Directions to UNC Charlotte - EPIC

EPIC is located in the Charlotte Research Institute campus at UNC Charlotte 8700 Phillips Rd., Charlotte, NC  28223. We are directly across from Richardson Stadium.

EPIC Building *NOTE: Please see the link below for parking
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EPIC Building Parking
CRI Parking Deck 1
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CRI Campus

Building Number 72 is the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC).

Parking at EPIC

Please park in the CRI Deck 1. This is a gated lot. The CRI Deck 1 parking deck is behind the EPIC building. Take the sidewalk to the left of the CRI parking deck, it leads directly to the back entrance of EPIC. Visitors will enter and exit on Level 4 only. You can park anywhere in the deck, but visitors need to enter and exit on that level. The charge is $5.00 first hour, $2 each additional hour or $15.00/day maximum and is paid upon exiting the deck.

Light Rail

The Blue Line Extension is available and conveniently located just a 5-10 minute walk to EPIC. Please use the JW Clay stop, cross Tryon, make a left on Robert D. Snyder then take the sidewalk to the left of the CRI parking deck. The sidewalk leads you to the back entrance of EPIC.

Directions to EPIC

From Charlotte-Douglas International Airport: Exit airport (you will be on the airport freeway) and follow signs to I-85 via the Billy Graham Parkway. Take I-85 North.

From I-85:  Exit I-85 at Exit 45A, (Harris Blvd.), merge onto Harris Blvd. Turn left onto Tryon St. (Hwy. 29). Turn right on J.W. Clay Blvd.; turn left onto Robert D. Snyder Rd., take right into the first or second entrance into the CRI Deck 1 parking deck.You may park anywhere inside the deck but visitors enter and exit on Level 4 of the parking deck.

The charge is $5.00 first hour, $2 each additional hour or $15.00/day maximum. Walk out of the deck on bottom level and take a right onto the brick pavement. Enter through the Atrium area which is the first floor and the EPIC office and conference room. 

From Interstate 77; Exit 18 (Harris Blvd.), merge onto Harris Blvd. Turn left onto Tryon St. (Hwy. 29). Turn right on J.W. Clay Blvd.; turn left onto Robert D. Snyder Rd., take right into the first or second entrance into the CRI Deck 1 parking deck.You may park anywhere inside the deck but visitors enter and exit on Level 4 of the parking deck. The charge is $5.00 first hour, $2 each additional hour or $15.00/day maximum. Walk out of the deck on bottom level and take a right onto the brick pavement. Enter through the Atrium area which is the first floor and the EPIC office and conference room. 

From Interstate 485; Exit for Tryon St. (Hwy. 29) exit toward Charlotte; left at the fourth traffic light (J.W. Clay Blvd.) into campus. Turn left onto Robert D. Snyder Rd., take right into the first or second entrance into the CRI Deck 1 parking deck.You may park anywhere inside the deck but visitors enter and exit on Level 4 of the parking deck. The charge is $5.00 first hour, $2 each additional hour or $15.00/day maximum. Walk out of the deck on bottom level and take a right onto the brick pavement. Enter through the Atrium area which is the first floor and the EPIC office and conference room. 

UNC Charlotte Campus Map

Building Number 72 (top-left in red) is the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) of the Charlotte Research Institute.

 

Local Hotel Information

Some hotels may offer a special rate when you mention UNC Charlotte.

Candlewood Suites
8812 University East Drive
704‑598‑9863
1-877‑226‑3539
Hampton Inn
8419 N. Tryon St. (Hwy 29)
704‑548‑0905
1-800‑426‑7866
Microtel
132 E. McCullough Dr.
704‑549‑9900
1-888‑771‑7171
Comfort Inn
7735 University City Blvd
704‑547‑0049
1-877‑424‑6423
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
6020 University Pointe Boulevard 
704-496-9780
800-315-2621
Residence Inn-Marriott
8503 N. Tryon St. (Hwy 29)
704‑547‑1122
1-800‑331‑3131
Courtyard by Marriott
333 W.T. Harris Blvd.
704‑549‑4888
1-800‑270‑8582
Holiday Inn 
8520 University Executive Park Drive
704‑547‑0999
1-888‑465‑4329
Sleep Inn
8525 N. Tryon St. (Hwy 29)
704‑549‑4544
1-800‑753‑3746
Fairfield Inn
9230 Harris Corners Parkway
704‑509‑0123
1-800‑228‑2800
Homewood Suites 
8340 N. Tryon St. (Hwy 29)
704‑549‑8800
1-800‑225‑5466
Suburban Lodge
8615 Hankins Road
704‑598‑5445
1-877‑424‑6423

Hilton at University Place 
8629 J.M. Keynes Dr.
704‑547‑7444
1-800‑491‑6864