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  • The HPA Office is located above the U Store at 36 University Place, floor 2M. Entry is past Career Services and up a short flight of stairs, or from the U Store elevator to floor 2M. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:45am-5:00pm during the school year.
  • In addition to the advisers’ offices, HPA maintains a lending library of health-related books and MCAT prep materials, and provides a comfortable space for students to hang out. Guest speakers and group workshops are often hosted in the HPA office.


Tue, Apr 25, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: Louis A. Simpson Int'l Building, Davis Center MPR (Basement Level)
Wed, Apr 26, 2017,
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Location: Frist 207
Fri, Apr 28, 2017, 12:00 pm
Location: 36 University Place, Suite 230

HPA Hours & Appointments

Upcoming Drop-In Hours

  • Tuesday, Apr. 25, 3-5pm
  • Wednesday, Apr. 26, 1-3pm
  • Friday, Apr. 27, 1-3pm
  • Tuesday, May 2, 2-4pm
  • Wednesday, May 3, 2-4pm
  • Thursday, May 4, 1-3pm

Drop-In Hours are for check ins and quick questions. Students sign up at HPA and are seen on a first come, first served basis. To receive a reminder about drop-ins, you can sign up in the HPA WASS Calendar appointment block for the Drop-In Hours time you plan to attend.

To schedule an individual appointment, use the HPA Appointment Calendar in WASS - appointments become available two weeks in advance. 

Working with HPA

Individual Advising

Email us: if you have a quick question, emailing it to hpa@princeton.edu is your best first step. If it seems that your questions would be better addressed in a meeting, we will reach out to you to schedule a time.

Drop-In Hours: Bring quick questions to drop-in hours - students are seen on a first come, first served basis.


HPA Vitals: April 21
Question of the Week: Majors, GPAs, and Admissions Question: I’m considering medical or dental school and I’m trying to figure out my major. Is it best to be a science major and have a lower GPA or major in something non-science and have a higher GPA?
Career of the Month: Public Health Curious about career in Public Health? Learn about the field, the people, sample curricula, and more!
Examkrackers MCAT Science Lesson Online Attendees will receive a $350 discount on summer Examkrackers MCAT classes. To register, email freemcat@examkrackers.com with your name, college, city/state, and anticipated MCAT date.
Question of the Week: What Happens When an Applicant Isn’t Accepted? Question: Hi HPA – I know that most students get into medical school but what about the ones who don’t? What do they usually do?