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What to Bring


The temperature in New England can vary greatly during the summer months. Some days are rather warm, reaching the 90's with high humidity, where others are a cool 50. We recommend dressing in layers as temperatures can vary drastically throughout a single day. Be sure to bring a light coat and comfortable, waterproof walking shoes or sneakers.

Additional items for those staying in the residence halls

Below is a list of suggested items to bring, keeping in mind that the town of Hanover has many shops and services and is within walking distance of campus.
• Laptop computer and Ethernet cable if you require Internet access from your dorm room (public computer work-stations with Internet service are available in campus libraries)
• All personal toiletries, including soap and shower shoes
• Rain gear and umbrella (walking is required rain or shine)
• Alarm clock (there is no "wake-up service")
• Small study lamp; high intensity (dorm rooms can be dark)
• Radio
• Comfortable shoes or sneakers
• Cool and very casual clothing (even New Hampshire gets hot)
• Sweater (air conditioning in the classrooms may be cool)
• Clothes hangers (few will be provided)

Last Updated: 3/3/17