The legal name of Princeton University is "The Trustees of Princeton University".
Tax Exempt Status
The Trustees of Princeton University is exempt from federal income tax as an educational institution under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
In U.S. states, the University is exempt from state sales and use taxes on goods and services. When you make a purchase on behalf of the University, present the University’s exemption number printed on the front of your Departmental Credit card, or present the actual state exemption certificate.
Click here for a list of states in which we have the exemption and the related certificate.