Located in Denton, Texas, the University of North Texas (UNT) is a public research university that strives to provide its students with a serene environment that supports their educational success and personal growth. Among the facilities and resources offered at UNT, the institution has various buildings that support various activities. This piece highlights the top 10 buildings at UNT.
1. Bruce Hall
Bruce is the oldest on-campus accommodation hall. Constructed in 1946, the hall has a traditional architecture and houses residents of all classifications and majors. Some famous ex-residents of Bruce hall include Norah Jones and Don Henley. Bruce Hall is also home to both the Music & Jazz and Science Living Learning Communities.
2. Athletic Center Building
The North Texas Athletic Center is a 45,000 square-foot facility that provides a variety of features and services for the education, strength, conditioning and medical treatment of the Mean Green’s student-athletes. The facility also houses the administration of the North Texas Athletic Department. The Athletic Center includes the student-athlete residences, dining hall, practice and game facilities for the football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, track & field and cross country programs.
3. Champs Cafeteria
The Champs cafeteria which is located next to the Victory Hall student is a bright, open hall that offers a variety of delicacies for the UNT fraternity. The cafeteria is open on weekdays for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The breakfast menu at Champs includes omelets, eggs, ham, hash browns, waffles and pancakes, biscuits and muffins, fruit and cereals.
4. Alumni Pavilion
Located near the northeast entrance to Apogee Stadium, the Alumni Pavilion is a meeting place for UNT Alumni Association members and guests. The pavilion occupies a 2,000 square-foot space and has enough rooms to host 150 guests. It is equipped with big-screen televisions and has a 3,200-square-foot outdoor deck.
5. Pohl Recreation Center & PEB Natatorium
The Pohl Recreation Center & PEB Natatorium is home to UNT’s swimming and diving team. The facility is a 138,000 sq ft, two-story building with an eight-lane pool with fan stands and an electronic scoreboard. The facility also has a 25-meter pool with six lanes for training and warm-ups. Adjacent to the Recreation Center is the PEB Natatorium, which houses the diving facilities.
6. Library Annex
Located West of the main UNT campus off of Airport Road, the Library Annex is home to the Collection Management Division as well as library materials that are in remote storage. The remote storage materials are in a closed-stack arrangement and requests for photocopies can be made from periodicals or retrieval of specific titles by using the Library Materials Delivery Service.
7. Legends Hall
Legends Hall is a residential building within UNT. The hall is located at the corner of North Texas Boulevard and Sycamore Street, and directly across from the Pohl Recreation Center. The hall offers accommodation only to upperclassmen students. Residents can choose to live in either in single occupancy rooms or in private single occupancy rooms with suite cooking areas.
8. The UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center
The UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center is a Research, Training, and Direct Services Center. The UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center offers autism-related services and other professional services. The center has qualified, dedicated, compassionate, and caring staff that ensures clients are served accordingly.
9. Goolsby Chapel
The Goolsby Chapel at UNT offers a quiet and peaceful place for prayer, meditation, or reflection on campus. The chapel is not affiliated with any denomination and can be used by people from any religion. The chapel is open on weekdays from 9:00 AM to sunset. The chapel can also be reserved during evening and weekend hours for events.
10. Gateway Center
The Gateway Banquet and Conference Center is a 28,000sq ft multi-level facility within UNT. The building is located on the entrance to the campus. The Gateway Banquet and Conference Center provides opportunities that support and enrich the educational process and meets the needs of the North Texas Community.
Apart from the buildings described above, there are many other buildings at UNT. New students are required to attend orientation and familiarize themselves with the buildings. More information about the buildings at UNT can also be found within the institution’s official website.