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Jerry Mann rides a bike through a paper banner, officially opening Charlotte Wheels.
Charlotte Wheels holds official launch celebration
Thursday, August 24, 2017

Charlotte Wheels, the University’s bike-sharing program, celebrated its official offering to members of the campus community Wednesday, Aug. 23.

Jerry Mann, biking enthusiast and former director of the Popp Martin Student Union, returned to campus and cycled through a Charlotte Wheels...


Second phase of Academic Complex Renovation starts soon
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Work to transform the Macy and Barnard Buildings as phase two of the Academic Complex Renovation (ACR) project is scheduled to begin Aug. 22.

The project is a part of the Five-year Capital Construction Plan with the goal to modernize the Denny, Macy, Barnard, Garinger and Winningham...


EHS honored nationally for outreach efforts
Monday, July 24, 2017

UNC Charlotte’s Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) was recognized by the national Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association for its outreach on personal safety in the workplace.

The office received the Marketing Single Media Award of Honor for the self-...


NCDOT to conduct drone testing, host workshop on campus
Monday, July 10, 2017

The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will host a “Drone Workshop for Commercial and Government Operators” from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, July 27, in the Cone University Center. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

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University welcomes new employees
Friday, June 30, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff members during the June 27-28 New Employee Orientation session:

Athletics Ivo Simonvic,...


ID cards needed to raise parking gates beginning June 27
Monday, June 26, 2017

Members of the University community will need to use their 49er ID cards to access the CRI, Union, Cone (faculty/staff west side only) and North decks beginning Tuesday, June 27. Tapping the card at a contactless reader will raise the gates for entry and exit.

The card will...


Light Rail Connects Us: Testing arrives on campus
Monday, June 19, 2017

Father’s Day, June 18, marked a milestone for the CATS Blue Line Extension. For the first time, a LYNX train arrived at the UNC Charlotte Main Station, as part of ongoing testing of the system. CATS officials and contractors continue preparations for full operation of the extension,...


PPS honors employees during annual awards ceremony
Thursday, June 1, 2017

UNC Charlotte’s Police and Public Safety Department (PPS) recently honored outstanding employees during its annual awards ceremony, held in conjunction with National Police Week.

James Stone was recognized as Officer of the Year. Reggie Faggart, a ranger, was named the Civilian Employee...


Parking notes for exam week and summer
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

PaTS will be relaxing parking enforcement Wednesday, May 3 through Friday, May 12.

What the means specifically is that:

Permits are still required to park

Meters are enforced

Visitor deck fees must be paid

​Any semester...


University to test alert system April 19
Monday, April 17, 2017

UNC Charlotte will test its new emergency alert system, Rave, on the morning of Wednesday, April 19.  This system will allow the University to send text and emails simultaneously – as well as push to other alert systems, such as the LiveSafe app and on-campus digital screens.

Some...