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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Panther Pride: Ski Hard, Smile Big

Freydis Holla Einarsdottir ’19 came this close to competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Since coming to PSU, she’s been posting top finishes for the women’s ski team, and in March she became the first woman in Plymouth State history to compete in the NCAA Championships, the biggest race in collegiate ski racing. […]

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First in the (New) Nation

A Young Man’s Journey from a Nepalese Refugee Camp to the New Hampshire Polls » Southern Bhutan. Early 1990s. Members of an ethnic minority population, the Hindu Lhotshampas, began fleeing rising levels of persecution by the Bhutanese government. Denied their citizenship rights because of religious and cultural differences, the group—more than 100,000 strong—eventually sought protection […]

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Next Steps

Grant-funded Program Prepares Special Education Teachers » Looking over a classroom of a dozen junior high school students at Plymouth Elementary School, special education intern Jennifer Kay ’99 worries what the future holds for the class of kids with mental and physical challenges. “I have doubts about where some of my students will be in […]