Course Load Policy
Most summer courses are regular UNH credit courses offered at an accelerated pace.
NOTE: Degree students wishing to enroll in more than 12 credits in the summer must receive written permission from their college dean.
How to Register
All students with a MyUNH/Webcat account register online via WEBCAT.
No RAC required. Step by step registration instructions.
New Non-Degree Students
Eligibility Requirements to register for credit courses.
Register In-Person: Office of the Registrar, 11 Garrison Ave., Stoke Hall, Room 180, Durham, NH.
Register by Phone: (603) 862-2015 or 1-800-313-5327
Payment is due at the time of registration.
UNH Benefits-Eligible Employees
Employees registering for the first time must register in-person or call the Office of the Registrar.
Continuing Education (non-degree) students must pay tuition and fees at the time of registration to avoid being dropped for non-payment.
UNH degree students will be billed electronically through MyUNH according to the Business Services billing schedule.
UNH benefits-eligible employees after registering, must submit tuition waiver requests online at https://wise.unh.edu to be financially cleared.
All other individuals planning to use financial aid, external tuition waivers or any other form of payment must provide documentation of that payment method at the time of registration.
For classes in Durham, documentation may be faxed to 603-862-2626 or scanned and emailed to email@example.com.
For classes in Manchester, documentation may be faxed to 603-641-4125 or scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNH accepts the following methods of payment: cash (please, do not mail), check (payable to UNH), credit card, financial aid, or credit from previous semester. Please note there is a 2.75% processing fee for all credit card payments.
Adding a Course
If you wish to add a course after the course begins, you may do so only according to the Deadlines with instructor permission or signature on an official add/drop form. To add a course via email, forward the instructor's email granting you permission to register with the course information to Registrars.Office@unh.edu. Alternatively you may download an add/drop form (or pick one up at the Registrar's Office, Stoke Hall, Rm 180) the paper form must be signed by the instructor and returned to the Registrar's Office within the published deadlines above.
After the add deadline by petition only.
The eligibility requirements for enrolling in credit-bearing courses include:
- A high school diploma or equivalent.
- Demonstrated successful academic performance.
- Successful completion of all course prerequisites.
- Not currently under disciplinary sanctions from another college or university, or court-ordered probation or other sanctions.
*The University reserves the right to restrict registration to those who can demonstrate the completion of the above requirements and to bar registration or withdraw a student who upon request fails to provide proper documentation or who demonstrates unacceptable performance once enrolled.
Undergraduate Level Courses
Undergraduate courses (numbered 200-799) are open to individuals who hold a high school diploma or GED.
High school juniors and seniors with strong academic skills may enroll through the CATS (Challenging Academically Talented Students) Program.
Graduate Level Courses
Graduate courses (numbered 800-999) are open to individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
How to Drop a Course
On or before the Drop Deadline: No instructor permission required. Send email from your official Wildcat email address to Registrars.Office@unh.edu and copy the instructor. Include your UNH ID and the course number/information. After the Drop Deadline: By petition only.
Academic Policy - Transcripts
IF course is dropped on or before the drop deadline nothing appears on a transcript.
IF course is dropped after the drop deadline a 'W' will appear on a transcript. 'W' does not impact GPA.
IF course is dropped after mid-semester, a WP or WF will appear on a transcript. WP does not impact GPA; WF will impact GPA. Mid-semester is determined by counting the number of days in the course.