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 2021 schedule may differ from this, but it will give you a sense of the week.

When is it?

Decisions are still being made about Fall 2021, but our goal is to host the program in-person August 22-27. 

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.

To get started, fill out the online application.  If you have any questions, contact Megan Brabec.