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Tar Heel Express Shuttles to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Commencement Ceremony

Posted: 5/2/2016

(Note: Shuttles will not operate from University Place, formerly University Mall, this year)

Chapel Hill Transit will provide Tar Heel Express Shuttle Service on Sunday, May 8, 2016, from 6:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Commencement Ceremony at Kenan Stadium. Chapel Hill Transit shuttles will operate from the Friday Center (100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill) park and ride lots to Kenan Stadium on Stadium Drive (Gate 2). Buses will run every 10 to 15 minutes, providing continuous and fully accessible service between the park and rides and Kenan Stadium. The shuttles and parking at the Friday Center will be FREE.

Riders, especially graduates, are encouraged to arrive at the park and ride lots at least one (1) hour prior to the start of the ceremony to allow for possible traffic delays.

For those wishing to stay on campus longer, Carolina Livery will provide shuttle service from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Carolina Livery shuttles will loop campus making stops at the Student Union, the Old Well on Cameron Avenue and the Dean E. Smith Center and returning to the Friday Center park and ride lots.

For additional information on the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Commencement Ceremony, please visithttp://www.unc.edu/commencement/.





Post Game

Friday Center 3 hours prior to kick-off 1.5 hours prior to tip-off  45 min
Airport Drive/UNC Facilities Lot 
(103 Airport Drive/UNC Facilities)
 3 hours prior to kick-off  1.5 hours prior to tip-off  45 min
Southern Village 1.5 hours prior to kick-off 1.5 hours prior to tip-off  45 min
Jones Ferry Road 1.5 hours prior to kick-off 1.5 hours prior to tip-off  45 min
Downtown (Carolina Coffee Shop) No Service 1.5 hours prior to tip-off  45 min


Prohibited Items at Kenan Stadium

Please Do Not Bring the following items on board CHT buses or to the Stadium:

  • Bags/Containers other than diaper bags
  • Alcohol
  • Weapons
  • Artificial Noise Makers
  • Coolers
  • Outside Food or Beverages
  • Lawn Chairs
  • Laser Pointers
  • Video Equipment
  • Cameras Larger than "box" Cameras
  • All bags are subject to inspection

Other items may be prohibited at the discretion of UNC Event Management.  Thank you for your cooperation!

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