For First-Year Students

Welcome to Princeton!

The classes and activities you take your first year at Princeton will help shape your research interests, inform your choice of concentration at the end of sophomore year, and connect you to faculty and peers with interests similar to yours.

Get Started with Research

Plan for your Summer Research Experience Early!

  • Browse through the list of existing Princeton-based summer research programs for undergraduates

  • Set up a Pivot account and use this system to match your research interests to non-Princeton funded research programs such as fellowships and Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) programs.