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Perks of Employment

Employees enjoy a number of perquisites, or perks, associated with the university campuses and components.

Vendors and merchants who wish to provide discounts or special offers to employees may contact PerksConnect, PerkSpot or the state employee Discount Purchase Program. The UNT System does not endorse or promote these services or any vendor affiliated with them.

The UNT System does not promote nor endorse these merchandise services nor the products, services or practices on their websites. Employees participate at their own risk.

Note to merchants, vendors: Please contact PerkSpot, PerksConnect or Beneplace to be included in these services.

How Can Your Employee Discount Program Serve You During COVID-19?

As the COVID-19 pandemic develops and its impacts grow, we are all searching for ways to alleviate some of the stress and concern that comes along with it. As a UNT System Discount Program user, we want to remind you that you have access to a large number of discounts that can help ease some of the financial burdens you’re experiencing, now more than ever.

Whether you’re seeking a discount for groceries, products that help pass the time at home, a way to keep children entertained and educated, or something else, make sure to visit your UNT System Discount Program and browse through the tens of thousands of discounts available to you.

Head to PerkSpot to start saving!

Merchandise/Software/Electronic Discounts

Merchandise

PerkSpot and PerksConnect offer discounted merchandise, buying services and products to employees at all locations. Log in to PerkSpot to create an account. Log in to PerksConnect online or download the PerksConnect app from Google Play or Apple Store to create an account. PerksConnect employee code is UNTX.

The Employee Retirement System of Texas (ERS) offers a Discount Purchase Program administered by Beneplace. Discounts on merchandise, travel, and services are available to active full-time and part-time employees, retirees and their families at all components.

Software

  • The Adobe Creative Cloud is available to students, faculty and staff for home use in accordance with the system's Enterprise Term License Agreement for Education. Click the Student or Faculty/Staff tab and then complete registration.

  • Faculty, staff and students at all locations may download MS Office 365 at no charge. To access, log in with EUID and password, select "Office 365" from gear icon.

  • Other academic-priced software for many platforms is available to faculty and staff from campus bookstores: UNTUNTHSCUNT Dallas. Identification is required.

Airport parking, rental cars

Campus Activities/Performing Arts/Lectures

Performing Arts

  • The UNT Department of Dance and Theatre offers ticket price discounts to faculty and staff at all components.

  • UNT also is home to an internationally recognized College of Music and the Murchison Performing Arts Center. (Many performances are streamed free and live online.) Faculty and staff may show an employee ID from any System component to receive discounted tickets, usually priced at $8-$10.

Lectures

  • UNT‘s Distinguished Lecture Series presentations are available to faculty and staff free or with discounted price tickets. Speakers have included President George W. Bush, Science Guy Bill Nye, Apple designer Steve Wozniak and astronaut Mae Jemison.

  • Scientific, medical and research-related presentations are regularly scheduled on the UNTHSC campus.

Library

The Willis Library at UNT, Gibson D. Lewis Health Science Library at UNTHSC, the library at UNT Dallas and at the UNT Dallas College of Law allow employee use. Employee identification is required at each.

Meals

  • Discounts are available at dining facilities at UNT and UNT Dallas.

  • Restaurants in Denton and near UNTHSC in Fort Worth regularly offer discounts to employees.

Sports, Recreation and Fitness

  • Faculty and staff may purchase ticket packages for NCAA Division I sports at UNT. The Mean Green athletic teams compete with Texas rivals Rice University, University of Texas at El Paso, University of Texas at San Antonio and SMU. UNT is a member of Conference USA.
  • Football games are played in Denton at Apogee Stadium, basketball in the UNT Coliseum and softball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, golf and swimming are scheduled at UNT's campus facilities. Apogee Stadium has received national recognition for its eco-friendly construction and operation.
  • The Founders Activity Center (UNTHSC) and Pohl Recreation Center (UNT) offer faculty and staff discounts for exercise and wellness programs. UNT Dallas has outdoor basketball and soccer facilities.
  • Faculty and staff at each campus also may participate in student and community activities such as fun runs and fitness challenges.

Living in Denton, Dallas and Fort Worth

The North Texas region offers the amenities and activities associated with a major metropolitan area. Special price admission is periodically offered to employees from any System component by the Texas Rangers, Six Flags Over Texas, FC Dallas, Fort Worth Zoo and other area attractions, Discounts may be; offered through PerkSpot, PerksCard or Beneplace. Contact the organization.