Information on Fees

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Mandatory Fees

Mandatory fees are charged to all UNH students who are enrolled in 5 or more credit hours. The technology fee is listed separately on student bills and is charged to all UNH students, including those registered for fewer than 5 credits.

The services and facilities supported by mandatory fees are available to all students. They are not charged based on the extent of students' usage of the facilities or services supported by the fees. For a listing of current academic fee rates please select your student type from the Tuition and Fees menu.

Students who withdraw or drop to part-time after classes begin may be eligible for a full or partial refund of fees based on the date of withdrawal or drop to part-time (see Withdrawal from the University or Change to Part-Time Status for more information).

Student fees provide the following services

Overseen and collected by the Student Senate through the Student Activity Fee Committee (SAFC), provides support for the following organizations and services:


Health & Wellness provides comprehensive, student-focused, primary medical care, laboratory testing, radiology, and pharmacy services. During the regular academic year, the clinical staff consist of board-certified physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and medical assistants who have experience working with adolescents and young adults and are committed to prevention and holistic care. The Office of Living Well Services presents educational workshops, offers support groups, and facilitates ongoing educational groups on a variety of physical and emotional health issues. Visit Health & Wellness for more information.

Psychology and Counseling Services is a campus resource whose services are designed to enhance students' ability to fully benefit from the University environment and academic experience. Services include counseling and therapy for students who may be experiencing situational or ongoing psychological difficulties, providing programming to meet the developmental needs of the student population, and encouraging a University atmosphere conducive to personal and intellectual growth and psychological well-being. Psychology and Counseling Services provides individual counseling, emergency assistance, consultation, group counseling, and learning disabilities screening. Visit Psychology and Counseling Services for more information.

The Memorial Union Building (MUB) provides opportunities for student involvement and offers space for programs, meetings, and study, as well as for major public events, movies, and other entertainment. A complete listing of programs, services, and events can be found on the MUB website.

Campus Recreation provides programs and facilities to support an active lifestyle.  Programs include Group Exercise, Intramural Sports, Aquatics, Outdoor Adventures, Instructional Programs and Sports Clubs.  Facilities include Hamel Recreation Center (HRC), Whittemore Center Arena, Swasey Indoor Pool, Outdoor Pool, Tennis Courts and other outdoor fields.  Check out for more information.

  • Admittance to all home games of organized sports at UNH
  • Financial support for athletes and athletic teams

For more information visit UNH Athletics

UNH is investing in Career and Professional Success to prepare students for successful lives after graduation.  Services include internships, career advising and resources, assessments, employer relations, interview preparation, and mentoring.  This initiative is being funded through a modest reallocation of existing mandatory fees. Visit the UNH Career and Professional Success site for further information. 

  • Campus connector
  • Wildcat Transit
  • Safe Rides
  • Amtrak Quik-Trak ticketing
  • Non-emergency rides

For more information visit UNH Transportation Services

  • Student Computing Clusters
  • Walk-in Help Desk services
  • Technology-enhanced classroom infrastructure
  • Academic technology liaisons
  • Technology-enhanced learning

For more information, visit UNH Information Technology

Cat's Cache is an optional declining balance account used for meals, vending machines, laundry, bookstore, MUB, and many downtown Durham businesses. The account carries forward from semester to semester.

New students pay a one time fee of $400 that supports first-year experience, transfer programming and other initiatives that help new students transition to the University.