The Library and Information Sciences Student Association is a Department of Information Science sponsored student organization, constituted for the purpose of enhancing the academic and professional careers of all its members. The LISSA group is very active, and hosts several informative and fun activities each semester. The Association is open to all students in the Library Science, Information Science, and Data Science programs.
The UNT Data Science Organization promotes interest in the emerging field of Data Science and represents student needs regarding events, computational resources, facilities, and other support. The organization provides a competitive scientific and technical environment that encourages students and researchers to leverage the data science skills, knowledge, and qualifications required by both the industry and academics. Additionally, this association assists students in finding suitable Data Science related careers by hosting relevant events that can connect students with potential employers.
The UNT ASIS&T Student Chapter provides UNT students access to ASIS&T programs and conferences. Furthermore, it connects students with a professional information science community at large, by promoting the advancement of information science within academic curricula. The ASIS&T student chapter allows UNT students to participate in ASIS&T student activities and to contribute to personal growth and career development.
SLANT (Student Linguistic Association of North Texas)
"Our mission is to develop an environment in which linguists (faculty and students alike) can share their knowledge, interests, and current research with the overall goal of facilitating our intellectual growth and strengthening our academic community. We will achieve this through special topics reading groups, faculty presentations, colloquia (organized through the LTC Colloquium Series), round tables, film series, and more, to which all are welcome!"
In addition to these organizations, students are also encouraged to get involved in other UNT organizations. There are over 450 student organizations at UNT. For more information about student organizations and activities at UNT, please visit the Division of Student Affairs - Student Organizations.