The CONNECT Program was founded in 1994 through a joint partnership with the Diversity Support Coalition (DSC), Judy Spiller, and the late Dr. Roger M. Beattie. It is designed to help underrepresented populations (first-generation, people of color, and/or low income/high financial need) students thrive in their transition from high school to college.

Our primary goal is to support students as they complete their undergraduate degree through providing academic support, social programs, and collaborations with key UNH resources.  All CONNECT students are assigned a peer mentor (based on college major) who works yearlong to support their academic, personal, and professional goals.

Please view the menu to learn more about the UNH CONNECT Program!


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Hello Wildcats! Our office is open for all your needs Mondays through Fridays from 8am-4:30pm. We will be maintaining social distancing guidelines by having no more than two students in the office (Hood House 132) at a time. Our Peer Mentors and Team Leaders cannot wait to meet you! Please remember to wear your face mask if you plan to visit.

If you need to schedule a meeting, please contact me below. Wishing you a great start to the academic year!

~Sincerely,  Funmi                                                           

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Instagram: @Unhconnectprogram 




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