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Division of Student Affairs

Orientation and Transition Programs

Freshmen Year

Welcome to UNT Class of 2021!

We are so excited to have you on our campus! We’re here to make your transition to UNT a successful one. Visit the Freshman Year page to stay up to date on programs and information specifically for freshmen students. This year we want to help you:

  • Connect to UNT
  • Develop Study Skills
  • Learn Campus Resources

Class Cause 

UNT 2021 selected Animal Welfare for their Class Cause. 

Class Pin

You will have the opportunity to earn Pins for your Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Senior years here at UNT by participating in 2021 Class Identity and Class Cause programs. There are lots of ways to earn your pin. Students can submit proof of points earned Monday through Friday 8AM-5PM to the Orientation and Transition Programs Office in the University Union, Suite 377 or email copies of completition certifitcates, evidence of participation, etc. in evelope to Isaiah Ross at isaiah.ross@unt.edu 

100 Pin Points are needed to earn your Freshman Pin.​


Point Value

Complete Blackboard Modules

10 Pin Points per module

Complete First Year Passport

50 Pin Points

Complete the Emerging Leader Series and Summit

50 Pin Points

Participate in Family Weekend (with your family)

20 Pin Points

Attend Freshman in 2021 Class Identity Programs

25 Pin Points per program/event. Limit 2 programs/events 

Participate in 4 hrs. of Class Cause Service Projects

10 Pin Points

Join a Student Organization (up to 15 points)

5 Pin Points

Make the Dean’s List 

30 Pin Points

Attend any UNT Program (up to 30 points)

15 Pin Points per program/event

Community Service (up to 20 points) 

2 Pin Points per service hours (max 20 points per service opportunity)