Departmental Celebrations

2020 Commencement Departmental Events and Celebrations

Dates, times, and event locations are subject to change. Please contact the organizer directly with questions or to confirm event information. If you have an event you'd like included below, please email the details to commencement@unh.edu.

Please check back as celebrations will be added as they are confirmed.

Due to the number of guests that will be on campus on Friday, May 15, the traffic in and around Durham is expected to be extremely heavy.  Please allow adequate time to locate parking and find your destination.  Your best option for parking for departmental celebrations can be found in B lot, E lots and Campus Crossing.  More information about campus parking lots can be found here.    

 

College of Health and Human Services

College of Liberal Arts

College of Engineering and Physical Science

College of Life Science and Agriculture

Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics

Thompson School of Applied Sciences

UNH Manchester

UNH Graduate School

UNH Carsey School of Public Policy

UNH Law School

UNH Campus Celebrations

 


 

College of Health and Human Services

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Recreation Management and Policy
RMP Graduation Celebration
Wednesday, May 6 | 5pm-7pm | Wildcat Stadium, Victory Club
tracy.phillips@unh.edu
Invite Only

Human Development and Family Studies
Senior Dinner
Thursday, May 7 | 5pm | Piscataqua Room, Durham
carolyn.hale@unh.edu
Invite Only

Social Work
MSW Hooding
Saturday, May 9 | 11am - 12:30pm | MUB
trish.cox@unh.edu
Invite Only

Social Work
MSW Manchester Hooding Ceremony
Saturday, May 9 | 4pm | Manchester Campus
jerry.marx@unh.edu
Invite Only

Social Work
BSSW Senior Celebration
Tuesday, May 12 | 6:30pm | Holloway, Piscataqua Room
gretchen.bean@unh.edu
Invite Only

Communication Sciences and Disorders
Undergraduate Ceremony
Friday, May 15 | 9am | Murkland Hall, Richard's Auditorium
armida.geiger@unh.edu
Invite Only

Nursing
BS Graduation
Friday, May 15 | 10am | Johnson Theater
kristen.bradford@unh.edu
Invite Only

Nursing
MS Graduation
Friday, May 15 | 6pm | Murkland 115
dayle.sharp@unh.edu
Family and friends welcome

Health Management and Policy
Senior Banquet
Friday, May 15 | 6:30pm | Huddleston Ballroom
stephanie.mcadams@unh.edu
Invite Only

Communication Sciences and Disorders
Master of Science Hooding Ceremony
Saturday, May 16 | 7:30am | Murkland Hall, Richard's Auditorium
armida.geiger@unh.edu
Invite Only

Department of Kinesiology
Exercise Science Commencement Breakfast
Saturday, May 16 | 7:30am | NH Hall, Robert Kertzer Laboratory
dain.laroche@unh.edu
Invite Only

Kinesiology: Athletic Training
Athletic Training Celebration
Saturday, May 16 | 12pm or immediately following Commencement | Fieldhouse, Athletic Training Room
ben.towne@unh.edu
All Athletic Training program graduates and their families welcome

Kinesiology
Health and PE Graduate Reception
Saturday, May 16 | 12:15pm | NH Hall, Alumni Room
steven.wright@unh.edu
Invite Only

Kinesiology: Outdoor Education
Outdoor Education Graduation Ceremony
Saturday, May 16 | 2:30pm | Browne Center
mgass@unh.edu
Invite Only

 

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College of Liberal Arts

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International Affairs
IA Senior Luncheon
Friday, April 24 | 12:15pm | Huddleston Ballroom
graceclyons09@gmail.com
Invite Only

Women's and Gender Studies
Women's Studies Graduation
Wednesday, May 6 | 5pm-6:30pm | Holloway Commons, Squamscott Room
Open to all graduating Women's and Gender Studies majors and minors and their guests
RSVP to womens.studies@unh.edu 

Psychology & Neuroscience
Graduation Ceremony
Thursday, May 14 | 2pm | Paul Creative Arts Center, Johnson Theatre
tracy.young@unh.edu
Invite Only

Theatre and Dance
Senior Tea
Thursday, May 14 | 3pm | Location TBD
raina.ames@unh.edu
Senior majors and minors, faculty and staff of THDA

Political Science
Graduation and Award Ceremony

Thursday, May 14 | 4pm | Location TBD
marcie.anderson@unh.edu
Invite Only

Music
Graduating Student Recognition
Friday, May 15 | 2:30pm | Paul Creative Arts Center, Bratton Recital Hall
alexis.zaricki@unh.edu
Invite Only

History
Graduation Celebration Open House
Friday, May 15 | 6pm - 8pm | Murkland Room 110
laura.simard@unh.edu
Invite Only

Communication
Commencement Ceremony
Friday, May 15 | 6:30pm | Paul Creative Arts Center, Johnson Theatre
kathleen.simoneau@unh.edu
Invite Only

Justice Studies
Justice Studies Graduation Reception
Friday, May 15 | 9am | Hamilton Smith, Room 210

deb.briand@unh.edu
Invite Only

Sociology
Sociology Graduation Ceremony
Friday, May 15 | 3pm | Hamilton Smith, Room 210
cammi.wagner@unh.edu
Invite Only

Education 
Graduation Celebration
Friday, May 15 | 5pm | UNH Field House
cindy.glidden@unh.edu
Invite Only

Philosophy
Philosophy Department Graduation Breakfast
Saturday, May 16 | 7:30am | Hamilton Smith Hall
marybeth.myers@unh.edu

 

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College of Engineering and Physical Science

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Physics & Astronomy
Graduation Celebration 
Tuesday, May 5 | 1pm-4pm | DeMerritt Hall 240
karsten.pohl@unh.edu
Invite Only

