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Information for Freshmen

Information for Freshmen

Information for Diabetics

Many students with diabetes have participated in the trip or led trips. These are a few things we have learned over the years to help you have a good week on the trip.

Tell us About your Insulin Regimen

When completing your health form, let us know about your daily insulin regimen. Are you taking insulin orally, spray, by injection, or an insulin pump? What type of glucose monitoring meter do you use? What are the temperature requirements for your medication and meter or pump? All of these things can help us place you on a trip that's in the right environment for you.

Canoeing Trip Personal Equipment List

Here is all the information you need to pack for your Frosh Trip. When selecting gear for the trip, remember that you’ll be in the outdoors for five days, so you’ll want to bring only those things you need to be comfortable. Leave behind what isn’t necessary—extra stuff just adds weight. This equipment list is based on over 40 years of experience running Outdoor Action Trips. If you bring ALL the gear on the list and ONLY the gear on the list, you’ll be comfortable in virtually any situation you’ll encounter on Frosh Trip.

Biking Trip Personal Equipment List

Here is all the information you need to pack for your Frosh trip. When selecting gear for the trip, remember that you’ll be in the outdoors for six days, so you’ll want to bring only those things you need to be comfortable. Leave behind what isn’t necessary—extra stuff just adds weight. This equipment list is based on 40 years of experience running Outdoor Action Trips. If you bring ALL the gear on the list and ONLY the gear on the list, you’ll be comfortable in virtually any situation you’ll encounter on Frosh Trip.

Backpacking Equipment List

Here is all the information you need to pack for your Frosh Trip. When selecting gear for the trip, remember that you’ll be in the outdoors for five days, so you’ll want to bring only those things you need to be comfortable. Leave behind what isn’t necessary—extra stuff just adds weight. This equipment list is based on 40 years of experience running Outdoor Action Trips. If you bring ALL the gear on the list and ONLY the gear on the list, you’ll be comfortable in virtually any situation you’ll encounter on Frosh Trip.

Frosh Trip Dates


Tentative Dates for the Princeton Class of 2021

The Online Registration will be available online to all incoming students in late May when the Matriculation Portal goes online. Students will need their University NetID and Password to access the online registration.

Orientation 2017 - September 2 - September 12

  • Late May 2017: Online Registration for Small Group Orientation Experiences: Outdoor Action, Community Action, Fall Student-Athletes
  • Saturday, September 2: Arrival for Class of 2021

Arrival for Frosh Trip

Outdoor Action Check-in is Sunday, September 3 at 6:30 PM in Dillon Gym

Please gather all of your personal equipment Sunday morning, and put it either in a backpack (if you have your own) or a trashbag (if you are borrowing a backpack from OA) so that all of your things are ready Sunday evening.  You only need to bring your boots to Dillon Gym for check-in, and then will have an opportunity later in the evening to pick up the rest of your belongings from your dorm.