UNH Family Weekend

UNH fans cheering for football team

Saturday, Oct. 16

UNH is excited to invite you to our 2021 Family Weekend! Learn more about what we have in store for you.

Information regarding parking, getting around campus, and more can be found in our Frequently Asked Questions.

Schedule of Events

Please note the timing and description of the events below as many programs run congruently.
Due to forecast, some locations have been changed.

Friday, Oct. 15

2 p.m. UNH Wildcats Field Hockey vs Monmouth 
Memorial Field

7 p.m. UNH Wildcats Volleyball vs UAlbany 
Lundholm Gym

8 p.m. UNH Jazz Bands
Johnson Theater
Free and open to the public or enjoy the concert via livestream at youtube.com/unhmusic 

Saturday, Oct. 16

8–11 a.m. Check-in
Memorial Union Building (MUB) - top floor
Check-in with members of the Parent Council and Student Life team, pickup some fun items and hear more about what your day has in store for you!

9–11 a.m. UNH Police Department
Memorial Union Building (MUB)
Connect with folks from UNH PD and Campus Safety!

9–11 a.m. Student Life Poster Display
Memorial Union Building Room 334/336
Learn more about the Student Life Division at UNH through exploring a poster display of information and the opportunity to speak to representatives from some offices.

 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Family Photo!
T-Hall Lawn
Remember Family Weekend with a commemorative photo keychain with a picture of you and your student in front of the UNH Letters wall.

9- 10 a.m. UNH Aerial Dance
T-Hall Lawn
Watch a performance by the UNH Aerial Dancers from the UNH Dance Company.

9- 10 a.m. UNH Greatest Hits Tour
Due to weather this event has been cancelled. We encourage you to explore UNH’s Self-guided Walking Tour at any point throughout the weekend. Details can be found at https://explore.unh.edu/tour

10–11 a.m. Biomedical Engineering Society
Kingsbury S145
Join BMES for a research pitch competition where student members will give a three-minute thesis of their undergraduate research projects. Come vote on the best presentation and learn about biomedical engineering research at UNH.

10–11 a.m. UNH Woodsmen Team
Fishbowl Lawn
Come see a demonstration of traditional chopping and sawing skills!

10–11 a.m. Becoming a Changemaker, Sustainability at UNH
MUB Strafford Room
UNH is a Platinum Institution in sustainability nationwide and ranked 9th in the Sierra Cool Schools ranking of North America’s greenest colleges and universities. Learn about how our students contribute to that ranking through becoming changemakers as well as unique ways UNH practices making sustainable choices.

11 a.m.–12 p.m. —
First Seating
12–1 p.m. — Second Seating
Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)
Tickets required - purchased with registration

1 p.m. UNH Wildcats Football vs Dartmouth Big Green
Wildcat Stadium
Tickets required*

1–2 p.m. UNH Museum of Art Tours
UNH Museum of Art
Learn more about the exhibits on display at the UNH Art Museum in our 15-20 minute guided tours  beginning at the hours listed above.
Want to check it out on your own? The museum is open from 12–4 p.m. for you to explore at your own pace.

3:30–6 p.m. Pumpkin Decorating
Hamel Recreation Center (HRC) – First Floor 
Come decorate a pumpkin for your student's room or to bring home with you for your front stoop!

3:30–6 p.m. Alumni Hangout
Fishbowl Lawn
Join Alumni Relations and the Student Alumni Association for lawn games in the Fishbowl, including cornhole and giant pong! Open to all families and students

4–6 p.m. UNH Brewery Tours and Tasting
Barton Hall Room 111, 34 Sage Way
Visit the UNH brewery to see where students learn the science and technology of beverage production. Samples of student made beer and hard seltzer will be available! Located near A-lot, you can get there on foot, hop on the campus connector and get off at stop 150, or drive over and park in the lot around back!

5–8 p.m. Dinner in UNH's Holloway Commons (HoCo)
Interested in experiencing a UNH Dining Hall meal? Dining Services if offering discounted dinner at our award-winning Holloway Commons. Meals can be bought at the door.

7 p.m. UNH Wildcats Men’s Soccer vs UVM
Wildcat Stadium

7 p.m. UNH Wildcats Women’s Hockey vs Boston College
Whittemore Center
Tickets required*

8–10 p.m. Mission Improvable
MUB Granite State Room
The agents of MISSION IMPROVable Comedy Team are just a few audience suggestions away from creating a brand new and original production that’s all about whatever you tell them! Check out the show, hosted by the Memorial Union and Student Activities department.

Sunday, Oct. 17

2 p.m. UNH Wildcats Women’s Soccer vs NJIT

2 p.m. UNH Wildcats Field Hockey vs Merrimack
Memorial Field

2 p.m. UNH Symphony Orchestra
Johnson Theater
Free and open to the public or enjoy the concert via livestream at youtube.com/unhmusic 

8 p.m. UNH Concert Choir
Johnson Theater
Free and open to the public or enjoy the concert via livestream at youtube.com/unhmusic


*Tickets can be purchased at the UNH Box Office Website

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