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Welcome to #WildcatCountry
The First Year Application is open for 2022-2023 Academic Year!
We are so happy to have you! Your first step is to complete the Housing and Dining Application. The steps have been broken into three parts. So, to get started:
- Complete the application by the deadline of May 1st.
- Students will receive timeslots, when they will be able to self-select a room, on Thursday, June 23.
- Select a space on one of our numerous residence halls on your designated time between Monday, June 27 to Friday, July 1.
If you complete the application by May 1st, it will remain open to you for edits until the self-selection process begins on Monday, June 27th! Remember, first-year students are always guaranteed housing.
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Life on Campus
Living in one of our residence halls will provide you with a chance to grow as a person while being supported by our professional live-in Residence Hall Director staff and undergraduate Resident Assistants. Our residential experience is designed to provide fun and engaging activities, opportunities to meet new people and offer resources as you find your way on campus.
First Year Housing Options
First year students live all over campus! Our halls offer a wide arrange of accommodations with over 24 residence halls. We have four halls that exclusively house first year students: Alexander, Lord, Christensen, and Williamson. Every other residence hall has at least 25% of its spaces reserved for first year students.
Are you looking for information about orientation? Do you want to know what resources are offered to incoming students? New Student Programs hosts the first year and transfer student orientation and provides transition programs for new students and their families! On their page, you will find orientation dates, information on Wildcat Days, overviews on Early Arrival Programs and much more!
If you have any questions, reach out to email@example.com.
What to Bring
When you arrive at UNH, your room will be furnished with:
- Twin bed with 36x80" mattress (twin XL)
- Desk and chair
- Closet space
- Window blinds
- Bed guard rail (installation guide)
- Some halls have bunkable or loftable beds
You will be responsible for these items for the length of your stay.
- Cleaning supplies/dish soap
- Disinfectant wipes and spray
- Reusable water bottle
- Dry erase board for door
- Trash can (Recycling Bin provided in room)
- Laundry bag or basket
- Laundry detergent/dryer balls
- Clothes hangers
- 3 cloth face coverings (minimum)
- Small first aid kit
- Flip flops/shower shoes
- Shower caddy
- Personal Toiletries
- Sheets (XL Twin)/pillowcases
- Blankets/comforter (XL Twin)
- Smart strip surge protector
- Computer/supporting cables
- Electronic/USB storage
- Portable charger/Power bank
- Mini tool kit
- Can opener
- Area rug
- Small refrigerator*
- Drying rack
- Fabric softener and stain remover
- Iron and Ironing board
- Mini sewing kit
- Lint brush
- Mattress pad
- Portable speakers
- Extension cords
*Microwaves rated with a power output of 800 watts or less, either a stand-alone unit or a part of a microwave-refrigerator combination.
*Refrigerators sized less than 4.5 cubic feet are permitted. We suggest one refrigerator per two students. Please see the Room and Board Agreement for more information.
*Bikes – Some halls, but not all, have indoor bike rooms to lock up bikes. All halls have outdoor bike racks.
- Toaster oven
- Electric blanket
- Hot plates
- items non-recognized to a UL standard by a nationally recognized testing laboratory
- Halogen lamps
- Pets-except non-dangerous fish in a 10 gallon or less tank
- Firearms/weapons including airsoft guns