9 Steps on the UNH Path
Step 1. Just checking to make sure you answered YES to at least one of the following questions. If so, please continue to Step 2. If you answered NO to all of the questions below, please go the Independent Path section. If you’re confused, contact Education Abroad.
- Am I fulfilling an academic requirement?
- Am I earning UNH credit?
- Am I traveling with a Recognized Student Organization?
- Am I traveling with a UNH faculty and/or staff member?
- Am I participating on a trip that is supervised, arranged or sponsored by a UNH department or UNH faculty/staff?
Step 2. Identify the type(s) of international experience you are considering. Call 862-2398 to schedule an appointment or to ask any questions about the international experience process. Make sure to state what type of international experience you want either Internship, Volunteer or Research Abroad.
Step 3. Apply for a passport if you do not have one. Renew your passport if it will expire in less than 6 months past your intended return to the U.S. Processing time averages 7-10 weeks from the date your application is received, but this can change depending on circumstances.
Step 4. Come to your Advising appointment with all the information you have gathered about your intended international experience and be prepared to ask questions.
Step 5. Using Google Chrome, build your UNH-Via Profile. Sign up by clicking the blue "Go to Portal" BUTTON and entering your UNH credentials. Logout when done.
Step 6. Search for unh-global.via-trm.com/visitor/programs/14585 in Google Chrome and click on the blue "Apply" button. Complete all application steps and subsequent forms that will be posted to your checklist later.
Step 7. Find out if you need a visa by checking with your program sponsor or the host country website.
Step 8. Pay the international insurance fee that will be posted to your UNH student bill. For more information about the International Travel Assistance and Insurance Program see here.
Step 9. Register with the US Embassy via The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)