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Students on campus relocated to four buildings, Forbes College may be made available to the State of New Jersey if needed

“All colleges and universities across the state of New Jersey, including Princeton, have been asked to consider providing dormitory space to support the state’s COVID-19 response,” noted Deputy Spokesperson Mike Hotchkiss.

NEWS | April 21

Food delivered to Princeton residents. 
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‘Gracias a Dios’: Unable to qualify for government assistance, undocumented Princeton residents turn to local non-profits

Undocumented immigrants are ineligible for state unemployment benefits and federal stimulus bill payouts. As the coronavirus pandemic — blind to citizenship status — continues to ravage communities, local organizations have stepped in to fill the void and aid families in need.

FEATURES | April 20

Typically, some juniors in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology department conduct research at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama. However, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, funding for thesis research projects that include travel is withdrawn.
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U. withdraws travel-related thesis funding, cancels all on-campus research

“University-sponsored domestic in-person internships in your home country can be undertaken only if they comply with local and national health and safety guidelines,” they wrote. “Funding administered through the Office of the Dean of the College will be allocated to projects that don’t require travel, which students can undertake in the vicinity of their primary residence.”

NEWS | April 19

The Princeton University Graduate College.
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Graduate School announces changes to grading, examination policies

Instead of enacting a graduate school-wide policy similar to the one enacted by the Dean of the College Jill S. Dolan, which established a P/D/F option for all undergraduate courses, the Graduate School will “defer to the faculty in departments and programs on whether and how best to adjust the timelines for their own requirements.”

NEWS | April 16