Diversity & Inclusion Resources by Need

  • Non-Traditional Students
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    Non-Traditional Student Guide The Non-Traditional Student Guide provides information to help serve you on your journey at UNT across a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Campus Resource: Off-Campus Student Services (University Union - Suite 345)
    Non-Traditional and Graduate Student Book Award UNT's Off-Campus Student Services (OCSS) provides textbook awards for deserving non-traditional undergraduate students and graduate students. Campus Resource: Online
    First Generation Success Center A resource center developed to better support first-generation students as they navigate college life. Campus Resource: University Union Suite 376
  • Student Parents/Caregivers
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    UNT Family Resources UNT's Family Resource webpage is designed to make your life a little easier by linking you to helpful resources for child care, family, funding, and more. Our goal is to provide as much assistance to you as we possibly can so you can best meet the needs of you and your family and continue to be a successful student. Campus Resource: Online
    Pregnancy/Parenting Accommodations UNT is committed to compliance with Title IX, and to supporting the academic success of pregnant and parenting students. If you are a pregnant or parenting student who wishes to request reasonable related accommodations from the University, please submit the electronic form, along with appropriate medical documentation, as soon as possible prior to the need for the accommodations. Campus Resource: Online
    Center for Young Children The Center for Young Children — formerly the UNT Child Development Laboratory —uses a play-based, emergent curriculum built on the interests, curiosities, and experiences of children ages 3-5. As part of a commitment to nurture children’s divers cultural background and home languages, the center also offers a bilingual program for children from Spanish speaking families. Campus Resource: Mean Green Village B, 1508 S Bonnie Brae St.
    Complete Care Complete Care pairs UrbanSitter’s child care, pet care, senior care, and household services with Kinside’s marketplace of daycares and preschools to bring you the very best coverage for all your needs. No matter the scenario, find the care that fits your budget, schedule, location, and preferences. This program is FREE to UNT students, faculty, and staff. Off Campus: Online
    Denton Camps & Childcare Staff that manage the care for your kids have been doing so for a combined 100 plus years. We are committed to serving Denton kids. Off Campus: Online
    The Pregnant Scholar A resource page with information on Title IX and accommodations for pregnant students.  Off Campus: Online
  • Student Veterans
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    Student Veteran Services The Student Veteran Services at UNT aspires to be a national leader in student Veteran participation, success and excellence through the transition from Military to campus life and from campus life to graduation and professional achievement. Campus Resource: Sage Hall - Suite 236
    Veterans Education Benefits The UNT School Certifying Officials, Hazlewood Administrators, and Student Affairs Veteran Services are collectively located in the Student Veteran Services suite (SVS), located in Sage Hall 236. The goal of the SVS is to provide our military veterans and their families with a “one-stop shop” for navigating university resources to support transition to campus life and academic success. Veterans and their families will be able to apply for education benefits, request enrollment certification, apply for Hazlewood, and interact with other veterans at the SVS. Campus Resource: Sage Hall - Suite 236
    UNT Veteran Greenzone Training The purpose of this campaign is to increase faculty and staff sensitivity to student veterans and provide training that can enhance the professional and academic development for student veterans. Training sessions will be available at the beginning of each fall and spring semester. Campus Resource: Sage Hall - Suite 236
    Counseling Services for Service Members and Veterans UNT offers both individual and group therapy sessions where military-affiliated students can work with a counselor to address personal, social, and academic issues. Additionally, they can discuss concerns, receive information on psychological health, and connect with other military and veteran students. There is no cost for group therapy or individual therapy. The services are confidential. Campus Resource: Student Veteran Services (Sage Hall - Suite 236) and Counseling and Testing Services (Chestnut Hall - Suite 313)
    Texas Veterans Portal The Texas Veterans Portal connects veterans, their families, and caregivers to the benefits and services earned through their military service. Off Campus: Online
  • LGBTQIA+ Students
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    Pride Alliance The University of North Texas (UNT) Pride Alliance is a gender and sexuality resource center and a safe and welcoming space for all. The values that drive our work include: Campus & Community Education, Engagement and Involvement, and Student Success and Retention. Campus Resource: Pride Alliance (University Union - Suite 372)
