New Student Information

This page is for Undeclared Liberal Arts Transfer students and incoming Liberal Arts Freshmen. This is for students once you have met with an academic advisor and registered for classes.

Courses

  • View your schedule
  • For questions about courses call University Advising & Career Center (603) 862-2064

Academic Advising

  • Every student at UNH has an academic advisor
  • It is important to get to know your advisor
  • You will find out the name of your advisor the week before classes begin
  • Advisors can help you form an academic plan that helps you reach your UNH goals
  • You will have to meet at least once each semester with your advisor

Campus Email and IT ID

  • You should now have your UNH email address
  • Check this email address daily
  • All UNH communication will be sent to your UNH email address

Check your MyUNH Portal

  • http://myunh.unh.edu
  • Important information about your course registration, financial aid and billing

Financial Aid Information

Campus ID Office

  • You can visit the campus ID office in Holloway Commons (1st level) to have your picture taken
    • Winter Hours:
      Monday-Friday
      8:00am-4:30pm
    • Closed: Dec 20-Jan 3

Important Dates

  • UNH Calendar
  • Select "Academic"
  • Look at first day of classes

Campus Resources

Start of Semester


Overview of Graduation Requirements

  • Declare a major and complete the requirements
    • For example Sociology, Health Management and Policy, etc
       
  • Fulfill the Discovery Program requirements
    • Discovery has ten courses from different skills and disciplines
    • You must complete one course from each of the ten categories
       
  • Fulfill Inquiry course requirement
    • Your Inquiry course will satisfy either a Discovery discipline or major requirement
       
  • Fulfill Writing Intensive requirements (WI)
    • The writing requirement ensures that you are able to write clearly and effectively
    • Students are required to complete four Writing Intensive (WI) courses
       
  • Fulfill a Senior Capstone experience
    • You’ll learn more about this later in your UNH career
       
  • Earn a minimum of 128 credits and be in good academic standing with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00* for courses completed at the University
    *Note that some majors may require a cumulative GPA greater than 2.00 in certain courses or combination of courses.
     
  • Foreign Language requirement
    • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) candidates only (1-2 courses)
    • This requirement should be completed by the end of the sophomore year
    • Options:
      • New Language
        • Complete two semesters of this new language (Elementary I and Elementary II)
      • Language previously studied (for two or more years)
        • Complete the Intermediate I level or higher