1. What is the i2 Passport Program?
The i2 Passport Program (“Program”) was created by the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter), 21 Madbury Road, Suite 101, Durham, NH. The first semester of the program was in spring 2017.
The i2 Passport Program encourages full-time UNH Durham undergraduate degree-seeking students and all full-time Master's degree students - from all colleges - to engage in various events and activities surrounding ideas, innovation, and entrepreneurship on campus and reward them with the chance to win prizes totaling $25,000 to help pay off student loans. This includes a FirstGen category (specific for students who are the first in their family to attend college and now at UNH).
2. Who can participate?
Any qualified full-time degree-seeking undergraduate and Master's student at University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH (“Participant”) may register online at i2passport.com.
3. Can juniors and seniors participate? What about graduate students?
i2 Passport is open to all undergraduates (freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors) and full-time Master's degree students. Ph.D. students cannot participate.
4. How do I register?
Go to i2Passport.com for registration information.
5. What are the dates?
Fall 2020 Program: August 31, 2020 - December 3, 2020
Spring 2021 Program: January 26, 2021 - April 29, 2021
6. Where do we find more info?
Go to i2Passport.com.
7. How do I receive communications from i2 Passport?
Information will be posted on i2Passport.com. You are required to have access to this information to participate.
Email and text are our primary form of communication and all emails will be sent to your UNH email address as supplied by you in the Registration process. Providing your accurate UNH email address and cell phone number is required.
8. How do I verify I received my Visa Stamp Credits?
Visa Stamps Credits will be visible on i2Passport.com when you log in to your account for each of the events/activities you participated in.
9. How do I know how I am doing for total Visa Stamp Credits?
Your Visa Stamps Credits will be visible in your account on i2Passport.com. There will be a leaderboard that will be displayed as well.
10. What happens if I didn’t get credit for an event/activity?
You can appeal if you participated in an event/activity, but did not receive Visa Stamp Credits. See the appeal process in the Terms and Conditions.
11. What is a FirstGen Student? How do I know if I am one?
There is an additional category for First Generation students defined as first in their family to attend college. i2 Passport will verify your FirstGen status through the UNH Registrar's Office. Status participation is restricted to those students who indicated they are FirstGen during the UNH undergraduate admissions application process. If you are FirstGen and elect to register as FirstGen during the i2 Passport Program registration process, you must self-select. There is no retroactive identification allowed as FirstGen after Program registration. If you are unsure of your FirstGen status you need to confirm with the Registrar's Office prior to completing this registration. In the event it is determined UNH does not currently identify you as FirstGen, i2 Passport will be deem Participant ineligible in this category, but Participant can still participate in the general i2 Passport program.
12. Where do I find the events and activities to earn Visa Stamp Credits?
Go to i2Passport.com for all event and activity details.
13. How many Visa Stamp Credits are there?
The total possible number of Visa Stamp Credits varies each semester and is subject to change due to additions/cancellations and activities and events. Details can be found on the VSC Opportunities page under the About tab.
14. How do you track my participation?
Use of your UNH Durham student ID (“ID”) is required for participation and tracking in most circumstances in the i2 Passport Program. UNH Durham student ID’s will be swiped into the tracking system to record participation. By registering you agree to its use by i2 Passport Program.
15. Do I get anything if I don’t win the First Prize, Second Prize, Third Prize or FirstGen Prize?
For those who acheive the minimum level (complete requirements in each of the 8 categories), your name goes in three drawings for $1,000 prizes.
16. What are the prizes?
Prizes can vary semester to semester, depending on program funding. Check the Terms and Conditions for details on the current semester. The information can also be found on the latest program flyer. In addition to the Visa Stamp Credit prizes and runner-up prizes, monthly prizes are awarded. Monthly prizes will be awarded on a monthly basis at the end of the months of October (2020), November (2020), February (2021), March (2021), and April (2021). Participants who participate in at least two events/activities per month will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of two gift certificates from a local Durham establishment, such as Saxby's.
17. What are the full rules and regulations?
Please refer to the Terms and Conditions outlined during the registration process. A hard copy can be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.