Contents and Arrangement

Series 6: Student Discipline, 1905-2016

64 boxes
Restricted Content

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The Student Discipline series contains records relating to the Dean of Students' oversight of student discipline. The bulk of the records consist of files on individual students documenting specific disciplinary infractions and their corresponding penalties.


Mainly arranged chronologically by year and alphabetically thereunder.

Collection History


Additional transfers of records are expected from the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students indefinitely.


In the course of processing these records, two boxes of material documenting Neil Rudenstine's courses and research in the English Department were separated and removed to the Department of English Records.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Daniel Brennan with assistance from Joshua Muketha '10 in March and April, 2007. Finding aid written by Daniel Brennan in May of 2007.

An accrual, accession number AR.2021.029, was added in September, 2021 by Phoebe Nobles.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Student Discipline files are closed during the lifetime of the student. To safeguard privacy, no folder list has been included in this finding aid.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. The Trustees of Princeton University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University employees in the course of their work. If copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers will not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with non-commercial use of materials from the Mudd Library. For materials where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Series 6: Student Discipline; Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students Records, AC136, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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Related Materials

Several collections held by the Mudd Library contain records which relate to the Dean of Undergraduate Students. These include the Office of the President Records, the Office of the Provost Records, the Office of the Dean of the College Records, the Office of the Dean of the Chapel Records, and the Historic Subject Files. Additionally, yearly volumes of the Bric-A-Brac document the many student organizations over which the Dean of Undergraduate Students presides, and the Annual Reports to the President contain the yearly progress reports of the office.

Other Finding Aids

Full text searching of the archived websites is available through the Archive-It interface.

Princeton University
Princeton University - Administration.
Princeton University. Office of the Dean of Student Affairs.
Princeton University. Office of the Dean of Student Life.
Princeton University. Office of the Dean of Students.
Lowe, Eugene Y., 1949-
Rudenstine, Neil L.
Simmons, Adele