UNCG Guide

uncgThe University of North Carolina at Greensboro was chartered on Feb. 18, 1891, as the State Normal and Industrial School. It was the first state-funded school for women in North Carolina. Founded by Charles Duncan McIver, it became co-ed in 1963. The campus covers 210 acres in downtown Greensboro and has an enrollment that exceeded 18,000 for the first time in its history in 2009. UNCG’s total enrollment for fall of 2009 is 18,502 (14,664 undergraduates and 3,838 graduate students), a figure that includes 967 distance learners.

UNCG is a diverse, student-centered research university, linking the Triad and North Carolina to the world through learning, discovery and service. The university is organized into a College of Arts & Sciences and six professional schools, with more than 1,000 faculty staff teaching in programs that offer 86 undergraduate, 56 master’s and 25 doctoral degrees.

UNCG Athletics Ticket Office

Phone: (336) 334-3250

Email: maehmke@uncg.edu

Hours: Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Parking at UNCG:

Most of the Athletic Complex is located on Walker Avenue close to the parking deck.

Parking is free in the Walker Avenue Parking Deck for all UNCG home athletic events held on campus. Present your deck entry ticket and game ticket stub or Athletics Pass to the cashier at the third level on Stirling Street for exit.

Parking for special events held by outside organizations on the UNCG campus like baseball showcases, basketball showcases and tournaments are not associated with the UNCG Athletic Department and require payment for parking in the Walker Avenue Parking Deck at a rate of $1 per hour.

uncg-sportsDirections to UNCG:

From the North and East (Burlington, Raleigh/Durham, Richmond, Va.):

From I-40/85, follow I-40/Business 85 toward Greensboro/Winston-Salem. Take the Freeman Mill Road/Coliseum Area exit, and turn right on Freeman Mill Road. Turn left at the first stoplight onto Coliseum Boulevard. Follow for approximately 1.5 miles and turn right at third stoplight onto Spring Garden Street. Turn left on Stirling Street, and the Walker Avenue Parking Deck will be on your left at the corner of Stirling and Theta streets, approximately 0.7 miles.

From the South (Salisbury, Charlotte, Atlanta, Ga.):

From I-85 North, follow Business 85 toward Greensboro, then take the Holden Road exit and turn right on Holden Road. Follow Holden for approximately 4.5 miles and turn right on Market Street. Follow Market Street for approximately 1.5 miles. Turn right on Aycock Street South. At the second stoplight, turn left on Spring Garden Street. Turn left on Stirling Street, and the Walker Avenue Parking Deck will be on your left at the corner of Stirling and Theta streets, approximately 0.7 miles.

From the West (Winston-Salem, Asheville, Knoxville, Tenn.):

From I-40 East, take the Wendover Avenue East exit. Follow Wendover to the exit for Market Street (3.5 miles). Turn right on Market Street and follow for less than 1 mile. Turn right on Aycock Street South. At second stoplight, turn left on Spring Garden Street. Turn left on Stirling Street, and the Walker Avenue Parking Deck will be on your left at the corner of Stirling and Theta streets.

From the North on Highway 220 (Eden, Martinsville, Roanoke, Va.):

Highway 220 South becomes Battleground Avenue. Stay on Battleground until you cross the intersection of Cornwallis Drive. Immediately bear right on Westover Terrace. (Battleground Avenue and Highway 220 will bear left.) Stay on Westover as it becomes Aycock Street. At the fifth stoplight turn left onto Spring Garden Street. Turn left on Stirling Street, and the Walker Avenue Parking Deck will be on your left at the corner of Stirling and Theta streets.

From the South on Highway 220 (Asheboro, Rockingham):

From Highway 220 North, follow the signs to the Coliseum area. Turn left at the stoplight onto Coliseum Boulevard. Follow for approximately 1.5 miles and turn right at third stoplight onto Spring Garden Street. Turn left on Stirling Street, and the Walker Avenue Parking Deck will be on your left at the corner of Stirling and Theta streets, approximately 0.7 miles.

From the North on Highway 29 (Reidsville, Danville, Va.):

From Highway 29 South, take the Wendover Avenue West/Hospital Exit. Follow Wendover for approximately 2.6 miles and take the Westover Terrace exit. Follow the exit to the right, and merge right, following the Coliseum sign. Stay on Westover as it becomes Aycock Street. Turn left at the fourth stoplight onto Spring Garden Street. Turn left on Stirling Street, and the Walker Avenue Parking Deck will be on your left at the corner of Stirling and Theta streets.

From the South on Highway 421 (Sanford, Fayetteville):

From Highway 421 North, take I-40 West toward Winston-Salem. Take the Freeman Mill Road/Coliseum Area exit, and turn right on Freeman Mill Road. Turn left at the first stoplight onto Coliseum Boulevard. Follow for approximately 1.5 miles and turn right at third stoplight onto Spring Garden Street. Turn left on Stirling Street, and the Walker Avenue Parking Deck will be on your left at the corner of Stirling and Theta streets, approximately 0.7 miles.

stameys signLocal Eateries near UNCG

Come by and visit Stamey’s. We are right across from the Greensboro Coliseum Complex on 2206 W. Gate City Blvd. (formerly High Point Rd.). We offer the best authentic pit-cooked barbecue in North Carolina. You can order chopped or sliced barbecue plates as well as all white meat chicken plates. We also have sandwiches, brunswick stew, homemade cobbler, and a kid’s menu. You can always expect service with a smile and a family atmosphere. Come by and let us know how our barbecue compares to your hometown barbecue if you aren’t from around here.

LOCATION:

2206 W. Gate City Blvd. (formerly High Point Rd.)
Greensboro, NC 27403
(336) 299-9888

HOURS:
Monday through Saturday – 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Greensboro area Shopping

Visit the Four Seasons Town Center, just a couple of miles up W. Gate City Blvd. The three story mall offers stores for everyone. On the third floor, you’ll find a food court with a wide variety of options.

HOURS

Monday-Saturday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm-7:00pm

MALL LOCATION

410 Four Seasons Town Centre
Greensboro, North Carolina 27427
(336) 292-0171

Greensboro Hotels

Please visit our Greensboro Hotel Page for information on local hotels in the Coliseum area.