    Queer and Trans Focused Student Orgs The Pride Alliance works in partnership with many student organizations. Some of the student organizations that speak directly to those identities include: GLAD, The Space, BlackOUT Alliance, Social Sapphics, and LUNA. Campus Resource: Online
    OUTfits Clothing Closet OUTfits Clothing Closet is a donation-based resource that provides gender-affirming clothing and accessories, free of charge. OUTfits can be visited Monday-Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm in Union 372. It is open year-round to all UNT students. Campus Resource: Pride Alliance (University Union - Suite 372)
    Local/Community Resources Page This serves as an updated source of local and community engagement and resource efforts for the LGBTQIA+ community. Campus Resource: Online
    Names at UNT This page provides information on the processes of name changes both at UNT and through legal means. Campus Resource: Online
    Trans Students and University Housing Transgender students hoping to live on campus may have unique concerns. The UNT Pride Alliance and the Department of Housing and Residence Life work together to assist in the housing of Transgender Students Campus Resource: Online
    Forge FORGE reduces the impact of trauma on trans/non-binary survivors and communities by empowering service providers, advocating for systems reform, and connecting survivors to healing possibilities. Off Campus: Online
    Human Rights Campaign Our work centers on three pillars of action to end discrimination and fight for change at every level: Mobilize Voter Equality; Education on LGBTQIA issues; Advance Pro-Equality Policy and Litigation. Off Campus: Online
  • Disabled and Neurodiverse Students
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    Office of Disability Access The ODA works in partnership with faculty and staff to eliminate or minimize barriers in the educational environment and facilitate inclusion on campus by determining reasonable accommodations that will enable every student to have equal access to the full range of UNT programs and services. Campus Resource: Online and at Sage Hall - Suite 167
    Career Center Resources The internship and job search process can be overwhelming for any student. The UNT Career Center is committed to supporting students with both visible and non-visible disabilities throughout their career exploration and preparation process. We can also help you navigate your job and internship search while offering support to find answers to your questions. Campus Resource: Online and at Sage Hall - Suite 202
    UNT ELEVAR UNT ELEVAR (Empower, Learn, Excel, enVision, Advance, Rise) is a four-year inclusive postsecondary education program for students with intellectual disabilities (ID). Following the definition of the program’s name, ELEVAR [lift, soar, rise, in Spanish], the program’s vision is to empower young adults with ID who wish to continue postsecondary education (PSE) to become self-determined, independent, and healthy adults readied for integrated competitive employment Campus Resource: Online
    Financial Aid & Scholarship Resources Many students are faced with the question of how to fund their college education. This dilemma may be even greater for students with disabilities who may have greater expenses depending on any services they may need (i.e. personal assistants, tutors, equipment, medical treatment, etc.) All students at the University of North Texas are encouraged to apply for scholarships that are administered by the university. Also, students are encouraged to visit the financial aid office to explore possible funding options  Campus Resource: Online and at the ODA Office (Sage Hall - Suite 167)
    UNT Neurodiversity Initiative The UNT Neurodiversity Network provides access to and information about a variety of groups, training opportunities, and research efforts that are designed to promote awareness, understanding, and acceptance of students, faculty, and staff in our university community who are neurodivergent. This site serves as a central point of reference for UNT's varied efforts across our campus, colleges, departments, and programs Campus Resource: Online
    UNT EPIC EPIC stands for Empowering Personal Interactions in the Community, and we aim to support neurotypical and neurodivergent young adults, 18 and up, in social, philanthropic, and learning opportunities through community-based events. Campus Resource: Online
    UNT Well Clinic The UNT Well Clinic provides counseling, vocational and adjunctive therapy services to students and community members Campus Resource: Chilton Hall Suite 134
    National Center for Learning Disabilities Scholarship NCLD offers annual scholarships and awards that celebrate the work and achievements of those students and leaders working to improve the lives of the 1 in 5 with learning and attention issues. Off Campus: Online
    National Foundation for the Blind Scholarships The National Federation of the Blind's annual scholarship program is the largest of its kind in the nation. Every year, we award more than $250,000 in cash and prizes to blind scholars across the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico in recognition of their achievements and professional aspirations. Off Campus: Online
