Cynthia Velasquez

Cynthia Velasquez

Phone: (603) 862-2618
Office: UNH Admissions, Smith Hall, Durham, NH 03824
Pronouns: They/them/their and She/her/hers

Hi! I’m your admissions counselor, Cynthia. Here’s a little bit about me and what I enjoy most about UNH.  I look forward to working with you!


Where is your favorite place on campus?


What’s your favorite thing to eat on campus?

I enjoy the sandwiches from The Works Cafe

What makes UNH so special?

I deeply admire the commitment of change-makers on campus.

What’s your favorite UNH tradition?


Where did you grow up?

Los Angeles, California

What college did you attend/degree earned?

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona/BA in Gender, Ethnic, Multicultural Studies & BFA in Fine Arts; California Institute of the Arts/MA in Critical Studies


I am part of a large transnational family from Chile to Maine that includes pups, cats, and humans.

Do you have any hidden talents?

I can play a competitive game of basketball. I also consider myself an expert at making good food under frugal circumstances.

Any fun facts about yourself?

I am a committed Latinx artist.

What’s the coolest thing you’ve ever done in your life?

The coolest thing I’ve done was to make friends with art-makers.