Professor Joe Lugalla, Dept of Anthropology

NSBE National Society of Black Engineers UNH Chapter

Korean Culture Club For More Information

Associate Prof, Funso Afolayan, Dept of History

MOSAICO the Latino/Latina student organization For More Information


The UNH President's Commission on the Status of People of Color proposes, recommends, and evaluates programs, policies, and services aimed at enhancing diversity and supporting people of color within the UNH community. The commission acts to ensure implementation of goals to increase campus diversity through minority student, faculty, and staff recruitment and retention, and through curriculum development. Learn More

 Help Students Buy their Books

UNH faculty and staff can now use payroll deductions to support a book fund for students. Book funds will be available to students with demonstrated financial need.
Download the Undergraduate Book Fund Payroll Deduction

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Help us improve our campus and community climate

Report It! logoIf you have observed or experienced an incident of bias, discrimination or harassment, please report the incident by either calling the Affirmative Action and Equity Office at TEL # 862-2930 (voice/TTY) or log on to the ReportIt website.


Black Family Weekend

Friday, April 4 - Sunday, April 6, 2014
The Black Student Union invites everyone to take part in the activities of the 7th Annual Black Family Weekend. We are hoping that Black Family Weekend will excite parents and families of students of color to not only become more involved within areas of the UNH community, but the Parent’s Association as well.  This year's events include discussions, workshops, fashion show and special dinners. Please visit to RSVP and for more details.   Event funded by SAFC

Our Stories

Nyomi Guzman

"Ethics and social justice have always been important to Guzman, even as a high school student in Amherst, N.H..", Guzman was recently accepted to work on ROC USA, through her involvement with the Carsey Social Innovation Internship program, which led to her recent project of building social networking websites for senior citizen communities.  Guzman, a double major in communications and women's studies, also finds time to mentor first-year students and was chair of the Diversity Support Coalition.  Read more  

Xiomara Alban

Xiomara Albán grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts, the middle of three girls. Her mother and father were born in Ecuador, making Xio
a first generation American, in addition to a first generation college student.  Read More about Xiomara

Noha Elmohands

Talking about my religion, my race, and my gender has given me visibility that many students have not had.  It has allowed me to be empathetic toward a wide range of student experiences. Meet Noha Elmohands, recent host of the MLK Commemorative Address. Watch the video on her student call to action

Mike Vidal

Michael went on a summer research trip to the University of Ghana for eight weeks. Michael focused his research on challenges in development, particularly higher education access for underrepresented groups. He credits this experience as the “most amazing experience I’ve ever had in my entire life.” Read More about Mike