The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) requires that postsecondary institutions participating in federal student aid programs make certain disclosures to students. The following information is disclosed to you as a student at the University of North Texas in compliance with federal law. For additional information, including requesting a paper copy of any of the materials, please visit the indicated websites, or contact the appropriate office directly.
Financial Aid Information
The Student Financial Aid and Scholarships website includes information about the following:
- cost of attending UNT
- need based and non-need-based federal, state, local, private, and institutional financial assistance programs available to students
- eligibility requirements and procedures for applying for aid
- criteria for selecting recipients and determining amount of award
- methods and frequency of disbursements of aid
- aid distributed to UNT students
- financial aid terms and conditions, including terms applicable to employment provided as part of a financial aid package
- rights and responsibilities of students receiving Title IV, HEA loans
- the terms and conditions of federal student loans
- required entrance and exit counseling information
- schedule for and necessity of loan repayments
- the availability of financial aid for study abroad programs
- criteria for measuring satisfactory academic progress and how to re-establish eligibility
- how financial aid is handled when students withdraw
- the code of conduct for financial aid professionals and advisory disclosure
- whom to contact for questions regarding financial aid
Information about UNT's Academic Programs and Student Attainment
Information concerning UNT's current educational programs and course descriptions is available on UNT's Undergraduate Catalog website. This includes information about instructional, laboratory, and other physical facilities that relate to the academic programs, as well as faculty and other instructional personnel. The university catalog provides information related to institutional/program accreditations and approvals. The university catalog includes academic terms and their definitions, the list of degrees offered at UNT, and the group of classes known as the University Core Curriculum requirements of the core curriculum. Courses deemed necessary by your school or college can also be found here. Important information about grades, transfer credits, transcripts and graduation is also provided. Learn more about the policies and procedures related to academic governance and the role of the advisory committees and academic administration.
Services for Students with Disabilities
The Office of Disability Accommodation provides disability-related information and referrals; documents disability and conducts needs assessments; facilitates reasonable accommodations; and provides disability-related technical assistance, auxiliary aids/services, and advocacy and training. Visit the Office of Disability Accommodation homepage for additional information on services and resources available to students with disabilities.
Information about UNT's Facilities, Services and Campus Policies
Alcohol and Other Drug Information, Drug Free Schools and Communities Act
The Jeanne Clery Report provides information about alcohol and other drug health risks, drug and alcohol laws and penalties, and campus alcohol and other drug education and counseling resources. Read the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act report.
Copyright and Illegal Peer-to-Peer File Sharing
UNT takes copyright law very seriously and as such has developed policies prohibiting unauthorized duplication and distribution of copyrighted materials, including copyrighted music. Sanctions for violations of these policies include:
- loss of computing privileges
- dismissal from the University
- criminal or civil action
UNT also employs a number of technical and procedural measures to prevent illegal downloading and distribution of copyrighted materials. A summary of these measures, including references to applicable policies, can be found on the Computing and Information Technology Center (CITC) Acceptable Use Guidelines and Standards website. Legal alternatives to copyright infringing downloading can be found on the CITC Helpdesk website.
Fire Safety Right to Know Report, Annual Disclosure of Fire Statistics
UNT annually coordinates the collection and reporting of fire safety and statistics information for publication. Each year, the university notifies the campus community, via email, that they may view the report online. Copies of this report may be obtained from the UNT Risk Management Services (RMS) or the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. The report is available online.
Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy, Campus Crime Statistics, Safety Programs and Services
Information regarding public safety at UNT is provided in the Annual Security Report. The Security Report includes crime statistics for the previous three years concerning certain crimes reported to have occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by UNT; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The Security Report also includes information about:
- police and public safety resources
- reporting crimes
- coordination between law enforcement agencies
- fire and medical emergencies
- crime prevention
- victim support services
- the law and UNT policies
- campus facilities
- residence hall security
- timely warning policy statement
- the UNT Policy on Sexual Harassment
- the UNT Alcohol and Other Drug Policy
Get additional information regarding emergency response and evacuation procedures. Pursuant to the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act, information regarding registered sex offenders is available by visiting the Texas Department of Public Safety website. To obtain a paper copy of the Security Report contact the Vice President for Student Affairs Office at 940-565-4909.
Missing Student Notification Procedures
Learn about the notification procedures to be followed when a student residing in on-campus housing has been reported missing more than 24 hours are available online.
Privacy of Student Records (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that gives students the right to:
- review their records
- to request amendments to their records
- to consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information
- and to file complaints with the U.S. Department of Education
Sexual Assault, Harassment, Coercion
If any member of the UNT community is a victim of a sexual assault, there are many services available to assist, but first, the individual's safety is of the utmost importance. If you or a member of the community is a victim of sexual assault, please contact any of the following offices:
UNT Police: 940-565-3000
Dean of Students: 940-565-2648
Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities: 940-565-2039
Equity and Diversity: 940-565-2711
Read UNT's policies regarding vaccinations.
UNT Graduation and Completion Rates
The most recent record of graduation data of degree seeking, full-time undergraduate students at UNT is available in UNT's Fact Book under the UNT FACT SHEET tab.
Student Body Diversity
Get information about student body diversity, including the number of enrolled full-time students by gender and race/ethnicity, at UNT is available in UNT's Fact Book under the UNT FACT SHEET tab.
Equality in Athletics Disclosure (EAD)
In compliance with the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act, information on men's and women's athletic programs at UNT is available at www.meangreensports.com. The report includes the number of participants by gender for each team, operating and recruiting expenses, coaches' salaries, revenues, and athletically related student aid. A copy of the report is available online on the U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education Equity in Athletics Disclosure website. A paper copy of the report may be obtained by contacting the Athletics department.