Parent taking selfie with Scrappy

Image description: Parent taking a selfie with Scrappy at Family Weekend.

Parent Programs

Parent Programs at UNT was established to enhance the college experience for both parents and students and help build sustaining relationships between parents and UNT. Our goal is to provide parents and families with information to help better understand their student’s life at UNT. We believe partnering with family members supports student success. Connect with us on Facebook by joining the group Mean Green Family.

Stay Informed

Stay informed with our Mean Green Monthly Newsletter and Mean Green Family Live (offered in English and Spanish)!

Parent Association

See our Parent Association membership benefits, information about scholarships, purchase merchandise, and more!

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! 

Family and Guest Orientations

Parent & Family Orientation is a special program that runs concurrently with the student orientation program. The program is optional but highly encouraged. Through this program, parents have the opportunity to learn about the many offices, services, academic programs UNT has to offer.

Programas Para Padres en Español

Vea nuestros eventos en español que podrían interesarle, que incluyen:

  • Mean Green Family Live en Español
  • Orientación Familiar en Español
  • Boletín Informativo

Other Parent Programs

See more events you might be interested in, including: 

  • Legacy Lunch
  • Parent & Family Connection Program
  • Summer Send-Off Parties
  • Shuttle Services

Other Events Family Members Might Enjoy: 

Join us on Facebook!

Mean Green Family Facebook

Mean Green Family

Are you a parent or family member of a current or prospective UNT student? Join the conversation on the Mean Green Family Facebook page.

Parent Association Facebook

Parent Association

Parent Association members are encouraged to join our closed Facebook group.

Family Weekend Facebook

Family Weekend

View photos from previous Family Weekends or get updates on next year's.

Contact Us


UNT Division of Student Affairs Orientation And Transition Programs