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.

Fairchild Hall

(862-2268/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
Multicultural Dorm- Office of Residential Life. Fairchild offers students a challenging and supportive environment in which to explore issues of human diversity, as well as the opportunity to develop the critical skills needed to excel in a multicultural world. With support from the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and Residential Life, residents engage one another on issues of race, ethnicity, sexuality, gender and religion.

Connect and Reconnect

Hood House (862-2221/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
CONNECT is an optional five-day program for first-year and transfer students of color, held just before fall orientation and usually the last week in August. Students of color will have the opportunity to meet upper-class students of color, faculty, staff and become familiar with the UNH campus before the majority population arrives. 

Psychological and Counseling Services

Smith Hall (862-2090/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
PACS is sensitive and committed to diversity and the richness of human differences. Our service and training missions was well as our work ethic require that staff and clients alike are treated with respect and value across all differences. Thus, the Center's policies, procedures, activities, relationships and interactions with individuals and groups in the campus community are consistent with these values. 

Diversity Support Coalition

Rm 147 MUB (862-3550/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
DSC serves as the umbrella organization to Mosaico (Latino student association), Black Student Union (BSU), United Asian Coalition (UAC), Native American Cultural Association (NACA), Alliance (GLBTQ student organization), and Hillel (Jewish student organization). Thte DSC advocates for and assists these student-led groups in planning to promote diversity and pluralism in all facets of campus life.

Diversity Engagement Team, Student and Academic Services

(862-2053/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
The Diversity Team strives to support UNH efforts to attract, recruit and retain a multicultural, diverse community of students, faculty and staff; to enhance the opportunities for support, networking, and professional development; to have a positive affect on the climate at UNH through education, programming, and constructive engagement. In the past, this team has put together a host of creative opportunities which have moved our efforts forward in this critical arena. 

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.

Office of International Students and Scholars

Hood House (862-1508/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
The OISS promotes international education at the University by facilitating the enrollment and employment of foreign nationals and by providing them with essential support services.

Office of the Provost/Diversity Initiatives

Thompson Hall (862-3290/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
Visit their web site at http://www.unh.edu/ced

Residential Life

Hitchcock Hall (862-0217/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
For prospective UNH students. This site gives students of color a chance to learn about resources, support, and housing options at UNH.

The President's Commission on the Status of People of Color

(862-1058/TTY: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 Relay NH)
This commission proposes, recommends, and evaluates programs, policies, and services aimed at enhancing diversity and supporting people of color within the UNH community. The commission acts to ensure implementation of goals to increase campus diversity through minority student, faculty, and staff recruitment and retention, and through curriculum development. As an advocacy group, the commission identifies, recommends, and supports creative strategies for promoting and supporting campus diversity; it responds to issues, needs, and concerns identified within the community; it works to establish effective and collaborative working relationships between departments, offices, committees, commissions, and special programs that play a role in fostering diversity on campus and ensuring that the environment is supportive of the minority populations.

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."