Our program is big.  Our community is small.

Boarding school is an opportunity to dig more deeply into a child’s education, but also into their development as an individual. Living away from home, you’ll build confidence and independence, and academic opportunities specifically for residents will help you maintain the highest possible level of academic achievement as you prepare for college and life.

At Hun, the Resident Program is designed to facilitate that discovery and accomplishment.  The personal relationships that develop between our resident faculty and our students, between our students and each other, are the foundation for that discovery. You’ll be immersed in an atmosphere where every student is encouraged to try new things, explore the world of possibilities available at The Hun School, and discover new interests and hidden talents.  

One hundred and eighty students, forty-five acres, twenty-five families, twenty-two countries, fifteen states, four dormitories, a dozen pets .... you get the idea! The size of our boarding program is one in a series of carefully designed elements to provide comfort and community; to foster growth and independence. Ours is a thriving, diverse culture, where students from all over the world come together to become active, engaged members of our community.

 

Resident Life News

  • Living and Learning in Princeton

    Posted January 12, 2015

    Boarding students at The Hun School hail from a range of small rural towns to bustling city centers all over the country and world. As expected, they dive into the School’s on-campus community, taking advantage of a multitude of opportunities and programs designed to stimulate the mind and body. Just as quickly, many students explore and embrace the larger community of Princeton as an extension of their school experience. The Hun School is actually the only boarding school right in the town of Princeton, putting Hun students an easy one-mile from Princeton University and the town center.

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  • The Hun School Celebrates the Opening of Wilf Family Global Commons

    Posted December 10, 2014

    Students, faculty, and staff at The Hun School attended a ceremonial Ribbon Cutting on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 that marked the official opening of the long-awaited Wilf Family Global Commons. Student tours of the $9 million, 30,000 square foot dormitory and educational facility began immediately following the ribbon cutting.

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  • Leadership Workshop Encourages Participation

    Savoy Drummond ’16 (left) and Jorelle Montes ’15 (right) both enjoyed the leadership workshop offered by Mawi Asgedom (center) at The Hun School of Princeton.
    Posted April 11, 2014

    Nationally recognized leadership specialist Mawi Asgedom held a two-hour workshop for students at The Hun School of Princeton on Saturday, April 5th. Mr. Asgedom articulated characteristics of effective leaders, before challenging students to experience as much as possible while at Hun – to use their “turbo button” to accelerate participation in order to develop awareness and empathy.

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  • Claire Shearburn ’15 Raises Awareness about Eating Disorders

    Claire Shearburn ’15 led a fundraising and awareness campaign during National Eating Disorder Awareness week at The Hun School of Princeton.
    Posted March 24, 2014

    Claire Shearburn ’15 recently led a fundraising and awareness campaign at The Hun School of Princeton during National Eating Disorder Awareness week, February 23rd – March 1st. Claire, a first-year boarding student at The Hun School of Princeton, openly shared her personal struggles with an eating disorder, a condition that affects an estimated 30 million people in the United States. As a boarding student, Claire felt empowered to open up and then act.

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  • Thanksgiving is Among the Cultural Traditions Shared at Boarding School

    Posted December 2, 2013

    Hun School junior Justin Pontrella ’15 and his New Jersey-based family shared their home and holiday traditions with Li Wei “Weber” Chi ’15 this Thanksgiving. Weber is a boarding student from Taiwan and therefore Thanksgiving is a relatively new experience for him. The two Hun School juniors used the first half of their break to visit colleges in Boston, Massachusetts before joining Justin’s extended family for a traditional Thanksgiving feast.

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Contact Us

  • Amy Roth

    Co-Director of Resident Life
    St. Lawrence University, B.A.
    Washington University, M.S.W.
    School Extension 2260
  • Kelli Sanchez

    Co-Director of Resident Life
    Lafayette College, B.A.
    Columbia University, M.A.
    School Extension x. 2110
  • Patrick Quirk, '02

    Associate Director of Resident Life
    Dickinson College, B.A.
    The College of New Jersey, M.A.T.
    School Extension 2362
  • Jennifer Marino

    Resident Life Coordinator
    Ursinus College, B.A.
    School Extension 2111