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University of North Texas

Division of Student Affairs

Orientation and Transition Programs

Transition Programs

Class Cause 

Beginning in the fall of 2007, Student Success Programs committed itself to helping each new class of UNT students select a cause to support throughout the four years of their college experience. The purpose of this program is to help connect students to their classmates as well as give back to the community.

Emerging Leaders Summit

Are you a first or second year student? Do you want to develop your leadership skills and get connected to other students at UNT? Join other UNT students in participating in the annual Emerging Leader Summit held each spring semester. The Summit is packed with dynamic leadership development programs, networking and is intended to open a wide array of opportunities for student participants to get connected at UNT. Emerging Leaders Summit includes a 6-week course.

Family Weekend 

Family Weekend is the first big event of the year for students and their families. A variety of activities make Family Weekend a special time for students to share their new environment with friends, parents, and family members. Whether you live near or far, we want you to join your UNT family for a weekend of fun! This three-day event will be packed with numerous activities, meals, and the opportunity to cheer on the Mean Green football team. There's something for everyone!

First Flight Week 

First Flight is UNT's official welcome program!  The programs during this week are designed to help you begin your college experiences on the right foot. From programs that prepare for the upcoming educational opportunities to programs where you get to let loose and meet your fellow peers, there is something for everyone!

Have a question? Find someone wearing an "Ask Me" t-shirt!

First Year Passport

The First Year Passport is a program that provides students with an incentive to learn more about the opportunities and services on the University of North Texas campus. Through this program, students will have the opportunity to earn a prize by attending programs and services hosted by campus departments.

Principals Conference 

You are invited to join UNT students and administrators for an event dedicated to student success and access to higher education. Join us for the Principals Conference on Friday, November 4 on the UNT campus. Student leaders at UNT want to share with you their experiences from high school and what helped prepare them to be successful in college. This event is free for high school principals with the goal of sharing information and learning how we can create a partnership to support students in the DFW area, but an RSVP is required.

Sibling Day 

The office of Orientation and Transition Programs is excited to announce a new program, Sibling Day! Be a part of a new tradition at UNT! Sibling Day is an event for UNT students and their siblings ages 8-18. Participants will have the opportunity to attend activities hosted by the university along side their UNT sibling! Our schedule includes meals, entertainment, spirit, and traditions!