Undergraduate Catalog

2007-08 Academic Year

Contacts at UNT

Students at the University of North Texas Dallas Campus

General University Number

Switchboard (940) 565-2000

University Metro Number

Switchboard (940) 267-3731

General University Internet Address


Online Catalogs, Schedules of Classes and Academic Calendar


Web Registration


Campus Tour Information

(940) 565-4104
Web site: www.unt.edu/ambassadors/tours.htm
Virtual tour: www.unt.edu/virtualtour

Admissions Offices

Office of Admissions (Undergraduate)

Eagle Student Services Center, Room 305
P.O. Box 311277
Denton, TX 76203-1277
(940) 565-2681
(800) UNT-8211 (868-8211)
Fax: (940) 565-2408
Ask UNT (web site): www.unt.edu/AskUNT

Admission information, applications and status reports for new undergraduate students (U.S. citizens and permanent resident aliens).

Robert B. Toulouse School of Graduate Studies

Graduate Admissions and Graduate Student Services

Eagle Student Services Center, Room 354
P.O. Box 305459
Denton, TX 76203-5459
(940) 565-2636
(888) UNT-GRAD (868-4723)
Fax: (940) 565-2141
E-mail: gradschool@unt.edu
Web site: www.gradschool.unt.edu

Admission information, application and status for new and former graduate students (U.S. citizens and permanent residents).

Schools and Colleges

The academic dean’s office of each college or school handles academic counseling, degree audits, graduation evaluation, adds/drops, concurrent enrollment, incompletes and overloads. All individuals holding a bachelor’s degree should consult with the dean of the Robert B. Toulouse School of Graduate Studies. Additional services are indicated below.

Honors College

Main Departmental Office
Gateway Center, Room 149
P.O. Box 310529
Denton, TX 76203-0529
(940) 565-3305
Fax: (940) 369-7370

College of Arts and Sciences

Dean’s Office for Undergraduates and Student Advising

General Academic Building, Room 220
P.O. Box 305189
Denton, TX 76203-5189
(940) 565-2051
Fax: (940) 565-4529
Web site: www.cas.unt.edu

This office also advises students who have not declared a major.

College of Business Administration

Office of Academic Advising and Student Services

Business Administration Building, Room 123
P.O. Box 311160
Denton, TX 76203-1160
(940) 565-2110
Fax: (940) 565-4640
Web site: www.coba.unt.edu

College of Education

Student Advising Office

Matthews Hall, Room 105
P.O. Box 311337
Denton, TX 76203-1337
(940) 565-2736
Fax: (940) 565-2728
Web site: www.coe.unt.edu/SAO

The office handles admission to teacher education; teacher certification; degree audit advising; information and assistance with THEA; undergraduate registration and schedule changes; graduation checks; administration of department competency tests; state teacher certification test permission.

College of Engineering

Office of the Dean
P.O. Box 310440
Denton, TX 76203-5189
(940) 565-4300
Advising: (940) 565-4201
Web site: www.eng.unt.edu

School of Library and Information Sciences

Office of the Dean
Information Sciences Building, Room 205
P.O. Box 311068
Denton, TX 76203-1068
(940) 565-2445
Fax: (940) 565-3101
E-mail: slis@unt.edu
Web site: www.unt.edu/slis

For degree audits and graduation applications, students should see the undergraduate adviser.

School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management

Office of the Dean
Chilton Hall, Room 331
P.O. Box 311100
Denton, TX 76203-1100
(940) 565-2436
Fax: (940) 565-4348
Web site: www.smhm.unt.edu

Reservations for The Club at Gateway Center student-operated restaurant may be made by calling (940) 565-4144.

College of Music

Office of the Dean
Music Building, Room 247
P.O. Box 311367
Denton, TX 76203-1367
(940) 565-2791
Fax: (940) 565-2002
Web site: www.music.unt.edu

In addition to the above, the college handles instrument, locker and practice room rentals.

College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Office of Student Services
Chilton Hall, Room 289
P.O. Box 305248
Denton, TX 76203-5248
(940) 565-4664
Fax: (940) 565-2352
Web site: www.pacs.unt.edu

School of Visual Arts

Office of Student Services
Art Building, Room 111
P.O. Box 305100
Denton, TX 76203-5100
(940) 565-2216
Fax: (940) 565-4717
E-mail: info@art.unt.edu
Web site: www.art.unt.edu

Robert B. Toulouse School of Graduate Studies

Office of the Dean
Eagle Student Services Center, Room 354
P.O. Box 305459
Denton, TX 76203-5459
(940) 565-2383
Fax: (940) 565-2141
Web site: www.gradschool.unt.edu

Information regarding graduate admission, general policies, regulations and degree requirements; GRE and GMAT score recording; final approval of graduate degree audits.

