Visiting Campus

Welcome to Princeton University. We hope your stay is an enjoyable one. Below are some key points for visitors to take note of. If you cannot find what you are looking for, do not hesitate to call the University Operator at (609) 258-3000.

Traveling to Princeton University

Most buildings on campus are not recognized by GPS therefore, the best address to use for a GPS is 70 Washington Road, Princeton NJ 08540.

Parking on Campus

Vehicular access to campus is carefully controlled by patrol officers of the Department of Public Safety at the Nassau Street entrance and Elm Drive entrance. Visitor parking is allowed in designated areas or by special permit only. Visitors may park in Lot 21 (East) and 23 (West).  View the parking map for more information.

To obtain parking permission, please call the Office of Transportation and Parking Services at 609-258-3157.

Tiger Transit

Princeton University has a great FREE shuttle service called Tiger Transit. There are many different routes so you may access different parts on (and off) campus. Click here to view routes and the Real Time Tiger Tracker, which shows where the shuttles are at all times.

Getting Around Campus

Not sure where to meet your party or group? Please click below to use the University’s interactive map. You can find a particular area by using the find drop box and choose from Buildings, Departments (Academic and Administrative), Organizations, Facilities, Libraries, Colleges, Athletic Fields and Parking Lots). You can also choose your exact location in the drop down and be shown that location on the map.

Princeton Mobile

For maps, dining information, Tiger Transit schedules, and more download Princeton’s FREE app “Princeton Mobile” from any app store. You can also access the site  for free at

Popular meet up places

Frist Campus Center, Nassau Hall, Firestone Library, 200 Elm (Department of Public Safety), the Art Museum and Jadwin Gym. Visitors may park in lot 21(East) or 23(West).

Orange Key Tours

Interested in taking a tour of our beautiful and historical campus? Check out Princeton University’s Orange Key tours, provided by the Undergraduate Admissions Department. You may also call them at (609) 258-3060 for more information.

Things to do in Princeton

Hungry? Tired? Click here to find listings of local restaurants and hotels.
Feeling adventurous? Click here for local activities.