Shuttle, parking changes to accommodate new exam schedule

Posted 12/11/2013


UNT Parking and Transportation Services and Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) have revised certain policies and schedules to accommodate faculty, staff, students and visitors at UNT throughout the altered final exam schedule and planned commencement events for Fall 2013.

DCTA’s UNT Shuttle will operate on a modified schedule Dec. 11 – Dec. 14 (Wednesday – Saturday). The shuttle will operate all routes Dec. 11 – Dec. 13 (Wednesday – Friday) from 7:15 a.m. through midnight. On Dec. 14 (Saturday), the UNT shuttle will operate all routes from 7:15 a.m. until 11 a.m.

No additional DCTA Connect or A-train service will be provided.

In addition to DCTA’s UNT Shuttle Service for final exams Dec. 11 – Dec. 14 (Wednesday – Saturday), DCTA also will be providing an additional A.D.A. accessible van should the need arise. This service will be from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Dec. 11 – 13 (Wednesday – Friday), and 7:15a.m.- 11:00a.m. Dec. 14 (Saturday). 

The van will be stationed on campus in front of the parking garage on Ave A. To request a pickup on campus please call 940-387-0476.

Free parking is available in UNT’s parking garages through noon Dec. 14 (Saturday). Permit policies will not be enforced in general permit lots at Fouts Field and behind Fraternity Row.

Those attending graduation ceremonies are asked to park in Fouts Field, Lot 20 (near Traditions Hall) and Lots 26 (between Bain Hall and the music practice buildings).

Students taking final exams on Dec. 14 (Saturday) can park for free in either parking garage. Students may also park in any other campus lot except residence hall lots to accommodate residents moving out of the halls. 




Highland Street Update:
Intersection of Highland and Ave C construction update

Posted 10/25/2013

On Monday, Oct. 28, the intersection of Avenue C and Highland Street will be closed as city crews continue work on replacing a water line. Highland Street between North Texas Boulevard and Avenue C will remain open allowing access to Lots 26 and 27.

Some bus routes also will be altered.

Click here for map.

More information on that will follow as the project progresses.


University Union Construction Update

Posted 09/26/2013

Administrative Announcement:

Services are continuing to relocate and final preparations are taking place ahead of the closure of the University Union.

Click here for a map of the construction area.

The University Union is expected to be fully closed by the end of October. Construction gates around the University Union, which are currently open for pedestrian traffic, will close for good Oct. 7 (Monday). See below for a map of gate locations and designated safe walking areas to navigate around the construction site after gates are closed. The map also can be viewed online.

Green Mountain Coffee, located on the second floor of the University Union, will close today, Sept. 26 (Thursday). Plans are in progress to reopen Green Mountain Coffee in a new location on campus in the future.

A UPS box drop-off kiosk formerly located on Union Circle near Sage Hall has been moved in front of the main entrance to the Stovall Temporary Union Building. A FedEx drop-off kiosk also formerly located on Union Circle near Sage Hall will not be relocated. FedEx and UPS packages can be dropped off at the Eagle Express mail center in Stovall Hall.

A U.S. Postal Service self-serve kiosk has been installed at the Eagle Express mail center in Stovall Hall. The kiosk is located behind the information desk, and will be open for customers in early October. Customers can purchase stamps and drop off mail and packages for processing at the kiosk.

ATM machines located on the first floor of the University Union, near the former Campus Chat, are being relocated. Bank of America and Chase Bank ATM machines have been moved to Stovall Hall. The Wells Fargo ATM formerly located on the third floor of the University Union also is located in Stovall Hall. A second Wells Fargo ATM will be installed in Sage Hall in mid-October.

Bike repair stations located at the University Union will be relocated to the west side of Stovall Hall next week.

For more information on the new University Union including a construction timeline and relocation information about services formerly in the Union, visit

Click here for a map of the construction area.

Construction to begin on North Texas Boulevard and Highland St.

Posted 09/20/2013

The City of Denton will begin Tuesday (Sept. 24) replacing a water line  under Highland Street, leaving parts of the street closed while the work is being completed. The work will begin at the intersection of Highland and North Texas Boulevard, which will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday (Sept. 24-25). While that intersection is closed, travelers wishing to drive north on North Texas Boulevard are encouraged to take the northbound Interstate 35E service road to Bonnie Brae Street, then turn right. They can then turn right on Prairie Street to return to North Texas Boulevard. Southbound travelers on North Texas Boulevard are urged to take Prairie Street west to Bonnie Brae, then left to the Interstate 35E service road. Travelers coming north on Interstate 35E exiting at North Texas Blvd will have the option of staying on the Service Road to Bonnie Brae or turning right onto Eagle Drive to Avenue C to access the inner campus areas.

Parking lots at Fouts Field are accessible from both directions, travelers will need drive past the barricade to get to the lots.

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After the line is finished across North Texas Boulevard, that intersection will be reopened and one block of Highland Street will be closed from North Texas Boulevard to Avenue D.
No parking will be allowed in this block of Highland Street while it is closed. Work on this block is expected to be completed by mid-October, then move east a block at a time.
Some bus routes also will be altered. The UNT Parking and Transportation office is working with the Denton County Transportation Authority to plan alternate routes, which will be announced as soon as they are available.

More information on that will follow as the project progresses.