  • BIPOC Students
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    Multicultural Center The center is committed to cultivating a campus environment where people of all identities and experiences can thrive. It fosters the success and awareness of historically underrepresented student populations with an emphasis on disability, ethnicity, gender, interfaith, race and sexual orientation. The Center’s programs and activities are developed to increase the awareness, understanding, and intersectionality of the various identities in the UNT community. Campus Resource: University Union 335
    Black Student Experience Black Student Experience (BSE), was created to foster pride and promote academic success among the Black student population at UNT. Created in 2011, BSE is a weekend retreat that introduces incoming freshman and transfer students to leaders of the Black student population. This retreat is an opportunity for students to discover their campus involvement interests, become introduced to black faculty, staff, and alumni, and ideally begin or cultivate a path to become a leader themselves. Campus Resource: Online
    Black/African American Student Orgs This is a non-exhaustive list of Black/African American Student Organizations, Events and Programs, Courses, groups, and resources. Campus Resource: Online
    National Society of Black Engineers Scholarship List The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is one of the largest student-governed organizations based in the United States. NSBE, founded in 1975, supports and promotes the aspirations of collegiate and pre-collegiate students and technical professionals in engineering and technology. Off Campus: Online
    Latinx Student Experience The Latinx Student Experience was created in response to our rapidly growing Latinx/Hispanic population in the UNT community. LSE's goal is to develop and foster success, pride, joy, culture, and leadership among our incoming Latinx/Hispanic students. LSE is a weekend retreat that allows our incoming freshman and transfer students to meet our Latinx student leaders and create a bond with their peers. They also have an opportunity to reflect on their journey to UNT and what they want to achieve while studying at UNT. This retreat is an opportunity for students to discover potential involvement opportunities on campus, become acquainted with Latinx/Hispanic faculty, staff, and alumni, and start building their college experience at UNT. Campus Resource: Online
    Hispanic/Latinx Resource List This is a non-exhaustive list of Hispanic/Latinx Student Organizations, Events and Programs, Courses, groups, and resources. Campus Resource: Online
    Hispanic Scholarship Foundation HSF empowers students and parents with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing support services and scholarships to as many exceptional students, HSF Scholars and Alumni as possible. Off Campus: Online
    Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Resource List This is a non-exhaustive list of Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Student Organizations, Events and Programs, Courses, groups, and resources. Campus Resource: Online
    Native American/Indigenous Resource List This is a non-exhaustive list of Native American/Indigenous Student Organizations, Events and Programs, Courses, groups, and resources. Campus Resource: Online
  • Undocumented Students
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    DACA Resources At UNT, we welcome and support all students who desire to earn an advanced degree. Many students, specifically DACA and undocumented students, face unique challenges and barriers, and we are committed to ensuring their academic success. We are focused on educating, supporting, and advocating for our DACA and undocumented students, and ensuring they are prepared for a lifetime of professional success. These students’ unique experiences and perspectives enrich and advance our UNT Family. Campus Resource: Online
    Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Resources for DACA/DREAMers This page contains links to external organizations providing students with information on college funding sources and how-to guidelines for creating a safe and supportive college environment for undocumented students. Off Campus: Online
    United We Dream United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led community in the country. We create welcoming spaces for young people – regardless of immigration status – to support, engage, and empower them to make their voice heard and win! Off Campus: Online
    MALDEF Founded in 1968, MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund) is the nation’s leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Our commitment is to protect and defend the rights of all Latinos living in the United States and the constitutional rights of all Americans. Off Campus: Online
  • Students Aging Out of Foster Care
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    PUSH The PUSH program at UNT provides a structured, campus-wide network of support to assist foster care alumni in achieving educational success by focusing on the academic, financial, career and social well-being of each student, enabling them to arrive and thrive on campus. Campus Resource: Online and at Union 376
