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Coronavirus Updates: Information for Candidates

Princeton, like other universities across the world, is actively engaged in efforts to prepare for and mitigate the impacts from COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus. Our top priority is to support the health and well-being of our community as we continue to advance our teaching and research mission. For the most up-to-date information, refer to the University's Coronavirus Information website.

Information for Candidates

At this time, University departments are encouraged to conduct phone or video interviews.

Visiting Princeton
  • In advance of your visit, review and adhere to the guidelines detailed on the the University’s Coronavirus Information website, including Visitor FAQs. Any visitor planning to come to the Princeton University campus from an affected area is expected to share their plans by emailing
  • Monitor travel advice. Given the fluidity of the travel and health situation, we encourage all travelers to actively monitor the CDC’s travel health notices website and U.S. State Department website for updates, as travel restrictions continue to evolve daily and are prone to sudden change.
  • Exercise travel hygiene. During your travel, the most important steps you can take to prevent the spread of illness are common sense measures for maintaining your health and that of others. See this information about prevention from the CDC website.
  • Members of our campus community have also been issued guidelines with appropriate steps to take regarding COVID-19.
  • If you’re sick, stay home. Your point of contact will help you reschedule your interview without penalty.
  • Refrain from shaking hands. Managers and other interviewers have been advised of the same.
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For questions, contact the Princeton University Talent Acquisition Team by email at