Any current North Texas student is welcome to audition for Lab Band. Students who major in Jazz Studies are required to audition each long semester.
In all, an undergraduate Jazz Studies major (Instrumental Performance and Arranging) must earn a minimum of six credits in Lab Band (in addition to two credits in another lab). Four Lab Band credits must be earned during long (fall or spring) semesters. The remaining two may be earned from summer Lab Band.
Graduate students majoring in Jazz Studies must complete at least one long semester (fall or spring semester) in Lab Band.
Undergraduate and graduate students who are receiving a scholarship are required to participate in a lab.