Mean Green Fling

Mean Green Fling 2016

August 25, 5:00-7:00pm - University Union & Library Mall 

Celebrate a new year at the University of North Texas by participating in the 18th Annual Mean Green Fling! Mean Green Fling is the event that kicks off the start of the school year! This back-to-school event will take place on August 25 from 5-7pm at University Union & Library Mall. More than 36,000 students are invited to attend Mean Green Fling, which will take place immediately following New Student Convocation. In addition, more than 400 student organizations will be invited to participate, along with university departments.

For the past four years, attendance has reached over 8,500 students, parents, faculty, and staff! This welcome-back event will feature free food, giveaways, live entertainment, and other activities, making it a highly attractive event for students.        

Event Maps & Directory

Parking and Directions

Due to the large attendance expected at this years fling we strongly encourage biking, carpooling, or riding the bus to campus. 

Student Orgs, UNT Departments, and guests will be able to park in the lots east of Welch St. (Lots 39, 40, 54, & 55) for free with no permit required for the duration of Mean Green Fling. Vendors will be able to park in the Union Circle Garage (a pass will be provided). Parking is limited, our overflow parking will be the parking lot at Fouts Field. Be conscious of where you park your vehicle since parking is strictly enforced. Check the UNT Transportation website (http://www.unt.edu/transit/maps.html) for more information on and follow the rules accordingly.

The event will be taking place in the University Union & Library Mall areas. In order to get you near the site, please use the Union address provided below. 

University Union:

  • Google Maps: 1155 Union Circle, Denton, TX
  • Event Location: University Union & Library Mall areas

 

2016 Mean Green Fling Registration

Volunteers

Student Activities needs your help throughout this event.  If you are interested in volunteering for Mean Green Fling 2016, please fill out the form below.

Mean Green Fling - Volunteer Registration   

UNT Student Organizations and Campus Departments

Mean Green Fling is a great opportunity for student organizations and departments to showcase their services to over 8,500 students! 

Mean Green Fling - Student Org Registration - CLOSED   Mean Green Fling - Department Registration - CLOSED  Student Org and UNT Deparment Rules

Sponsors

Mean Green Fling is an invaluable opportunity for you to market your business to over 8,500 students, most of which are new to campus.

Vendor registration is now closed. Please contact student.activities@unt.edu or 940-565-3807 if you are interested in a table. 

Mean Green Fling Vendor Registration - CLOSED    Sponsorship Levels Chart Vendor Rules

Sponsorship Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mean Green Fling?

Mean Green Fling is the event that kicks off the start of the school year at UNT! It is an opportunity for student organizations, campus departments and local vendors to showcase what they have to offer to new and returning students.

Why should our business sponsor Mean Green Fling?

For the past four years, Mean Green Fling attendance reached about 8,500 students, parents, faculty, and staff! In 2015, attendance reached over 8,700 people! It is the largest event that UNT hosts annually, and is one of the best opportunities to showcase your business to the UNT community, on the UNT campus.

How can my business participate?

There are a number of different sponsorship levels in which you can be involved in becoming a sponsor of Mean Green Fling. Please see the sponsorship information to decide at which level you would like to sponsor Mean Green Fling. In order to participate, vendors must sign up and pay by July 15, 2016.

Can my business do an in-kind donation?

If you have other ways in which you would like to contribute, aside from those listed in the materials, please let us know. Partnership is limited only by imagination! Yes, we accept in-kind donations on a case by case basis. If this is something that you are interested in doing, please contact us at student.activities@unt.edu. In-kind donations, as approved by Student Activities, must be delivered by August 8th.

How can I pay?

We will accept cash, check, money order, or credit card. Please make checks and money orders to "UNT Student Activities."

Payment made by check or money order may be (1) hand-delivered to the Student Activities Center in Union 345 or (2) mailed to: UNT Student Activities, 1155 Union Circle #305069, Denton, TX 76203-5017. Cash must be hand-delivered to the Student Activities Center. Credit card payments may be done via the registration form. NOTE: In order to complete registration, payment should be postmarked by or hand-delivered by July 15. Payment not received by the deadline may prevent the vendor in participation in Mean Green Fling.

What if I have additional questions?

If you still have questions, you may contact Student Activities via phone at 940-565-3807 or email at student.activities@unt.edu. We are open Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.

Are there any other opportunities to sponsor large Student Activities events?

Yes! We plan some of the largest events on campus and reach over 45,000 students, faculty, and staff each year. Contact student.activities@unt.edu for details.

Student Activities Would Like to Thank Our 2016 Sponsors!

$1500 Sponsors

Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches

         Wells Fargo            Dallas Stars         

$1000 Sponsors

                                

$500 Sponsors

 Palio's Pizza Cafe