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Division of Student Affairs

Orientation and Transition Programs

Sophomore Year

Welcome Back Class of 2020!

We are so excited to have you back on our campus! Visit the Sophomore Year page to stay up to date on programs and information specifically for sophomore students. This year we want to help you with:

  • Self-Discovery
  • Career Exploration
  • Leadership Development
  • Intercultural Competence 

Class Cause 

UNT 2020 selected Mental Health Awareness as 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 2019 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 Sophomore Pin. 


Point Value

Complete Blackboard Modules

10 Pin Points per module

Complete the Emerging Leader Series

50 Pin Points

Participate in an Alternative Service Break

20 Pin Points

Attend Sophomore Class Identity Programs (up to 50 points) 

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

Participate in 4 hrs. of Class Cause Service

10 Pin Points

Hold a student leader position

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)