The CONNECT Program introduces summer participants to peer mentors who will provide academic guidance and information about resources as they navigate their first year at UNH. Students can also seek support with the following university organizations.
Center for Academic Resources (CFAR) - At CFAR, undergraduate students can make use of a variety of sources to support in their academic success. These resources include walk-in hours with educational counselors, academic coaching and assistance in locating tutoring services.
Connors Writing Center - The CWC provides free writing assistance to students on all forms of writing during any stage of the writing process. The center's highly skilled peer consultants are available for scheduled appointments or during walk-in hours.
Dimond Library - The library provides high-quality resources and services to students in every discipline. Students can get help with their research papers and projects through chat or email, or can make appointments with librarians who specialize in their areas of study.
UNH Mathematics Center - MaC is a free tutoring center that offers walk-in help to students enrolled in any of several mathematics courses.
UNH Pathways - Pathways is a mentoring program with Career and Professional Success and Alumni Relations that brings alumni and undergraduates together for professional growth.
Social Justice Organizations
The Aulbani J. Beauregard Center for Equity, Justice, and Freedom- Located in MUB 120. The Center envisions an inclusive community of learners where there is a shared commitment to social justice and pluralism, thus preparing principled leaders to contribute to an ever changing diverse society. The offer social programming "RealTalk" series, trainings (Safe Zones, Audre Lorde Summit, etc.), and much more!
Delta Xi Phi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. (Rho Chapter) - Located in MUB 145. This Multicultural Sorority was founded in 1994 by fifteen young women who recognized the need for an organization that appreciated the different cultures that are present on their college campus.
Diversity Support Coalition - The DSC is a student organization composed of six diverse student groups that serves to represent those who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education. DSC also creates programming to promote multiculturalism and diversity.
National Society of Black Engineers - NSBE-UNH is a formally recognized student organization and professional society that provides academic and professional support to multicultural students in the STEM fields.
Book Scholarship Program
This scholarship fund, part of the Diversity Initiatives Fund in the Office of Community, Equity, and Diversity-, is designed to provide students with financial assistance in the purchase of textbook supplies.
To be eligible, an applicant must meet the following minimum requirements at the time of the application:
- Be a matriculated, undergraduate student;
- Enrolled in at least 12 credit hours;
- Have no more than 60 credit hours completed;
- Have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA or be a first-time college student; and
- Have a current application on file at UNH’s Financial Aid office.
Housing, Food and Financial (Basic Needs) Support
Housing: The Inn Between is available to UNH students to pay for housing during Thanksgiving, Spring Break and January Term. UNH also provides emergency support for students experiencing emergency housing loss. To apply for the Inn Between Fund or receive help with urgent housing loss, contact the Dean of Students at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food: Swipe it Forward is a program for UNH students who are challenged by food insecurity to confidentially request and receive meal swipes in the dining halls or as a Meal to Go. To request Swipe it Forward, contact Dean.Students@unh.edu
UNH Cats' Cupboard (Location: MUB 140A) helps alleviate food insecurity for UNH Students in need by providing supplemental, direct access to free, nourishing food. To be eligible for services you must be a current student at the University of New Hampshire and bring your current UNH ID card with you. If possible, please bring your own re-usable bags for carrying items.
Money:The Student Emergency Assistance Fund provides UNH undergraduate and graduate students who are unable to meet essential expenses due to a temporary or unexpected hardship with short-term financial assistance. To request SEFA, contact the Dean of Students at email@example.com. If you haven't already, consider applying for ARP Funds through Webcat.
Laptop: The Loaner Laptop program at UNH helps students who do not have the financial means to access or replace the technical resources required to learn and study. Students who are approved receive a Lenovo L14 laptop to be used during the academic year. To request a loaner laptop, contact the Dean of Students at firstname.lastname@example.org.