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Gotcha Mobility Powered by Bolt's bikeshare rental and pilot e-scooter program provides affordable, short-term bike and e-scooter rentals on campus

Update: Friday, April 16 at 8:53 a.m.: Users of the Gotcha app may be prompted to reenter their information while the app migrates to Gotcha Mobility Powered By Bolt. Bikes and e-scooters will only be available for rental between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. until the migration is complete. Users who log in and update their information during the migration will receive a $5 credit to their account. 

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E-scooter rental

Gotcha Bikes and E-scooters by the Student Union

E-scooters are available for short-term rental at 20 hub locations through the Gotcha Mobility Powered by Bolt app. While helmets are not provided with the e-scooter rental, we strongly encourage you to wear a helmet while riding.

E-scooter operators must abide by the Campus Transportation Policies for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

It is especially important for e-scooter operators to be aware of the following:

  • E-scooters must be parked in a designated e-scooter hub. 
  • Failure to return an e-scooter to a designated hub at the end of a reservation will result in a fine. 
  • Riders must walk e-scooters through restricted areas. Scooters are programmed to reduce speeds to no more than six miles per hour in restricted areas.
  • E-scooters may not be operated off-campus, during adverse weather or at night (8 p.m. to 7 a.m.).


Pedal-assist bikes are available for rental through the app at stations across campus. 

Bikeshare and e-scooter hub locations

Check the app or the campus interactive map below for e-scooter and bike hubs and real-time availability information.

  • EPIC building (next to ADA parking)
  • Reese building (near Colvard)
  • East Deck 1
  • South Village Crossing
  • Student Union
  • Wallis Hall (near bus pull off)
  • Football Stadium Gate 1
  • South Village Deck
  • Robinson Hall
  • Lot 5
  • Martin Hall
  • North Deck
  • Belk/Miltimore
  • Lot 16
  • Fretwell
  • Prospector/Kennedy
  • Track and Field
  • Belk Gym
  • Cameron Blvd. and Poplar Lane
  • Martin Hall
  • Lot 5
  • East Deck 2
  • Fretwell and McEniry
  • Smith/Prospector
  • Popp Martin Student Union
  • Belk Gym
  • South Village Crossing
  • Grigg and EPIC

Bicycle lockers

Bike lockers, available to anyone with a valid full-year UNC Charlotte parking permit, are located in CRI, North, and South Village parking decks and Lot 27. There is a $15 per semester or $40 per year charge to those who do not have a valid, full-year UNC Charlotte parking permit.

Fill out and return the Bicycle Locker Rental and Policy Form to get started.

The map below displays the locations of bike lockers and public bike racks on campus.

Bike locker map