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


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The Best Job Perk Ever

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¡Bienvenidos a Cuba!

PSU professor and her students discover the challenges and joys of visiting Cuba » Political science professor Filiz Otucu Ruhm always dreamed of going to Cuba. In fact, she planned on visiting the island more than a decade ago. “The social scientist in me wanted to observe Castro’s Cuba, then go back after Castro, and […]

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A New Day, A New Way of Giving

Thanks to life in the digital age, when information is as close as a swipe and a tap away, old-school philanthropy has been turned on its head. Donors want—and can find—more information about the causes and organizations they support. They want to feel confident that their gift is going to make a difference; and with […]