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An SNHU student and their family on Campus

Parents, Families and Supporters

Heading off to college is an exciting time for students and their families, and we want you to know we’re in your corner. We’ve done everything we can to make sure your student is taken care of at every turn. From a wide range of degree options, student services, public safety and beyond, we’re committed to being a home away from home for your student, and a resource for you, during their time here. 

Haven’t visited campus yet? Schedule a visit with your student on our Campus Tours and Events page.

Don't Miss Out!

Here are a few upcoming dates to be aware of. Please see below for a full list of dates, or visit our term starts page for domestic students.

Jul. 17

Campus Twilight Tour

Jul. 27

Weekend Campus Tours

Aug. 4

Weekend Campus Tours

Help your student keep track of these upcoming dates:

Follow Along on Social

Whether you’re looking to see what’s happening in the SNHU campus community, or looking to help your student get acclimated to campus life, here are some ways you can stay in the know.

Follow Our Newsletters

We offer a quarterly newsletter including important dates, updates on student life and resources for student success. If you’d like to join the distribution list, email

Your student should also check their SNHU email every weekend for the Penmen Weekly Newsletter. This email contains a list of student events for the week, as well as helpful information. 

SNHU On Campus Social Channels:

Sending and Receiving Mail

Part of the excitement of college is bring in a new environment, but sometimes it's nice to receive a slice of home. If you'd like to send your student a piece of mail or care package, please reference the below information.

Get Involved

Sending your student off to college doesn’t mean you can’t be supportive from afar. Here are a few ways you can support your student on their journey.

Stay Informed

Campus Safety

We implement uniformed public safety officers, video surveillance, a campus escort program and the use of SNHU Alerts to keep students safe. To learn more, visit our public safety page.

Campus Majors

With 70+ majors to choose from, ranging from psychology to video game design, your student can find their passion and discover their purpose.

Tuition & Financial Aid

SNHU is one of the most affordable private universities in New England, and over 90% of our students receive financial aid.

Career & Professional Development Center

Our career center helps set campus students up for success with resume writing, portfolio development, mock interviews and even networking opportunities.

Study Abroad

If your student is looking to see the world and explore new horizons, our study abroad program offers experiences in Europe, Asia, Oceania and South America.

Student Employment

Students are able to search and apply for available university-paid work study. If you have any questions, please reach out to


SNHU’s on-campus wellness center is a licensed educational health center with free and confidential physical and mental health services at your student’s fingertips.

New Student Orientation

We welcome all incoming SNHU students. Visit our orientation page and help your student stay on top of their checklist of necessary actions.

Dining Services

From the dining center to Webster Café, Einstein Bros. and more, our dining services provides a variety of options for every palate.


Help us celebrate our grads and all their accomplishments at our in-person and virtual commencement ceremonies.


Whether you want to cheer on our student athletes, participate in paint night or win at big money bingo, we have events for the whole family at homecoming (October 18-20).