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Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Vaccinations Required

Princeton University requires all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated for COVID-19. The University announced the faculty and staff requirement, including instructions on seeking a medical or religious exemption, on June 8, 2021. The mandate for undergraduate and graduate students to be vaccinated was issued earlier.

Students, faculty and staff are considered fully vaccinated

  1. At least 14 days after receiving the final dose of an FDA or WHO-approved vaccine
  2. Upon uploading evidence of vaccination to MyUHS (students, graduate and undergraduate) or VacStatus (employees)

University Vaccine Clinics

The University will continue to host Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccination clinics through January at Jadwin Gym, located at 47 Faculty Rd.

 Appointments are given priority, but walk-ins are welcome and will be accommodated.

  •  (NJVSS) or by calling (855) 568-0545 from 8 am – 8pm, 7 days a week

Pfizer Clinics

  • Monday, Jan. 31, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., adults/boosters*

Moderna Clinics

  • Friday, Jan. 28, noon to 4 p.m., adults/boosters*

*Available: booster shots and first, second, and (for people severely immunocompromised as per the CDC) third doses.

Booster Doses

Pfizer booster doses are available for anyone 12 and over. Moderna booster doses are available for anyone 18 and over. No personal or medical documentation is required to receive a booster shot or third dose.

Pediatric Vaccines

The University has no further plans to offer pediatric doses to children ages 5-11 on campus. Those wishing to schedule appointments for children in this age range should check the New Jersey Vaccine Scheduling System (NJVSS) for potential locations.


The Harrison Street lot is open but there is no shuttle service operating from the lot until January 31. Clinic attendees can continue to use Lot 21 (located at 47 Faculty Rd.) during this time. Parking enforcement has confirmed that they will not be writing tickets for anything except safety violations during clinic hours.

Learn more on the Transportation and Parking Services website

Vaccine Eligibility

The Pfizer vaccine is authorized by the FDA for individuals age 5 and over. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are authorized by the FDA for individuals age 18 and over. More information on eligibility is available on the CDC website.