News & Announcements

Connect is an academic success program for students traditionally underrepresented in higher education.  A select group of first year students have been invited to apply to this competitive program.  The Connect application is now closed.  We will begin reviewing completed applications and will make notifications before or during the week of July 21, 2014.

Due to office renovations, the following Connect phone number will be out of service until Friday, August 1:  (603) 862-2221.  If you have questions about the Connect/Connect STEM programs, please call Christine Zaimes at (603) 862-3689.

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Research indicates multicultural students face a number of issues when transitioning from high school to college. For traditionally underserved students, the transition to college is often more difficult.   

It is our hope that by having knowledge of the available campus resources, building social networks before classes begin and learning how to navigate the campus community, students will have a positive “jump start” on their college career.

CONNECT provides: 

How do I know Connect is the right orientation program for me?

CONNECT is the only first-year orientation program that is focused on academic achievement, the value of peer-mentoring and is absolutely free to its participants! Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information. 

Also, you can check out our First Steps page to view a suggested schedule of how to prepare for move-in day.