On-Campus options

Niner Transit

Fare-free campus bus service that runs seven days a week with four different lines and connects to light rail and Charlotte Area Transit (CATS). Use the Passio GO! app to access transit and paratransit locations, arrival estimates and schedules.


Niner Paratransit provides disability transport for those with mobility impairments who register for the service.

LYNX light rail

The Charlotte Area Transit (CATS) All-Access Transit Pass is included in the Transportation Miscellaneous Service Charge student fee. Students must download the CATS-Pass app to access their pass. The All-Access Pass will appear in the “Wallet” section of the app. Faculty and staff may purchase a CATS All-Access Pass at a reduced rate through MyPark.

Commuting options


Charlotte’s Amtrak station is located at 1914 North Tryon Street. CATS route 11 is the public transit bus with service to the Amtrak station.


ShareTheRideNC is a free carpool matching program for commuters.

Intercity Bus

Sunway charters a daily bus from the Charlotte Greyhound station at 601 W. Trade Street. The Mountaineer North/South starts in Charlotte and stops in Gastonia, Lincolnton, Newton, Lenoir and Boone.