Tuesday - Saturday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Event Hours Vary

Located in historic Downtown Denton, just a half block off the beautiful Courthouse Square, on the corner of N. Elm and Pecan Streets, in the John B. Schmitz building (circa 1878).

Functions as a Learning Lab for the students of the College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism (CMHT) to connect their classwork to real learning experiences to prepare them for the industry.

Offering a variety of events and exhibitions, with a curated retail boutique of uniquely Denton and UNT-inspired goods, and event rental venue.



UNT CoLab 2022 Rental Rates

Rental Type Half-Day Rental* Full-Day Rental* Additional Fees
UNT Rental $200 $400  
UNT Student Rental $150 $300 Insurance Purchased Separately
Community Rental $200 $400 Insurance Purchased Separately
Premium Rental Date $300 $500 Varies Seasonally
Hourly Rental Rate     $50 per hour
Cleaning Fee for events that serve alcohol**     $50
Events scheduled past 9 pm     $50 additional per hour
Security Guard if required by UNTPD     $100 minimum
*pricing includes on-site building attendant
** refer to Facility Rental Requirements for specifics regarding alcohol service in the facility
*** Security Evaluation determines need - refer to UNTPD for specific scheduling requirements


AV available:
Wireless handheld microphone
Wireless lavalier microphone
Portable Bluetooth speaker/PA system
50” TV monitor on a stand
HDMI cable




Kristen Kendrick Bigley
Director, The CoLaboratory
UNT on the Square