Benefits Updates During COVID-19

As the impacts of COVID-19 continue to evolve, below are important updates regarding Princeton University healthcare plans and well-being resources.

New Resource Available: Temporary Expansion of Employee Child Care Assistance Program (ECCAP)

The COVID-19 Temporary Expansion of the ECCAP provides assistance to eligible faculty and staff members for the sole purpose of helping employees meet the cost of child care, Internet, computer and electronic equipment, or other related expenses necessary to support education at home from September 1 through December 31, 2020, for children up to age 13 as of September 1, 2020. The benefit amount paid is based upon family income and level of work effort provided to Princeton University during this period of time. Learn more.


If you have questions, contact the Benefits Team at (609) 258-3302 or

For current learning opportunities, refer to Learning & Development Updates During COVID-19
For various time off benefits available, refer to Time Off Options for Staff Due to COVID-19.
For helpful benefits, well-being, work-related, and other information, refer to the HR Coronavirus Resources for Employees webpage.