Campus Housing - Finding Food, Groceries and Other Necessities
The Dining Hall reopens Tuesday, September 4 and serves continental breakfast from 8:00 to 11:00 am, Monday through Friday. Buffet lunch is served from 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm, Monday through Friday (Saturday lunches begin late September). Vending machines with soda and snacks are located at the bottom of the stairs on the lower level of Fuld Hall and in the laundry facility. The local Wawa Market is open 24 hours and is a 20-minute walk (1.4 miles/2.25 km); however, the route can be very dark at night. AAA Princeton Taxi (921-1177) provides 24-hour service to and from Princeton Borough.
The Institute provides free shuttle service between the Institute and Princeton. The scheduled service runs Monday through Friday with an abbreviated schedule on Saturdays. The shuttle makes several daily stops at Palmer Square (Monday through Saturday) where you will find a number of coffee shops, restaurants, banks, and stores along Palmer Square, Nassau Street, and Witherspoon Street.
Two New Jersey Transit bus routes, the 605 and 606, serve the Princeton area and stop at Palmer Square in downtown Princeton and the Princeton Shopping Center. The closest bus stop is 0.8 miles (1.29 km) from the Institute near the corner of Stockton Street and Elm Road.