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Road Map for New Undergraduate Students - Spring


Your Journey Begins Here!
You've made a great decision by choosing to attend UNH. We are committed to making your transition as seamless as possible! This website will provide you with a step-by-step list of everything you need to do before classes begin for the Spring 2016 semester.
Get started by watching the video at left!
There are several things we need you to complete before your arrive on campus. Start this process right here with these simple instructions.

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The Transfer Clearance Form allows UNH's Dean of Students Office to obtain information about your student records at your previous institution. Students who have not attended another University may skip this step.

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SOAR is an orientation program required of all new students. Winter SOAR, for students enrolling in Spring 2016, will be held on January 15, 2016.

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To fully complete the financial aid process and receive a financial award, families MUST complete the FAFSA. There may also be additional information that you need to provide to our Financial Aid Office. This must be completed by January 1.

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The Office of Residential Life takes careful consideration to place and match you with roommates based on the information provided in your housing questionnaire. Housing assignments will be sent to your UNH email the week of January 4-8. Commuter students may skip this step.

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According to Connecticut State Law, all full-time students must have proof of several immunizations. Also, each full-time student is required to have a physical examination before entering school. These forms must be submitted by January 4.

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New students must waive UNH sponsored health insurance and then pay their tuition bill with the Bursar's office. This must be completed by January 7.

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The Accessibility Resources Center supports educational equity and administrates former IEP or 504 Plan requests and modificiations to housing and dining. All students should determine if ARC provides resources that they require. If you are not a student with a chronic medical condition, disability or military combat-related disorder, you may be able to skip this step.

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In this section, you will find out about the process of registering for classes in the spring semester. You will complete Math and Modern Language placement exams that will help determine your spring semester course schedule. These placement exams must be completed by January 7.

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To fully complete your student record at UNH, and receive appropriate college credit and placement, you must submit your final high school and college transcripts and test scores. All students are required to submit a final official high school transcript or GED documentation, for financial aid purposes. This must be completed by January 7.

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The Office of Residential Life takes careful consideration to place and match you with roommates based on the information provided in your housing questionnaire. Housing assignments will be sent to your UNH email the week of January 4-8. Commuter students may skip this step.

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UNH offers a variety of dining options on campus, from traditional college dining hall-style to order-on-demand sit-down and take-out. All students are eligible to purchase a meal plan, but students living in University-sponsored housing are required to choose a meal plan. This must be completed by January 10.

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You have the opportunity to submit a Campus Card ID photo prior to attending Winter SOAR. Choose your own photo! This must be completed by January 10.

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Commuter students must order their parking permit online starting January 15. Familiarize yourself with our parking rules and regulations and take a look at the parking map.

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This Road Map for New Students is just the beginning of your journey as a student at UNH. These important resources for New Students will help you succeed personally and in the classroom.

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Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) is a mandatory program that allows you to meet classmates, familiarize yourself with University programs and services, as well as provide an oversight of academic and student life.

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