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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That She May Serve

Elizabeth Morrissette ’18 selected as New Hampshire’s Miss University 2015 Elizabeth Morrissette ’18 stood on the stage at her first Miss New Hampshire pageant, trying to keep her knees from knocking. “I was definitely nervous—I’d only had a week to prepare and I wasn’t really sure what to expect—but at the same time I felt […]

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From Korea with Gratitude

When Dan Lee stepped off the plane in California back in 1990, the 20-year-old South Korean émigré was seeking the American dream. After earning an advanced degree in economics, he accepted a job offer at PSU, believing the small-town New England setting would be a good place to raise his young family. As an associate […]

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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 […]