Visit the Plymouth State University Basecamp!

Come visit us at Waterville Valley Town Center. We're located on the second floor above Legends 1291 Sports and Grille. Our admissions staff is on-site Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays and during school vacation weeks. Learn about Plymouth State University and our exciting and innovative Integrated Clusters learning model.

Offering On-site Application Reviews

Submit required application materials and find out right away if you are admitted to PSU!

Wicked Good Deal!

Free tickets to Waterville Valley for junior and senior high school students from New Hampshire! Stop by the PSU Basecamp in Waterville Valley Town Square to get your tickets. Available from Sunday, February 25 - Sunday, March 4.

For more information text (603) 931-4369.

Ski Areas near Plymouth State University

  • Waterville Valley - 20 miles
  • Loon Mountain - 24 miles
  • Ragged Mountain - 28 miles
  • Gunstock - 30 miles
  • Cannon Mountain - 32 miles
  • Bretton Woods - 48 miles


See us on the


Plymouth State University Mountain Ambassadors will be on the mountain to answer questions about how awesome it is to combine a great education with easy access to super skiing and boarding! Learn about PSU’s innovative Integrated Clusters learning model, our great campus life, and the full range of athletic, cultural, and experiential opportunities that await you as a PSU student. The Mountain Ambassadors will also be handing out PSU schwag!

Alex Bennett ’19

Alton, NH

Major: Enviromental Science

Minor: Sustainability

I work weekends as a ski instructor at Loon Mountain (one of four areas within 30 minutes of PSU) and enjoy hiking and fishing when off the slopes.

Kyle Cleaver ’21

Burlington, VT

Major: Marketing

I love to ski, play lacrosse, and run.

David Baird '19

Princeton, MA

Major: Marketing

Minor: Sustainability

I hope to find a career in marketing specifically in the outdoor recreation industry. I try to spend most of my free time outside. Some of my hobbies include skiing, hiking, mountain biking, and golf.

Kenzie Hoover ’20

Weare, NH

Major: Health Education and Promotion

Minor: Biology

I grew up riding at Pats Peak and my dream is to move out west after graduating to ride big mountains, start my master’s, and eventually become a nutritionist.

Grace McKeon ’21

Woodstock, VT

Major: Psychology, Mental Health Option

My home mountain is Killington so going to a school with great mountains was important, and Plymouth has several! I made the right decision going to school here!

Garrison Price '21

Southington, CT

Major: Business Administration

Minor: Graphic Design

I love to snowboard and I also enjoy skating and painting. I chose Plymouth because it’s the best snowboard school in New England.

Ryan Slaski ’19

Windham, NH

Major: Marketing

I enjoy snowboarding with friends and have always loved Loon Mountain. During warmer months I enjoy skateboarding.

Zach Spaulding ’21

New Ipswich, NH

Major: Political science

Minor: Marketing

Some of my hobbies include freestyle skiing, photography, and working on cars!

Christine Lambert ’20

Lake Harmony, PA

Major: Graphic Design

Major: Printmaking

I chose Plymouth because I Googled “top snowboarding colleges” and knew this is where I belonged.

Bridgitte Boss ’20

Manchester, NH

Major: Graphic Design

I really enjoy being on campus and having the opportunity to snowboard or hike whenever it is convenient. I knew Plymouth would be a perfect fit!

Creating real-world experiences and possibilities that promote an entrepreneurial mindset and innovative approaches to problem solving.

That’s what our learning model is about.

Get inspired inside our Open Labs and discover solutions to societal and business problems. Use these solutions and ideas, and build upon them in your coursework. Here you have the ability to drive your education in a direction you desire. This type of real learning is commonplace here. We've built a new kind of university and you can be part of it.

Catch us at these Events!
On the Mountains

United States Telemark Eastern Series Dual Race

Waterville Valley

USTSA and Waterville Valley will host the Minus33 Telemark Sprint Classic, part of the Minus33 Eastern Telemark Series on Saturday February 24, 2018. This 2 run event will include GS Gates, a Nordic style jump, a 360-degree banked turn, before a short Nordic skate.


18th Annual Eastern Boarder Last Call

Loon Mountain

Entering its 18th year, Last Call has grown into the biggest snowboarding event on the east coast yet has been deemed "one of the most laid-back huck fests" by Transworld Snowboarding. Snowboarders from around the globe flock to Loon Mountain to vie for the $4000 cash purse and cut their teeth on the next-level park features created specifically for this event. Professional riders like Pat Moore, Chas Guldemond, Scott Stevens, Bode Merrill and Chris Grenier have all dropped in at Last Call and that elite list will continue to grow this year.



Cannon Mountain

The Turtle Ridge Foundation (TRF), established by Olympic medalist and four-time world skiing champion Bode Miller, his family and Cannon Mountain, will host BodeFest at Cannon Mountain Ski Area. 100% of the event registration fee will benefit The Turtle Ridge Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting innovative and progressive adaptive and youth athletic opportunities in our communities.There will also be a Silent & Live Auction benefiting the Foundation - open to everyone.

On Campus

Get Jibby with it Rail Jam

Ice Arena

Come watch PSU students shred! The first session will start at 12:30 p.m. with women’s combined, followed by men’s ski and snowboard. There will be prizes and giveaways!


Campus Evening Tour

3:30 p.m.

Your chance to explore the campus during these beautiful winter evenings. Tour academic buildings, the library, and dining hall, culminating in a Men's Ice Hockey game in our full-size NHL hockey arena.

Reservation required


Campus Evening Tour

3:30 p.m.

Your chance to explore the campus during these beautiful winter evenings. Tour academic buildings, the library, and dining hall, culminating in warm food and delicious hot cocoa in our Fireplace Lounge.

Reservation required

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