General Offices

The Career Center

Chestnut Hall, Room 103
P.O. Box 310859
Denton, TX 76203-0859
(940) 565-2105
Fax: (940) 565-4376
Web site: www.careercenter.unt.edu

Student Employment: Part-time employment listings for on and off campus; job fairs and camp days; customer service training; supervisor conflict assistance.

Career Services: Career and job search resources; job announcements; Internet Career Guide and job listings; transmission of online files to potential employers; job search advising; on-campus interviews with employer representatives.

Cooperative Education and Internships

Marquis Hall, Room 208
P.O. Box 311305
Denton, TX 76203-1305
(940) 565-2861
Fax: (940) 565-4995
Web site: www.unt.edu/coop

Student placement in supervised work situations related to fields of study.

Counseling and Testing Services

Chestnut Hall, Room 311
P.O. Box 310968
Denton, TX 76203-0968
(940) 565-2741

Computer Based Testing
Gateway Center, Room 140
(940) 369-7617

Individual and group counseling for career, emotional and personal concerns; interest, aptitude and personality testing; computer-based testing site for GRE, TOEFL and CLEP, plus information and applications for most national admissions tests.

Dean of Students Office

University Union, Suite 320
P.O. Box 305069
Denton, TX 76203-5069
(940) 565-2648
Web site: www.dos.unt.edu

General information; non-academic and personal assistance; policy interpretation; social adjustment problems; assistance for Greek Life, Traditions, commuter and non-traditional student services activities; registered organizations information, volunteer center and disability accommodation.

Office of Disability Accommodation

University Union, Suite 321
P.O. Box 310770
Denton, TX 76203-0770
(940) 565-4323
TDD access: (940) 565-2958 or (940) 369-8652

Assistance with provision of auxiliary academic aids for students who request reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Division of Equity and Diversity

Hurley Administration Building, Room 175
P.O. Box 310937
Denton, TX 76203-0937
(940) 565-2456
Fax: (940) 369-7577

The Division of Equity and Diversity is committed to executing the mission of the university as it relates to the recruitment and retention of faculty, staff and students. The primary goal of the division is to develop a supportive environment for a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. The Division of Equity and Diversity consists of three units: Diversity Education, Center for Outreach and Community Involvement and Multicultural Center (University Union, Room 422), all working together to provide a safe place for all.

Housing Office

Crumley Hall, West Wing
P.O. Box 311310
Denton, TX 76203-1310
(940) 565-2610
Fax: (940) 369-8764
Web site: www.unt.edu/housing

Residence hall contracts, payments, room assignments and problems; residence hall disciplinary action and appeals.

International Studies and Programs

Kendall Hall, Room 151
P.O. Box 311067
Denton, TX 76203-1067
(940) 565-2197
Fax: (940) 565-4822
E-mail: international@unt.edu
Web site: www.international.unt.edu

Encourages UNT students and faculty in international exchange. Provides services to all students, citizens of the U.S. and of other countries who wish to include an international experience in their education; assists UNT administration, faculty, colleges and departments in the development of international education activities and programs on and off campus; directs and supports activity of six constituent units: Intensive English Language Institute, International Admissions, International Advising, International Welcome Center, Sponsored and Special Programs Center, and Study Abroad Center.

Intensive English Language Institute

Kendall Hall, Room 259
P.O. Box 311067
Denton, TX 76203-1067
(940) 565-2003
Web site: www.international.unt.edu/ieli

The IELI provides English instruction to students whose first language is not English; beginning to advanced levels; small classes focus on writing and communication skills, academic skills, research methods and western style critical thinking modes. Practical, efficient and up-to-date instruction is enhanced with specialized instructional ESL computer lab, tutoring; and training for Teaching Assistants.

International Admissions

Kendall Hall, Room 173
P.O. Box 311067
Denton, TX 76203-1067
Admissions: (940) 565-2442
Fax: (940) 565-4822
E-mail: international@unt.edu

The admissions office provides application, admission and status information to new and former undergraduate, graduate and Intensive English Language Institute students.

International Advising

Kendall Hall, Room 171
P.O. Box 311067
Denton, TX 76203-1067
(940) 565-2195
Fax: (940) 565-4822
Web site: www.international.unt.edu/immigration

The Advising office provides immigration information to undergraduate, graduate and Intensive English Language Institute students, UNT faculty and scholars.

International Welcome Center

Kendall Hall, Room 103
P.O. Box 311067
Denton, TX 76203-1067
(940) 369-8625
Fax: (940) 565-4822
E-mail: international@unt.edu

Provides campus, community and general information, personal assistance, non-academic counseling and support for student activities to all new and continuing international students, scholars, and alumni; continuing orientation programs, activities, Celebration of World Cultures.

