Additional Resources

ADA Resources

Americans with Disabilities Emergency Preparedness Video - Closed captioned video on emergency preparedness

Mobility impairments and evacuation planning - Resources and discussion on a Personal Support Network

Ready.gov Disability and Special Needs - Brochure on building a kit, having a plan, and staying informed

UNT Office of Disibility Accomodation - Mission is to provide reasonable accommodations to students and to apply appropriate adjustments to the classroom and associated learning environments

FEMA: Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities  - Disability related guidelines for use by those who serve individuals with disabilities in emergency preparedness and disaster relief

CARE Team

The CARE Team was formed to address student mental health issues at UNT. This collaborative and interdisciplinary team provides a means of identifying, intervening, and responding to students whose behavior poses a risk to themselves or others. An additional focus is on educating the campus community to recognize at-risk students and to take appropriate actions in response. For more information, please visit the CARE Team website.

Emergency Phones

The University of North Texas Police Department has strategically installed over 60 Emergency Phones throughout the campus, with more to be added in the future. Emergency Phones are identified by a green pole, blue strobe light and the word "EMERGENCY" stenciled on three sides. They have a touch button with a direct link to police dispatchers.  Phones may be used to:

  • Report a crime in progress
  • Report suspicious activity or persons
  • Get directions if you are lost
  • Get help if your vehicle is broken down

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the locations of these phones. Specific phone locations can be seen on campus parking maps available at the UNT Parking and Transportation website.

Individuals with hearing impairments should dial (800) RELAY TX (TTY).

Employee Assistance Program

UNT has contracted with Alliance Work Partners (AWP) to provide the Employee Assistance Program that gives UNT retirement eligible employees, retirees, household members and dependents free, confidential problem assessment, counseling (up to 6 sessions per issue, per year)and referrals. AWP also has a robust website it refers to as HELPNET with a wide array of web-based training, assessments, articles, tips, and resources including access to a law library and financial calculators. AWP offers assistance with a wide range of issues, including:

  • Family issues: parenting support, couples and marital issues
  • Job related: job performance & career management
  • Depression, anxiety, emotional problems
  • Child and dependent adult care issues
  • Alcohol, drug and other addictions
  • Legal and financial issues
  • Self-improvement plans
  • Communication skills
  • Stress management
  • Anger management
  • Time management
  • Smoking cessation
  • Grief and loss
  • Weight loss

International Association of Emergency Managers Student Chapter

The International Association of Emergency Managers Student Chapter (IAEM-SC) is a student organization at UNT that provides learning and networking opportunities for students interested in emergency management.  Learn more at the IAEM-SC website.

KnoWhat2Do

KnoWhat2do is a regional education program to help citizens of the Dallas-Fort Worth area learn how to prepare for emergencies and disasters. At the KnoWhat2do website you will find

  • Information about hazards in North Central Texas 
  • Actions you can take to prepare yourself and your family 
  • Resources to help you prepare

National Weather Service

Contact Information

The National Weather Service is the weather forecasting agency organizationally located within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  Forecasts and weather warnings for the United States and its territories are disseminated through the 122 nationwide local weather forecast offices.

The local weather forecast office for the Dallas-Fort Worth area is located at:

Fort Worth Weather Forecast Office
3401 Northern Cross Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76137

Please visit the National Weather Service website for up-to-date weather forecasts and weather warnings and advisories.

Ready.gov

Ready.gov is an effort by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help citizens prepare themselves for emergencies.  In order to be prepared, FEMA encourages everyone to 

  1. Get a kit
  2. Make a plan
  3. Be informed

Visit the Ready.gov website for more information.

Student Health & Wellness Center

The Student Health & Wellness Center provides basic health care services to enrolled students at UNT, including acute care for accidental injuries, basic diagnostic x-rays, and psychological services.  The Student Health & Wellness Center is located in Chestnut Hall at

University of North Texas
Student Health & Wellness Center
1800 Chestnut
Denton, Texas 76201

You may reach the Student Health and Wellness Center main line at 940-565-2333.  However, if you are experiencing a medical emergency, CALL 911.

Visit the Student Health and Wellness Center webpage for more information.

UNT Police Department

The nationally accredited UNT Police Department is the primary law enforcement entity at UNT.  UNT PD officers patrol campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  Additionally, the department provides a variety of programs and services to the UNT community, such as the Crime Prevention program.

The UNT Police Department is located in the Sullivant Public Safety Center at

The University of North Texas Police Department
Sullivant Public Safety Center
1700 Wilshire St.
Denton, TX 76201

You may reach the UNT Police Department main line at 940-565-3000.  In case of emergency, DIAL 911.

Visit the UNT Police Department website for more information.