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Directions & Parking


Parking for Atkins Library Events

  • Use the University's main entrance located at the intersection of University City Blvd. (Highway 49) and Broadrick Blvd. The street address is 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC, 28223.
  • After turning into the main entrance, you will enter a traffic circle but continue straight on Broadrick Blvd.
  • Turn left on University Rd. and take your first right, following signs to the Cone Visitor Parking Deck.
  • The first deck entrance on the left is for visitors. Take a ticket at the gate and go up the ramp to park.

Walking to Atkins Library from Parking Deck

  • From the Cone Visitor Parking Deck, walk across the pedestrian bridge to enter the Cone Center.
  • Take the elevator on your left (or the stairs) to the 3rd floor. Exit the elevator and continue through the building, turning right at the Lucas Room, until you see the Niner Central Desk in the lobby.
  • Exit the Cone Center through the glass doors in front of you. Once outside, Atkins Library will be on your left.
  • Enter through the Library’s main entrance.

Riding Niner Transit to Atkins from the UNC Charlotte Light Rail Main Station

  • Take the Gold Line Niner Transit shuttle and disembark at stop #30 OR
  • Take the Green Line Niner Transit shuttle and disembark at stop #44.
  • Both stops drop you at the corner of Broadrick Boulevard and University Road at the Reese Building.
  • If you disembark at the Gold Line stop #30 you will need to cross University Road.
  • Walk to the front of the Reese Building then follow the sidewalk up to the main entrance of Atkins Library.

MAP Niner Transit to Atkins