Honors Housing: A Community for You

The Honors College is proud to offer two residence halls for Honors students. Rawlins Hall is available to freshmen Honors students. Honors Hall is available for upper classmen. Honors College students registering for housing are encouraged to select Rawlins Hall or Honors Hall; however, spaces are limited and the Halls may be full.

Honors Housing Options

Freshman Students

Honors College freshmen are given priority in the housing registration process for Rawlins Hall. All freshman Honors College students who plan to live on campus, should select Rawlins Hall on their housing application.

To learn more about Rawlins Hall, visit the UNT Housing site.

Transfer and Upper Class Students

Honors Hall is suite-style living available to upper class members of the Honors College and transfer students.

To learn more about Honors Hall, visit the UNT Housing site.

Faculty in Residence

Both honors housing options are home to a faculty-in-residence. The faculty-in-residence provide opportunities for student to interact with professors outside of a classroom setting. Faculty-in-residence host programming for students, and can often be found in study lounges and common areas.

Headshot of Julie Leventhal Julie Leventhal

Faculty in Residence for Rawlins Hall
Julie Leventhal is a Principal Lecturer in the Honors College and serves as the Faculty-in-Residence in Rawlins Hall. She is also a Certified Family Life Educator as well as a Prepare/Enrich certified relationship education facilitator. Dr. Leventhal has been with UNT for over a decade and teaches courses on interpersonal relationships, family dynamics, and other topics related to individual and family development. Her area of research is focused on anti-human trafficking volunteerism and she primarily works with NGOs and nonprofits in Eastern Europe. She and her partner Eric can frequently be found roaming the campus with Blinkin and Deckard, their two Boston Terriers. In her free time, Dr. Leventhal loves to read (she reads an average of 250 books a year) and can often be found taking care of work at local coffee shops around the Denton square.

Headshot of Valerie Martinez-Ebers Valerie Martinez-Ebers

Faculty in Residence for Honors Hall
Valerie Martinez-Ebers is a University Distinguished Research Professor in Political Science and Director of the Latino and Mexican American Studies program at UNT. She is a former Vice-President of the American Political Science Association and a former President of the Western Political Science Association. From 2012-2016, she served as Co-Editor of the American Political Science Review, the top-ranked journal in political science. Dr. Martinez-Ebers has published widely on education policy, Latino/a politics, women in politics, and methods of survey research in outlets such as the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, and Journal of Politics. She is co-author of Politicas: Latina Public Officials in Texas (2008); Latino Lives in America: Making it Home (2010), Latinos in the New Millennium: an Almanac of Opinion, Behavior and Policy Preferences (2012) and Human Relations Commissions: Relieving Racial Tensions in the American City (2020). She also edited Perspectives on Race, Ethnicity and Religion: Identity Politics in America (2009), an anthology that examines the history, current issues and dynamics of marginalized groups in the United States. During her 20 years at North Texas she has taught many different political science classes but her two favorite courses to teach are the Politics of Race and Ethnicity and the Politics of Rock and Roll.