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Road Map for New Undergraduate Students


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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 fall 2015 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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To fully complete the financial aid process and receive a Final Award, families MUST complete the FAFSA. There may also be additional information that you need to provide to our Financial Aid Office.

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

Some students have already registered for SOAR. If you have registered, you 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 should be submitted by July 1.

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Campus Access Services supports educational equity and administrates former IEP or 504 Plan requests and modificiations to housing and dining. All students should determine if Campus Access Services 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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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 July 21. Commuter students may skip this step.

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In this section, you will complete Math and English placement exams and a Registration Survey that will determine your first-semester course schedule. These must all be completed by May 15.

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At some point, you selected your SOAR (orientation) session. Now we just need you to confirm the date you registered for.

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You have the opportunity to submit a Campus Card ID photo prior to attending SOAR. Choose your own photo!

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

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New students must choose to accept or waive UNH sponsored health insurance and then pay their tuition bill with the Bursar's office. This must be completed by July 8.

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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 or college transcripts and test scores. This must be completed by July 15.

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Step 13 - Receive Your Housing Assignment
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 July 21. Commuter students may skip this step.

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The University of New Haven 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 August 7.

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Commuter students must order their parking permit online starting August 11. Familiarize yourself with our parking rules and regulations and take a look at the parking map.

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Just before arriving for the fall semester, you must complete a survey and read the Common Read book.

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Charge In (August 20) is the first day on campus for all new resident and commuter students. Welcome Week is jam-packed with a variety of events and fun activities open to all UNH students. Classes begin August 24.

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Completing the 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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