Live Streaming / Twitter
2013 Social Media Mashup
Check out the 2013 Commencement Social mashup! This page integrates the livestream with a controllable webcam overlooking the event; Twitter and Instagram feeds; 2013 Facebook cover image downloads; and more! Use the hashtag #UNH13 for Twitter, Instagram and Google+.
Streaming begins at 9:30 a.m. To view the livestream only, click here.
2013 Commencement Speaker
Lt. Gen. Mary A. Legere '82 is 2013 UNH Commencement Speaker
The 2013 Commencement Speaker will be Lt. Gen. Mary A. Legere '82. A combat veteran, Legere's military career spans three decades and includes tours in Germany, Korea, and Iraq, where she completed 18 months as the chief of staff for intelligence.
To learn more about Lt. Gen. Mary A. Legere '82, please click here.
2013 Commencement Awards
Lieutenant General Mary A. Legere '82, Doctor of Laws
Governor Margaret Wood Hassan, Doctor of Laws
Andrew E. Lietz, Doctor of Humane Letters
Granite State Awards
Running Nuns of St. Charles Children's Home
Fred Minot Wetherbee II, "Fritz"
Many departments hold individual celebrations leading up to and immediately following Commencement. List of 2013 Departmental Celebrations. Please check back as celebrations will be added as they are confirmed.
Schedule of Events
Friday, May 17
11 a.m. - Commencement rehearsal, Memorial Field
Noon- Graduate Lobster Bake, Boulder Field
3 p.m. - Graduates assemble for Honors Convocation, Whittemore Center
4-6 p.m. - Honors Convocation, Whittemore Center
Saturday, May 18
9 a.m. - Graduates assemble for Commencement
9:45 a.m. - Procession begins
10 a.m. - Ceremony begins
12:30 p.m. - Ceremony concludes
Complete list of dates and deadlines
The UNH Commencement Ceremony will take place outdoors on Memorial Field, rain or shine. Please dress accordingly. Simulcast viewing is available in the Whittemore Center Arena. Tickets are not required for either Memorial Field or the Whittemore Center Arena.
Register to Participate
Students preparing to graduate must follow these two important steps:
- File an Intent-to-Graduate with the Registrar's Office on Blackboard, through Webcat. Eligibility to Participate
- Registration to participate in the Commencement and/or Honors Convocation ceremonies has closed.
Seniors: Support the Class Gift!
This year the Senior Class will participate in a healthy competition to see which college has the highest participation percentage. Will it be COLA, COLSA, HHS, PAUL, or CEPS? Remember, it's not how much you give, it's that you give!
The class of 2012 broke all records for a senior class gift! We're looking forward to watching the class of 2013 set NEW records! Gifts of all amounts help to make UNH, your soon-to-be alma mater, the best it can be!
Questions about the class gift? Contact Lauren Lachocki at email@example.com or (603) 862-0540.