Information for Summer Guests Living on Campus

Welcome to Princeton University! We are happy to have you as a guest on campus. We hope this page will provide a few quick answers about common questions overnight visitors to campus may have. This information is directed towards participants in our adult conferences and academic programs. Participants in Princeton University Sports Camps and youth academic programming should contact their coaches or counselors with any questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I contact Conference and Events Services?

Conference and Events Services is open from 8:45am-5:00pm in the academic year and 8:30am-4:30pm in the summer. The best way to reach us is to either call 609-258-6115 or stop by our office at 71 University Place. After hours please contact Public Safety if you have an urgent need or email

What do I do if I am locked out?

Conference and Events Services handles all lockouts on weekdays between 8:30am and 5:00pm. Please call 609-258-6115 for assistance. After 5pm on weekdays and all day on weekends please call Public Safety at 609-258-1000 for assistance.

Participants in sports camps or academic summer programs for youth should see their coaches or counselors if they are locked out.

May I use the gym?

Access to Dillon Gym for summer conference participants may be purchased at Conference and Events Services. Passes are available for a summer long rate and for a one time use rate. Passes are only available to participants in programs. Participants must be 18 or over to use the facilities.

Where should I park?

Guests wishing to park overnight on campus must obtain a parking pass at check in. Guests must display the parking pass clearly on their dashboard. Unless otherwise assigned parking all overnight guest parking will be in Lot 20.

How do I access the internet?

Visitors to campus may access the free wireless network PU_Visitor without a password. Those wishing to access internet via a wired connection or connect to the PUWireless network must register through Conference and Events Services. There is monthly fee for this service.

Princeton University also participates in eduroam. If you are affiliated with an institution that uses eduroam you may connect through that network as well.

How do I receive mail?

Princeton University will not accept any mail or packages unless previously arranged with Conference and Events Services. If you need to receive mail while you are staying on campus please contact Conference and Event Services.

Where can I do laundry?

Laundry facilities are available at no charge in most dorms or residential colleges. Please only use facilities in dorms that you have access to. We do not provide detergent. Princeton University is not responsible for any lost or damaged items.