First Year Student Experience
Attend New Student Orientation
At Orientation we will welcome new first-year and transfer students as well as new graduate and international students.
Monday, January, 23
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Meet with Your Advisor & Register for Classes
Newly admitted students will meet with their professional advisor to review their academic requirements and select courses for next semester.
Take First Year Seminar Course
All first-year students will take a First Year Seminar course during their first semester. This 1-credit course co-facilitated by Peer Assistant Leaders (PALs) is designed to cultivate the academic and resiliency skills and resources necessary to become confident and engaged learners. You will select your First Year Seminar when you meet with your professional advisor.
Located at 1000 Elm Street, UNH Downtown Commons offers spacious rooms, lounge spaces, laundry facilities, cable TV, internet and more. The residence hall is just a short walk to campus and steps from downtown Manchester’s vibrant restaurants, shops and nightlife.
Spring Semester Start
If you are starting UNH-Manchester in the Spring semester, there will be Winter Orientation sessions available to you. More information on those sessions will come closer to the start of the Spring.