June Orientation Information

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Program Schedules

Students Two Day Program June 2-3, 5-6, 9-10, 16-17

Students One Day Program June 12, 19

Parents/Families Two Day Program June 2-3, 5-6, 9-10, 16-17

Parents/Families One Day Program June 12, 19

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This is a mandatory program for students, and they are expected to attend all parts. It is not mandatory for parents. Parents may attend a session different from the student's


Students and parents park in Lot A.


Two Day Program- For first-year students who attend the overnight program, dinner and breakfast will be provided at no charge. Inexpensive meals will be available on campus for parents, as will lunch for freshmen and their parents before and after the overnight program. You may also wish to bring money for snacks.

One Day Program-First-year students who attend the one-day program will be provided lunch at no charge. An inexpensive lunch is available for parents who attend the one-day program.

Housing/ What to Bring

For first-year students, there is no charge for this accommodation. You will be assigned a room in Stoke Hall. It is advised that you bring a sleeping bag/sheets, pillow, towel, toothbrush and a change of clothes.  Optional items include a small fan and money for snacks.

Parents/ Family

Overnight accommodations on campus are available through UNH Conferences. Make your prepaid reservation here or call (603) 862-0863 or (603) 862-1900.


Those, who wish to stay at a local motel, may contact:

Holiday Inn Express, Durham, (603) 868-1234
Hickory Pond Inn, Durham, (603) 659-2227
Three Chimneys, Durham, (603) 868-7800
Days Inn, Dover, (603) 742-0400
Comfort Inn, Portsmouth, (603) 433-3338
Fairfield Inn, Portsmouth, (603) 436-6363
Holiday Inn, Portsmouth, (603) 431-8000
Check the Orientation Web site for additional options and transportation information (www.unh.edu/orientation).

Commuter Students

Off Campus and Commuter Services assists off-campus students in problem solving and locating the resources they need. If you aren’t sure where to go next, come to the Leadership Center. We are located on the 3rd floor of the Memorial Union. Check the MUB info Booth to find us or call us at (603) 862-0303.
A list of off-campus housing options in the Seacoast area is available on-line. Printed resources range from sublease agreements and renters’ rights brochures, to where to study on campus and how to get involved. In addition, the Information Desk in the Memorial Union is open seven days a week. The desk has jumper cables to loan, and bus and parking information. Lockers are also available for rent on a semester basis.

Students with Disabilities

Disability Services provides services for students with documented physical, psychological, medical and/or learning disabilities. These services may include: accessible classrooms; specialized software; van transportation on campus; classroom accommodations—note takers, extended exam time, interpreters for the deaf—and other appropriate accommodations as requested and supported by documentation. Documentation of your disability is required and should be sent well in advance.
Please contact DSS at (603) 862-2607 V/TTY prior to attending Orientation so that we will be aware of your needs and may make the necessary arrangements for you. While you are here for Orientation, we strongly urge you to meet with the DSS staff to plan and discuss needs for accommodation.