Relocation Resources

Thinking about working at UNH and relocating to the NH Seacoast?

The University of New Hampshire, an ideal place to advance your career, is recognized among public universities for high-quality academics.  Just 20 minutes from the Maine and New Hampshire Seacoast, we are also just an hour's travel time to and from Boston and the White Mountains.

Founded in 1866 as a land-grant institution emphasizing agriculture and the mechanic arts, the University of New Hampshire has become the state's only public research university.  More than 14,400 students from 45 states and 56 foreign countries follow 100 courses of study offered by a faculty of more than 900 men and women.

As a modern land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant university, UNH has a threefold mission: to teach, to conduct research and to provide public service to the State of New Hampshire and its citizens.

Public service is provided through faculty research and consultation, the Division of Continuing Education, through the Cooperative Extension offices located in each county, the Sea Grant and Space Grant programs and dozens of other programs and activities.

This page offers information about living, working, and playing in Durham and surrounding areas.

Area
Transportation

Arts &
Entertainment

Banking

Community
Information

Featured
Attractions

Healthcare

Housing
Information

Local
Media

 Local
Recreation

 Schools &
Education

State
Almanac

State
Map

Area Transportation

 Below is a listing of local seacoast NH transportation resources:

C&J Bus Service

Coast Transit Information

Downeaster Train Service

Enterprise Rent A Car

NH DMV

NH Rideshare

Wildcat Transit Information

Zipcar

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Arts & Entertainment

Following is a link to a listing of NH museums as well as websites for some of New England's best theaters and perfoming arts centers:

Garrison Players Arts Center

Johnson Theater/Paul Creative Arts Center

Leddy Center for the Performing Arts

NH Museums

NH Theater Project

Player's Ring

Pontine Theater

Portsmouth Music Hall

Rochester Opera House

Seacoast Repertory Theatre

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Banking

The following is a list of local banks, some of which may offer discounts for UNH employees:

Bank of America

Citizens Bank

NH Federal Credit Union

People's United Bank

Service Credit Union

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Community Information

Below are some helpful links for local community business and government information:

Durham Business Association

NH Chamber Directory

Town of Durham, NH

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Featured Attractions 

Here are some helpful links that will lead you to some of the amazing destinations within a 3 hour car ride from the university:

Boston, MA

Mt. Washington Valley Area

NH Official Site of Travel and Tourism

NH State Parks

North Conway Area Guide

Portland, ME

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Healthcare

Below are some important local healthcare resources:

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospitals

Exeter Hospital

Healthy UNH

NH Allied Health Professionals

NH Dental Society

NH Directory of Gyms

NH Health System

NH Hospitals

Portsmouth Regional Hospital

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

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Housing

Click on the links below to find current real estate listings for NH, UNH housing options and lodging for a short visit:

ApartmentList.com

Forest Park Apartments

Local Bed and Breakfast Options

NH Real Estate Listings

Real Estate Network

Zumper - Free map-based search for home & apartment rentals, with real-time updates. Also available on iOS & Android.

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Local Media

Here are some links to local New Hampshire television and radio stations as well as seacoast newspapers:

Foster's Daily Democrat

New Hampshire Gazette

NH Public Television

NH Radio Station Guide

Seacoast Online

WMUR News

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Local Recreation

Below is a small sampling of local outdoor recreation options in the immediate seacoast area:

Adam's Point

Bellamy River Wildlife Sanctuary

Doe Farm

Exeter Town Forest

Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge

NH Outdoor Recreation

NH Biking Information

Odiorne Point State Park

Pawtuckaway State Park

UNH Woodlands and Natural Areas

Wagon Hill Farm

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Schools/Education

The following is a list of the local public school districts as well as private schools in the area:

Public:

Dover School District

Exeter School District

Newmarket School District

Portsmouth School District

Rochester District

Somersworth District

Oyster River Cooperative School District (Durham, Lee and Madbury, NH)

Private:

Berwick Academy

Coe-Brown Northwood Academy

Phillips Exeter Academy

Portsmouth Christian Academy

St. Mary Academy

St. Thomas Aquinas High School

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