Welcome to the Mean Green Family

The UNT campus offers you countless options for entertainment, dining, fitness, relaxation and more! Whether you’re headed to DATCU Stadium to cheer on the Mean Green or headed to the Murchison to enjoy a free concert from the College of Music, you’ll never run out of ways to enjoy the full university experience UNT has to offer.

University Union

Burger King, Chick-fil-A, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, Jamba, Taco Bueno and Which Wich are just a few of the places to grab a quick bite in the University Union, or you can grab a coffee from one of two campus Starbucks locations. The Union also includes:
The UNT Union, with its iconic sculpture front-and-center.

Mean Green Sports

UNT is a member of Conference USA with 16 NCAA Division I Athletic programs, 133 conference championships and four national championship titles. Since 2001, Mean Green Football has appeared in eight post-season bowl games. Mean Green Men’s Basketball holds the 2021 C-USA tournament championship and advanced to the Round of 32 in the 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament.

UNT Soccer
  • Since 2003, UNT has developed 12 new athletics facilities as part of its 200-acre Mean Green Village and upgraded competition venues, training facilities and meeting spaces for all 16 sports.
  • In 2011, UNT opened its crown jewel, the state-of-the-art DATCU Stadium. With the opening of DATCU Stadium, 12 of UNT’s 16 intercollegiate athletic teams practice and play in facilities that have been built since 2001.
  • The Mean Green have won 130 conference championships and four national championships, including 34 conference championships since 2000.
At a UNT football game, UNT students participate in spirit by running flags across the field.

Pohl Recreation Center

The amazing Pohl Rec Center is the best place to work off steam and stay active. Take on the 45-foot climbing wall, swim laps in the two pools or join a match in the indoor soccer gym. While you’re in the rec center, you can even sign up for camping, canoeing and hiking trips through the Outdoor Pursuits Center.

Rock Climbing

450+ Student Organizations

Our student organizations include academic honor societies, professional development and community service organizations, cultural groups and sport clubs. And if you can’t find the club or interest you’re looking for, you can form your own student organization!


The Best College Town in Texas

Denton is a one-of-a-kind city that offers a wide variety of events, many of which are free and family-friendly. Some of the community favorites are:

  • Denton Arts & Jazz Festival
  • Holiday Lighting Festival
  • Community runs and bike rides
  • Thin Line Film Festival
  • Community yoga classes
downtown Denton

Our newest dining experience at UNT

Check out our new state-of-the-art dining hall, Eagle Landing, that includes seven different restaurants designed with a commitment to quality and sustainability. In addition to being UNT’s first standalone dining hall, Eagle Landing is the university’s largest dining hall and is committed to using 30% less water and 10% less energy than a standard code-compliant building. Come taste for yourself fresh, made-from-scratch food and explore our Mean Green community dining hall.


At UNT, we mean green

At UNT, we teach green, research green and simply are green in everything we do. We offer a degree in Ecology for Environmental Science and have more than 50 courses with a sustainable focus. The campus has a robust recycling program, fuels its vehicles with biodiesel and new construction meets the highest green building standards. Learn more about how we Mean Green.

Living off-campus

Denton has more than 100 apartment complexes, many within walking distance of campus or served by the campus shuttle system. You can access our online guide to off-campus housing or learn more about services offered for off-campus students.

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 2,500 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 our Transportation and Parking website.

Safe campus

UNT works hard to be a safe campus. We provide a well-lighted campus, officers on bicycles, 79 emergency call boxes, police escorts at night and an emergency contact system to notify you in case of an emergency or campus closing.