National Student Exchange

Honors College
Gateway Center, Room 149
P.O. Box 310529
Denton, TX 76203-0529
(940) 565-3305
Fax: (940) 369-7370

The Honors College serves as home to the National Student Exchange.

Program for Academic Readiness

Stovall Hall, Room 117
P.O. Box 305217
Denton, TX 76203-5217
(940) 565-4403
Fax: (940) 565-4324

Advisement, placement, remediation and program evaluation for students who are subject to the regulations of the Texas Success Initiative.

Registrar’s Office

Eagle Student Services Center, Rooms 147 and 209
P.O. Box 311400
Denton, TX 76203-1400
(940) 565-2111
Fax: (940) 565-4463
Web site: essc.unt.edu/registrar

Registration; transcripts; grade reports; academic status information; residency determination for continuing and former students; military waivers; enrollment verification/certification; services for veterans; notary service; and athletic eligibility and graduation.

Sponsored and Special Programs Center

Kendall Hall, Room 230
P.O. Box 305430
Denton, TX 76203-5430
(940) 565-2196

Tailors programs for UNT and IELI international students sponsored by governments, agencies, businesses, other universities; provides special orientations; personal and academic counseling; reports academic progress to sponsors, provides direct invoicing for tuition/fees.

Study Abroad Center

Kendall Hall, Room 115
P.O. Box 311067
Denton, TX 76203-1067
(940) 565-2207
Fax: (940) 565-4822
E-mail: marybeth@isp.admin.unt.edu
Web site: www.international.unt.edu/sac

Individual advising on study abroad opportunities to students and faculty; summer, term/semester and year long programs; facilitation of international credit transfer; hosts students from other universities; information/orientation for study, travel, work, and volunteer abroad programs and national grants for international study; international hostel and ID card service to traveling faculty, staff and students.

Student Accounting and University Cashiering Services

Eagle Student Services Center, Room 105
P.O. Box 310620
Denton, TX 76203-0620
(940) 565-3225
Fax: (940) 565-3877
Online assistance: unt.custhelp.com
Web site: essc.unt.edu
Payments: my.unt.edu

Information and assistance regarding tuition and fee charges, waivers, installment payment of tuition and special fees; refunds; returned checks; identification cards.

Student Financial Aid and Scholarships

Eagle Student Services Center, Rooms 134 and 228

P.O. Box 311370
Denton, TX 76203-1370
(940) 565-2302
(877) 881-1014

Administrative Staff: (940) 565-3901 or (940) 565-3902
Fax: (940) 565-2738
Web site: essc.unt.edu/finaid

Student Government Association

University Union, Suite 320
P.O. Box 305069
Denton, TX 76203-5069
(940) 565-3850
Web site: www.unt.edu/sga

Student government; metro phones; student, faculty and staff directory; B. Craige Raupe Travel Grants; Eagle’s Nest; Freshman Intern Program.

Student Health and Wellness Center

Chestnut Hall, First Floor
P.O. Box 305160
Denton, TX 76203-5160
(940) 565-2331

Clinic Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Pharmacy Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Summer Clinic Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Summer Pharmacy Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Student Legal Services

University Union, Room 322AA
P.O. Box 305058
Denton, TX 76203-5058
(940) 565-2614
Fax: (940) 369-7251
Web site: www.unt.edu/legal

Legal advice on matters of civil law (i.e., landlord/tenant, consumer, debt and credit, etc.) for currently enrolled students.

University Police, Parking and Transportation Department

Sullivant Public Safety Center
1700 Wilshire
P.O. Box 310948
Denton, TX 76203-0948
Police Department: (940) 565-3000
Fax: (940) 369-8788

Parking Services: (940) 565-3020

Transportation Services: (940) 565-4989

Visitor Information: (940) 565-3016

Police protection on a routine and emergency basis; crime prevention program; campus escort service; shuttle bus service; motorist assistance; emergency phone system.

Volunteer Center

University Union
P.O. Box 305069
Denton, TX 76203
Phone: (940) 565-3021
Fax: (940) 369-8371
Web site: www.dos.unt.edu

Women’s Center

University Union
P.O. Box 305069
Denton, TX 76203
Phone: (940) 565-3527
Fax: (940) 565-4446
Web site: www.dos.unt.edu/wc

University of North Texas Dallas Campus

(UNT System Center at Dallas)
7300 Houston School Road
Dallas, TX 75241
(972) 780-3600
(*3600 dialing from the Denton campus)
Fax: (972) 780-3636
(*3636 dialing from the Denton campus)

General University Internet Address

E-mail: untdallas@unt.edu

Undergraduate Working Catalog

Contacts at UNT

Undergraduate Admissions

(800) UNT-8211
(868-8211) (toll-free)

UNT Switchboard

(940) 565-2000

Campus Tours

Schedule a tour online
(940) 565-4104