News

49er ID Card going "contactless"

   June 2, 2016
Business Services and the 49er Card Office are phasing in a contactless ID card for campus beginning June 6, 2016. Contactless cards will be issued to all SOAR attendees and new students (first-year and transfer). They will receive an ID card similar to the existing 49er ID Card, with two enhancements:

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Summer Shuttle Service begins May 23

   May 17, 2016
Parking and Transportation Services will provide modified shuttle service during first and second summer sessions. Summer shuttle will be run internally by PaTS, using SafeRide Evening transportation vans. 

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Supply vending machine added to Atkins Library

   April 15, 2016
Just in time for upcoming exams, a study and office supplies vending machine has been installed on the main floor of Atkins Library. The machine offers convenience purchasing of often needed items such as pens, highlighters, flash drives and exam books. The machine accepts cash and the 49er card and is operated by Barnes and Noble at UNC Charlotte.

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Permit Prices for 2016-2017 announced

   March 29, 2016
Early spring is when parking permit rates are proposed and approved for the upcoming academic year. For the THIRD year in a row, the recommendation is that the cost of UNC Charlotte parking permits remain the same. That's right, NO INCREASE! This is welcome news, especially to those who remember that prior to 2014-15, permit prices rose five to eight percent every year. 

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Student parking empty space count report Spring 2016

   March 21, 2016
"The parking at UNCC is ridiculous," someone Tweeted just before 11 a.m., the first Monday after Spring break. It's very likely that student was looking for a space in or near Union, West or East parking decks and all were full, just like any other weekday morning when classes are most densely scheduled. The competition for close-to-class parking, made worse by those who stubbornly circle full...

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Save lives at January 26 49ers4Life blood drive

   January 19, 2016
UNC Charlotte students, community make lifesaving impact at seventh annual blood drive

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49ers4Life blood drive is January 26

   January 8, 2016
Seventh annual campus-wide drive occurs at a time when the need for blood is greatest UNC Charlotte students, faculty and staff will again team up with the American Red Cross in a campus-wide effort to bleed green and save lives. This year’s collection goal is 1,000 pints. Giving a pint of blood is a meaningful act of kindness with the potential power to save three lives. Please consider...

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Center City Building parking changes Monday

   January 8, 2016
A new parking garage is being built beside the UNC Charlotte Center City Building. During this construction phase, parking spaces for CCB patrons have spread over multiple lots, resulting in times when permit-holders are challenged to find the spaces available to them. Beginning Monday January 11, 20016, CCB parking will consolidate into two areas: 

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South Village Crossing profiled in national food service magazine

   November 20, 2015
South Village Crossing was the subject of a design feature in the November issue of On Campus Hospitality magazine (a national business publication that focuses on college and university food service). A reprint of the article follows.

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UNC Charlotte Light Rail Ridership and Commuting Survey begins November 10

   November 9, 2015
The LYNX Blue Line (Northeast Corridor) Extension is a 9.3-mile addition to the existing light rail line that will bring service to UNC Charlotte Center City Building and two stops on main campus. 

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