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Parking & Commuting

Parking at the UNC School of Law is by permit only. Faculty, staff, and students may park at the School without a permit after 5:00 p.m. weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday. On game days for football and basketball, the Navy Field Lot and Clinic Lot are reserved by the athletic department and may not be used by faculty, staff, or students. Parking regulations will be enforced at all other times unless otherwise announced. Student parking by permit is available along Ridge Road, Navy Field Lot, and in the T Lot at the end of Country Club Road. Students with disabilities and who hold the appropriate UNC disabilities parking permit may park in the S-3 lot, located behind the building and near the building's loading dock. The S-3 lot will also be open to everyone after 5:00 p.m. and on weekends. Student permit parking is arranged through the Department of Public Safety.

Visitor Parking

Visitors to the School of Law may use the Raleigh Road/Highway 54 pay lot reserved for campus visitors located on Raleigh Road, only a short walk to the School of Law. For "official" School of Law visitors, a limited number of visitor spaces are available in front of the building marked with a visitor sign. These spaces must be reserved in advance through the receptionist, Becky Wilson.

The School of Law reserves the right to limit spaces on an as-needed basis. Student organization or School of Law departments are ask to reserve spaces in advance.

Football Saturdays

Parking for law faculty, staff, and students on football Saturdays is available in the T Lot at the end of Country Club Road.

Second and Third-Year Law School Parking Registration

Registration Date

Second- and third-year law students parking registration opens on Monday, June 24, 2013 and closes Friday, July 5, 2013 at 5 p.m. The process is first-come, first-served, so it is important to review permit eligibility in advance of logging in to register. First-year law students are not eligible to register for on-campus parking. Please visit the Department of Public Safety website for more information.

Allocation Process

The Law School determines the allocation of available permits to second- and third-year law students. Law students must register for permits based on their class status that allocates the available permits for sale and based on their commuting status. Students living within the 2-mile radius are not eligible for on-campus parking. Permit eligibility will be verified in the Fall of 2013, and students that are not eligible for the permit that they registered for will be notified to return the permit to DPS. Refunds will be issued as long as the permit is returned within the required time frame on the notice.

Permit Waiting List

Students may select a waiting list choice based on the Law School's spaces. Waiting list placement will be based on a first-come, first-served priority.

Hardship Process

Students that have a significant family or commute related hardship could be eligible for a permit through the Law School's Hardship Application Process. Even if individual circumstances warrant applying for a Hardship Permit, students should still attempt to register (if eligible) for a permit through the regular registration process. To apply for a hardship parking spot for the 2013-2014 academic year, please complete the application by Thursday, July 18 at 5:00 p.m. Applications can be submitted at or mailed to UNC School of Law, attn: John Kasprzak, CB #3380, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380. Applications will also be accepted via fax at 919.843.7939 and in Dean Kasprzak's office, Room 5021.

Shuttle Service

Fall semester 2013 law school shuttle service begins September 9, 2013 and ends November 26, 2013. Shuttle service is daily Monday through Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and leaves the parking lot every 15 minutes or as close as possible. The shuttle will be located at the outside entry way on level 4 off the rotunda Library entrance. This nightly shuttle travels between the T-Lot, Raleigh Road Lot, and Rams Head. The shuttle operator will be Mr. Jack Jackson with UNC Public Safety Transportation. Please take advantage of the shuttle service provided by the UNC School of Law Facilities Department.

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