Social Life

Around PSU

Our campus is minutes from the White Mountain National Forest, where you’ll find miles and miles of trails for hiking, biking and rock climbing. The nearby Lakes Region offers opportunities for water sports: sailing, snorkeling, or simply floating. Great restaurants, shopping venues, clubs, museums and entertainment are only a car ride away.

Clubs and Organizations

Getting Involved at PSU is easy. There are more than 100 campus clubs and organizations to suit every interest.

Hartman Union Building

The Hartman Union Building, better known as The HUB, is the center of student life on campus. From visiting the bookstore for supplies, quelling a mid-afternoon hunger attack, catching up on the day’s news, attending a meeting or watching the evening’s entertainment, the HUB is definitely the place to be on campus.

Student Activities

The Student Activities Office provides a laboratory for leadership experience, opportunities to explore and pursue academic interests outside of the classroom, and avenues to live the Plymouth State motto Ut Prosim, that I may serve


In Plymouth Magazine

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PEOPLE FIRST: The Presidency of Sara Jayne Steen

In her introductory remarks for her first Faculty Day on August 23, 2006, President Steen said, “PSU’s future is something we’ll shape together.” What follows are just some of the many initiatives launched and nurtured during her presidency, as told by the people who worked with her to shape them.

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A Winning Team

Zara Jakubas ’16 and her sister Sunny ’18 grew up in Califon, New Jersey, a small Victorian-style town of just over 1,000 residents. It’s here that the two sisters took up tennis…

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Beyond Granite: The Museum of the White Mountains Takes on STEM

As American students and workers fall behind their counterparts around the world in the science and technology fields, educators and policy makers have stressed the importance of strengthening our attention to STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Exhibition curator Sarah Garlick writes about the connections between earth science, adventure, and the process of learning STEM in […]