2019 NCPTA Convention Location
UNCC Center City, 320 E 9th St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Convention Parking
Free parking for the 2019 NCPTA convention will be located at First Ward Elementary, diagonally across the street from the UNCC Center Center building. First Ward Elementary is located at 715 N Caldwell St, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202. The Brevard Street gate will also be open. You will receive a parking decal to place in your car.

Center City Visitor and Occasional Use Parking
Center City campus does not have separate parking dedicated to the building. There are a limited number of street parking spots and Preferred Parking-owned lots nearby. The Preferred Parking lot requires a fee, the fee must be deposited in an identically numbered slot at an honor box. These spaces are open to the public and utilized for special events; they may not always be available. The Preferred Parking lot location is 319 E. 9th Street.

Center City Parking Enforcement
Parking enforcement at Center City is under the administration of Preferred Parking, Inc. Citation appeals or complaints are handled with Preferred Parking. PaTS will have no citation enforcement or appeals authority at Center City.

Public Transportation to Center City Campus
Center City is accessible via light rail and several CATS routes. The CATS website has a trip finder feature; enter the destination address for Center City, 320 E. 9th St. The Ninth Street station for the Lynx light rail is the closest stop. Seventh Street station is nearby; the building entrance faces First Ward Park. There are several free park-and-ride lots along the Blue Line that make light rail an economical option.

Holiday Inn
Complimentary Uptown shuttles within a three-mile radius.