Pre-Princeton & First-Year Guide


Thank you for your interest in the Department of Music as you prepare to apply to the University. Please consult the Princeton University Undergraduate Admission website for application guidelines, deadlines, and answers to frequently asked questions, including information about submitting the Arts Supplement.

Visiting the Department

We hope you will stop by when visiting campus to better envision how music might fit into your time at Princeton. You can check out our public Calendar to find information about attending an event during your visit. If you would like to meet a faculty member or ensemble director, take a trial studio lesson, see a practice room, or talk to a current student, please contact us. We look forward to meeting you!


First-Year Guide

Our administrative offices on the third floor of the Woolworth Center are open during business hours to help address any questions you might have as you transition into campus life. At the start of the semester, be sure to attend the Academic Expo on Monday, August 28, 2023 from 1:00 to 4:00pm in the atrium of Frick Chemistry Laboratory. Other start-of-term processes include:

More information about the Open House will be posted here.