UNH Affirmative Action Statement
The University of New Hampshire is a public institution with a long-standing
commitment to equal opportunity for all. It does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran’s
status, sexual orientation, or disability in admission or access to, or
treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Inquiries regarding
discrimination should be directed to Pat Gormley, special assistant to
the president for affirmative action, Room 305, Thompson Hall, 105 Main
Street, phone (603) 862-2930 (Voice/TTY), fax (603) 862-2936, or to the
regional director, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education,
JW McCormack Post Office and Court House Building, Room 701, 01-0061 Boston,
There are various grievance procedures to provide for the resolution of
complaints under this policy. Information may be obtained at the Affirmative
The University complies with federal guaranteed student loan regulations
and will supply information about the employment of its graduates who
have majored in specialized degree programs that normally lead to specific
employment fields. This information may be obtained upon request from
the University’s Career Services, which is available to all students.
The University does not guarantee employment to its graduates, but their
chances for employment are enhanced if they have begun career planning
early in their undergraduate days.
The University provides information pertaining to the Family Educational
Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (the “Buckley Amendment”) in
the annual student handbook. Information also is available from the Office
of the Vice President for Student Affairs and the Office of the Provost
and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The annual student publication,
Student Rights, Rules, and Responsibilities, also contains University
regulations and policies regarding student conduct.
Course descriptions and program descriptions may vary from the actual
content or requirements because of advancements in the discipline or the
active nature of academic planning and decision making. Accordingly, the
University reserves the right to make whatever changes are deemed necessary
in schedules, course content, requirements, academic programs (including
their termination), calendar, tuition and fees, services, or any other
aspect of the University’s operations, giving whatever notice thereof
is reasonable under the circumstances. Therefore, the provisions of this
catalog are not an irrevocable contract between the students and the University.
The University is also not responsible for failure to provide or for delay
in providing expected services and/or facilities when such failure arises
from causes beyond the reasonable control of the University.
All aforementioned publications are available in alternate formats upon