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NEW! Parking Office To Open at 9:00 a.m. Monday, May 8

FRIDAY MAY 05, 2017 - The Parking and Transportation office will open at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 8, due to a division meeting. We resume normal summer business hours for the remainder of the week, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on Friday. Contact parking@uncw.edu with any questions.

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NEW! Commencement May 5 and 6 and Related Parking Information

WEDNESDAY MAY 03, 2017 - Commencement ceremonies for the UNCW Class of 2017 will be held May 5-6 in Trask Coliseum.  In addition to UNCW’s commencement, the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament and a large convention are also taking place in New Hanover County. Increased traffic on campus and in surrounding areas are expected throughout the weekend. Commencement guests should plan ahead and allow twice the usual drive time to make it to events on time. Please exercise extra caution and patience.

Parking Impacts: Guests and graduates are encouraged to carpool to maximize the use of all available parking spaces. Parking lots A (between Hoggard and Hanover Halls)K (beside Trask and Tennis Courts) and Eaton Plaza (between Trask and James Hall) will be closed to normal parking in support of commencement. Please obey all posted signs and refrain from parking on grass or fields. 

Please see the following links for additional information:

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Reading Day, Final Exam Parking Information

THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 2017 - Parking and Transportation Services wishes everyone success on their final exams.  We want to help reduce your stress by sharing important information regarding parking. 

  • Commuter Zone 1 (magenta) and Commuter Zone 2 (blue) permit holders must park in their designated zones.
  • Commuter Zone 3 (red) may park at the College Road Park and Ride or MacMillan Lots.
  • Residential permit holders including parking deck permit holders must park in their assigned residential zone until 4 p.m. 
  • Night Time permit holders may park at Greene Track.

You must have a valid parking permit or purchase a permit to park on campus.

Students cannot park in faculty/staff spaces (yellow lines), service vehicle spaces (teal lines), visitor spaces (teal lines), gated lots, or reserved spaces prior to 4 p.m. Contact Parking and Transportation Services with any questions at parking@uncw.edu or 910.962.3178.

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Schwartz Pay Station Parking Lot Now Commuter Zone 1 Lot (PDF)

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016 - We Heard You! The Schwartz Pay Station Lot is now a Commuter Zone 1 parking lot effective immediately! Students with a Commuter Zone 1 pass may now park in this lot (white lines only) during the day, and any student with a valid parking permit may park in the lot 4 pm - 7 am. We hope you enjoy this upgrade! Connect with us on Twitter: @UNCWParking or Facebook: /UNCWParkingTransportation #ParkingMadeEasy #WeHeardYou