News: Upcoming Parking Lot Closures and Events


Parking updates through December 5th

  • Lot 2, at the JAR Arena, will be closed at 11 pm on Tuesday, November 29, through the conclusion of the men’s home basketball game Wednesday 30. All vehicles must vacate the posted area by 11 pm, or face towing at owners' expense. Alternate parking will be available in Lot 1, Lot 8, and Lot 10.
  • Lot 6, the lot at InfoCision Stadium, will be partially reserved Thursday, December 1, for a meeting. Alternate parking is available in Lot 8, Lot 9, and Lot 10.
  • Lot 28 & Lot 45 are reserved for the Holiday Craft Show at E.J. Thomas Hall on Friday, December 2. Alternate parking is available in Lot 26, Lot 29, and Lot 40.
  • Lot 6, the lot at InfoCision Stadium, will be closed Monday, December 5, for a Town Hall meeting. Alternate parking is available in Lot 8, Lot 9, and Lot 10.

Be Prudent and Help Reduce Campus Thefts

Theft on college campuses is often a crime of opportunity — somebody takes advantage of an unattended cell phone, an unlocked door or a laptop visible in the window of a parked car.

Please help yourself by taking an extra moment to secure your belongings:

  • In the library, if you step away from your table, take your laptop with you.
  • Lock the door to your dorm room, even if you only intend to leave for a minute.
  • In the Recreation and Wellness Center, lock your items in one of the locker room lockers.
  • In your car, tuck items of value out of sight. Do not leave money, electronics, etc. within view.
  • Resident students and overnight parkers should relocate their vehicles every few days.

The University aggressively pursues those caught stealing. Last year, all students who were found responsible for theft were suspended by the University, while nonstudents charged with theft were aggressively sent through the criminal justice system.

UA will continue to do its part to help reduce the occurrences of theft. Please do your part by being thoughtful about how you store your belongings.

Roo Express Bus Tracking System

The University of Akron’s Parking and Transportation Services Department has added a GPS system to the Roo Express shuttle buses that provides real-time location data. Students, faculty, staff and visitors can use a computer or mobile device to track the Roo Express Shuttle bus at any of the bus stops on and around campus!

DoubleMap App features:

· View buses in real time on the map and know when your bus will arrive.

· View specific routes and associated stops.

· Allows you to easily identify the buses with color coded bus routes and abbreviated route letters.

· Announcements concerning shuttle delays, cancellation of service due to weather, re-routing or changes in route stops can be viewed easily.

· Compatible with smartphones (FREE app), laptops and desktops.

· Easily submit feedback on services or technical issues.

 

For information regarding DoubleMap visit http://www.uakron.edu/parking/roo-express/doublemap.dot or email us at rooexpress@uakron.edu.

Please contact Parking and Transportation Services for additional information at parking@uakron.edu.



            	
		   
			         				         		
   		       
	     


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