Program Details

PrOVES student in peach orchard

PrOVES Program Details


"I loved [PrOVES]! It allowed me, as an introvert, to gain a foothold on how life was going to be and begin forming a new support system before the year started."  —2018 PrOVES participant



Who is this for?

Incoming First-Year students who are interested in moving in early, connecting with their peers and upperclassmen, exploring the NH Seacoast, and giving back to the community!

What is this program?

A full-time, 5-day early move-in program to help students adjust to UNH in a smaller group setting while making connections with peers, upperclass students, and local nonprofits through community service.

What will I be doing?

Click above to download a sample PrOVES schedule. The 2022 schedule may differ from this, but it will give you a sense of the week.

When is it?

PrOVES participants will move into their residence halls on Sunday, August 21, 2022. The program will begin that afternoon and will be full-time through Friday, August 26, when Wildat Days begins. 

What does it cost?

The registration fee of $325 covers the cost of housing, meals, transportation to service sites, supplies, and 2 PrOVES t-shirts. This fee is waived for students with demonstrated financial need. If cost is a concern, contact the program coordinator at Payment will not be collected until all program decisions are made and are not due at the time of application.

How do I sign up?

Applications are now open for PrOVES 2022. Incoming students can apply to the UNH PrOVES program by clicking here.