    Supervised Independent Living Supervised Independent Living (SIL) is a type of voluntary Extended Foster Care placement where young adults can live on their own under a supervised independent living setting. A young adult in SIL still receives case management and support services provided by a DFPS contracted provider to help them become independent and self-sufficient. They are not supervised 24 hours a day by an adult and have increased responsibilities.  Off Campus: Online
    Preparation for Adult Living Program The Preparation for Adult Living (PAL) program was implemented to ensure older youth in foster care are prepared for their departure from the Texas Department of Family Protective Services care. PAL strives to provide youth with skills and resources they will need to be healthy, productive adults who will be able to face the challenges of adulthood and independence. Students who successfully complete PAL classes may be eligible for a wide range of Benefits for Youth Transitioning from Foster Care to Adulthood, including tuition and fee waivers to institutions of higher education in Texas. Student may contact their assigned Regional PAL Coordinator to access these benefits. Off Campus: Online
  • Healthcare and Mental Health
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    UNT Student Health and Wellness Center The Student Health and Wellness Center is the on-campus medical clinic for UNT students. Our clinic offers treatment for injuries, illnesses, other medical issues with convenient access to on-site laboratory testing, and x-rays. We also offer health education services to keep UNT students healthy, in class, and on the path to graduation and professional success. Campus Resource: Chestnut Hall, 2nd Floor
    UNT Counseling and Testing Services Counseling and Testing Services (CTS) provides comprehensive psychological services to all UNT students. CTS consists of two interrelated parts: Counseling Services and Professional & Academic Testing. We invite you to explore our programs and services and let us know how we can help you. Campus Resource: Counseling (Chestnut Hall 311), Testing (The Gateway Center, Room 140)
    Suicide Prevention Resource Page UNT Counseling and Testing Services' information regarding suicide prevention. Campus Resource: Online
    Health Services of North Texas Health Services of North Texas is here to serve you and your family with a team of dedicated health professionals that are described by our patients as compassionate, caring and excellent listeners. Off Campus: Multiple Locations
    Denton County Friends of the Family Denton County Friends of the Family (DCFOF) I dedicated to providing compassionate, comprehensive services to those impacted by rape, sexual abuse, and domestic violence, while partnering with the Denton community to promote safety, hope, healing, justice, and prevention. Off Campus: 4845 S I-35 E, Suite 200, Corinth, TX 76210
    Denton County Public Health Denton County Public Health promotes and preserves sustainable community health through exceptional education, compassionate care, and quality service. Off Campus: Online with Physical Location at 535 S Loop 288 Denton, TX 76205
    Denton County MHMR Center Denton County MHMR respects each individual's unique and special concerns by providing assistance to best fit their needs, that enhances their ability to live a full and dignified life, and that celebrates the contributions all individuals make to our community. Off Campus: Online with Physical Location at 2519 Scripture Street, Denton, TX 76201
    Mayhill Hospital We are a behavioral health center in Denton, TX, that is committed to helping patients overcome their challenges. Whether you or a loved one is suffering, have faith in knowing that we are here to assist you. Our team provides a personalized, compassionate approach to treatment that restores dignity, respect, and wellness. Off Campus: Online with Physical Location at Mayhill Hospital 2809 S. Mayhill Road, Denton, Texas 76208
    Medical City Denton Medical City Denton offers high quality healthcare to the growing population of North Texas. Medical City Denton continues to expand its services to bring the highest quality of care and compassion to the people of our communities. Off Campus: Medical City Denton, 3535 S Interstate 35, Denton, TX 76210
    Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital - Denton Proudly serving Denton County and surrounding areas, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is committed to providing personalized, quality care in a setting close to home.  Off Campus: 3000 North I-35, Denton, TX 76201
    United Way of Denton County United Way lives to help children and families succeed, to guide and serve veterans and their families, to advocate for mental health, and to make homelessness rare, brief, and nonrecurring. Off Campus: 1314 Teasley Lane, Denton, TX 76205
    Counseling Ministry First Refuge Counseling Ministry provides Christian counseling to the community. We offer counseling services to individuals, couples, families and groups. First Refuge provides services for a fee of $10.00 per visit. Off Campus: 1701 Broadway St.
