UNH Campus Resources

Affirmative Action Office

Thompson Hall (603-862-2930/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH
As much as the university may intend to conduct business in a nondiscriminatory manner, sometimes individuals in the system do violate university policy. Any student, faculty or staff member who feels they have been discriminated against or treated disrespectfully, based on their sexual orientation or gender identity, is encouraged to contact the Affirmative Action Office for assistance in resolving this complaint.

The Alliance

(Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Students and Allies)
MUB Room 7, (862-4522/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)

Student organization to promote and foster educational, social, and political programs and activities on campus. All members of the University community welcome, regardless of orientation. Call 862-4522 for office hours, meeting times and places.

Psychological and Counseling Services

Smith Hall- 3rd floor (862-2090/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
Professional staff works with students in facilitating self-exploration and development of a positive self-identity. Counselors will assist students with a variety of issues, including sexual orientation, identity, and relationship concerns. Services are available to all full-time students. Faculty and staff are welcome to contact PACS for an intake appointment and referral to outside resources.

Judicial Programs

5 Hitchcock Hall (862-3377/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
Students may initiate action, if they experience discrimination, against a student or a student group through this office. 

The Office of Health Education and Promotion

Health & Wellness (862-3823/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
The office offers educational programs on various sexuality, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues; physical and emotional health issues, including homophobia/heterosexism. The office has a resource library which contains books, periodicals, videos and pamphlets regarding homosexuality, gay/lesbian issues, bisexuality, sexual identity, and gender identity and transgenderism. In addition the office makes available information and referral to social activities, support groups and services/programs available on campus and within the local community.

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs

MUB Room 122 (862-2050/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs provides support, advocacy and services to students of color and to LGBT students. OMSA welcomes the opportunity for collaboration and dialogue with any faculty, staff or student with an interest in issues of equity and inclusion.

Housing And Residential Life

Hitchcock Hall (862-2268/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
For prospective UNH students. This site gives students in the LGBTQ communities a chance to learn about resources, support, and housing options at UNH.

Safe Zones

(862-5053/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
Opportunities both to be a peer educator and to attend programs on Safe Zones campaign and panels on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues. Contact Ellen Semran at 862-5053.

The President's Commission on the Status of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues

(862-0545/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
Monitors campus climate for sexual minorities and makes recommendations to the President on areas for improvement. Membership includes faculty, staff, and graduate and undergraduate students. For more information, call 862-0545.

SHARPP

(Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program)
(862-3494/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)

Free, confidential and accessible assistance for female and male survivors of sexual violence. Past, Present or Attempted: * Intimate Partner Violence * Childhood Sexual Abuse * Sexual Harassment * Sexual Assault * Stalking * Incest. To speak with someone, call the 24 hour helpline at 862-3494.

University Police

(862-1427/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
Per their website: "The primary mission of the University of New Hampshire Police Department is the protection of life and property. This is accomplished through fair, consistent, and equal enforcement, always bearing in mind the rights and dignity of those we serve. We urge prompt reporting of all crimes and problems to the University Police to assist us in providing the best possible service. Working as a team in our community can only enhance the quality of life on our campus. Our goal is to support everyone in their educational pursuit in a community that is conducive to the true spirit of learning."