New Students

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Welcome to the Univeristy of New Hampshire! We are happy that you have chosen UNH Manchester to pursue your education.

After you’ve been accepted and paid your enrollment deposit, your next steps in becoming a Wildcat are through the Orientation program

Register for Classes

New students must attend an orientation prior to registering for classes. You will be assigned an advisor who will help with course selection then you may register for courses online or at the Registration Office. 

Contact the Academic Counseling Office at 603-641-4170 if you have any questions.

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As a first year or transfer student you will begin your experience at orientation where you will learn how to navigate college life and access the opportunities and resources available to help you succeed.

Attending an orientation is required prior to course registration (hint: register early if you want to have the optimal course selection!). 

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First Year & Transfer Experience

The Office of Student Development & Involvement develops initiatives aimed at fostering your growth, promoting your development and helping you succeed. Find out more about programs for first year and transfer students.

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