E-scooters and Bikes


Lime provides affordable, short-term bike and e-scooter rentals on campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Simply download the Lime app to set up your new account with your @charlotte.edu email address. Users with existing Lime accounts must sign in with their University email to receive reduced-rate pricing.

Find an available vehicle near you using the app’s GPS map, then scan the vehicle’s QR code to begin your ride. 

We strongly encourage you to bring a helmet to wear while riding.

Cost to rent

Option 1: Ride Packages

Purchase a ride package before renting a vehicle. 

  • $13.99 for 60 minutes, unused minutes expire after three (3) days
  • $22.99 for 100 minutes, unused minutes expire after three (3) days
  • $52.99 for 200 minutes, unused minutes expire after thirty (30) days

Option 2: Pay-as-you-go

  • $1 fee to unlock, $0.29 per minute

Option 3: Lime Prime Subscription 

  • $5.99 per month for unlimited free unlocks, $0.29 per minute.


  • Vehicles must be parked in a designated hub.
  • Failure to return a vehicle to a hub at the end of a reservation will result in a fine.
  • Riders must walk e-scooters through restricted areas. Scooters reduce speeds to six miles per hour or less in restricted areas.


Improper use of or damage to vehicles may result in progressive fines, including account suspension or termination.

Hub locations

Visit one of the hub locations below to rent a vehicle.

  • South Village Deck
  • Reese
  • East Deck
  • Fretwell
  • Martin Hall
  • Lot 5
  • Light Rail Main Station
  • North Deck
  • Belk/Miltimore
  • Football Stadium at Gate 1
  • EPIC
  • Popp Martin Student Union
  • CHHS/Mebane Hall Quad
  • Belk Gym
  • Lot 16
  • Track & Field (West Deck)
  • Robinson Hall
  • Prospector

Vehicles may be taken to shopping areas on N. Tryon St. and University Boulevard. Riders may use the hold feature in the Lime app to pause their reservation for up to 10 minutes.

Bicycle lockers

Bike lockers, available to anyone with a valid full-year UNC Charlotte parking permit, are located in Union Deck, CRI, North, and South Village parking decks and Lot 27. There is a $15 per semester or $40 per year charge to those who do not have a valid, full-year UNC Charlotte parking permit.

Fill out and return the Bicycle Locker Rental and Policy Form to get started.

The map below displays the locations of bike lockers and public bike racks on campus.

Bike locker map