University Day Picnic & Student Activities Fair

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September 12, 2017
3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thompson Hall Lawn

Rain Date: September 13, 2017

Members of the campus community, and the surrounding communities of Durham, Lee and Madbury, celebrate the beginning of the new academic year with a picnic and outdoor festivities held on the lawn of Thompson Hall.

The University Day Campus Picnic and Student Activities Fair is a great way for UNH students to find ways to participate in the university community. Student organizations will be recruiting new members and UNH departments will be promoting their services and benefits to the campus community.

Free to all!



Interactive Web Map

View the Internal Exhibitor Guidelines.
View the External Exhibitor Guidelines. 


Registration has now closed for University Day. Please contact Megan Brunelle '10, '11G at if you have any questions.


Volunteers will be needed to help with face painting, popcorn and cotton-candy machines, and more. Please contact Megan Brunelle '10, '11G at to get involved.

Dining Hall Information

Check back for additional information, including the UDay menu.

Main St. Traffic

Main Street will be closed between Edgewood Road and Garrison Avenue from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Traffic will be re-routed to Strafford Avenue.

Parking Information

If you are coming from off-campus, special arrangements have been made for this event to offer parking free of charge in A Lot (E:12) after 3:00 p.m. 

#MYUDAY Contest

Show us your how you're part of the UNH Family! Post on Instagram, snapchat or twitter and tag @UofNH using #MyUDay #UNHFamily

Prizes: The best five posts will be chosen to recieve a UNH Homecoming Kit!

2015 Winners
Top Video: Dominguez $25 gift card to Young's Restaurant
Top Photo: Vitor Engelmann $25 gift card to The Works Bakery and Cafe
Second Place Photo: Megan English $20 gift card to Aroma Joe's 

See who won the 2014 contest!


DJ Provided by Seacoast Sound
Free Popcorn
Free Sno Cones
Sandy Candy
Balloon Animals by Beth Booth
Demonstrations by UNH Outdoor Education, UNH Gymnastics Team, UNH Aerial Dance, and the UNH Marching Band
And more!

Photo Galleries

View photos from previous years
2015 | 2014 


UNH Student Organizations, Departments and Programs or for General Questions
Contact Megan Brunelle 

Businesses and Non-UNH Organizations 
Contact Megan Brunelle 

University Recognition Questions for Student Organizations 
Contact Nate Hastings