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Saturday, September 23rd
Pierce Pride Weekend 2017

Please join us on September 23, 2017. All activities are held on Saturday beginning at 11 a.m.

 If you are planning to stay overnight, it is advisable to make reservations for local accommodations as soon as possible as this date coincides with our peak foliage season.

A list of lodging accommodations can be found on our website at:


Campus Recreation

Students! Look to Campus Recreation for a flurry of activity for you and your soon to be best friends: we're kicking off with Rec. Fest, which includes our 80+ foot slip and slide, oozeball mud volleyball, a late night beach volleyball tournament and slip and slide kickball on Cheshire Field! Strap on your waterbottle for the Grand Monadnock Climb on 9/9; free lunch, free park entry, free tee shirt...

Once you've settled in, join our Intramural programs on weekdays and Adventure Rec. trips on weekends. Of course, the Bubble is always a beacon for good times, just be sure to bring a change of shoes! Want to relax on the beach? The Boathouse opens the first week of classes. Need more info? Want to know what we're doing or what we've done? Find us on Twitter (@FPUCampusRec), friend us on Facebook (Campus Recreation) and follow us on Instagram (fpu_campus_rec)


Text Book Rentals

The Franklin Pierce Bookstore will be offering a textbook rental program for all terms and classes. You will save 50% or more versus a new book price when renting textbooks. All pricing information is available on the bookstore website when you search for course materials for your upcoming classes.

Rent-a-Text is here at Franklin Pierce University. For more information visit:


Campus Safety

The Department of Campus Safety holds the safety of our students, faculty and staff as their highest priority. Uniformed officers, available through our 24-hour communications center, patrol the campus year round to provide service and emergency response. Questions can be directed to (603) 899-4210.

Vehicle Registration & Parking Permit Process

All students wishing to have a vehicle on campus must register the vehicle with Campus Safety and apply for a parking permit. This can be accomplished through CampusWeb.

Parking Permit Application Instructions


1.       Navigate to:

2.       Click on CampusWeb

3.       Sign into CampusWeb (Login information is included in your welcome packet)

4.       Click on the Campus Life Tab on the top menu bar

5.       Click on Parking Permits on the left menu list

6.       Click on Parking Permit Application

7.       Complete Form

8.       Submit

After you submit your application, the Department of Campus Safety will review the application and assign you a permit number. Once a number has been assigned your parking permit will be placed in your on-campus post office box within 48 hours.

Please note that permits for applications completed prior to the start of the academic year will be in your mailboxes on opening day.