Facilities & Resources

Mechanical Engineering Office (Kingsbury W101)

The ME office is open from 8:00 AM to 12:00 and from 1:00 to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Tracey Harvey and Lauren Foxall manage the office. Students are encouraged to contact them during office hours about any concerns or questions.

ME Department Smith Computer Cluster

The Mechanical Engineering Department computer cluster is located in Kingsbury Hall, room W114. There are a number of PC workstations running SolidWorks and other modern engineering software. The cluster is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. 

Undergraduate Lounge

The undergraduate lounge is located in Kingsbury Hall, room W136. This lounge is available to Mechanical Engineering Department students 24 hours, 7 days per week and offers students a quiet place to work on various assignments.

Department Laboratories

There are several undergraduate laboratories in the department (listed below).
Mr. Sheldon Parent is the supervisor of these laboratories.

Advanced Controls Lab Kingsbury Hall S223
Atomic Force Microscope LabParsons Hall G103
Combustion LabKingsbury Hall S111
Computational Mechanics Lab Kingsbury Hall S212
Design LabKingsbury Hall S215
Electro/Mechanical/Manufacturing LabKingsbury Hall S225
Engine Test Cell Kingsbury Hall S109A
Fluids LabKingsbury Hall S113
Fluid Mechanics Lab (shared with CiE)Kingsbury Hall S125
Materials Science LabParsons Hall 250
M.E./CIE Shop Kingsbury Hall S171
Mechanics, Materials, and Mfg. Lab Kingsbury Hall S211
Senior Project Lab Kingsbury Hall S162
Senior Project Lab Kingsbury Hall S107
Systems & Controls Lab Kingsbury Hall S221

Other Facilities

Other laboratory and analysis facilities that are used by the Mechanical Engineering Department undergraduate students and faculty include:

Lab                                                                                         Location

Flow Physics Facility                                                             24 Waterworks Rd.

CEPS Machine Shop                                                             Kingsbury Hall, S161

Jere Chase Ocean Engineering Lab                                    24 Colovos Road    

Students will have several of their courses, laboratories, and engineering design experiences in the Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory. The Chase Lab is a vibrant research nexus on campus containing a suite of ocean engineering facilities including:

  • 120’ long x 12’ wide x 10’ deep tow/wave tank.
  • 18 m long x 12 m wide x 6 m deep acoustic and engineering test tank
  • High-speed water/cavitation tunnel
  • 720 square foot machine shop
  • Large interior and exterior work bays

Other UNH marine facilities include:

  • Judd Gregg Marine research complex, including a 325’ research pier
  • Numerous research vessels including the 50’ 3-day endurance R/V Gulf Challenger and a fleet of smaller research vessels
  • Shoals Marine Laboratory (a marine research field station)
  • Jackson Estuarine Laboratory, providing students and faculty direct access to Great Bay 


Students who are experiencing academic difficulties can obtain help through a number of tutoring programs.  For math courses, the Math Department runs a tutoring program at the MaC Center (see below).  The Tau Beta Pi honor society also runs a tutoring program which covers many freshman/sophomore courses. Tutoring is also available through the Center for Academic Resources (2-3698).  The ME Department also employs tutors to help students in chemistry, physics, calculus and ME/OE courses.  Students who need help should contact the ME Office. A list of tutors is also available in the ME Department Student Blackboard Group Organization under the Resources link.

MaC Center

Bottom of Christensen Hall, Tel. (603)-862-3576

The Math Department offers help with calculus courses.  Students are strongly encouraged to seek help with their homework and to ask questions at the MaC Center. The Center opens the beginning of the second week of classes and is open on Monday and Wednesday from 1-9 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 9-5 p.m., Friday from 1-5 p.m. and on some Sundays.  

Counseling Center

Smith Hall - 3rd Floor, Tel. (603) 862-2090

See the Counseling Center Web site.

University Advising and Career Center 

The University Advising and Career Center (UACC) assists current students and alumni of UNH to identify, explore, and implement their educational and career goals. UACC hosts numerous job fairs and resume reviews throughout the academic year as well as providing other services including academic advising, job search support, interest assessments, and internship information. Students interested in learning more about the services offered by the UACC can visit the center in Hood House.

The Center for Academic Resources (CFAR)

Wolff House, Tel. (603)- 862-3698

The Center for Academic Resources (CFAR) offers UNH students a variety of services designed to help improve their academic skills.  CFAR offers instructions in time management, note-taking, and test-taking skills, as well as services including drop-in tutoring for selected courses, study groups, and information sessions on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).  CFAR’s office is located in Smith Hall, Room 201.

UNH Information Technology (IT)

IT is responsible for the many programs and services used at UNH including Blackboard and Webmail among others.  IT helps students and faculty with accounts, Blackboard, and email. Students who have any questions or experience any technical problems are encouraged to call the IT Service Desk at 862-4242 or visit http://it.unh.edu/.