Charlotte Plaza

Charlotte School of Law's New Home

With a desire to carry out our mission pillars of practice readiness and student-centered outcomes and with an opportunity to be even more accessible to the community, Charlotte School of Law has relocated to Charlotte Plaza at 201 South College Street.

This move puts our students closer to businesses and Mecklenburg and federal courts located uptown, and is only one block from the city transportation hub. Charlotte Plaza is also a short light-rail stop away from Charlotte School of Law's Clinic Site at 1300 South Boulevard.

A Great Place to Be!

  • Expanded student access to county and federal courts
  • Walking distance to leading law, banking, and energy companies and Charlotte’s seven Fortune 500 companies
  • Increased accessibility for faculty, students, corporate partners and pro bono clients
  • Judges, lawyers, business and community leaders can easily participate in campus events
  • Improved community access to legal services
  • Reduced carbon footprint with easily accessible public transportation 
  • Out-the-door access to all the City of Charlotte has to offer - dining, parks, entertainment, housing, professional sports, fitness, transportation, the arts, etc.

The Facility

  • 243,000 total square feet and 32,250 square feet in the library
  • Presence on floors 1 and 2 and entire floors 4-13
  • 17 classrooms, 3 moot court/classrooms, 1 training/classroom, and 1 courtroom
  • 38 study rooms and 5 knowledge bars

Transportation & Parking Resources

Charlotte CENTER CITY Partners Transportation Information

City Transportation Hub

Lynx Blue Line - Light Rail Service

CATS Bus Service

Charlotte B-cycle

Park and Rides

Standard Parking         

Preferred Parking   

Central Parking     

Parking at BB&T Center

CATS Discounts

Standard Parking, the operator of the Charlotte Plaza parking deck, sells discounted CATS passes on site at Charlotte Plaza. Their office is located between the entrance and exit of the parking garage. From the lobby of the building, take the parking garage elevators to the 1st floor and walk to the entrance and exit of the garage. There is no access to their office from outside the deck. You must come through the building. Standard Parking does not accept personal checks. Office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:45pm. For more information, contact Mark McMahan at mmcmahan@spplus.com or Marek Nelson at mnelson@spplus.com.

10 Ride Local = $16.80
10 Ride Express = $23.10
10 Ride Express Plus = $33.60
Local Monthly = $67.20
Express Monthly = $92.40
Express Plus Monthly = $134.40
Senior Express Monthly = $57.75
Senior Express Plus Monthly = $84.00
LYNX Monthly = $67.50

Parking Discounts

Laz Parking is offering after hours monthly parking for $65 at the BB&T Center parking deck. You must enter after 4:00 pm on weekdays and all day on weekends. Sign-up at http://www.lazparking.com. For more information, please call 704-332-2929 or email aortiz@lazparking.com or amgibbs@lazparking.com.


Preferred Parking is offering Charlotte School of Law students and employees a discounted parking rate of $85.00 for approximately 50 spaces in their lot adjacent to the Hyatt Place on Brevard Street.  If interested contact Kim at Preferred Parking, 704 375-6014.  This is a limited time offer and it will be extended to the general public.  

EpiCentre at 101 S. College Street for $130 per month. The parking deck is located across the street (4th Street) from Charlotte Plaza. Must sign up for this location on the Preferred Parking website at www.preferredparking.com/.

709 E. Trade Street (Lot 709) for $45.00/month. This lot is located on E Trade between Myers and Alexander and is a 5 ½ block walk for students. Please call the Preferred Parking Office at 704-375-6014 and ask for Kim.

120 N. Myers Street (Lot 120c) for $40.00/month. This lot is located at the Corner of 5th and Myers Street and is a 6 block walk for students. Please call the Preferred Parking Office at 704-375-6014 and ask for Kim.

Standard Parking has offered discounted parking for individual students and employees at their Cedar Street deck (Cedar Street and Trade Street).  The discounted rate is $60.00 per month. If you are interested or have questions, please contact the deck manager, Eric Irvin at 704-343-9604 or eirvin@standardparking.com

Standard Parking along with Charlotte Plaza have offered Charlotte School of Law Part-Time students a special rate. Daily parking after 5:00 pm is $5 per day as long as students are out of the garage by 4:00 am. The monthly parking rate at night is $60. The transponders will only work between the hours of 4:45pm and 8:00 am. A monthly parking pass will include weekends, 24 hours for Saturday and Sunday. Parkers must be out by 8:00 am Monday. Please call 704-347-4342 and refer to the Charlotte School of Law evening student parking rate.

The Westin Hotel (next to Charlotte Convention Center at the corner of College Street and Stonewall Street) is offering a special of $75.00 a month for the first three months. After the 3rd month, the regular space rate of $120. They also have a number of roof top level spaces for $100 each. If a group of five or more parkers commit together, regular price spaces are $100. Their daily rate is $5.00 and they will allow multiple entries during the day. They will be introducing a new parking card for daily use that parkers can preload with a cash amount if they don’t want to commit to a monthly fee. Please contact the parking manager, Alooma Alhassan at 704-337-2805 or aalhassan@lazparking.com.

Wake Forest University Charlotte Center Parking Garage (200 North College Street) is offering monthly parking to students & employees of Charlotte School of Law at a discounted rate of $75. Access is 24/7 (includes no extra fees during Time Warner Arena NBA Games, concerts or any other uptown event). This is a convenient location providing covered indoor walking/access to classrooms. To sign up, please call 704-332-0683.

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