Community Partners

With determination and grit, everyone can contribute to a better future.

We are proud to have so many community partners that support our mission to make University City the best of Charlotte and of this state. Below are a few of the wonderful organizations with whom we collaborate.

The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Through 20 locations, targeted outreach and online, the Library delivers exceptional services and programs, with a mission to improve lives and build a stronger community.

Since 2003, Camino Health Center has devoted its energy to passionately serve low-income families, individuals and feed the homeless with respect and love.

Atrium Health is the region’s only system with nationally ranked care for kids and adults. They have an award-winning maternity center providing personalized support and education.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Deportment is divided into 13 patrol divisions with University City being the largest.
UCity Family Zone is a place-based partnership for improving the quality of life in neighboring communities in and around University City.
Meck Ed ensures that ALL students in Mecklenburg County have access to the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to lead productive, successful lives.
UNC Charlotte is the region’s leading public higher education institution and North Carolina’s Urban Research University, as well as a driving force of growth, discovery and innovation for the Carolinas.
Mecklenburg County is a community of pride and choice for people to live, learn, work and recreate. Services provided include community health & safety and our wonderful parks.
Heal Charlotte is a community organization created to support dialogue and relationship building between urban youth and families, the police, as well as our community partners.
Men of Destiny is working to eradicate the competition mentality within the nonprofit sector. We truly believe the community can effectively be serviced by working together.
City of Charlotte is the 15th most populous city in the U.S. and the second largest in the Southeast. Charlotte is considered one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S.


Small Business Initiative Update

March 2024 marked the official launch of University City Partners' Small Business Initiative (SBI). This initiative aims to understand and address the needs of local University City businesses, providing essential support to foster their growth and success. The UCP...

PHOTOS: Small Business Initiative Power Networking Event

In May, University City Partners hosted a Power Networking event, bringing together over 50 University City businesses to network and introduce themselves to the local community. Thank you to Real African Art for hosting the event! [gallery size="medium"...

Welcome to Summer: Stay Cool With These HVAC Maintenance Tips

Summer has arrived, bringing long days, sunny skies, and a major heat wave. While it's the perfect time to enjoy outdoor activities and soak up the sun, it's equally important to ensure you stay cool and comfortable indoors.  Your HVAC system plays a crucial role in...

Spend Time with Dad in University City

This Father’s Day, make Dad feel special with a number of fun, laid-back, or serene activities in University City. From hot rods to fishing holes, laid-back strolls, and teeing off, there’s tons to do with Dad in University City.  Cars & Coffee On June 15,...

Juneteenth: Its History and Celebration in the Carolinas

As we gear up for the celebration of Juneteenth, we have the opportunity to reflect on the past and look forward to this culturally significant and dynamic day in the Carolinas. University City Partners will host its inaugural Juneteenth Art Fest on June 19, from 4-8...

Revitalization Projects Underway in University City

University City Partners, in collaboration with NCDOT and the City of Charlotte, is spearheading a transformative endeavor to enhance a highly visible intersection in North Charlotte. Nestled at the crossroads of North Tryon and University City Boulevard lies a...

Zoning Seminar 2024

On Tuesday, May 28, 2024, University City Partners and Planning Commissioner Will Russel invite you to a Zoning Seminar aimed at delving into crucial growth and development issues shaping the landscape of Charlotte. This interactive session will focus on three key...

A Day Out With Mom in University City

From spa treatments and new ’dos to great food and drinks, treat Mom to a full day of pampering and relaxation this Mother’s Day in University City. 🧖Hit the Spa Treat Mom to a massage, facial or other spa treatment at one of these University City spots: Nuimage Skin...