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Campus Shuttle

Take a free ride on the Campus Shuttle! Perimeter and cross-campus service Monday - Friday. Stops all the places you need to go, and it's free!

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Realtime transit feed for campus shuttle buses and SafeRide evening safety transport

Access transit location, arrival estimate and schedules via

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Hertz 24/7™

Hertz on Demand at UNC Charlotte Hertz 24/7™ offers qualified drivers, ages 18+, vehicles to rent at a low hourly rate. Price includes gas and insurance! Paying only for the time you actually use a car can save a bundle over ownership. Membership is free!

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CATS CATS bus passes for sale at Parking Services. Campus served by routes #29 to Southpark and #11U N. Tryon to Uptown.

CATS bus passes for sale at Parking Services:

Discounted CATS Passes available at PaTS Office
Pass Type Price
10 Ride Local (NOT valid on Lynx Blue Line) $18.70
Local Weekly (Sunday - Saturday • Valid on Lynx Blue Line) 19.80
Local Monthly (Valid 1st through last of month, includes Lynx Blue Line) 79.20

Cash only sale. For specific information on each pass type, please refer to the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) website.
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Charlotte's Amtrak station is located at 1914 North Tryon Street. CATS route 11 is the public transit bus that goes from campus to the Amtrak station. Amtrak offers a passenger discount program for students with advance sign-up for their Student Advantage Discount Card.

Amtrak Student Advantage webpage »

Share the Ride NC Carpool Matching

A fast, easy and FREE website where you can quickly and securely find carpool partners. Using your home and work addresses, you will be matched to nearby commuters with similar schedules. Your home address will never appear on match lists.

ShareTheRideNC also has an automated email feature, alerting you when a new commuter signs up who is interested in carpooling, or when a vanpool is formed that matches your commute. By default, the system will search for matches every-other week and send an email when a new matches are found.

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Ride a Bike

Link to PDF map of bike racks located around campus. (Thanks to Raymond G. Atkinson for providing this!)

Bike Lockers

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Bicycle lockers are available to current UNC Charlotte Students, Faculty or Staff. A current valid UNC Charlotte ID is required in order to rent one.

  • Bicycle lockers are supplied at no charge to Students, Faculty or staff having a valid full year UNC Charlotte parking permit
  • There is a $15 per semester or $40 per year charge to those not having a valid full year UNC Charlotte parking permit
  • Bicycle lockers may be rented by the semester or the full academic year

Bicycle locker rental and policy form »



Parking Services /
Transportation Office


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PaTS Office (#23 campus map)

Office Hours

Mon-Fri, 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Call Center Hours

Mon 5:00 am – Friday 10:00 pm



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