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For the class of 2025...

Welcome to Princeton University!  OIT will send your Princeton user account, also known as your 'netID,' in May.  This netID will give you access to campus technology services and resources.  Before you come to campus, you will need to set up your account and Princeton Gmail. You should also become familiar with Princeton's Google Apps, Office 365 and Zoom services. 

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For faculty, graduate students and staff

If you are new to the University, the following links will help you get started and connected to IT resources on campus, as well as connected to the Princeton University community.  Welcome!

Getting connected to campus

Faculty and staff netIDs are emailed prior to an employee's start date. With your unique Princeton netID, you can log in and access University technology resources like your Princeton email, the campus network, computers and printing resources, and University systems and applications. These links help you get started and connected to the University community.   

Computers and software

Computer programs for students, faculty and staff simplify computer management and support. Through campus site licensing, an extensive collection of software is available to the campus community.

Tools and applications

Information Security and Privacy

Resources on information security and privacy are provided on the following specialty websites:

Email for support with information security and privacy issues or questions.

IT support resources

If you need help getting started or need technology support, there are a variety of resources ready to help. 

Princeton Service Portal and Knowledge Base

OIT Support and Operations Center (SOC)

OIT Support and Operations Center (SOC) consultants are available 8AM - 8PM on Monday - Friday and 8AM - 4PM on weekends to answer your IT questions. To reach them: 

Other support resources