Parking Deck 1/Parking on Central Campus

Central Campus Student Parking Deck 1, located at the corner of Charlottetowne Avenue and 7th Street, will remain closed for ongoing repairs throughout the fall semester.

To help with the need for parking spaces on Central Campus, students can park in any of the other decks and in all surface lots. The only exceptions are spaces that require a handicap permit and visitor spaces.

Students should avoid parking on side streets around campus. At the same time, students who drive to campus should arrive well in advance of their first class to given themselves plenty of time to find a parking space. Students who can carpool or use public transportation are encouraged to do so.

CPCC Diversity Committee Presents “Race & The Media” March 8

Race & The Media
Time: March 8, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: CPCC Campus, Tate Hall
About the Program:

How do journalists determine when it’s appropriate to mention race in a news story? What types of conversations happen in newsrooms when racial tensions are high in the city? Can local viewers and readers influence how race is covered in the news?  A panel of current and former journalists, share their perspectives on these questions and more.

 

Please Refrain from Parking in SunTrust Parking Lot Near Central Campus

The parking lot attached to the SunTrust building between 3rd and 4th Streets at Kings Drive is reserved for patrons and employees of the businesses housed in that building.

CPCC students are asked to refrain from parking in this lot, and instead, park in any of the CPCC lots or decks located on Central Campus. View parking locations.

You may contact CPCC Parking Services or Central Campus Administration with any questions you may have. Thank you.

 

15K/5K Races to Temporarily Close Streets near Central Campus this Saturday

Allstate’s Hot Chocolate 15k/5k is taking place on Saturday, Feb. 10, near CPCC’s Central Allstate 5k course mapCampus. As a result, the event will temporarily close a couple of nearby roads, including 5th and 7th streets. However, all impacted roads are expected to be open by noon.

If you have a Saturday morning class to attend, please plan accordingly and leave early to allow for any traffic delays during this time. For a course map, see the image at right. To make it larger, double-click on it.

 

Central Campus Parking, Do Not Park on Side Streets  

Central Campus students: please continue to arrive early to class. Traffic remains heavy on and around the campus as there are construction and maintenance projects taking place that are causing issues. We strongly encourage you to carpool or use public transportation.

If you drive to campus, please make sure you’re parking in designated student parking areas. These include Student Decks 1 and 2, Lot 6 and the Employee/Theatre Parking Deck, which remains open to students while Student Deck 3 is closed for maintenance.

Please note: You CANNOT park along side streets, such as Armory Drive and other thoroughfares on or near campus. By parking in an unmarked space and along nearby streets, you run the risk of your vehicle being towed.

Therefore, please park in assigned parking areas on campus. Not sure where they are? Refer to the Central Campus map for parking locations.

Thank you!

Information Tables Available to Assist Students the First Week of Classes

Information tables will be set up at all six campuses during the first week of class should you need help finding classes or getting questions answered. 

At Central Campus we’ll have tables from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Thursday (1/11) and Wednesday (1/17) at all locations listed below. 

Inside

·         Levine IT Building lobby

·         Overcash Center lobby

·         Zeiss Building lobby

Outside

·         Central High Building (Elizabeth Ave. at Pease Ln.)

Evening hours for the information tables on Central Campus are from 5-6 p.m. at the Belk Patio (behind Belk/Health Careers Building) – weather permitting – on Thursday (1/11), Tuesday (1/16), Wednesday (1/17) and Monday (1/22).

Parking Advisory: Parking Deck Closure Could Impact Traffic at Central Campus

Please plan to arrive early during the first two weeks of class. Traffic is heavy during this time and there are construction and maintenance projects on Central Campus that could cause issues. We strongly encourage you to carpool or use public transportation as Central Campus traffic volumes adjust during the first two weeks of class.

Download the CPCC app to see all CPCC campus maps – or go directly to the Central Campus map for more specific information – and follow #cpccparking on Twitter. Here are the latest updates:

·         PARKING DECK CLOSURE: Student Parking Deck 3, located at the corner of 7th Street and Charlottetowne Ave., will remain closed until further notice while maintenance work continues. Please use the Employee and Theater Deck on 4th Street (#22 on the map), Student Decks 1 and 2, and the available Central Campus surface lots.

·         PARKING DECK ACCESS: You can still enter and exit Student Parking Deck 1 on 4th St. however, due to construction, you cannot enter/exit the deck from Charlottetowne Ave.

·         LANE OPENING: There’s good news, though: The one lane of Charlottetowne Avenue (between 4th St. and Elizabeth Ave.) that was closed for construction of the new Advanced Technology Center on Central Campus will reopen sometime in mid-January.

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience!

Positive Community for Women Invites You to a “Christmas Dance Party!”

Positive Community for Women invites you to their next meeting, “Christmas Dance Party!,” on Nov. 29 at 2 p.m. in Central High, Room 305 on Central Campus.   

The event will include a potluck meal, so if you wish to bring a dish to be shared, email positivecommunityforwomen@cpcc.edu.

Join us and invite a friend as well!

RSVP to positivecommunityforwomen@cpcc.edu.

Employee/Theater Deck Now Open to Students on Central Campus

To alleviate traffic congestion on Central Campus while Student Deck 3 is closed for maintenance, the Employee/Theater Deck will be open to students. The Employee/Theater Deck is located on 4th Street between Student Deck 1 and the intersection with S. Kings Drive. The deck is on the right, just before the Overcash Building. The Employee/Theater Deck will remain open to students until further notice.

 

Update to Charlottetowne On-Ramp to East Independence Blvd. Closure

Charlottetowne Avenue on-ramp to East Independence Boulevard (daily daytime closures) from East 7th Street to East Independence Boulevard is currently closed and will re-open on Friday, October 6, Construction2017, at 4 p.m. Motorists can detour using East 7th Street, Monroe Road, Washburn Avenue and Television Place/Briar Creek Road.

This closure is necessary for bridge demolition as part of the CityLYNX Gold Line Phase 2 construction. This is a daily closure of the Charlottetowne Avenue on-ramp to East Independence Boulevard from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This project is being coordinated with an adjacent NCDOT bridge rehabilitation project that is closing lanes nightly on I-277.

This road will be closed to all through traffic.

CATS will not be affected.

Watch for Construction Traffic, Congestion Around Central Campus

During the weeks of Oct. 2 and Oct. 9, large precast concrete components will be delivered to the North Central Energy Plant construction site.

During the week of Oct. 2, this will involve large trucks entering Central Campus off N. Kings Drive behind Central High, unloading the components at the construction site behind the Giles Building, and then exiting campus driving in front of the Grady Cole Center and past Parking Lot #6 onto 7th Street. These deliveries will take place between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for Wed., Oct. 4, when the deliveries will stop at 3:30 p.m.

During the week of Oct. 9, the large delivery trucks will cause less congestion on campus as they enter the construction site from Charlottetowne Ave., turning onto Sam Ryburn Walk, which is currently closed to pedestrians and all but construction vehicles. These deliveries will take place Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Please be alert while traversing Central Campus the next couple of weeks and give the delivery vehicles a wide berth. 

Be Alert for 4th Street Lane Closures Weekends of Feb. 11, 18

As part of the new Advance Technology Center construction project on Central Campus, one lane of 4th Street will be closed between the construction site and the Colony Court Constructionadministrative offices the weekends of Feb 11 and 18.

Even though one lane will remain open at all times, motorists and pedestrians should expect increased congestion and delays. It’s likely entering and exiting Student Deck 1 will take more time and require more caution. Central Campus students, employees and visitors are encouraged to use other parking facilities if at all possible.