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Game Day Parking Information - regular season

Because Jerry Richardson Stadium is located on campus, the parking management strategy is designed to make the game-day experience enjoyable and safe for everyone.

Parking on campus is at a premium for all football home games (September 6, September 27, October 25, November 8, November 15, November 22)

  • All entrances to campus will be closed five hours prior to kickoff, at 7:00 am, except for two: the Main Entrance and east entrance off John Kirk Road.
  • Game-day entrances will be opened four hours prior to kickoff only to Game Day permit holders at the designated entrance for their permit.
  • On the Friday prior to game day, signs will be placed in all tailgating lots and parking decks as notification that those lots and decks are closed and must be vacated.
  • Vehicles parked in lots/decks designated for Football parking after midnight on Friday will be towed at the owner’s expense. Tow fee is $75.00.  Areas closed for football are:
    • Cone Deck
    • CRI Deck
    • Union Deck
    • West Deck
    • CRI 1
    • CRI 1A
    • CRI 2
    • CRI 2A
    • CRI 3
    • CRI 3A
    • CRI 4A
    • CRI 5A
    • Lot 5
    • Lot 5A
    • Lot 6 (upper portion)
    • Lot 7
    • Lot 7A
    • Lot 18
    • Lot 19
    • Lot 23
    • Lot 23A
    • Lot 25
    • Lot 27
    • Lot 29
    • Lot 29A

ALL parking for the game will require a specific Game Day parking permit

  • FSL holders will be provided with pre-printed Game Day parking permits. For questions concerning FSL Permits, please contact the Athletic Foundation at 704-687-4950.
  • Single Game Day permits will be available online through Click and Park.  Single Game Day permits are available for Union Deck (Yellow) or West Deck (Purple) for $17.70 per vehicle and CRI Deck (Orange) for $23.60 per vehicle.  Note that grills are not allowed in parking decks.  Single Game Day permits for tailgating (grills allowed) are available for Lot 25 (Silver) for $50 per vehicle.
  • Cash parking will be available in Cone Deck (Pink) for $20 per vehicle.
  • ADA Parking permits will be available through Click and Park for the CRI Deck. (Both an Orange CRI Deck ADA Game Day Permit and a State Issued Disability Placard must be presented for admittance.)
  • Employees and volunteers who are working the event will be provided a specific validation code by their supervisor to obtain a permit through Click and Park. Validation codes are game-specific and may be used only once.
  • When a Game Day permit is obtained through Click and Park, directions to the proper entrance are given.
  • All parking permits will be collected upon entrance to the parking area; there is no exit and reentry.

Student Tailgating and Parking

  • Student tailgating will be in Lots 5, 5A, and 6; space is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Students must go online to Click and Park, the Tuesday prior to game day, to obtain a student tailgating permit using their student ID number as a validation code.
  • There is no charge for a student tailgating permit
  • When student tailgating permits are issued to capacity, students must park in East Deck 2, East Deck 3 or South Village Deck using their UNCC student parking permit.
  • Students who do not have a UNCC parking permit will be required to park in East 1 Visitor Deck or South Village Deck and pay the associated Visitor fee.
  • Students needing ADA Parking may obtain an Orange ADA permit for CRI Deck in lieu of the white tailgating permit. (Only one permit will be issued per game; you can't have both). Both an Orange CRI ADA Permit and a State Issued Disability Placard must be presented for admittance.

Phillips Road will be closed to all vehicular traffic, with the exception of service vehicles with the appropriate access permit.

  • Service permits are available on Click and Park with an authorization code provided by Parking and Transportation Services (upon request with proper justification).

Non-football parking information

  • East Deck 2, East Deck 3, and South Village Deck will be open to those with a valid UNC Charlotte parking permit who are not attending the football game.
  • Faculty/Staff, Commuter or Resident permits will not be valid in any parking decks or lots designated for football parking.
  • Faculty/Staff reserved spaces in game day lots will be used for football parking for home games. Reserved permits are not valid in football-designated lots on home game days.
  • East Deck 1 and South Village Deck will be the non-game Visitor parking area. Gates will be down and established Visitor rates will apply.

Additional information for Resident students

  • Student Resident lots, with the exception of Lot 25 and Lot 6, will not be affected by football.
  • All vehicles parked in Lot 25 must be moved by midnight, the Friday before a Saturday home game. Vehicles not moved will be towed at the owner’s expense. Alternative parking is North Deck or any other R-designated lot or deck.
  • All vehicles parked in Lot 6 must be parked in the lower bays closest to Cameron Blvd. as indicated on this map
  • Resident (R) permits will be required to park in any resident lot.
  • Please tell any friends/relatives who plan to visit you on home game Saturdays, that they will be required to park in East Deck 1 or South Village Deck Visitors parking and pay the normal Visitor fee ($1/half hour - $10 max) unless they have a Game Day prepaid permit or park in the Cash Lot at Cone Center.

Football Parking Designations:

  • Gold Tailgating Lot; enter campus at  N Tryon (29) and Institute Circle
  • Green Tailgating Lot; enter campus at  N Tryon (29) and Institute Circle
  • Black Tailgating Lot; enter campus at Mallard Creek Church and Mary Alexander
  • Red Tailgating Lot; enter campus at WT Harris and Alumni Way
  • Blue Tailgating Lot; enter campus at WT Harris and Alumni Way or University City Blvd (49) and Cameron
  • Silver Tailgating Lot; enter campus at Mallard Creek Church and Mary Alexander
  • Orange Lot - ADA Game Day parking and approved FSL Holders; enter campus at N Tryon (29) and JW Clay
  • Yellow Lot – Single Game Day tickets purchased online and Staff; enter campus at Mallard Creek Church and Mary Alexander
  • Purple Lot – Single Game Day tickets purchased online and Staff; enter campus at WT Harris and Alumni Way or University City Blvd (49) and Cameron
  • Pink Lot – Cash parking for Game Day only; enter at University City Blvd (49) and Broadrick
  • White Lots for student tailgating; enter Campus at John Kirk and Van Landingham

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