CVAD and Campus Resources
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Here you will find the name of the service or office followed by its parent organization. Additional services are listed in the Quick Links on this page, and more information is available through the Succeed at UNT website and more links to more UNT resources.
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Resources for CVAD Students Only
After-hours access to the Art Building
CVAD Undergraduate Advising: Art Building, Room 232
CVAD IT Services Resources
CVAD Graduate Advising: See your program coordinator.
Locker Request and Rental: Visit the CVAD Art Building Locker web page on the CVAD News and Views website.
Career Center in the Art Building
Visit the CVAD + Career Center website to learn whether Marcy or Jill is your career coach.
The UNT Career Center coaches provide full services to support students and alumni from their freshman year to post-graduation at all points along the employment path. Visit this page for information and links curated especially for CVAD students.
Chestnut Hall, Room 311 | 940-565-2741 | Care Team: 940-565-4373
If you need someone to talk to, do not hesitate to ask for help. We have many resources available. Students may receive free virtual counseling through the UNT Counseling and Testing Office.
Sage Hall, Room 170 | 940-369-7006
For information about the tutoring we provide, see the section on tutoring. In addition to tutoring, we provide multiple academic support services for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Academic Coaching – We will work with you to develop a personalized plan for achieving academic success.
Graduate Resources – We offer a variety of workshops and services to support graduate students and students interested in graduate school.
Academic Workshops – We provide free workshops on topics such as Critical Thinking Skills, Online Course Success Strategies, Time Management, Test Taking, Note Taking, Learning Styles, and Presentation Skills.
Speed Reading – We provide a speed reading course for $30 that is aimed at increasing your reading speed so that you can read more in less time.
University Libraries: Laptops, Printing, Photocopying and Scanning
Students can check out Mac and Dell laptops from the Willis Library. Visit the Printing, Scanning and Photocopies web page for information about copying services.
University Libraries: Research Services and Products
Book checkout – Undergraduate students receive a six-week checkout period, while honors, graduate students and faculty receive a semester checkout. Your UNT ID card is your library card.
Books and E-Books – Search the UNT Libraries Catalog to find books and other research materials on your topic. Search examples: Artist name: Smith, Kiki (last name, first), Movement: Pop Art, Topic: Art Education and Practice-Based, Technique: Oil painting AND technique. Click “Books” to limit to books, and “at the library” for paper books, or Online for e-books. Click on e-books to open. If accessing from off campus, you will be asked for your EUID and EUID password before the book will open.
Art e-Journals – The UNT Libraries subscribe to hundreds of art e-journals. Browse by art discipline or type the name of the art journal in the Title search box.
Course Reserves – Search by course number or instructor’s name to find readings put on reserve by your professor. E-Reserves can be accessed and read online, while physical reserves can be checked out at the Willis Library Services Desk on the first floor.
Art Specific Research Databases – Search these 46 databases for art journal articles, and book chapters. If accessing from off campus, you will be asked for your EUID and EUID password.
ARTstor Image Database – Use ARTstor to find high-resolution images of artworks and material culture objects by country, time period, etc. Register for an account to download images and or store them in your folder on ARTstor’s server.
600+ Research Databases in all disciplines. Choose your discipline/subject in the “Subject” search box to limit to only databases in one subject.
Online and Streaming Video Databases
Interlibrary Loan - ILL is a free borrowing program for requesting books, book chapters, journal articles and other research materials not owned by the UNT Libraries. Create your Interlibrary Loan account — click the button “First Time Users Click Here” to get to the form.
Research Help - Email the Art Librarian for research help: Rebecca.Barham@unt.edu — a CVAD alumna, B.F.A. in Art History and M.F.A. in Studio Art: Drawing and Painting!
General Library Questions - Use AskUs Chat service.
University Libraries: Writing Services
Writing and Tutoring Services in the Willis Library.
Your Free RefWorks Account – RefWorks is a writing citation manager software that makes organizing references and citing research papers easier. Make your free account using your UNT email address.
Writing and Citation Style Guides — online and paper editions of the latest style guides.
Copyright Guide and Advisory Service
Scholarly Impact Guide and Service — for Faculty and Graduate Students
University Libraries: Study Rooms and Lockers
Study Rooms - Find and book a study room in Willis Library or Sycamore Library, or Discovery Park Library — Discovery Park is off campus at 3940 North Elm St. in Denton.
Lockers — for graduate students
University Libraries: Tutorials and Workshops
Math Lab • Learning Center
The Math Lab is a free walk-in tutoring lab that serves students enrolled in undergraduate math courses at UNT. It is funded by student fees from students enrolled in these classes, and staffed by mathematics graduate students and undergraduate students with a passion for math. The Math Lab is operated by the UNT Learning Center. Please visit the Learning Center's Math Lab website.
The Murphy Center is a collaborative environment facilitating new business ventures and strengthening the prospects of early-stage companies in the North Texas region. The center has developed a number of programs and partnerships across the Dallas-Fort Worth region with entrepreneurs, venture funds and service providers to accelerate the success of the ecosystem.
Members of the center collaborate with all university students in their efforts to build thriving start-ups. The Murphy Center adds value to the student experience and can help connect their ideas, creativity and talents to industry opportunities. For more information, contact the Murphy Center, 940-565-3179, MurphyCenter@unt.edu, UNT Business Leadership Building, for more information about mentoring, functional skill building, the venture community, perks and funding.
Sage Hall, Room 167 | 940-565-4323 | ODA Testing Center - Sage Hall, Room 167
If you have a disability and need accommodations, consider registering with us. We assist students with ADA-related concerns, educational access, and accommodations. We also provide referrals for diagnostic evaluations. You can find more information at UNT Disability.
Software, Hardware • UNT System OnTheHub
Eagle Student Services Center, Room 209 | 940-565-2111
You can visit us at the Registrar’s office to request transcripts, withdraw from courses, make a grade change, remove an incomplete and check course duplications. You can find more information on the website of the UNT Office of the Registrar.
Marquis Hall, Room 145 | 940-565-2207
We provide information on study and travel abroad opportunities for U.S. students. We can also help with providing information for scholarships for your study abroad area of interest.
Sage Hall, Room 150
The UNT Writing Center offers free writing tutoring to all currently enrolled UNT students in all disciplines and at all stages of their academic careers — from English composition students to graduate students writing theses and dissertations. They do more than merely proofread; they teach you strategies and techniques to improve your writing for the long term.