Learning to operate in a new and unfamiliar environment is challenging, especially if you don't know who to ask or where to go for help. Here are campus resources that will help you make a smooth transition to life as a UNT student.
Sooner or later, every college students needs more of one thing: money. UNT has resources that will help you earn more money and learn to use the money you have more wisely.
- The Money Management Center is an outreach program that provides tools and solutions students need to achieve financial freedom. The Money Management Center is located in Chestnut Hall, Suite 313.
- Figuring out how to pay for tuition, fees, housing and books is a challenge most college students face. Find out how to make ends meet through scholarships, grants and loans in the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, located on the second floor of the Eagle Student Services Center.
If you're going out and need cash, there is a Wells Fargo ATM and full-service branch in the University Union. The branch is located on the first floor of the union in Room 222, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Nothing is more discouraging than being in a new place and being unable to find your way. Bookmark UNT To Go, UNT's mobile site (m.unt.edu), on your smart phone to keep the university at your fingertips no matter where you go. UNT To Go includes Places, with an interactive map function. See more campus map options, including an option to print a campus map PDF.
Wondering where to park?
Visit the Transportation Services site to view:
Visit the UNT Shuttle website to see shuttle schedules, routes and maps.
Need a ride late at night?
UNT's e-ride service is provided 7 days a week to all current students who need a ride to and from any place on the UNT campus 7 pm to 2 am Monday through Thursday; 4 pm to 2 am Friday through Sunday; from 2 am to 7 am each day, we partner with Lyft to offer free rides.
If you think you lost your sunglasses on campus but don't know where to begin looking for them, start at the information desk located on the 2nd floor of the University Union or search for them online using our new lost and found system powered by Crowdfind. Call them at 940-565-3805.
Need to buy tickets or looking for a discount?
Want to save a little money on your weekend activities? Now UNT students can purchase tickets at discounted rates and get discounts at local businesses by logging in to the UNT Perks page.
Need to make copies?
You've just finished a Power Point presentation for your economics class and you need to make copies of the presentation for each of your class mates. Now what? Eagle Images provides full digital printing and bindery services for a great value. They are located in the University Services Building, Room 124.
Or send a fax?
Design Works sends and receives public faxes. Prices vary, depending on whether the fax is sent locally, toll free, long distance, out of the country, or if it is an incoming fax. The center is located in the University Union, Room 223.
Need to send a letter back home?
UNT's Eagle Post is located on the first floor of the University Union, Room 112.
Ready to get a jump start on your career?
Are you uncertain about your career path or how to connect with opportunities? The Career Center can help. Our services and programs will put you on track for career success. From resume tips and mock interviews to career fairs to internships and job postings, we can help prepare you for your future career.
Was it last night's all-night study session that has you feeling lousy or is it the flu? Get checked out at the Student Health and Wellness Center before you start feeling worse. If you're feeling good and working to stay healthy, the center is committed to helping you reach that goal. Medical visits are by appointment only.
To schedule an appointment, call 940-565-2333. A student ID card is required at check-in. The center takes credit cards, check or cash for payment, though consultations with general practitioners are covered by the Medical Services Fee. The Student Health and Wellness Center ONLY files medical insurance claims for the university endorsed student insurance policy underwritten by United Healthcare Student Resources.
The Student Health and Wellness Center is located on the second floor of Chestnut Hall. Other health services available in Chestnut Hall include health education office in Suite 301, College Optical Express in Suite 101 and the Campus Smiles dental office in Suite 154.
The Substance Abuse Resource Center helps students with existing issues regarding drug and alcohol use also works to create a safer campus atmosphere. The center is on the third floor of Chestnut Hall, Suite 301. Call 940-565-2787 to schedule an appointment. No referral is required.
Feeling depressed or stressed out?
College life can be overwhelming at times, but you can get free emotional support and counseling services at the Counseling Center to help you get through those difficult times. Counselors at the center are specially trained to help college students:
- adjust to college life
- cope with stress
- deal with relationship problems
- chose a career
- overcome critical situations when you may have thoughts of harming yourself or others
The Counseling Center is part of Counseling and Testing Services, in Suite 311, Chestnut Hall. Summer hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. until, Aug. 24. Fall hours are Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Wednesday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Need emergency help?
In an emergency situation, your first call should be 911. A dispatcher will send emergency personnel, and if the incident is happening on the UNT campus, that probably will include officers from the UNT Police Department, in the Sullivant Public Safety Center, department also can assist you in cases of property theft or destruction and other crime investigation, if the incident took place on the UNT campus.
For incidents that happen in Denton beyond the UNT campus boundaries, contact the Denton Police Department.
For incidents that happen beyond the Denton city limits but within Denton County, contact the Denton County Sheriff's Department.
What if the university closes for bad weather?
Eagle Alert is UNT's emergency notification system to quickly give you critical information in an emergency. The system allows administrators and emergency preparedness staff to quickly notify the campus community about weather alerts, campus closings due to weather or public safety emergencies. If there is an emergency, you will receive an automated call or text to the preferred phone number you provide at my.unt.edu. Be sure your contact information is up to date by going to my.unt.edu. Log in using your EUID and password, go to "Update Eagle Alert" and follow the instructions.
In addition to sending Eagle Alert messages, the university will notify the campus telephone operators, post information on the UNT website and the UNT Facebook page and begin informing news media about closures. You also can follow @UNTEagleAlert on Twitter for real-time updates in an emergency.
Need legal help?
If you are facing a legal problem, Student Legal Services may be able to help you with many types of cases. Staff members may write letters, draft legal documents, represent students, arrange for mediation or otherwise attempt to resolve legal problems. While general legal advice may be available, Student Legal Services does not represent students in criminal matters (including traffic tickets). Student Legal Services is located in the University Union, Room 411.