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COVID-19 Vaccinations Required

Princeton University will require 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. The mandate for undergraduate and graduate students to be vaccinated was issued earlier.

University Vaccine Supply

Princeton University is hosting a series of COVID-19 vaccination clinics, available to all members of the University community and to the public at large.

The State of New Jersey Department of Health is making available doses of the Pfizer vaccine that will be administered in clinics at Jadwin Gym on campus at the dates and times below.

  • Thursday June 17, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday June 23, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. (2nd dose only)
  • Wednesday, June 30, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (2nd dose only)
  • Wednesday, July 7, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (2nd dose only)

Note: The University is now able to vaccinate 12-to-15-year-olds at these Pfizer clinics. Appointments can be booked via the New Jersey Vaccine Scheduling System.

Parking in Lot 21 located near Jadwin Gym is available for guests of the vaccine clinics. Parking Lot 21 is located off Faculty Road and can be reached via Faculty Road from either Washington Road or Harrison Street. Please note that there is construction in the area, so follow posted signs to the lot.

Please note: If you are receiving your first dose at these clinics, your second appointment will be scheduled automatically in one of our second dose clinics.

If you have already received your first dose of the Pfizer vaccine, you can receive your second dose at these campus clinics. Plan to arrive as a “walk-in” to one of the aforementioned vaccination clinics at least 21 days after your first dose.  You must bring proof of partial vaccination.  

Contact if there are any challenges making appointments.

If needed, paid time off to receive the vaccine is provided to employees by the University.

NJTRANSIT is waiving fares for anyone riding trains or buses to and from vaccination clinics.

The University continues to encourage people to seek vaccination and to register with the state. We have posted answers to common questions about COVID vaccines on this website. If you have further general questions, please send them to

Vaccine Eligibility

Currently, the Pfizer vaccine is authorized by the FDA for individuals age 12 and over, and the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are authorized by the FDA for individuals age 18 and over.


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