Parking is available at 319 E. 9th St. & 422 E. 9th St. for faculty, staff, students & visitors by permit only.  There is not a pay to park option available in the parking lots.  If you do not have a permit, there are metered spaces and daily parking decks within walking distance to Center City.  Rates vary and are generally $10 and above.

temporary permits are valid in 422 E. 9th Street, unless otherwise noted.

Temporary permits must be printed prior to arrival.

Faculty, staff and students:

Visit the Parking & Transportation Services (PaTS) website for information on obtaining a University parking permit.  

Faculty and staff with UNC Charlotte parking hangtags are accepted in both the Center City lots. 

Students with only a Center City parking permit is accepted in the Center City Lots. Students with a Campus hangtag are not permitted in these lots.

There are three different types of Center City parking permits for students, each having their own restrictions. Please review the three types of permits on the PaTS website and the rules that apply to each one. 


Vistor parking has change at Center City. Starting Fall 2016, Previously issued permits will no longer be valid.  Departments should contact Center City Administration with questions.

A limited number of visitor permits are avaialble on a daily basis.  Visitor parking permits are issued by a third party vendor and require a validation code to obtain your permit.  Codes are issued directly from the department that you are visiting. Please contact the department directly to obtain your validation code and then visit the UNC Charlotte Click & Park website to obtain your permit.  

Event Parking Information for those Attending an Event:

If you are attending a specific event, complimentary parking may have been arranged by the event coordinator.  If you are attending an event or meeting, be sure to check the details and carefully follow the instructions from the event coordinator.  

If complimentary parking has not been arranged by the event coordinator, attendees must pay to park on their own and may not park in the lots provided by UNC Charlotte.

Parking Information for Event Organizers:  

Event organizers should arrange for parking with thier Center City Event Coordinator.  Center City can make recommendations and customize a parking plan tailored to your event needs.  

Parking Locations, Directions & Maps:

Parking is availalbe in two surface lots located at the corners of 9th and Brevard Streets.  For GPS directions, use 422 E. 9th Street.  


Note: UNC Charlotte does not own the parking lots surrounding Center City. The university has an arrangement with Preferred Parking, Inc. which manages the closest surface lots Center City. UNC Charlotte is not responsible for any parking violations incurred.