Congratulations on being admitted!

Admitted International Students

Congratulations on being accepted to the University of New Hampshire a top-50 public university that is one of the safest and most sustainable in the United States. Now that you’ve been accepted, take these next steps to confirm your enrollment.

 

FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO OFFICIALLY BECOME A UNH STUDENT

 


After Receiving Your Admission Decision 

Explore reasons to choose UNH.  

There are millions of reasons students choose the University of New Hampshire. Some for the easy access to major cities, mountains and beaches, and others for the world-class academics and research opportunities. Explore our top 50 list of reasons to choose UNH and see for yourself. 

EXPLORE REASONS TO CHOOSE UNH

 


Before Paying the Enrollment Deposit

Explore your housing and dining options. 

Read about our 28 residence halls, including Fairchild Hall,  a residence hall with an  international theme. Learn more about our three dining halls and
our extensive menu of meal-plan choices. Place your housing/dining order by May 1 using your MyUNH account.

HOUSING INFORMATION

DINING INFORMATION

 


May 1

Pay enrollment, housing and dining deposits. 

Pay your enrollment and housing deposits by May 1: $550. Payment methods and information can be found below.

ENROLLMENT DEPOSIT INFORMATION

HOUSING APPLICATION & DEPOSIT INFORMATION

DINING APPLICATION

 


After Paying the Enrollment Deposit

Set up your UNH email account. 

Set up your new UNH email address through your MyUNH account. After you log in to your MyUNH account, click on the WildcatsMail tab. Then, follow the instructions to complete your new UNH email account. 

CREATE YOUR UNH EMAIL ACCOUNT

 


After Paying the Enrollment Deposit

Request visa documentation (Certificate of Eligibility I-20 or OS-2019)

You will receive an email from the Office of International Students and Scholars on how to officially request your visa documentation.  You will be asked to provide the following:

Copy of Admission Decision Letter

Copy of Passport Biographic Page

 Foreign Address Information

Copy of Supporting Financial Documents

 

 


May 1- August 1

Apply for your visa as early as possible.

As an international student coming to the United States to study, you will be required to obtain a visa prior to traveling abroad. Please note that Canadian students are not required to obtain a visa, but are required to present the Certificate of Eligibility (I-20 or os-2019) and declare themselves as a student at the US port-of-entry. 

VISA INFORMATION

 


May 15 - July 15

Prepare for your arrival

The Office of International Students and Scholars will send you important tips and information about getting your visa, health insurance, getting to campus, what to do once you arrive, and much more. 
 


July 1

Submit your final transcripts. 

Submit your official high school diploma or general equivalency diploma to the Undergraduate Admissions Office by July 1. 

UNH Undergraduate Admissions: Smith Hall

3 Garrison Ave.

Durham, New Hampshire, 03824

United States of America

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS OFFICE

 


July 15 - August 15

Get ready for international student orientation. 

The International Student Orientation is a program designed for all new international students (undergraduate, exchange, graduate, and transfer) to learn about immigration rights and responsibilities, cultural adjustment and academic expectations. Please note that attendance is mandatory. 

MANDATORY INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION - AUGUST 20

CONTACT YOUR ACADEMIC ADVISOR TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES

NOTE: ATTENDANCE AT FRESHMAN JUNE ORIENTATION IS OPTIONAL 

 


July 15-Aug 15

Complete the required medical and immunization forms

 Visit the UNH Health & Wellness site to review what’s needed in order for incoming students to enroll at UNH. 

ENROLL IN STUDENT HEALTH BENEFITS PLAN (Mandatory for international students)

COMPLETE MEDICAL IMMUNIZATION FORMS

CHECK EMAIL FOR MORE DETAILS

 

 


August 9

Pay your fall tuition bill. 

Pay your fall tuition bill by August 9 (unless you have set up a monthly payment plan).

PAY TUITION BILL

 


Congratulations, you’re officially a Wildcat!

Counselor Chelsea Warner

Need help enrolling? We are here to help! Contact your admissions counselor.

 

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