The University of North Texas has created a Symposium Series intended as a catalyst to move UNT and other academic institutions in Texas forward in consideration of institutional open access policies. The events feature both nationally and internationally recognized leaders in the open access movement. The symposiums are sponsored by:
The First UNT Symposium on Open Access took place in May of 2010 at the Denton campus. UNT's 2nd Annual Symposium occurred on May 20th, 2011. UNT's 3rd Annual Symposium on Open Access took place on May 21st, 2012.