May 2023 Commencement Parking and Transportation

Thursday, May 4, 2023

To accommodate expected parking demand for May Commencement, the following changes to parking and transit operations will occur on Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13, 2023.

Craver Road will close at 8 a.m. and reopen around 7 p.m. 


The following decks/lots will close to prepare for Commencement parking on Thursday, May 11 at 11 p.m.:

  • West Deck
  • Cone Decks 1 and 2
  • SAC ADA Lot/ SAC North
  • Lots 7/7A

Parking at Union Deck, East Deck, South Village Deck or North Deck is recommended if you are not attending Commencement.


For those attending Commencement, shuttles will run from East Deck and UNC Charlotte Main Light Rail Station to Craver Road from 8 a.m. until approximately 7 p.m. A separate shuttle will operate from the UNC Charlotte Marriott Hotel to Craver Road during the same time period.

Niner Transit will operate two Green buses for those who are not attending Commencement and paratransit will operate on-demand service on Friday only.

View real-time Niner Transit, Paratransit and shuttle locations in the Passio GO! App. Look for “Commencement” and toggle the switch on to see the Commencement route.


Please reach out Parking and Transportation Services at 704-687-0161 or