Tag: Parking

Students continue to struggle to find parking

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Students continue to struggle to find parking

Many students would argue that this is the worst school year for parking yet. In an article last week, WSOC reported that the student body has grown by over 1,000 students since last year. The university has also lost more than 350 spaces due to the construction of the new Health and Wellness Center. A large number […]

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Parking changes coming to campus this fall

| June 15, 2017 | 2 Comments
Parking changes coming to campus this fall

UNC Charlotte drivers will no longer have to hang physical parking permits in their vehicle windows, starting this fall. Instead, students, faculty and staff will be able to enter and exit parking lots and gates using just their license plate. The University is in the process of installing new license plate recognition (LPR) technology. The system should […]

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Senate update: Dr. Arthur Jackson visits senate

| November 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Senate update: Dr. Arthur Jackson visits senate

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) had their weekly legislative meeting Nov. 3 and were joined by Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Arthur Jackson and Director of Parking and Transportation Services (PaTS) Doug Lape, who discussed proposed parking and transportation plans. Jackson talks to senate Jackson began by addressing the multiple “first amendment […]

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SGA Update – Sept. 4

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
SGA Update – Sept. 4

The following is the summary of the Sept. 4 meeting of the Student Government Association’s (SGA) Student Senate. New ITS Assistant Vice Chancellor greets congregation The senate began business by welcoming Beth Rugg, assistant vice chancellor of client engagement for Information Technology Services (ITS). Rugg has only been with the university for a few months. […]

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West Deck staircase closed through next two weeks

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
West Deck staircase closed through next two weeks

Students, faculty and campus visitors parking in West Deck from July 28 through Aug. 11 will be unable to use the North-facing staircase. A crack in the staircase that is weakening the stability of the steps needs to be repaired. These stairs affect West Deck users, who are already impacted by the Belk Gym renovations. […]

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Cone Deck changes add to visitor parking options

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Cone Deck changes add to visitor parking options

The top level of Cone Deck now has automated visitor parking stations. This changes the way visitors can park in the deck because instead of paying an attendant upon departure from the deck, visitors will pay at a pay-on-foot station. This is the same type of station used in three other visitor decks on campus, […]

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Game-day parking in Lot 25

| April 16, 2013 | 5 Comments
Game-day parking in Lot 25

This Saturday, April 20, the Charlotte 49er’s football team will be playing in their Green and White spring game. In an email last week from Gary Caton, Parking and Transportation Services director, students were informed about game-day parking. According to the game day parking information found on the UNC Charlotte website, student resident lots will […]

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Football parking to affect on-campus resident students

| April 10, 2013 | 3 Comments
Football parking to affect on-campus resident students

Monday, April 8, UNC Charlotte Parking and Transportation Services announced to university residents intended plans for on-campus parking for the Green and White spring football game on Saturday, April 20, and all future on-campus football games. Students who are parked in Lot 25, the parking lot directly beside North Deck, must have their vehicles relocated […]

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Broken down car receives parking ticket

| March 21, 2013 | 7 Comments
Broken down car receives parking ticket

Parking and Transportation Services (PaTS) of UNC Charlotte stick to their policies, no matter what the situation. Last week, a student was given with a ticket of $150 for parking in an area that is reserved at all times even though his car was broken down, and he had a note on his vehicle from […]

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Parking and Transportation Services sets students straight about Twitter rumors

| June 26, 2012 | 10 Comments
Parking and Transportation Services sets students straight about Twitter rumors

The Twittersphere has been buzzing with complaints about the prices of UNC Charlotte parking permits this year, which now cost $415 for a full year beginning the fall semester. This price has fueled a mild uproar from students, taking to social networking sites like Twitter to voice their opinions on the matter. “[They had] better be […]

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Construction changes alter on-campus parking

| May 15, 2012 | 0 Comments
Construction changes alter on-campus parking

From the amount of commuter students who attend the university to all of the staff to the residential car-owners, there is an increasing need each year to provide parking for the ever-growing student population. All students enrolled at UNC Charlotte can park throughout the campus. There are specific lots for commuters and others for residents, […]

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Outrageous fees for parking on campus

| February 28, 2012 | 2 Comments
Outrageous fees for parking on campus

As college students, most of us are pretty anal about where are money goes to and what we spend it all on.  I mean, come on, I know most of us decide to spend it on pretty stupid things but at the same time who wants to waste it on a parking pass? After going […]

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UNC Charlotte PaTS reopens sale of permits for Center City students

| September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte PaTS reopens sale of permits for Center City students

After halting the sell of UNC Charlotte Center City parking permits, Parking and Transportation Services (PaTS) will continue selling permits for this week only, Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, until Friday, Sept. 16, 2011. All permits sold this week will be for the 707 N. Brevard St. lot. PaTS had to stop the sell of permits because of the […]

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