Princeton’s academic advising community supports your academic engagement and intellectual growth. Explore our liberal arts curriculum, access the University’s many academic resources, and forge satisfying pathways from matriculation to graduation with the help of your advisers. Academic Advising Overview Academic Advising Define and progress on your academic path with the help of a community of academic advisers. Connect with advisers Choosing a Major Explore the curriculum before deciding on your major, which serves as your academic home. Find your fit Minors and Certificates Examine links between disciplines through a minor or certificate that complements your major. Make academic connections Choosing Courses Think beyond a checklist of requirements and choose courses that help you explore and grow. Plan course selection Opportunities Enhance coursework with practical experiences that connect learning to the broader world. Explore options Guidance and Support Learn about the many resources available to support you as you chart your academic path. Access resources Seasonal Priorities Advanced Placement Enter upper-level courses, fulfill certain requirements, or attain advanced standing. Explore advanced placement Summer Courses Enrich and advance your studies through summer coursework. Plan your summer Taking Courses for Transfer Credit Consider the benefits of external courses, and review the criteria and approval process. Seek transfer credit Peer Academic Advisers Seek advice on classes, majors, and life at Princeton from trained juniors and seniors who’ve been there. Find your PAA Opportunities View All Opportunities As a Princeton student, you have the extraordinary opportunity of four years in which to try out new fields, develop your mind, and expand your sense of what's possible. ProCES Classes Link service in the community with your academic work through courses, internships, and independent work support. Academic Year Study Abroad Study for a semester or a full academic year at an institution abroad and explore a new academic and cultural environment. Research Opportunities Explore research possibilities before you start your junior independent work and senior thesis. Princeternships Get out into the field, investigate career paths, and foster connections with alumni and employers through a Princeternship.