Campus & Student Life

Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation provides outstanding experiences to enhance healthy lifestyles in the UNH community. Looking to work out, play club or intramural sports, or go on an adventure through nature? Campus Recreation has a variety of programming for everyone to enjoy.

Dining Services

Our national award-winning program utilizes the Guiding Stars© nutritional rating system to provide our guests with healthy food choices. Our chefs are certified through the American Culinary Federation. We have our own registered dietitian who can help with any special dietary needs. What’s more, we work everyday to make sure our practices are sustainable.

Housing and Residential Life

College life happens on campus with numerous unique halls to call home, with a community that is friendly and welcoming. Living on campus at UNH is designed to provide fun and engaging activities, promote opportunities to meet new people and offer resources as you find your way on campus. When you choose to live on-campus you have easy access to everything happening at UNH.

Memorial Union Building & Student Activities

The Memorial Union and Student Activities fosters a sense of community and inclusion at the University of New Hampshire. We provide services and facilities that enhance the quality of campus life, support the academic mission of the University,  and create opportunities for student development and engagement.

New Student Programs

New Student Programs provides orientation and transition programs for incoming students and their families. These programs are intended to serve as introductions to the university, its expectations, and its resources. Participating in Orientation and attending Wildcat Days will assist in laying the foundation for your experience as a Wildcat at the University of New Hampshire.

Student Senate

The Student Senate is the official voice of UNH's undergraduate student body. The Student Senate and the various offices and officials underneath it work to advocate for student concerns and to sway the Administration to act in the best interests of the Student Body. The Student Senate, autonomous of the Administration, also controls the annually collected Student Activity Fee, a mandatory fee that all undergraduate students pay to fund student activities and events. The Student Senate also must approve changes to the Student Rights, Rules, and Responsibilities, and reviews other sections of the SRRR and the Student Code of Conduct.

UNH Transportation Services

From campus parking to the transit services that connect UNH with the surrounding communities, Transportation Services is committed to operational excellence and providing reliable service that maintains a safe environment for travelers.

University Police

The nationally accredited University Police Department’s mission is to support the University community in creating a safe environment that is conducive to higher education by protecting life and property while supporting the rights and dignity of all persons. Specific educational programs, including drug and alcohol abuse prevention, are provided by professionally trained police officers. Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) is taught to female students, staff, faculty, or community members, and a walking patrol provides escort services for students, faculty, and staff.