Visiting Princeton

**See additional links above in drop-down menu for registration, abstract submission, lodging, travel, and information on visiting Princeton**


The YWCA’s Child Development Center in Princeton (a 5 minute walk from the edge of campus) provides child care for children from three months to six years of age. The YWCA agrees to provide child care to the dependents of participants attending the 2019 EEID conference as part of the YWCA’s regularly scheduled program. For more information and details of the childcare offered please contact Kara Nygaard via email knygaard@princeton.eduIf interested please enroll your child(ren) here. Instructions: once you are in the YWCA’s portal select the third option as a New Parents, Open Account. Then select the fourth option EEID Conference Child Care. And begin the registration process, filling out every blank that has a red line next to it.


A complete campus bus and parking map is available here. 
Daily Visitor Parking
Visitor parking is available for free on weekdays in:
Lot 21 (GPS: “Princeton University Lot 21”)
Lot 20 (GPS: “Princeton University Lot 20”)

On weekends and evenings, visitors may park in most other lots and garages. View the campus map to find parking closest to the buildings you are visiting. Metered and pay station parking is also available on streets around campus.  Overnight parking is not permitted on Princeton streets.

Overnight Parking
Attendees staying in the Princeton University dormitories will receive overnight parking passes at dormitory check-in.


Option 1 | eduroam

Visitors from other eduroam participating institutions can select eduroam. When prompted, enter your home institution email address and password.

Option 2 | Connect to puvisitor

You will be directed to the web site below. Click on the box to accept the terms of use and then click on the LOG IN button.

Each device must be registered individually. Users cannot register with email addresses. Contact the Office of Information Technology, 609-258-4357 (8-HELP) or for more information.


The U-Store at 36 University Place sells a wide range of items, including stationary, sportswear, small appliances, cameras, books and magazines.  It also has a pharmacy and a limited grocery section. 

The U-Store at 114-116 Nassau Street sells apparel, gifts, and accessories.


Accessible Buildings, Walkways and Parking Areas (.pdf)  
If you plan to attend an event and have accessibility concerns, please contact the office you are visiting, Transportation and Parking Services or the Office of Disability Services.

Eruv Map (.pdf)   
An eruv is a symbolic enclosure that allows observant Jews, mostly of the Orthodox community, to carry objects outdoors on the Sabbath.


Princeton’s campus is located on 500 acres in the bustling heart of New Jersey.
Campus tours

Self-Guided Campus Tours

Events at Princeton University

Prospect House and Garden Prospect Mansion was given to the college in 1878 for use as a residence for the president. The Garden was later re-designed by Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, when her husband was president of Princeton University.

Princeton University Art Museum The museum features approximately 70,000 works ranging from ancient to contemporary art. It is located in McCormick Hall on campus and is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Sunday, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free.

PARKS and HISTORICAL SITES within walking distance.

Delaware and Raritan Canal towpath

Institute Woods The grounds surrounding The Institute for Advanced Study, can be accessed off Mercer Street, or from the end of Springdale or Olden Lane. There are many walking paths, some leading to the canal, some to the battlefield, and some to a bird sanctuary. Excellent bird watching is possible.

Princeton Canoe and Kayak Rental Located on Lake Carnegie, entrance on Alexander Road, Princeton. (609) 452–2403. 

Princeton Battlefield State Park The battlefield, site of the first U.S. victory during the Revolution, is located at 500 Mercer Street, ½ mile south of Olden Lane. The Clark House Museum, the house where General Hugh Mercer died after the Battle of Princeton was also used as a hospital following the battle of 1777.

Morven Museum & Garden Morven, former home of New Jersey’s governors, is a short way down Stockton Street, the west end of Nassau Street. Located at 55 Stockton Street, Princeton. (Weds – Sun, 10am – 4 pm)

Albert Einstein House: Einstein House is located at 112 Mercer Street. It is a white frame 2-story house with a large front porch in Greek revival style. Please note, this is a private residence; it is not open to the public. Einstein lived in this house from 1933 until his death in 1955.

Grounds for Sculpture/Rat’s Restaurant A 35-acre sculpture park with two museum buildings on the site of the former NJ State Fairgrounds. The beautifully landscaped grounds and historic, renovated building feature changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture. Tues–Sun, 10am – 6pm year round. 18 Fairgrounds Rd., Hamilton

Drumthwacket Mansion built circa 1834 for Charles S. Olden, Governor of New Jersey during the Civil War. Enlarged in the late 1890s. Now owned by the State of New Jersey, it is the official residence of the Governor. For guided tours, call (609) 683 – 0591.

Terhune Orchards A family-owned farm with 200 acres of fruits and vegetables. Farm Market open year round, pick your own. (609) 924-2310

Philadelphia and New York via a relatively short train ride.

Jersey Shore