First Year Students Entering in the Fall

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How to Become a Wildcat

 
TODAY

ACTIVATE your MyUNH account and Parent Portal using the Student ID number on your acceptance letter. Your MyUNH account is like an online Swiss Army knife. You can use it to apply for housing, choose a meal plan, check your financial aid, make payments, register for classes and other essential tasks.

MARCH
1

SUBMIT your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.ed.gov by March 1 if you are applying for aid.  Learn more about Financial Aid.  

APRIL
1

REGISTER for Orientation starting in April, then come to campus for your session in June and get yourself oriented to all things UNH. An enrollment deposit is required prior to registering for June Orientation. At orientation, you’ll have an opportunity to meet with Academic Advisors and register for classes.

MAY
1

EXPLORE your housing and dining options. Read all about our 28 residence halls, including five dorms reserved exclusively for first-year students. 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.

MAY
1

PAY your enrollment and housing deposits by May 1: $550 if you plan to live on campus, $350 if you’ll be commuting. Also complete the online housing and dining application by May 1; you can’t decide to add housing at a later date. You can pay online or by mail. Just follow the instructions.

JUNE
1–30

SET UP your UNH email in June, using MyUNH Account, and sign up for  UNH ALERTS.  Explore UNH resources:

1) Center for Academic Resources  2) Connors Writing Center 3) Mathematics Center and 4) Student Accessibility Services.

JULY
1

COMPLETE your required health forms and the waiver/enrollment process for the UNH Student Health Benefit Plan by July 1.

JULY
1

SUBMIT your final high school transcript to the Admissions Office by July 1, along with your notarized residency form if you’re a N.H. resident.

AUGUST
1

CALL the Housing Office if you have not received your housing assignment (603-862-2120).

 

AUGUST
9

PAY your fall tuition bill by August 9 unless you have set up a monthly payment plan.
Your fall tuition bill will be available by mid-July.

 

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS! You’re a Wildcat.

If you have questions, we have answers. Call the Admissions Office at 603-862-1360.