Chemistry
Graduating Senior Lunch
Wednesday, May 13 | 12pm | Parsons Hall Courtyard
cindi.rohwer@unh.edu
Invite Only

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Breakfast Graduation Celebration
Saturday, May 16 | 7am-9am | Kingsbury Hall, Second Floor, South Wing
Lauren.Foxall@unh.edu
Family and Friends Welcome

Chemical Engineering
Commencement Breakfast
Saturday, May 16 | 7:30am - 9am | Kingsbury Hall, Third Floor, South Wing
Jennie.Allen@unh.edu
Invite Only

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Civial and Environmental Engineering Graduation Celebration
Saturday, May 16 | 12:15pm-2pm | Kingsbury Hall, First Floor, North Lobby
michelle.mancini@unh.edu
Invite Only

Physics and Astronomy
Post-commencement Gathering at DeMeritt Hall
Saturday, May 16 | immediately following Commencement | DeMeritt Hall Lobby
karsten.pohl@unh.edu
Open to the public

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College of Life Science and Agriculture

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Agriculture, Nutrition and Food Systems  
Equine Program Senior Picnic
Tuesday, April 28 | 3:40pm-5:30pm | UNH Equine Facility   
christina.keim@unh.edu
Students and Faculty Only  

Department of Biological Sciences 
DBS Diploma and Award Ceremony
Thursday, May 14 | 12pm-3pm | Memorial Union Building, Strafford Room   
lisa.buchalski@unh.edu 
Invite Only  

Agriculture, Nutrition and Food Systems
Department of ANFS Senior Farewell
Friday, May 15 | 1pm | Cole 219
celeste.dietterle@unh.edu
Invite Only

Agriculture, Nutrition and Food Systems
Nutrition Program Graduation Celebration
Friday, May 15 | 1pm | Kendall Hall/Murkland Hall
jesse.morrell@unh.edu
Invite Only

Molecular, Cellular & Biomedical Sciences   
Genetics Graduation Ceremony
Friday, May 15 | 1pm | location TBD 
estelle.hrabak@unh.edu
Invite Only 

Natural Resources and the Environment
Commencement Breakfast
Saturday, May 16 | 7am-9am | James Hall Courtyard
wendy.rose@unh.edu
Invite Only                                                                                  

 

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Peter T. Paul College of Business & Economics

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UNH Sales Banquet & Graduation Ceremonies
Monday, May 4 | 5:30pm - 8pm | Huddleston Hall
james.mcilroy@unh.edu
Invite Only
For more information visit paulcollege.unh.edu/commencement

Paul College Senior Toast
Thursday, May 14 | 3pm | Paul College Courtyard
paulcollege.events@unh.edu
For more information visit paulcollege.unh.edu/commencement

MSA Luncheon
Friday, May 15 | 11:30am - 1pm | Paul College Courtyard
hollie.dutton@unh.edu
Invite Only
For more information visit paulcollege.unh.edu/commencement

Hospitality Management Graduation Celebration
Friday, May 15 | 12pm - 2pm | Paul College G75
theresa.cherouvis@unh.edu
For more information visit paulcollege.unh.edu/commencement

Graduate Programs Hooding Ceremony and Reception
Friday, May 15 | 1:30pm | Paul Creative Arts Center, Johnson Theater
andrew.mitchell@unh.edu
For more information visit paulcollege.unh.edu/commencement

Post Commencement Celebration
Saturday, May 16 | 12:15pm - 1:45pm | Paul College
paulcollege.events@unh.edu
For more information visit paulcollege.unh.edu/commencement

         

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Thompson School of Applied Science

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University of New Hampshire Manchester Campus

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34th Annual Commencement Ceremony
Thursday, May 14, 2020 | 6pm | DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown Hotel (Formerly the Radisson Hotel)
Register here - https://manchester.unh.edu/register-commencement

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University of New Hampshire Graduate School

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Doctoral Lunch
Friday, May 15 | 11:30am | Huddleston Ballroom
laurie.witham@unh.edu
Invite Only 
    
                                                  

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University of New Hampshire Carsey School of Public Policy

Check back for more departmental celebrations.       

MPA and MPP Hooding Ceremony     
Wednesday, May 13 | 3pm-5pm | MUB Strafford Room
robin.husslage@unh.edu   
All are welcome   

Masters in Community Development
Hooding Ceremony
Friday, June 19 | 4:30pm-6:30pm | MUB Strafford Room
robin.husslage@unh.edu
All are welcome  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
                                        

                                       

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University of New Hampshire School of Law

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UNH Law Awards Luncheon
Tuesday, May 12 | 12pm - 1pm | UNH Law Campus | Invite Only

Student Life      
Champagne Toast
Thursday, May 14 | 5pm | Jury Box
lauren.berger@law.unh.edu      
Invite only                         

UNH Law's 44th Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 16, 2020 | 2:30 p.m | White Park - Concord, New Hampshire
Info here - https://law.unh.edu/commencement

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University of New Hampshire - Other Celebrations

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Memorial Union and Student Activities  
Create Your Own Story
Friday, April 17 | 11:30am | MUB, Strafford Room
curt.kenoyer@unh.edu    
Open to the Public

Campus Recreation
Campus Rec End of Year Celebration for Hourly Staff
Tuesday, April 28 | 6pm | WCA, Skybox Lounge
david.charette@unh.edu
Invite Only

Memorial Union and Student Activities
MUB Student Employee Celebration
Tuesday, May 5 | 11am | MUB, Granite State Room
curt.kenoyer@unh.edu
Invite Only

UNH Online    
Graduation Event for New Online Graduates, Alumni, Faculty and Staff
Friday, May 15 | 3-5pm | UNH Online
unh.online@unh.edu    
Invite only

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

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