Orientation Presentations

Please visit the links below for the presentation(s) shown during our Orientation program.

Pre-Orientation Programs

  • PrOVES (PreOrientation Volunteer Experience in Service) is a week-long program prior to Wildcat Days.  Students participate in community service activities in the seacoast, develop leadership skills, and get to know the University and the Seacoast area.
  • Connect is a program focused on helping first-generation and multicultural students make the transition from high school to college. Participants will be given the opportunity to experience residential living, recreational activities, special seminars on college life, and study strategy workshops.
  • Connect STEM is a branch of the Connect program specifically designed for students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields.
  • PAWs is preorientation program through Campus Recreation, just prior to Wildcat Days.
  • NH Outing Club runs a series of outdoor adventure trips prior to Wildcat Days.
  • Marine Immersion is a credit experience at the Isles of Shoals Marine Lab just before Wildcat Days.

Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

  • The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA), located in the Memorial Union Building, is committed to advocating and affirming diversity at the University, providing support services to students of color—African-American, Latino(a), and Native American, as well as members of the LGBT community. 


  • The university provides support for veterans and those who are now or have been in military service.  You can learn more by visiting

Commuter Students

  • Commuter Student Services assists off-campus students in problem-solving and locating the resources they need. If you aren’t sure where to go next, go to the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership. Commuter Student Services is located on the 1st floor of the Memorial Union Building (MUB).
  • A list of off-campus housing options in the Seacoast area is available online. Printed resources range from sublease agreements and renters’ rights brochures, to where to study on campus and how to get involved. 
  • In addition, the Information Desk in the Memorial Union is open seven days a week. The desk has jumper cables to loan, and bus and parking information. Lockers are also available for rent on a semester basis.

Student Accessibility Services

  • Student Accessibility Services (SAS) provides services for students with documented physical, psychological, medical and/or learning disabilities. These services may include accessible classrooms; specialized software; van transportation on campus; classroom accommodations—note takers, extended exam time, interpreters for the deaf—and other appropriate accommodations as requested and supported by documentation. Documentation of your disability is required and should be sent well in advance.
  • Contact SAS at (603) 862-2607 V/TTY prior to attending Orientation so that we will be aware of your needs and may make the necessary arrangements for you. 

Center for Academic Resources

  • At the Center for Academic Resources (CFAR), undergraduate students will find a variety of services and resources to support their academic success. 

  • CFAR's academic services include but are not limited to the following areas: academic coaching, graduate school/GRE preparation, and providing tools and tips on how to study.


For a complete list of campus resources, please visit the A-Z Campus Resources page.