UNC Greensboro offers a range of transportation options for convenient travel to and around campus. From bike-friendly pathways and bike racks, to carpools and easy access to public transportation, explore the various sustainable and efficient ways to navigate the campus and its surroundings. List through the tabbed sections below to see all the way that you can get around campus!


Downtown, around town, between local colleges and universities, west to Boone for a ski trip or Appalachian State University football game, east to Chapel Hill, the beach, the mountains, New York to New Orleans, or the Piedmont Triad International Airport – easily reach all of these destinations from UNCG riding a bus or train!

The UNCG transit hub is centrally located behind the library tower at the Walker Avenue circle. Spartan Chariot buses stop at the Walker Avenue transit hub. PART buses stop in front of the EUC. Additional bus stops are located within walking distance of central campus. GTA buses connect for transfers at The Depot downtown. From The Depot riders may connect to Amtrak trains, Greyhound buses, or the PART hub.


Greensboro Transit Agency (GTA)

Use your UNCG UMO Code to ride green GTA buses FARE-FREE!

Without a valid UMO code, one-way fare is $1.50. Routes are ideal for traveling around town, including Four Seasons Town Centre or Wendover Avenue for dining, movies, shopping, and more.

  • GTA 1 – Wendover Avenue Walmart
    From Spring Garden and Kenilworth, take GTA 1 to the Wendover Avenue stop 4A near Bridford Parkway. Return to campus on GTA 1 and get off the bus at Spring Garden and Mayflower.
  • GTA 2 – Greensboro Coliseum Complex and Four Seasons Town Centre
    From the GTA bus stop at Gate City and Glenwood, take GTA 2 to Florida & Coliseum (coliseum) or Four Seasons Town Centre (mall). Return to campus on GTA 2 and get off the bus at Spring Garden and Tate.
  • GTA 73 – UNCG Connector
    From the stop on Stirling St., take GTA 73 to reach off campus apartment communities on Walker Avenue, Chapman Street, and Spring Garden Street.

Greensboro is served by 15 daily GTA bus routes plus connectors. Buses connect for transfers at The Depot downtown. To learn more about all the places you can go riding a GTA bus, visit ridegta.com. For GTA stops near UNCG, and near local student housing, please see this map.

For real-time location tracking of GTA public buses use their web-based mobile-friendly platform: trackmygta.com/map.

Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART)

PART offers a variety of commuter services including an vanpools, direct bus routes connecting the Triad and direct service from Randolph and Davidson counties to UNCG, plus a shuttle to the Piedmont Triad International Airport.


From The Depot downtown, riders may connect to Greyhound buses traveling all over the country, including the beach. From the Walker Avenue circle, take GTA 71 to the Depot downtown, then board a Greyhound bus to Myrtle Beach, SC or other coastal locations. Schedules and fares vary so please check the Greyhound website for the most current information.



From The Depot downtown, riders may board an Amtrak train with northbound service to Washington, DC and New York City; southbound service to Atlanta and New Orleans; plus connections to other stations and destinations throughout the country. From the Walker Avenue circle, take GTA 1 to the Depot downtown to board Amtrak. To learn more about all the places you can go by train, visit amtrak.com or bytrain.org.


Piedmont Triad International (PTI)

A variety of airlines serving PTI airport provide frequent direct and connecting flights to the nation’s top destinations at competitive fares.

Need a ride to the airport? The least expensive way to PTI is taking a GTA bus to The Depot (fare-free) and then taking a PART Bus to the Regional Hub ($1.50 for students with ID). From the PART Hub, take a PART Airport Shuttle to PTI (free).

Transit Tips

  • Know where you are going and where to catch the bus throughout your adventure. The UNCG transit hub is located behind the library tower near the Walker Avenue circle. Spartan Chariot and PART buses stop at the Walker Avenue transit hub. Additional bus stops are listed on each bus route schedule.
  • Know when you need to get there and plan your time carefully. Arrive early to the bus stop and allow extra time for connections, transfers, and walking.
  • Have your UNCG ID, fare card, and/or money ready when you board the bus.
  • Ask if you need help. Don’t be shy or nervous about asking questions. Other riders, the bus drivers, and the UNCG Parking Operations & Campus Access Management staff are great resources for information.


