This is such an exciting time — not only for your family, but the UNT family of faculty and staff who are committed to your student's success. This guide is a great source of information about UNT and is where you can learn more about everything from academics and support services to scholarships and security.

We’re so happy your student has chosen to learn, grow and achieve at UNT.

Download the pdf of the Parent's Guide


Affording college

Your student's education is one of the best investments you’ll ever make. College graduates, on average, earn 44% more than high school graduates, according to research done by the College Board. Simply put, a college degree pays off.

Learn more about paying for college

Students being helped

Academic success

UNT students learn in an environment that combines academic excellence, hands-on training and thought-provoking research. We give students an educational experience that challenges and enriches them and gives them the power to compete with anyone, anywhere.

Learn more about UNT academics

Students in collaborative learning space

Support for success

According to the National Survey of Student Engagement, more students are happy with their educational experiences at UNT, as compared to peer institutions, and would attend the university again.

Learn more about UNT’s support services for your student

Student gets help in Willis Library

Parent success

UNT has an office solely devoted to parent programs, offering many ways for parents to get involved in their student’s college experience. One of the first things you can do to ensure your student makes a successful transition to college is to attend Parent Orientation, which is held concurrently with each Freshman Orientation and most Transfer Orientation sessions.

Learn more about how to stay involved

UNT Commencement Ceremony