• 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!

    Join us for the two-day session and get an in-depth look at the 360-degree experience at UNH through our Become the Roar event.

    Watch the Become the Roar video

  • Pack Your Bag!
    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!

The Office of First Year 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.


Orientation Registration

Registration for June Orientation programs for first-year, transfers, and parents/families will be available beginning Saturday, March 23, 2019 after 24 hours have passed from your deposit process date!

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.

New Student Orientation - 2019

First-Year Student Dates

June 6 June 10-11
June 13-14 June 17-18
June 20-21 June 24-25

Transfer Student Dates

June 3 (CEPS, CHHS, COLSA, and PAUL only)

June 27 (COLA only)