Student organizations & activities
More than 400 organizations are active on campus, including an alumni chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. Organizations include club sports, intercultural, political, religious/spiritual, service, social and special interest groups, as well as 40 sororities and fraternities. The campus is vibrant with concerts, performances, movies, exhibits, special events and sports, including NCAA Division I football in UNT’s new Apogee Stadium.
The Pohl Recreation Center — which is the size of two football fields — includes weight and cardio areas, two pools, aerobics rooms, climbing wall, jogging track, soccer gym, basketball courts and more. It's like having an automatic health club membership.
Living on campus
Several of our 14 residence halls set aside rooms for transfer students. If you plan to live on campus, apply early because there is usually more demand for housing than space available. Transfer students who have completed two semesters of college or who have been out of high school for one complete year are encouraged but not required to live on campus. For other exemptions and details, visit the Housing website.
Denton has more than 100 apartment complexes, many within walking distance of campus or served by the campus shuttle system. You can access an online guide to off-campus housing or pick up the College Apartment Guide available at the University Union.
Transportation & parking
Many students drive to campus, which is 40 miles from Dallas and Fort Worth on Interstate 35. Parking permits are available at different rates. UNT also features 2,000 bicycle parking spaces and several bike repair stations. The Denton County Transportation Authority’s A-train rail service connects Carrollton and Lewisville to downtown Denton. Bus routes, free to UNT students, connect the rail station to campus. Other services include an on-call late night shuttle, a ridesharing website and a car rental program. For more information, visit the university's Transportation and Parking website.
UNT works hard to be a safe campus. We provide a well-lighted campus, officers on bicycles, 71 emergency call boxes, police escorts at night and an emergency contact system to notify you in case of an emergency or campus closing.
Enjoy the new UNT Apogee Stadium during NCAA Division I football games or watch the sporting events of 11 other men’s and women’s teams.
Other valuable resources
Veterans Center gathers services into a one-stop resource center for military members and families.
Child care assistance through the Child Care Access Means Parents in School program may offer financial aid to help pay for your child care provider.
Bring your family to Homecoming, Family Weekend, art exhibits, movies, lectures and more.
Other services provide tutoring, study skills development, commuter meal plans (including a vegan cafeteria), counseling, health and wellness centers, discount pharmacy, legal services, disability accommodations and more.