• First Year June Orientation

    Welcome to Wildcat Country! Each June, incoming students and their families arrive in Durham to register for classes and experience campus life firsthand.  Learn more about the one-day and two-day orientation sessions.

  • Become the Roar!

    Interested in learning more about New Student Orientation? Check out our video on the experience for our new students!

    Watch the New Student Orientation video

  • Pack Your Bag!

    Be sure to pack your bag for an incredible overnight experience in one of our residence halls. Explore your campus, make connections with other incoming Wildcats and get ready for what’s to come! 

  • June Orientation Leaders

    Meet the current UNH students selected to help guide you through the orientation experience! 

Welcome to UNH!

New Student Programs provides orientation and transition programs for new students and their families. These programs are intended to serve as introductions to the university, its expectations, and its resources. Attending Orientation and Wildcat Days will assist in laying the foundation for your entire experience as a Wildcat at the University of New Hampshire.


Parents & Family Weekend

Save the Date! Parents & Family Weekend is September 28th and 29th!

For more information as details become available, please visit https://www.unh.edu/parents/family-weekend-2019

Orientation Registration

Registration for New Student Orientation programs in June for first-year, transfers, and parents/families is now open for all deposited students, one business day after your deposit has processed.

Mobility Accommodations: The Wildcat Access Van will be available during June Orientation for first-year and transfer students along with any guests of students. For eligibility and information on how to schedule rides, contact the Office of First Year Programs at first.year@unh.edu.

2020 New Student Orientation

First-Year Student Dates

June 4-5 June 8-9
June 11-12 June 15-16
June 18-19 June 22-23

Transfer Student Dates

June 2 (CEPS, CHHS, COLSA, PAUL, and TSAS only)

June 25 (COLA only)