Family-Friendly Policies and Programs

Princeton provides a comprehensive set of policies, programs, services, benefits, and resources for you, your spouse or domestic partner, and your children and other family members (click here for a summary). You can browse through our Benefits, Compensation, and Resources pages for information specific for Faculty, Academic Professionals (including Postdoctoral Research Associates), Visting Faculty and Academic Professionals, Postdoctoral Research Fellows, and Visiting Fellows. Each of these linked pages highlights family-friendly policies and programs on the right menu bar.

Examples of benefits and programs can also be found below:

Personal Assistance and Work/Life Programs

Backup Care Advantage Program for Faculty Members

Managing Work, Personal, and Family Life Issues

New Parents

Healthcare Coverage for Pregnancy and Childbirth

Paid Leaves for Childbearing

Healthcare Coverage and Related Matters for a New Child in the Family

Tenure Clock Extensions for New Parents

Workload Relief for New Parents

Child Care

Employee Child Care Assistance Program (ECCAP)

University-Affiliated Childcare Centers

Childcare Centers with Discounts for University Faculty, Staff and Students

Emergency Backup Childcare

Dependent Care Travel Fund

Unpaid Parenting Leaves

Children's Educational AssistanceTuition Assistance
Partner Placement

Special Assistant to the Dean of the Faculty

New Jersey/Eastern Pennsylvania/Deleware Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (NJ/EPA/DE HERC)

Faculty Housing

Rental Housing

Mortgage Plan