HPA Hours and Appointments
HPA is open during regular business hours, Monday - Friday 8:45 am - 5:00 pm.
HPA advisers are available for 20-minute scheduled appointments through the end of May. Drop-in hours will resume in August.
You can also email questions to [email protected] at any time!
If you have a quick question, emailing it to [email protected] is a great 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 are available in-person and on Zoom. Bring your quick questions -- no appointment is necessary! Times are listed on Calendly.
Advisers are available for 20-minute individual appointments. You can reserve a time up to two weeks in advance. Sign up for 20-minute individual meetings through Calendly.
- First-Years and Sophomores should meet with Sachiko Datta or Sherise Smith Hicks.
- Juniors, Seniors, and Alums should meet with Kate Fukawa-Connelly or Sherise Smith Hicks.
Group Advising & Events
- Aspiring Docs: Conversation group for students who are the first in their families to pursue health careers.
- HPA Programming: HPA offers over 50 webinars and workshops.
How to find HPA
HPA is located above the U Store at 36 University Place.
Take the elevator near the Admissions office to Floor 2M or enter through the Center for Career Development during business hours.
Meet with an HPA Adviser
Every student's prehealth journey is unique and HPA is here to provide individualized advice.
Whether you're sure about medicine or just starting to consider a career in healthcare, HPA advisers are available to meet with you to discuss your interests, goals, and plans.
FAQs about meeting with HPA
How often do students meet with an adviser? What do they talk about? Learn more about working with HPA!
The HPA professional advising staff provides individual and group advising to all Princeton students and alumni interested in the health professions.
HPA Peer Advisers
Students, especially first-years and sophomores, are encouraged to reach out to HPA Peer Advisers (HPA PAs) to discuss topics including course and major selection, finding summer internships and activities, and life in general as a prehealth student. Students can reach out to any HPA PA regardless of college – bios and contact information are available on our website.
HPA Jock Docs
Athletes can call on our Jock Docs to discuss the balance between sport and prehealth and gain advice and support.
HPA Info Session Recordings
Recordings of recent presentations, school visits, and workshops are available on our website.
How To HPA Guides
Topics include four-year planning, clinical experience, application logistics, internships, and much more.
Frequently Asked Questions
Hundreds of questions have been answered in our Question of the Week feature in our HPA Vitals newsletter. They're all archived on our website.