First Year Orientation

First Year Orientation
UNH Students in Murkland Courtyard


Join us for First Year Orientation

As we anticipate welcoming you to campus this fall, your health and safety are our top priorities. This year, our June Orientation sessions will be held online. We’ll be working with all of our partners across campus, to develop an exciting, interactive program for you, connecting you to your new academic and campus experiences at UNH. You’ll tap into the same Wildcat spirit and start to build the same lifelong connections as you would on-campus, just from right where you are.
We’ll be here to support you in June as you experience your ‘firsts’ – from orientation, registering for classes, meeting your new classmates, to the first step you’ll take on campus this fall.

Virtual Orientation Sessions

Monday, June 15
Thursday, June 18
Monday, June 22
Thursday, June 25


Student Schedule
Parent and Family Schedule

Orientation is organized into two schedules; one for students and one for their parents/family members. Sessions are designed to provide information about typical transition issues and questions, as well as a space for students and parents/families to get their questions answered from current UNH students, faculty, and staff.
Each student and parent/family member will receive the links to attend the Zoom sessions.

*If parent/family members cannot participate on the same orientation date as their student, please fill out a separate registration form on the Parents and Family Orientation page

We will be recording all of the live sessions and loading them to a website at a later date for any sessions that may have been missed.

Get Ready for Class

During orientation, you'll have the opportunity to meet with staff and faculty who will share important information to help you get prepared for course selection.

We encourage you to review the academic guide for your school or college, which will provide you with information about courses you may be need to take, as well as placement tests required for some areas of study.

Visit the Academic Guides page

Aerial view of UNH Thompson Hall in the autumn