University of North Texas

Campus veteran services

The university has organized a committee of more than 45 members who serve on a dozen work groups to better support you, our veteran student population.

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UNT Student Veteran Services

The UNT Student Veteran Services office serves as a safe place to help student veterans navigate the university resources for academic success. The office focuses on removing barriers, providing a connection to resources and giving due recognition of the servicemembers in our UNT community. For more information, please call 940-369-8021.

Student Organizations

The SALUTE Veterans Honor Society and its distinctive four-tier system recognizes American active military and student veterans who have earned an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher; graduate students must have a minimum of 3.5 GPA. UNT inducts new society members each fall and spring.

The Student Veterans Association of UNT assists veterans, active duty members, reservists, National Guard members and their dependents to make an easier transition into the academic community. This group provides camaraderie and support through monthly meetings and social programs throughout the academic year.

For more information about these organizations, call UNT Student Veteran Services at 940-369-8021.

Well-being support

UNT's Counseling and Testing Services in Chestnut Hall offers individual, group and couples counseling and testing opportunities, with an emphasis on the specific issues facing veterans.

We also provide you with family and parenting services from family developmental specialists at UNT, along with community partners such as Texas HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) and AmeriCorps Vista.

The Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Clinic at UNT's Speech and Hearing Center and its staff provide comprehensive clinical audiologic diagnostic services to veterans. They also offer a comprehensive regimen of rehabilitative services and devices that will assist veterans in alleviating and coping with their hearing loss and/or damage.

The Office of Disability Accommodation can assist with adaptive strategies and academic accommodations if you qualify for disability accommodations. For more information, visit the office in Sage Hall, Suite 167.

Academic support

Many entering freshmen are undecided or undeclared. Professional academic advisors are available to help you select your major and to help guide you in course selection each year. Each college or school at UNT has advisors on staff to answer your questions and set up your degree plan.

  • UNT Student Writing Lab - If you need help writing correctly, the Student Writing Lab provides an online service as well as maintaining office hours in the Auditorium Building, Room 105 and on the first floor of Willis Library and outside the Cyber Café, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Questions can be submitted online and are usually answered within 24 hours.
  • The Learning Center — The Learning Center was created to supplement and support academic excellence and life-long learning. A wide range of individual, group and self-help programs and materials are provided to maximize the academic potential of all University of North Texas students. Online tutoring, RASSL (Reading and Study Skills Laboratories), Supplemental Instruction, Supplemental Tutoring, Volunteer Tutor Program, Learning Success Workshops, Connecting for Success, Academic Success Program, and the Academic Resource Library are all housed in the center.
  • The Career Center can help with every aspect of your job search, including resume/cover letter writing, interviewing and job search strategies. Career advisers, who are assigned to specific colleges and schools, are ready to meet with you individually.

Support from your peers

Through our Student Veteran Peer Mentor services, student veterans are available to help you and your dependents make the challenging transition from the military to student life. Our peer mentors have served in the U.S. Army, Navy and the Texas National Guard and are ready to answer your questions.

To speak to a Student Veteran Peer Mentor, call 940-565-3566, email us or visit the Student Veteran Services office in Sage Hall, suite 123.

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