Concerned about gas prices? Interested in saving money on your daily commute? Share your ride with at least one other person and join the UNCG Carpool Club by purchasing a “Rideshare” permit to enjoy these benefits:

  • Save money on gas by splitting the cost of fuel with riders.
  • Minimize wear and tear on your vehicle by ride-sharing with other drivers.
  • Share the cost of a parking rideshare permit between eligible carpool members (minimum two).
  • Win prizes through the Share the Ride NC commute calendar.
  • Request one free daily permit per eligible carpool member per month for days when a member of the carpool may need to drive separately.
  • Purchase up to four additional daily permits per eligible carpool member per month.

Eligible Permits

  • A – for faculty/staff; valid in A lots
  • B – for residential students; valid in B lots
  • C – for commuter students; valid in C lots
  • E – for use at Park & Ride
  • K – for use in Oakland Deck
  • M – for use in McIver Deck
  • VB – for residential students of Spartan Village and Lofts on Lee; valid in VB lots 1, 1A and 1C
  • W – for use in Walker Deck

How to Qualify for a Carpool Club Membership

  • Must be an employee or currently enrolled student to participate.
  • Carpool membership application must be signed by all members.
  • All members of a carpool must register with Share the Ride NC and use the STRNC commute calendar to log carpool activity.
  • All members of a carpool share a single carpool permit and the permit must be displayed at all times when a carpool vehicle is parked on University property.
  • No member of a carpool may purchase or use another parking permit, except daily scratch-off permits issued to specific carpool members for use during days when a member of the carpool may need to drive separately.
  • Anyone found in violation of parking regulations is subject to standard enforcement including revocation of parking privileges.

Interested? Fill out the UNCG Carpool Club application form!

Low Emissions Vehicles (LEV)

Priority parking spaces designated specifically for low emissions vehicles (LEV) are available in these campus locations:

  • Lot 1 near Jefferson Suites
  • Gray Drive
  • West Drive
  • Library Service Drive

To park in LEV permit spaces, your vehicle must qualify, and you must have a valid UNCG parking permit for the designated permit type. To park in LEV metered spaces, your vehicle must qualify, and you must pay the meter — $0.25 per 15 minutes.

The vehicle list compiled by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy decides what qualifies as a low emissions vehicle. This list is also utilized by the US Green Building Council to determine qualifying alternative transportation programs for LEED credit.

Plug-In Electric Vehicles (PEV)

Electric vehicle charging stations are located inside both the Oakand Avenue and McIver Parking Decks, as well as near the Nursing and Instructional Building and the Kaplan Center for Wellness.

  • Oakland Deck Location
    Level 1, in the southwest corner near the Kenilworth Street entry gates. In this location, there are: five Level 1 standard outlets and four Level 2 charging stations (8 hour time limit).
  • McIver Deck Location
    Level 1, in the southeast corner near the McIver Street entrance. There are: four ClipperCreek level 2 charging stations with a 4 hour time limit.
  • Nursing and Instructional Building
    There are four Level 2 charging stations located in the surface lot at the southeast corner of the building, accessible from either Administration Dr. or Walker Ave. These chargers are available to A, C, W, B, and VB permit holders or on an hourly basis using the Park Mobile payment app. There is a four-hour charging limit.
  • Kaplan Center (McCormick St.)
    UNCG has partnered with Duke Energy North Carolina, which has installed six Level 2 charging stations in lot 47N on McCormick St. in Spartan Village. These stations are owned and operated by Duke Energy and regular usage rates apply. Drivers should download the Shell Recharge app to access the service.

What if I Don’t Have a McIver or Oakland Deck Permit?

You can pay by the hour to park in either deck and use the charging stations. If you have a valid UNCG permit and a registered EV (electrical vehicle) you will be able to get one complimentary deck exit pass and have the option to purchase up to three daily discount exit passes for either the Oakland or McIver Deck ($3 each), per calendar month. You can register your EV by filling out the online EV registration form.

Charging stations are reserved for plug-in electric vehicles during active charging sessions. Time limits are strictly enforced. Once a vehicle is fully charged, it must be moved so other vehicles can access the charging stations. Students and employees with the proper deck permits may utilize the charging stations without paying additional fees. The visitor parking rate is $2 the first hour, $1 each additional hour.

The projects are the result of a student initiative with support from the UNCG Green Fund. Thanks to the Triad Electric Vehicle Association (TEVA) for volunteering their time and electric vehicles for us to capture photos and video to post and use for charging demonstrations. Thanks to Strong College, UNCGreen and the Office of Sustainability for ongoing support in promoting these charging stations. Please visit www.plugshare.com for assistance locating these and other charging stations.


Please email parking@uncg.edu or call 336.334.5681.

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