Student Activities Center

Opening at 8:00am.

What We Do

Student Activities promotes a sense of community and loyalty to the University, while serving to enhance the social, intellectual and developmental growth of students as individuals or as members of organizations. By engaging members of the University community in collaborative efforts, Student Activities nurtures citizenship, leadership, and community, while striving to assist in the holistic development of students.

Get Connected

One of the goals of Student Activities is to help students make connections on campus and maximize their college experience through student organizations. We have about 400 orgs from which to choose, so there’s something for everyone. And if there’s not, you can create one! Becoming a member of a student organization helps you meet new people, develop leadership skills, and promote your interests while in college.

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About Us

Our Mission

Student Activities promotes a sense of community and loyalty to the University, while serving to enhance the social, intellectual and developmental growth of students as individuals or as members of organizations. By engaging members of the University community in collaborative efforts, Student Activities nurtures citizenship, leadership, and community, while striving to assist in the holistic development of students.

Get Connected

One of the goals of the Student Activities Center is to help students get connected and involved on campus, to maximize their collegiate experience. Through a variety of events, services, and resources, the office provides students and student organizations with opportunities to connect to the university and to other students. Student Activities promotes a sense of community and loyalty to the University while serving to enhance the social, intellectual, and developmental growth of students as individuals or as members of organizations. We do this through three main areas: campus-wide events and traditions, including Mean Green Fling, Homecoming, and EarthFest; services and programs for off-campus, commuter, and non-traditional students; and student organization services. Our staff also advises several student organizations, including the Homecoming Crew, Union of Non-Traditional Students, Off Campus Connection, and Talons.

 

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Hours of Operation

Monday8:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday8:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday8:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday8:00am to 5:00pm
Friday8:00am to 5:00pm
SaturdayScheduled to be closed.
SundayScheduled to be closed.
Summer Hours are in effect.

Our Staff

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Christa Coffey, Ed.D.

Director of Student Activities

Christa Coffey is from El Paso, Texas. She received a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, followed by a master’s degree in Educational Administration (Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education), from Texas A&M University. In 2010, she completed her doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida. Prior to her arrival at UNT in July 2011, she worked in student activities at both Missouri State University (2001-2004) and the University of Central Florida (2004-2011). When she’s not at work, Christa enjoys playing volleyball, watching TV, and going to the dog park (with her dogs).

Administrative Assistant

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Claire Medina

Administrative Coordinator

Claire Medina was born in Montreal, Canada, and moved to Denton shortly after. She became a citizen of the U.S. when she was 15. Claire became an employee of UNT in 1981 and really loves interacting with students and co-workers. When she is not working, she enjoys traveling, going to the movies, swimming, and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren.

Coordinators

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Courtney A. Newsome, M.Ed.

Coordinator

Courtney Newsome was born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia & Dallas, Texas. She received her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science: Business & Technology from the University of Tennessee. She has many years of  experience in Higher Education and completed her master’s in Higher Education: Student Affairs at UNT. She describes herself as fun & quirky and has a passion for creating educational access for all students.

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Daniel K. Suda, M.S.

Coordinator

Daniel Suda was born and raised in Houston, TX. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Texas A&M University in 2013. Immediately after, he earned his Master’s degree in College Student Personnel Administration from Illinois State University (ISU) in 2015. While at ISU he worked in the Leadership and Community Connections office overseeing the Alternative Spring Break program. His research interests are related to racial identity development, specifically examining how to support transracially adopted college students and he hopes to write his dissertation on that topic. Outside of work, Daniel can be found at the dog park or hiking with his partner and their three dogs (Corgi, Beagle, and Bull Terrier). 

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Dan Goodwin, M.S.

Coordinator

Dan Goodwin was born and raised in Illinois. He received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Recreation Administration from Illinois State University. Prior to his start in the field of student affairs, Dan spent 3 years as a golf professional. Before coming to UNT, Dan worked at Illinois State University (2009-2011) and Tulane University in New Orleans (2011-2014). Dan’s professional interests lie within leadership education and development and preparing others for life after college. Dan loves music, especially the live variety, and can be found at a concert near you! He also can be found on a basketball court, soccer field, or softball field.

Graduate Assistants

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Emiliana Lopez

Graduate Assistant

Emiliana Lopez was born and partially raised in Medellin, Colombia. She moved to the United States when she was nine-years-old, living in Denton for 13 years now. Emiliana earned a Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies with a concentration in International Development and Humanitarian Affairs from UNT. She is currently working on her Master’s Degree in Women’s and Gender Studies also at UNT. In her spare time, Emiliana plays with her husky, hangs out with friends and family, and travels.  

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Arts & Entertainment

Basketball

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Eagle Awards

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EarthFest

  EarthFest is a sustainable event celebrating international Earth Day. This year’s event will have live...
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First Flight Movie Night

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Homecoming

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Involvement Advising

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Mean Green Fling

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Off-Campus Eagle Extravaganza

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Off-Campus Student Services

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Quiz Bowl

Think you're smart? Student Activities annually hosts a Quiz Bowl tournament where teams of four UNT students compete in a...
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Spirit March

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Student Organizations

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Talons

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Target After-Hours Shopping Event

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University Day

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Welcome Back Bash

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Student Activities Center
1155 Union Circle #305069
Denton TX, 76201