About AAS Courses and Community Auditing

Princeton University’s Community Auditing Program (CAP) enables members of the community, high school graduates ages 18 and above,  to audit, or sit in on, University lectures on a non-credit basis for $175 per course unless otherwise noted. On average, 200 classes are available each semester for auditing. No credit or certification is given for CAP classes. However, certified teachers currently working in New Jersey and Au Pairs may obtain written verification for classes they have audited.

The primary mission of the University is to serve as a preeminent educational and research institution for fully enrolled students. Thus, auditors are to be as unobtrusive as possible in the classroom and considerate of the fully enrolled students by doing the following:

  1. Refrain from commenting or asking questions during the class;
  2. Refrain from speaking or emailing the professor unless the professor initiates the communication;
  3. Refrain from entering or exiting the classroom or lecture hall once the class has started;
  4. Sit only in the back rows of the classroom or lecture hall; University students have first priority for seating.
  5. Refrain from purchasing books at the local bookstores or any bookseller until after the second week of classes has ended;
  6. Turn off cell phones and other electronic devices before entering the classroom.
  7. Refrain from inviting professors out to coffee or lunch.

For more information, please see the Princeton Office of Community and Regional Affairs.

Upcoming Events

Revolutionizing Revolution
Sep 22, 2017
Screening of 'The Fits' (2015)
Oct 4, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Screening of 'Strong Island' (2017)
Oct 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Remembering Langston Hughes: His Art, Life, and Legacy Fifty Years Later
Nov 10, 2017 - Nov 11, 2017
The Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium
Nov 17, 2017 - Nov 18, 2017
Titus Kaphar, Special Exhibit and Conversation
Nov 18, 2017
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African American Studies for the 21st Century

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  1. 'The Formation of Religio-Racial Identity' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Judith Weisenfeld 47:32
  2. 'What Was African American Marriage?' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Tera Hunter 44:59
  3. 'Before Cornel West, After Cornel West' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Cornel West 52:46
  4. 'An Insistence on Not Being Discouraged' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Chika Okeke-Agulu 55:19
  5. 'A Through Line for African American Studies' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Imani Perry 44:07
  6. 'Activism and Risk in the Face of Trump' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Asanni York, Destiny Crockett 43:02
  7. 'Langston Hughes, Religious Thinker' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Wallace Best 45:50
  8. 'Convergences and Dissonance' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Keeanga-Yamahatta Taylor, Naomi Murakawa, & Imani Perry 60:08