Facilities and Location
The Department of Engineering Technology is located at Discovery Park, a world-class research and learning facility located about 4 miles north of the main UNT campus.
Undergraduate and graduate students work side-by-side with knowledgeable faculty while engage in exciting research in some of the nation’s most impressive state-of-the-art industry-supported laboratories and computer-aided research facilities, including:
- Concrete and Soil Labs
- Mechanical Engineering Labs
- Light Gauge Steel Testing Lab in partnership with NUCONSTEEL™
- Fluid Mechanics Lab
- Structural Testing Lab
- Materials Technology Lab
- Three Modern Teaching Labs
- Digital Technologies Lab
- Control Systems Technology Lab
- Thermal Management Lab
- Nanoindentation Lab
Mailing address if using a government facility such as US postal service:
University of North Texas
Engineering Technology Department
1155 Union Circle #305027
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Mailing address if using a private company such as DHL, FedEx or UPS:
University of North Texas Discovery Park
Department of Engineering Technology
3940 North Elm St. Suite F-115
Denton, Texas 76207
The University and Region
As the nation’s 26th largest public university, the UNT is the largest, most comprehensive university in the North Texas Region. The university offers its 36,000 students many opportunities, both academically and socially. Its diverse, bright students come from 140 countries and 49 states for UNT’s high-quality academic reputation and the region’s dynamic growth and culture. Dallas-Fort Worth is the nation’s second largest technology corridor and the fourth largest metropolitan area, and it is home to many of the nation’s fastest growing cities, which makes for a continually growing number of employment and partnership opportunities.
DFW is a prime area for engineering technology and employment. Its geographically strategic location allows the Department of Engineering Technology to benefit from interaction with and continuous support from a wide variety of industries. The UNT Career Center has a large database with information on employers, and its staff is ready to assist students with finding suitable employment.
In addition, the area provides networking and advancement through active local sections of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Associated General Contractors, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the National Association of Homebuilders, the Society of Automotive Engineers, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, the Society of Women Engineers, and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers.
In addition to its vast academic and advancement opportunities, the university also offers an array of social and living options. UNT has more than 400 student organizations, comfortable and convenient housing both on and near campus, nearly 11,000 on- and off-campus jobs, and a community rich with interesting and exciting arts, entertainment, food, shopping and exercise activities.