Commencement and Visitor Information


Coming to the Commencement Ceremony in May?  Commencement is the ceremony where graduating students are officially awarded their degrees. It represents a great accomplishment that everyone is proud of; students want to share the event with their family and friends.  Get a feel of what Commencement Ceremony is like by watching this video of last year’s event for the Class of 2013

Before and after Commencement, there’s lots to do and see.  We’ve gathered some helpful information and links so you can make the most of your visit!


The Common Man Inn & Spa, 231 Main Street, Plymouth, NH 03264

Red Carpet Inn and Suites Plymouth, 166 Highland Street, Plymouth, NH 03264

Econo Lodge Near Plymouth State University, 304 Main Street, Plymouth, NH 03264

Pilgrim Inn & Cottages, 307 Main Street, Plymouth, NH 03264

Days Inn Campton, 1513 Route 3, Campton Hollow, NH 03223

Comfort Inn Ashland, 53 West Street, Ashland, NH 03217

Cheney House Bed & Breakfast, 82 Highland Street, Ashland, NH 03217

The Manor on Golden Pond, 31 Manor Drive, Holderness, NH 03245

Condominiums, Vacation Cottages and Homes:



American Style Food (sit down dining):  

Lucky Dog Tavern & Grill (lunch/dinner), 51 Main St, Plymouth, NH, 603-536-4445

Six Burner Bistro (lunch/dinner), 13 Main St, Plymouth, NH, 603-536-9099

Foster’s Boiler Room Restaurant at The Common Man Inn (lunch/dinner), 231 Main St, Plymouth, NH, 603-536-2764

George’s Seafood & BBQ (dinner), 588 Tenney Mtn Hwy, Plymouth, NH, 603-536-6330

“Fast” food, Cafes, and Coffee Shops:

Cafe Monte Alto (coffee, tea, pastries), 83 Main St, Plymouth, NH, 603-536-6323

Biederman’s Deli (lunch), 83 Main St, Plymouth, NH, 603-536-3354

Subway(Paninis), 57 Main St, Plymouth, NH, 603-536-3434

McDonalds, Tenney Mtn Highway, Plymouth, NH, 603-536-1010

Mexican, Italian, Chinese, Thai, and Japanese Food:

Fugaky (Chinese/Japanese Food), 646 Tenney Mtn Hwy, Plymouth, NH, 603-536-5388

Thai Smile Restaurant (Thai), 135 Main St, Plymouth, NH, 603-536-1788

Hong Kong Gardens(Chinese Food), 81 Main St, Plymouth, NH, 603-536-3344

Burrito Me (Mexican), 70 Main St, Plymouth, NH, 603-238-3410

Italian Farmhouse (Italian), 337 Daniel Webster Hwy, Plymouth, NH, 603-536-4536


Buses:  Boston Logan Airport to Plymouth New Hampshire,  Boston Logan Airport to New York City.

Trains:  Boston(South Station) to New York City(Penn Station) 


Car Rental in Plymouth:  Enterprise Car Rental



Whether it’s shopping, sports or sightseeing, there’s plenty to do before and after the commencement ceremony!  Shop at the Tilton Outlets or the Manchester Mall, visit beautiful NH State Parks, or hike, bike and swim in our mountains, lakes and rivers. There’s something here for everyone! More information can be found on local business/tourism and chamber of commerce websites:  Chamber of Commerce of Plymouth NHChamber of Commerce of New Hampshire, and the Chamber of Commerce of Boston.