Response to Hurricane Katrina

Information for: Displaced students | Current students | Faculty and Staff

Information for Displaced Students

  • Becoming a UNT student
    Information about the deadlines, hours of operation, and contact information for UNT admissions.
  • Assistance with Paying for UNT
    Financial aid, short-term loans, tuition and other information to assist in paying.
  • Orientation
    Contact information, resources, and ways to acclimate you quickly to UNT.
  • Distance Learning
    Information about newly offered distance learning classes that displaced students can take remotely and transfer back to their college or university.
  • Housing
    How to apply for housing at UNT.
  • Student Development Services
    Non-academic services offered by the UNT Division of Student Development to help during your transition. Includes counseling, tutoring, emergency loans and medical services.
  • Office of Disability Accommodations
    Information for students who qualify for disability accommodations as defined by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and, since 1990, the Americans with Disability Act (ADA).

Information for Current Students

  • Counseling and Testing Center
    Free counseling is available. Counselors will work with students individually or in groups.
  • Dean of Students
  • Volunteer Center
  • Women’s Center

Information for UNT Faculty and Staff

Employee Assistance Program

UNT employees may call the EAP toll free number anytime, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to speak to one of the on-call professionals or to set an appointment with an EAP counselor. The EAP services are free.

Help to Get the Word Out to Your Colleagues

UNT Provost Howard Johnson is encouraging faculty members to reach out to their academic colleagues at universities affected by the hurricanes by inviting them to use UNT resources. The university is offering office space and access to computers, e-mail and libraries. Some of the office space will be at UNT Research Park, located at 3940 Elm St. in Denton.

UNT Relief Fund sets $32,000 goal

UNT departments can help raise funds for the American Red Cross' efforts by registering their department as a collection site for the Disaster Relief Fund, the proceeds will enable the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, counseling and other assistance to those in need. Each collection site will need to provide a secure location with a designee to collect funds at all times. Please contact, the Dean of Students Office at 565-2648 to register  by Friday, September 2nd, 12:00 p.m. if your department is willing to serve as a collection site.


Contact us

University of North Texas
P.O. Box 311277
Denton, Texas
Phone: (940) 565-2000
TTY: (940) 369-8652

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