Welcome to ORFE - Faculty

New Arrivals

Prior to Arrival

  • Technology: Upon confirmation of your appointment you will receive an email with your netid and instructions for accessing the Princeton domain. This information is sent to the home email provided during the appointment process. If you do not receive this information 30 days prior to beginning your appointment, you may contact the OIT HelpDesk.
  • Contact the Housing Office for assistance with University rentals and off-campus housing. It is best to submit a housing application early. You would typically have a university netid to access the link to the on-line application Here is the link to the faculty housing page: https://hres.princeton.edu/faculty-staff-housing. Information you will need for the application:

-University ID Number: tbd

-Program: Operations Research & Financial Engineering

-Rank: Assistant Professor

-Appointment Dates: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

-Princeton University Contact Person: Connie Brown, connieb@princeton.edu

Pre-Move Visit

  • The Dean of The Faculty will reimburse for one pre-move visit for you and your spouse or partner. A pre-move visit is intended to prepare for the relocation of the household and family. Typically, this time is used to secure housing.
  • Eligible expenses for reimbursements include up to three nights lodging, transportation to and from Princeton, meals, rental car and gratuities.
  • Expenses reimbursed for this visit are includable as taxable income as described in the Moving Policy. Please let Brianne McLane know when you secure the dates of your trip and she will make hotel reservations for you. Prior to your pre-move visit, you may want to secure a standing appointment with the housing office to ensure their availability to meet with you when you arrive. Please reach out to faculty and staff housing fshsg@princeton.edu or call 609-258-3460 option 4.
  • Please keep your receipts and send to: Brianne McLane bm4145@princeton.edu

Moving Policy

Upon Arrival

COVID Policies


  • All individuals routinely working on the Princeton University campus or other property occupied by Princeton must receive, and provide proof of having received a full course (two doses of a two-dose vaccine or one dose of a single-dose vaccine) of a COVID-19 vaccine acceptable to Princeton University. Employees must provide such proof by uploading a copy or photo of their vaccine card to VacStatus.
  • Employees may request an accommodation (e.g., an exemption) to this requirement based on their disability/medical condition or sincerely-held religious belief by completing and submitting the COVID-19 Vaccine Accommodation Request form found at the VacStatus link. If an accommodation is granted to enable an Employee who is not fully vaccinated to be present at their University workplace, the Employee must comply with applicable workplace restrictions, including Public Health Requirements for Unvaccinated Individuals
  • Working remotely is not an available alternative for Employees not fully vaccinated and not eligible for a disability/medical or religious accommodation.

Mask Requirement

  • Effective August 11 2021, all faculty, staff, and students, regardless of vaccination status, must wear a face covering while indoors.
  • This includes, but is not limited to, all University buildings and grounds, University vehicles, dining halls, Tiger Transit buses, conference rooms, office buildings, elevators, and parking structures.
  • This indoor face covering requirement will be evaluated weekly by a team of physicians and scientists. Exceptions to this requirement include working alone in a room or cubicle or when actively eating or drinking. Please see the EHS Website for more information.

Asymptomatic Testing

  • All faculty, staff, and students who work or study in buildings occupied by Princeton University must participate in weekly testing. Individuals who are not fully vaccinated due to an approved accommodation are tested twice per week, and those who are vaccinated are tested once per week.
  • Individuals who are new to the program must go to the testing clinic for their first test, so that they can learn how to navigate the testing process and use the kit. Currently, the testing clinic is in a tent on the New South lawn and is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. See the COVID Resources Testing page for more information and instructions.
  • Please email Brianne McLane bm4145@princeton.edu to enroll in the asymptomatic testing program. You will not be granted access to Sherrerd Hall until enrollment is confirmed.


  • The Facilities Service Center provides a central point of contact for the campus community. Questions and requests regarding custodial services, repairs, housing, pest control and a variety of other issues are addressed in a prompt, friendly and knowledgeable manner.
  • For assistance, please contact Brianne McLane directly at (609)258-0100 or bm4145@princeton.edu
  • To request service after hours you can call the service center directly at (609) 258-8000

Notary & Passport Photo Services

  • The Financial Service Center located at 7 New South provides Notary Public Services. Please visit the Financial Services website for more information.
  • The TigerCard Office located on Level A New South now provides notary and passport photo services for current full-time Princeton University students, faculty and staff members. United States passport or visa photos are free of charge with your current valid TigerCard. They will ensure that your passport and ID photos adhere to strict federal regulations. No appointments are necessary. For questions regarding these services please email tigercard@princeton.edu.

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