Parking facilities dedicated to visitor and patient parking are located throughout the UNC campus. This parking provides hourly parking access to visitors and patients to the UNC campus as well as the UNC Health Care System.

Visitor parking lot hours of operation are posted at the lot entrances. Rates are $1.50 / hour. With the exception of the Rams Head Deck, employees, contract employees, and students are not eligible to park in areas designated for patients or visitors unless attending a medical appointment. Permits for employees with medical appointments may be obtained through Transportation & Parking or through a parking lot attendant. Parking is available in Rams Head for up to 24 hours at a time at the hourly rate. For more information, see Visitor & Patient Parking Rates

Spaces may be reserved by department in the Morehead, Rams Head, or Raleigh Road lots. Reservations should be made online at least a week in advance.

Ambulatory Care Lot (ACC)

Ambulatory Care Lot

The Ambulatory Care Lot is located off Mason Farm Road, adjacent to Columbia Street. It accommodates patients and visitors to the Ambulatory Care Center. The operating hours are posted at the entrance to the lot. Employees or students with medical appointments should request a temporary permit from the booth attendant upon entering the lot. UNC employees and students are allowed to use this area for appointments only and must register for an “affiliated use” permit online or at the Public Safety building.

Ambulatory Care Lot, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Address is approximate

Dogwood Parking Deck

Dogwood Parking Deck

The Dogwood Parking Deck is located on Manning Drive, diagonally across from UNC Healthcare. An attendant or paystation is on duty at all times except on official University holidays. This deck accommodates visitors and patients at UNC Healthcare, UNC Dental School, and other medical facilities. UNC employees and students are allowed to use this deck for appointments and must register for an “affiliated use” permit at DPS offices. Vehicles over 7 feet in height are limited to the spaces on the Deck’s first level.

Dogwood Deck, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Address is approximate

Rams Head Parking Deck

Rams Head Parking Deck

The Rams Head Deck is located on Ridge Road near the UNC Football Stadium, Alumni Center and the UNC Baseball Stadium, offering short-term parking for UNC employees and students. The lot is controlled 24 hours a day for pay parking by staff or by a combination of staff and pay stations. This lot accommodates visitors attending functions in the central part of campus or those wishing to use the dining or recreational center that is also part of the Rams Head Deck Complex.

330 Ridge Rd, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Address is approximate

Morehead Lot

Morehead Lot

Morehead lot is located off Franklin Street, to the east of the sundial in front of Morehead Planetarium Building and UNC Visitor Center. This lot accommodates visitors to the northern and central campus areas. The operating hours are posted at the entrance to the lot. Overnight parking is not allowed in this lot.

Hourly Parking

Visitors or hourly parkers without reservations through a department can park paying the hourly rates when lot is not reserved for department or University events.

Reservation Procedures

Departments that request reserved parking in the Morehead lot will need to complete the online event form at http://move.unc.edu/events/request-forms/event-request/ to submit request.  Participants will be issued a prepaid event parking permit by the customer service attendant and directed to the appropriate parking spaces. When making reservations, it is important to specify the number of spaces required allowing proper processing of the event.  All reservations must be submitted 3 business days prior to the actual event date. Any changes to the existing reservation must be submitted within 48 hours of the actual event.

Upon exit, the guest will return the prepaid permit to the customer service attendant during lot enforcement hours.

250 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

The Raleigh Road Visitor Lot

The Raleigh Road Visitor Lot

The Raleigh Road Visitor Lot is located on Raleigh Road, one block east of Country Club Road. The operating hours are posted at the entrance to the lot. This lot accommodates UNC visitors attending functions on the eastern and mid-sections of campus.

Hourly Parking

Visitors or hourly parkers without reservations through a department can park paying the hourly rates when lot is not reserved for department or University events.

Reservation Procedures

Departments that request reserved parking in the Morehead lot will need to complete the online event form at http://move.unc.edu/events/request-forms/event-request/ to submit a request. Participants will be issued a prepaid event parking permit by the customer service attendant and directed to the appropriate parking spaces. When making reservations, it is important to specify the number of spaces required allowing proper processing of the event. All reservations must be submitted 3 business days prior to the actual event date. Any changes to the existing reservation must be submitted within 48 hours of the actual event.

Upon exit, the guest will return the prepaid permit to the customer service attendant during lot enforcement hours.

Raleigh Road Parking Lot, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Address is approximate

Metered Parking

Metered Parking

For visitors or hourly parkers without reservations through a department, digital meter stations will allow payment for parking either by license plate or space number entry. Please have plate number or space number for entry into the meter station when paying for parking and follow the prompts.

Metered Parking provides visitor or short-term parking access to most areas of campus. Digital Meter Stations can be activated weekdays, from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and accept quarters  or debit/credit cards. The maximum time allowed for metered parking ranges from 30 minutes to 3 hours. Metered spaces may be restricted during event operations.

Metered Parking can be found in and around South Road, Raleigh Street, and Country Club on UNC Campus.

Digital Meters

Digital meters

The University has begun to install new solar-powered digital meter stations, which accept both coins and credit cards, to replace the individual coin-operated meters. The switch at Carolina, part of the University’s 2011-16 Five-Year Transportation and Parking Plan, will allow the Transportation and Parking to better serve their customers.

Step 1

Touch Keypad

Press Keypad

Press any button on the keypad to begin.

Step 2

Follow Prompts

Follow Prompts

Follow directions on the screen to purchase a ticket.

Step 3

Make Payment

Make Payment

Make a secure payment by credit card or with quarters.

Step 4

Take Receipt

Take Receipt

Don’t forget to take your receipt.

Parkmobile

How to use Parkmobile

With the app, the payment process is straightforward. Simply:

  • Enter the zone number listed on the green Parkmobile sign;
  • Scan the QR code in the lower right-hand corner of the sign or the NFC sticker at the bottom of the sign; or
  • Use the GPS functionality.
  • Then, select the desired time and press “start.”
Parkmobile is coming soon

 


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