlit.princeton.edu/resources

Budgeting
Investing
Building Credit in College
Resources for International Students
Privacy and Security
Library Resources

Learn about more resources at https://library.princeton.edu/

Career & Professional Development
  • Check out the Center for Career Development for resources on career advising, professional development, resume building, and networking tips. 
    • "While our physical office may be closed, the Center for Career Development is still here to support you. 
    • Wherever you're studying, you can access virtual advisingexperiential opportunitiesprogramsguidesrecruiting and more. The Center for Career Development serves Princeton undergraduate and graduate students of all years and interests."
  • Health Professions Advising has published a list of fall 2020 FAQs for students who are pre-med/pre-health and plan on pursuing careers in medicine/healthcare/public health etc. upon graduation. 
Employment Resources
  • Students can access on-campus employment opportunities through Princeton's job portal here: https://puwebp.princeton.edu/StudentEmployment/priv/index.jsf
  • Idealist is a job posting site to identify positions in social impact work. Idealist is a nonprofit organization based in New York. Working with others, in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect, they work to connect changemakers with mission-driven companies and organizations. 
  • LinkedIn is a social network that focuses on professional networking and career development.They share a wide variety of employment and career opportunities. 
  • Jopwell is a career platform designed specifically for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals. They present personalized career opportunities: Their platform allows you to create a profile that highlights your interests and aspirations, not just your most recent work experience.