  • Religious Services
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    UNT Spiritual Life Resource Directory Check out our Spiritual Life Resource Directory for information on various student organizations, as well as on and off-campus resources. Campus Resource: Online
    Faith Communities Near UNT A non-exhaustive list of faith-based communities near UNT. Off Campus: Online
    Faith-Based Student Orgs A non-exhaustive list of faith-based student organizations at UNT. Campus Resource: Online
  • Food and Housing Insecurity
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    Dean of Students Office Contact the DOS about housing insecurity for further information on available university and community resources for students. Campus Resource: University Union 409
    Housing Resources List A list of housing resources for UNT students in the Denton community. Off Campus: Online
    Off Campus Housing A UNT affiliated website that provides per-bed leasing, roommate matching, fuly furnished units, and more. Off Campus: Online
    UNT Food Pantry The UNT Food Pantry presented by Kroger is one of the best ways to serve our students experiencing food insecurity. We opened our doors in January 2015 in a small closet in the Union. We have moved four times since our early beginnings, growing and developing new ways to meet the needs of our students experiencing food insecurity. It is our privilege to serve our students! Campus Resource: Dean of Students Office (University Union - Suite 409)
    UNT Food Resources Page A page of collected resources for food resource needs. Off Campus: Online
  • Managing Addiction or Recovery
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    Collegiate Recovery Program The Collegiate Recovery Programs provides an educational and empowering environment where students living in, or seeking, long-term recovery from substance use disorders, mental health illness, and other quality of life concerns can successfully realize their goals of academic success and an improved quality of life. On & Off Campus: Chestnut Hall 301 and Online
    RISE The RISE (Recovery & Intervention Support & Education) Center is a student support office that provides resources for students seeking information about substance use and recovery. Campus Resource: Online and at Chestnut Hall 301
    Sober.com Sober.com provides information on dates, times, and locations of AA/NA meetings as well as information on local treatment centers. Off Campus: Online
  • Student Financials
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    Eagle Support Program Emergency assistance program to help students address unanticipated or emergency related expenses threatening their enrollment. On Campus: Online with physical location at Chestnut Hall Suite 115
    Student Money Management Center Our mission is to prepare students to be financially responsible in a rapidly changing world. Our vision is for students to have the knowledge, resources, and confidence to become financially responsible. On Campus: Online with physical location at Chestnut Hall Suite 115
    UNT Student Financial Aid and Scholarships The UNT Financial Aid & Scholarships team is dedicated to assisting students and families throughout the financial aid process. UNT offers financial assistance or merit-based scholarships for qualified students and a variety of other tools that families can use to make higher education possible. On Campus: Online with physical location on First Floor of Eagle Student Services Center
    Eagle Scholarship Portal The University of North Texas offers various scholarship opportunities to help you finance your education. A scholarship is a financial award given to a student on the basis of academic achievement and promise. Many scholarships are awarded based on merit. However, some also take into account financial need. On Campus: Online
    Texas Comptroller List of Funding Opportunities A non-exhaustive index of Scholarships an Other Financial Opportunities. Off Campus: Online
    Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) For questions regarding FAFSA, please contact the UNT Student Financial Aid office. Off Campus: Online
    Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TAFSA) TASFA is a great option for students who cannot complete FAFSA. Off Campus: Online
  • Job and Career Support
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    UNT Career Center UNT Career Center offers a variety of services related to internship, resumes, career development, advising, and preparation for a career after graduation. On Campus: Online with physical location at Sage Hall Suite 202
    UNT Suit Up Closet The UNT Suit Up Closet, sponsored by the Career Center, makes professional suits and business attire available for current students to rent for up to one week at no cost to the student for job interviews and other professional events. On Campus: Diamond Eagle Student Resource Center in Crumley Hall
    UNT Handshake UNT Handshake helps individuals find jobs, internships, and career connections through their UNT account. Off Campus: Online
  • Transportation
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    UNT Transportation Services The Transportation Services department supports the UNT community by providing transportation and parking options each day. We can help you find the campus parking lots that best meet your needs. We can connect you to transportation options to help you navigate campus and the surrounding community. On Campus: Online with physical location at Highland Street Parking Garage Office
    Denton County Transportation Authority Please visit the DCTA website for information on the A-train and bus routes. Off Campus: Online
    DCTA GoZone On demand, affordable ride share through DCTA. Off Campus: Online