UNCW Parking

Central Parking Deck

Zones & Maps

NEW! Virtual Permitting - A physical permit/hangtag is no longer required for the 2021-22 parking permit. Your parking permit will be associated with your license plate (see additional information below related to virtual permits and parking).

A virtual parking permit is required to park on campus 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

Commuter and Resident students should stay in their assigned zone Monday - Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Maps and Quick Links:


Residential Student Parking Zones

Residential parking permits are assigned to on-campus housing residents. You should register for your virtual parking permit as soon as you have registered for classes. Permit holders must stay in their assigned zone from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Residential Zone

Housing

Available Lots

Student Residential Zone

All On-Campus Housing

All residential parking lots (see map)

Resident East Deck

All On-Campus Housing

Parking Deck on Reynolds Dr. (see map

Resident Central Deck

All On-Campus Housing

Parking Deck on Riegel Rd. (see map

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Commuter Student Parking Zones

Commuter zones are assigned based on the time of registration and availability. To receive the best commuter zone available, you should register for your virtual parking permit as soon as you have registered for classes. Commuter zone permit holders must stay in their assigned zone from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and can NEVER park in a residential zone.

Commuter Zone

Available Lots

Commuter East Deck 

Parking Deck on Reynolds Dr. (see map)

Commuter Central Deck

Parking Deck on Riegel Rd. (see map)

Commuter Zone 1

Parking lots C, D, H, I, and DeLoach Lot (see map)

Commuter Zone 2

Parking lots K, K extension, Hurst/Hamilton, and spaces on Hamilton Drive (see map)

Park and Ride College

Park and Ride College is an off-campus lot located across College Rd at intersections of Hurst, Hoggard, and St. James and requires the use of shuttle buses to and from campus (see map)

Between 5 p.m. and 7 a.m., Monday - Friday, students may park in non-gated faculty/staff or commuter student lots, unless the lot is otherwise reserved (see night and weekend map)

Night and Weekend

May park in non-gated faculty/staff lots or commuter zones between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. Monday-Friday and anytime on weekends, unless the lot is otherwise reserved.

(see night and weekend map)

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Faculty and Staff Parking Zones

Faculty and Staff Zone

Available Lots

Faculty and Staff

Gated Parking Lots: A, G, Q, R1, R2, T, and MacMillan (see map)

Non-Gated Parking Lots: AA, BB, CC, FF, Service Lot, U, E, B, N, Eaton Plaza, and yellow lined spaces in C, and D (see map)

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Central Deck Information

UNCW's second parking deck opened in August 2020. The Central deck, which was designed to blend with the University's neo-Georgian architecture, provides premier parking accommodations for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The Central deck is located on Riegel Rd, in close proximity to the Burney Center, Fisher University Union, and Fisher Student Center. (see map)

 

Clearance

Maximum clearance is 9’ entry and 7’ for levels 1-3.

Features

There are 986 parking spaces for cars, including twelve accessible and van-accessible spaces.

Visitor Parking

There are 125 visitor parking spaces, located on the main level of the parking deck.

East Deck Information

UNCW's first parking deck opened in August 2009. The East deck, which was designed to blend with the University's neo-Georgian architecture, provides premier parking accommodations for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The East deck is located at Seahawk Crossing near the intersection of Reynolds and Cahill Drives, in close proximity to the Education Building, Dobo Hall, and McNeill Hall. (see map)

 

Clearance

Maximum clearance is 8’2”’ entry and 7’ for levels 1-4.

Features

There are 997 parking spaces for cars, vans, and 20 motorcycles, including two accessible and van-accessible spaces. The deck also provides covered bicycle parking and electric hook-ups for hybrid cars.

Visitor Parking

The 106 visitor parking spaces, located on the main level of the parking deck, are accessible 24/7. The rate for visitor parking is $2.00 per hour.

LEED Certification

The parking deck's regionally produced materials, electric hook-ups for hybrid cars, and other features helped the Seahawk Crossing complex earn Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The LEED rating system is the nationally accepted standard for the design, construction, and operation of green buildings. Seahawk Crossing is the first LEED-certified project at UNCW.

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 K Lot - Community COVID-19 Testing Site (PDF)

Testing will be offered at the parking lot at the corner of Hurst Drive and Wagoner Drive, across from Trask Coliseum. (Interactive campus map link is here.) Drivers are encouraged to enter campus from Hurst Drive.

For more information please visit: https://uncw.edu/news/2021/03/community-covid-19-testing-site-coming-to-uncw.html