News & Announcements

Severe Delays in Passport Processing
Aug. 7, 2023

Passport processing is currently taking 10-13 weeks for routine requests and 7-9 weeks for expedited service. If students do not have a valid passport and are traveling for fall break, they will need to file an urgent request. To do so, students must schedule an appointment at a…

"Enroll My Trip" Training for Registering Group Travel
Jan. 10, 2023

All University Travel requires registration through Princeton’s Global Safety & Security unit. GS&S offers training in the “Enroll My Trip” travel registration system with focus on supporting departmental and program staff in the registration of both group and delegate travel. This training would best benefit new and infrequent users of…

DHS Announces Extension of REAL ID Enforcement to 2025
Dec. 12, 2022

The Department of Homeland Security announced its intent to extend the REAL ID full enforcement date by 24 months, from May 3, 2023 to May 7, 2025.…

2022 Travel Showcase October 17
Aug. 7, 2022

The Princeton University Travel Program will host their second travel showcase on Monday, October 17. All faculty and staff who book or purchase group or individual travel are encouraged to attend. The University’s preferred airlines, hotels,…

Princeton University Diverse Supplier Fair
Aug. 3, 2022

Procurement Services will be hosting a diverse supplier fair on Tuesday, October 18, 2022.  Come meet representatives from minority, woman, veteran, and LGBT-owned companies for a wide array of goods and services such as temporary staffing, event services, consulting, technology, laboratory supplies, and much…

Palmer House has reopened for guests!
Aug. 1, 2022

Palmer House has reopened its guest accommodations and is now accepting reservations. Located on Nassau Street only two blocks from the front gates of campus, the historic bed-and-breakfast is the only guest hotel/inn owned by Princeton University. Palmer House offers…

US will end COVID-19 testing requirement for air travelers entering the country
June 10, 2022

The Biden administration has announced that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lift its requirement for travelers to test negative for Covid-19 before entering the US. Read more

Access Rates for Preferred Princeton-Area Properties
Dec. 17, 2021

The travel program recently released a hotel matrix that summarizes negotiated rates and availability of hotel amenities at all of the University's preferred Princeton-area properties. The document will allow University affiliates to compare local hotel rates and see which amenities are available to guests at the present time -- such as shuttle…

American Airlines Introduces New Benefits for University Groups
Nov. 2, 2021

Now is the time to start booking WinterSession group Travel and AA has just rolled out new group benefits including complimentary priority access and complimentary preferred seating.  To book, contact our group department at princetongroups…

American Revamps Elite-Tier Loyalty Requirements
Oct. 27, 2021

American Airlines is simplifying the requirements for reaching elite tiers in its AAdvantage loyalty program, now having a single set of points needed for each tier.

Starting next year, status with American will be based solely on "Loyalty Points," each the equivalent of one AAdvantage mile, which travelers earn by flying with…