UNH News Release: UNH Announces Parking Changes and Bus Service for Move-in Weekend
August 19, 2013
UNH Announces Parking Changes and Bus Service for Move-in Weekend

DURHAM, NH  - The new academic year begins with students returning to campus Friday, Aug. 23. Parking will be limited. During this time, most of the campus core parking lots will be unavailable because they will be used as staging areas to support the move-in operations. Cars may be towed if they are left in lots that are designated as closed.

Below is a list of the temporary parking changes as well as the bus schedule.

Friday, Aug. 23, 2013

Lots Closed, 4 a.m.-4 p.m.: A-lot, B-lot, C-lot, D-lot, E-lot, E1-lot, F-lot, H-lot, Q-lot, U-lot, J-lot, Strafford lot, Elizabeth Demerit House lot, ALL Brook Way lots (behind Stoke, Stillings, Jessie Doe), Ballard Loop, and SERC/Demeritt Circle lots including Forest Park South, Congreve Lot, parking spaces on Academic Way in front of PCAC. Vehicles parked in the closed lots after 4 a.m. will be towed by Smitty’s towing to their downtown Durham location.

Lots Open: G1, M, Mast lot 1 & 2, Barton, Field House East & West, Rosemary Lane lot, West Edge lot, T-Hall, Visitor Center, Z lot, Leavitt Lane 1 & 2. Faculty/staff parking will be limited to these few remaining parking lots that are not closed, the more remote faculty/staff lots west of the tracks, plus the Gables, Woodsides and Boulder Field parking will be available if weather permits. Please go to the Parking Services website at http://www.unh.edu/transportation/parking/ to view/download a map of all campus parking lots.

Additional alternate parking for faculty/staff is available at the Oyster River Middle School (from Madbury Road, take Woodman Road to Dennison Road to 1 Coe Drive). There is no shuttle service to the middle school.

Temporary Relocation of Campus Residents assigned to E/E1 and Forest Park South lots: E/E1 permit holders are required to park in Lot A from Thursday after 6 p.m. until Friday after 4 p.m. (must be out of Lot A by Saturday at 5 a.m.). Forest Park South vehicles are required to park in Lot F from Thursday after 6 p.m. until Friday after 4 p.m. (must be out of Lot F by Monday at 5 a.m.). All other residents may park in their assigned lots.

Bus Service: West Edge bus operates 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m., servicing the normal stops of the West Edge Express route as frequently as traffic allows. A “Move-In Connector” will operate 9 a.m.-5 p.m. servicing A-lot and the Main Street corridor from 1–5 p.m.; the bus will service the back side of campus as well. Wildcat Transit will be on “reduced schedule.”


Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013

NO BUS SERVICE ON SATURDAY

Lots Closed: Woodside and Gables lots, as well as Lot A and Lot D, will be closed for the apartments move-in operations. All other lots are open as usual.

Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013

Bus Service: The “Move-In Connector” will operate from 9 a.m.–6 p.m.  From 9 a.m.–1 p.m. the bus will service A-lot and the Main Street corridor. From 1-5 p.m. the bus will service the back side of campus. Normal Sunday evening Campus Connector service resumes at 6 p.m. A detailed description of move-in weekend service is posted here:  http://www.unh.edu/transportation/wildcat/movein_2012.pdf

Lots Closed: Same as Friday, except E/E1 are open. Vehicles parked in closed lots after 5 a.m. will be towed.

Forest Park South vehicles will park in Lot A starting 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, and can return to Lot F after 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25.

For more information or questions, contact UNH Police Chief Paul Dean at paul.dean@unh.edu or (603) 862-1427.

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Media Contact: Erika Mantz | 603-862-1567 | UNH Media Relations
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