This fall, you’re invited to UNH’s Fall Open House on Saturday, October 21. You won’t want to miss this favorite fall tradition for future Wildcats.

At UNH's Fall Open House, you’ll have the chance to meet with representatives from every academic major, see residence halls, tour campus and do so much more. Keep reading for answers to all of your questions about Fall Open House and a preview of what your day will look like.

UNH campus aerial view
Aerial view of foliage on Durham campus 

What is Fall Open House?

Every fall, current and future Wildcats come together on our beautiful campus for Fall Open House. This traditional event is a chance to immerse yourself in the UNH experience and find out if UNH is right for you. You’ll experience our beautiful campus for yourself as the leaves change color and learn a lot about academic programs and student life on campus.

When is Fall Open House?

UNH’s Fall Open House is on Saturday, October 21, 2023, with two options for start times: 8:15 a.m. & 10 a.m.

UNH students walking on campus
UNH students walking on campus in the fall

Who is Fall Open House for?

All prospective students & their families interested in UNH are welcomed to Fall Open House, including prospective transfer students.

UNH campus tour
UNH campus tour 

What will I do at Fall Open House?

Here’s an overview of what your day at UNH’s Fall Open House will look like:

  • Academic Breakout Sessions: Learn about UNH’s 100+ majors and unique academic opportunities at sessions hosted by each of our five colleges.
  • Lunch in the Dining Halls: Lunch will be available for purchase in our award-winning dining halls. 
  • Guided Campus Tour: Experience campus firsthand on a student-led tour.
  • Resource Fair: Learn about dining, housing, residential life, study abroad and more.
  • Open Residence Halls: Visit two halls and learn more about residential life at UNH.

Discover the full schedule

Why should I attend Fall Open House?

Fall Open House is UNH’s only fall admissions event with representatives from every major across the university. This is your chance to explore our wide range of academic offerings and to have deep conversations about prospective courses of study. You’ll also feel UNH’s welcoming community right away when you interact with representatives available from student life and undergraduate admissions.

Aerial view of Portsmouth, NH
Aerial view of Portsmouth, NH

What else is there to do near UNH?

Looking to extend your day or weekend trip to UNH? We’re in the middle of everywhere, so you’ll have no problem finding more activities to engage with the surrounding community. Here are some of our favorite ideas:

How else can I visit UNH this fall?

If you can't make it to Fall Open House, there are so many other ways to engage with our campus community this fall:

First-year student orientation

First-year student orientation 

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