Parking, Lunch, CEU & Other Information


1.  Visitor parking for events is currently not available. There are a number of pay-to-park options within walking distance of Center City.  Seventh Street Parking Deck is a short walk through First Ward Park. Visitors can pay to park by the hour. Additional pay-to-park options can be found on the Preferred Parking website. The closest of these is 422 E 9th Street on the corner of 9th and Brevard Street.  Other nearby lots are at 8th & College, 9th & College, and 9th & Tryon. There are metered spaces on Brevard and 8th Street to pay during the day. These meters are free after 6pm weekdays and all day on weekends. 

Light Rail

Visitors are encouraged to take advantage of light rail options when visiting Center City.  Center City is a half a block from the 9th Street Station. Free parking is available at nine of the eleven light rail Park and Ride locations. Sugar Creek Station and Scaleybark Park and Ride locations are the closest to 9th Street Station.  Standard CATS rates apply.


2.  For the Center City location, your name badge will serve as your lunch tickets.  All conference participants will receive the name badge when they check-in.  Catering will consisit of a buffet style meal with your choice of sandwiches and wraps, pasta salad, fruit salad, fresh baked cookies, chips, and beverages.   


3.  Each participant will earn Standard 0.8 CEUs towards license renewal credits!  An email with the conference evaluation will be sent to all checked-in participants at the end of the conference.  Once the evaluation is completed, the CEU certificate is sent electronically.

*If you attended the conference and did not receive an email, please contact our office by email


Hotel information for Center City

If you are in need of a hotel near the Center City campus, there are several suggestions on the Center City Campus website. Holiday Inn does offer a Special UNC Charlotte rate.