University Program Council

Sponsored by University Union. Find us in The Union - Room 345.

The University Program Council (UPC) is UNT's student-run programming board that is devoted to planning and implementing events for students that are educational, social, cultural and entertaining.


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Just because it's summer does not mean there's nothing happening on campus.  UPC is bringing the heat this June with a great line up.  Check it out below!

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The University Program Council (UPC) is UNT's student-run programming board that is devoted to planning and implementing events for students that are educational, social, cultural and entertaining. UPC events range from movie screenings to the latest hot topics as well as live performances from musicians and comedians. With an executive board of student programmers, UPC strives to plan events that meet the needs of UNT students.


The 2016 UPC Staff


President Jose Rodriguez
Vice President of Membership Blake Pollard
Vice President of Marketing Brady Burns
Marketing Coordinator Anna Frosch
Social Media Coordinator Joshua Lawson
National Music Coordinator Montreh Nariman
Local Music Coordinator Rachel Morales
Special Program Coordinator Taylor Smith
Films Coordinator Marlaina Wrights
Spirit Coordinator Brittany Weatherspoon
Arts Coordinator Miriam Garcia
Celebrations Coordinator Myles Alexander
Live Entertainment Coordinator Chelsea Bucchan
Education Coordinator Madison Meehan


Arts & Entertainment

Jazz Bands

Nighttime Shows Tuesday Night: Jazz Ensembles, 9pm - midnight 2/2/16 Week 3 Jazz Combo Night...
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Live Music Series

Live Music Series Valleyhill January 26 7:00pm - 8:30pm Union Syndicate LAKIN...
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UPC Film Series

Straight Outta Compton 1/19 Union Lycem 4pm & 8pm Hotel Transylvania 2 2/3...
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UPC: Art

Crafty Cups 1/28 Union 314B 11am-1pm Art Workshop: Childhood Crafts 2/3...

Thank you for interest in co-sponsoring an event with the University Program Council (UPC). We value opportunities to program diverse events to benefit the University of North Texas community and collaborating with other organizations helps us accomplish this goal.

Because UPC plans events a semester in advance, we highly recommend that you submit your Co-Sponsorship proposal as early as possible. For example if you’re interested in a date that is during the spring semester, it is best to have your form turn in by late October of the previous semester.

If you are looking strictly for funding for your event, and you are a student organization, please consider requesting funds from Eagle Nest sponsored by SGA Funding Request Committee. More information can be found here:

Ways in which UPC can assist your organization/department:

  • Volunteers for the day of event
  • If there are any bookings to be done for artists we will arrange them or help your group arrange them
  • Provide guidance on the programming process as a whole
  • Advertising assistance for events
  • Assistance in obtaining facilities
  • Possible, but in no cases exclusive, funding for the event

For more information about Co-Sponsorships and to apply, please fill out the form and submit to the UPC Office, Union 345.

Co-Sponsorship Request Form

Want to be a member of UPC? Here are some things you should know!

When you join the University Program Council, you become more than a member. UPC takes pride in its students and supports them whenever possible. Our organization is run by students and promotes from within. UPC can connect you with fellow students and other leaders on campus.

"UPC has allowed me to meet people I would not have come in contact with otherwise. The friends I have made through this organization are friends I know I will have for life" -Joshua Lawson, Social Media Coordinator


The University Program Council functions more as a large family than organization. Our members love to socialize outside of school. We also offer regularly planned socials. 

"I know one day when I look back at my time in college some of my favorite memories will be because I joined this organization." -Natalya Yanis, member


UPC coordinators strive to implement members' ideas and program new and relevant events. UPC provides several leadership opportunities and various workshops to its members. 

“I have met amazing people while being involved in so many fun campus activities! I met my best-friend through UPC and really feel involved with the UNT community. I'm happy to be involved with such a diverse and active group.” -Edith Flores, member

So, if you love helping others, working events, and want to see your ideas implemented on campus; the University Program Council is for you. If you are interested please click here, fill out the application, and bring it to the UPC Office in the Union (Room 345) no later than 5pm January 29.




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