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University of New Hampshire - 2016

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Engineering Information

Support Programs

College's Under-Represented Student Groups

National Groups

  • African Students Association
  • McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Society of Women Engineers

Other Student Support Programs

(1) The CENTER FOR ACADEMIC RESOURCES (CFAR) offers a comprehensive program of academic-related services to undergraduates. Participants work on an individual basis or in group seminars with trained staff members to improve their academic performance and enhance their educational experience. The center offers learning skills instruction, reading assessment, drop-in subject area tutoring, study groups, computer support, course information, clarification of academic goals, personal advising and referral. These services are offered without charge.

(2) The COUNSELING CENTER offers confidential professional consultation, individual and group therapy, and educational workshops for a broad range of emotional, psychological, and interpersonal concerns. Services are provided for all students who have paid their Health Services/Counseling fee and who may be facing a major crisis, confusion, depression, family difficulties, or other personal problems.

(3) The UNIVERSITY WRITING CENTER offers personal services for any student in any course with any writing assignment. Trained consultants at the Center provide help on all issues involving writing: subject choice, composing processes, genre, organization, structure, grammar and formal convention, and ESL (English as a Second Language) issues. All services are available without charge to any member of the university community, and students need not be enrolled in any specific course to use the services.

(4) STUDENT TUTORING SERVICES are offered by Tau Beta Pi which covers many freshman/sophomore courses, including calculus, physics and chemistry. The Chemistry fraternity, Alpha Chi Sigma, offers tutoring in general chemistry and organic chemistry.

(5) CAREER SERVICES for the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences is housed within the college and assists students at every step of their career development. The staff provides assistance in identifying potential careers for the undecided, offers opportunities to explore career possibilities, and aids in securing employment. Interest testing and computer-aided career decision making programs help students identify potential majors and careers. For more informataion visit

(6) The OFFICE OF MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS provides services for African American, Latino, Asian American and Pacific Islanders, Native American, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered students in order to foster full participation in all facets of the UNH community, assuring that they have equal and fair access to all academic, social, and recreational groups and activities. Additionally, the Office is an advocate for these students as well as a liaison to various student organizations and offices, such as Diversity Support Coalition, Asociacion des Estudiantes Latinos Americanos (ADELA), Black Student Union (BSU), United Asian Coalition (UAC), Native American Cultural Association (NACA), the Alliance (gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered student group) and Hillel (the Jewish student organization) among others.

(7) The MECHANICAL ENGINNERING DEPARTMENT employs M.E. students to tutor freshman and other students having difficulty with calculus, physics and chemistry.

(8) The Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Computer Science departments provide academic support through academic service centers that focus on providing help to students in first-year and sophomore level courses.