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Attend Opening Day and Welcome Week


Attend Opening Day and Welcome Week

Opening Day is one of the busiest days on campus every year - and one of the most fun!

On Thursday, August 21, 2014 all new resident and commuter students will come on campus to check-in to the residence halls, visit informational booths, grab lunch, sit for convocation, take their class photograph, and do much more!

The schedule for the day is currently being determined and will be posted later in the spring. For more information, visit our Opening Day page.

Opening Day is August 21

Mark Your Calendar: Opening Day is Thursday, August 21.

Welcome Week is the first week of classes on campus immediately following Opening Day.

Welcome Week consists of jam-packed days with a variety of events and fun activities open to all UNH students. Welcome Week for Fall 2014 starts on Thursday, August 21 and will conclude on Monday, September 1. The first day of classes is Monday, August 25.

Information regarding the Welcome Week 2014 program will be announced later in the spring. For more information, visit our Welcome Week page.

What do I need to do to complete Step 17?
  • Mark August 21 on your calendar. Then, just show up! We'll help you do the rest. 
  • Review the information on the pages linked above to prepare for Opening Day and Welcome Week. 
  • Once you're prepared for Opening Day and Welcome Week, click on the green sign below to continue with the final step on the Road Map for New Students.
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  1. Questions?

    If you have questions about Opening Day or Welcome Week, please contact the Office of Student Activities at 203.479.4582 or
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