The Rules and Procedures of the Faculty of Princeton University is a compilation of basic information of immediate interest and concern to members of the Faculty and to other of officers of instruction and administration. Included are rules concerning faculty members which have been adopted by the Board of Trustees and by the Faculty itself, as well as rules and procedures dealing with matters of undergraduate and graduate instruction and research activities in which faculty members may be involved. Appendix A contains the rules adopted by the Faculty establishing the Council of the Princeton University Community. Appendix B contains a description of the duties of a number of University academic and administrative officers.

The following publications of Princeton University contain material of interest to the Faculty, but not included in this volume.

  1. The Register contains complete lists of the Officers, Trustees, members of the Faculty, Administration, Professional Research, Technical, and Library Staffs; administrative offices, committees of the Board of Trustees and the Faculty, Advisory Councils, endowed professorships and special endowment funds.
  2. The Graduate School Announcement and the Undergraduate Announcement contain general academic information, detailed curricula, course descriptions, and departmental mastheads.
  3. Benefits and Other Programs for Members of the Faculty Academic Staffs of Princeton University contains detailed information on Princeton University's personnel benefits for members of the Faculty and the Professional Research, Technical, and Library Staffs.
  4. Benefits, Compensation, and Resources section of the Dean of the Faculty's website describes very briefly the major benefit programs of the University.


Particular rules and procedures set forth in this booklet may be changed from time to time by appropriate action of the Board of Trustees, or in other instances by the body responsible for a matter in question. Such changes are effective as set forth upon enactment, and information about them may be obtained from the Office of the Dean of the Faculty.

Nondiscrimination Statement

In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other federal, state, and local laws, Princeton University does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran in any phase of its employment process; in any phase of its admission or financial aid programs; or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. The associate provost is the individual designated by the University to coordinate its efforts to comply with Title IX, Section 504 and other equal opportunity and affirmative action regulations and laws. Questions or concerns regarding Title IX, Section 504 or other aspects of Princeton's equal opportunity or affirmative action programs, should be directed to the Office of the Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity, Princeton University, 205 Nassau Hall, Princeton, NJ, 08544; or call 609-258-6110.