Special Events Services

Shea Patterson-Young, Special Events Manager, also serves as an internal consultant for other departments for event planning and to maintain a consistent and positive university image through consultations on events and projects. Advice on catering, venues, decor needs, vendors, space planning, etc… is a service the office provides.

Shea also functions as the Protocol Officer for the institution. If you have a foreign guest, elected official or military guest, please contact the Special Events Office for support.

Please contact Shea to set up an appointment, or feel free to call with event questions.

The “toolkit” section of this website has some helpful self-serve tools including an extensive checklist.

Some items are available for checkout from the office, including tablecloths, coffee urns, vases etc…. Please contact the Special Events Office for available items to fit the needs of your event.

email: shea.pattersonyoung@unthsc.edu   phone: 817-735-0301


Tablecloth Checkout Policy


White cloths for the 6ft rectangular tables are available for campus use

They may not be used for personal events or taken off campus

Please reserve cloths 2 weeks in advance

Pick up and drop off will be done at pre-arranged times

A maximum of 20 cloths may be checked out per event, or per week by a department

We will not be able to accommodate special orders

Tablecloths will not be available for external events