Commuter Services is dedicated to providing proper ADA accommodations for students, faculty, staff and visitors commuting to campus.
Visitors displaying a state-issued ADA license plate or placard may park in visitor kiosk lots or Pay By Phone stalls at no charge for up to 2 hours. Parking for longer than two hours in these areas requires payment at the regular posted rate.
Students parked in designated ADA stalls within a regulated lot are required to purchase a University permit and display a state-issued ADA license plate or placard.
Faculty & Staff Permits
Campus affiliates parked in designated ADA stalls within a regulated lot are required to purchase a University permit and display a state-issued ADA license plate or placard. Campus affiliates seeking to park in the 'CA'/'CU' area or a garage requiring a 'T' permit are required to purchase the lot-specific permit and display their state-issued ADA license plate or placard if parked in a disabled stall. Eligible campus affiliates pursuing to park in any lot requiring a 'T' permit need to add themselves to the waitlist via their Parking Portal.
Campus Shuttle Accommodations
All Campus Shuttle routes are ADA compliant. Campus Shuttle passengers who need an individual on-demand ADA ride may request this service by calling the phone numbers listed below.
Call (801) 581-4189
24-hours prior for individual requests
Call (801) 581-4189
After 6 pm
Students, faculty and staff members who don’t feel comfortable walking on campus at night may request a free ride to most locations at the U. SafeRide functions similarly to other rideshare programs like Uber or Lyft, but only operates within university boundaries on weeknights from 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Please specify if you need a vehicle with wheelchair accommodations when requesting a ride on the TapRide app.
UTA buses, TRAX and FrontRunner trains are equipped with ADA accessible ramps and priority seating for seniors and people with disabilities. Bus operators may provide assistance upon request. TRAX and FrontRunner trains include safety features like access ramps or level boarding, yellow safety lines and tactile warning strips on platforms.
UTA's paratransit service is reserved for people whose functional ability prevents them from using regular UTA services. To be considered for UTA's paratransit service, riders must appear for an in-person interview and complete an abilities assessment. University affiliate cannot use their UCard to cover the cost of UTA's paratransit services.