University awards recognize and celebrate UNT students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and community members who stand out for their excellence and bring prominence to the university. These awards also honor community members for their support and dedication to making UNT a place where innovation, creativity and excellence are a way of life.
Through the years, UNT has established a longstanding tradition of honoring and showcasing the excellence of the university community with recognitions in the following areas:
To recognize the achievements of UNT students, faculty, staff and alumni and friends, the university’s signature award programs are held throughout the academic year and include:
- Honors Day to recognize students who embody service, dedication and excellence in academics
- Salute to Faculty Excellence to honor outstanding faculty members for their commitment to teaching and research
- Staff Appreciation to celebrate university staff members who contribute to the excellence of UNT
- Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards to recognize UNT alumni and friends who are making an impact in their careers and the university
In addition to signature awards events, UNT bestows President Awards — the highest university honors — to recognize UNT community members who go above and beyond to make the university, their communities, the region and the state better.
Visit the award categories to learn more about university awards and how you can nominate a UNT community member to recognize their outstanding achievements.