Electric Vehicle and Clean Air Vehicle Parking

Cal State LA has 55 ChargePoint Stations Throughout Campus

EV Charging Stations at Cal State LA are serviced by ChargePoint.  Drivers must register with ChargePoint or download the App to be able to use the stations on campus. All vehicles using the stations on campus must display or purchase a valid parking permit.  There is a 4-hour parking limit for Level 2 charging and a 2-hour parking limit for Level 3 charging.  There is currently no charge for charging in a Level 2 station. Level 3 stations are free for the first hour and 20 cents per minute for the second hour.

55 Level 2 EV ports

  • Parking Structure A, ground level has 3 stations with 6 ports.
  • Parking Structure B, B-Level has 1 station with 2 ports.
  • Parking Structure C, Blue Level has 1 station with 2 ports.
  • Parking Structure E, 36 EV ports on first 3 parking levels
  • Parking Lot 3 has 2 stations with 3 ports.
  • Parking Lot 6 has 1 station with 2 ports.
  • Parking Lot 10 has 2 stations with 4 ports.

6 Level 3 DC Fast Chargers (DCFC)

  • Parking Structure B, B Level, 3 stations with 6 ports.
  • Structure E, 3 stations with 6 ports

Please view the campus map for EV station locations.

Create a ChargePoint account:

  1. Visit www.chargepoint.com to sign up and register your vehicle
  2. Download the chargepoint App
  3. Request a ChargePoint card be mailed to you (optional)

Note: Fac/Staff may contact Commuter Services at (323)343-5277 to obtain a ChargePoint card, while supplies last

Using a ChargePoint Station:

Once you have registered with ChargePoint and are ready to use an EV station:

  1. Tap to charge- Open the app and hold your phone over the reader symbol on the station
  1. Use the ChargePoint card- Tap your activated ChargePoint card on the card reader symbol on the station
  1. Contact ChargePoint Customer Service- Call 888.758.4389 to start a charging session over the phone

Vehicles exceeding the time limit for EV charging are subject to citation.  Removing a charger from another vehicle is prohibited.

To report issues with any EV Station or for more information on charging your vehicle on campus, please contact the Commuter Services Office at (323) 343-5277 or email at CommuterServices@calstatela.edu

EV, Clean Air and Vanpool Parking

The mission of the campus transportation program is to provide sustainable transportation options to the campus community by reducing the number of solo-occupant vehicles arriving on campus.  In an effort to reducing carbon emissions, the university welcomes a clean air environment by providing dedicated parking for electric, clean air and vanpool vehicles.

Parking Structure E has 140 dedicated parking spaces for electric, clean air and vanpool vehicles.  These spaces are labeled on the pavement in the center of the parking stalls with signs posted along the forefront of these spaces. 

Electric vehicles are vehicles which uses one or more electric motors for propulsion.

Clean Air vehicles are any qualified hybrid or clean-air vehicle (based on a list established by the California Air Resources Board).  The Clean Air Vehicle (CAV) program is administered by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in partnership with the California Air Resources Board (ARB).  For a list of qualifying clean air vehicles, please visit www.arb.ca.gov

Vanpools are an element of the transit system that allow groups of people to share the ride similar to a carpool, but on a larger scale with concurrent savings in fuel and vehicle operating costs.  Typically a vanpool consists of 5 or more people riding together for the purpose of ridesharing.

Level 3 Charging Stations in Parking Structue E

(Level 3 Charging Stations in Parking Structure E)

 

EV and Clean Air Vehicle Parking FAQ's

How much does it cost to charge my electric vehicle?

There is currently no charge for charging in a Level 2 station. Level 3 stations are free for the first hour and 20 cents per minute for the second hour.  

How can I start using the stations?

Users only need to sign-up for an account with Chargepoint.  ChargePoint is the world’s largest and most open electric vehicle (EV) charging network.  Faculty and Staff can obtain a ChargePoint access card from the Commuter Services Office.  Please call (323) 343-5277 for more details.

Is a Cal State LA Parking Permit required when using a charging station?

A semester permit or valid parking session must be purchased when charging a vehicle.  Parking is enforced on campus 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Short-term parking can be purchased through Pay-By-Phone or at the parking pay stations.  Please make sure you enter your correct license plate number.

Is there a time limit for using a charging station?

There is a 4-hour parking limit for Level 2 charging and a 2-hour parking limit for Level 3 charging in a 24-hour day.

What type of electric vehicle chargers do you have?

Cal State LA has partnered with ChargePoint to provide Level 2 charging stations that can add 12 to 25 Range Per Hour (RPH), depending on the type of EV and its on-board charger.  Cal State LA also provides Level 3 charging stations that can deliver 100 RPH or more and can charge EVs to 80 percent in 20-30 minutes.  Charging speed may depend on the type of port your EV has.  Read the Chargepoint quick guide for more information on how EV charging works.

Where can I find an Electric Vehicle Charging Station on campus?

Here’s a complete list of Level 2 and Level 3 charging stations on campus:

55 Level 2 EV ports

  • Parking Structure A, ground level has 3 stations with 6 ports.
  • Parking Structure B, B-Level has 1 station with 2 ports.
  • Parking Structure C, Blue Level has 1 station with 2 ports.
  • Parking Structure E, 36 EV ports on first 3 parking levels
  • Parking Lot 3 has 2 stations with 3 ports.
  • Parking Lot 6 has 1 station with 2 ports.
  • Parking Lot 10 has 2 stations with 4 ports.

6 Level 3 DC Fast Chargers (DCFC)

  • Parking Structure B, B Level, 3 stations with 6 ports.
  • Structure E, 3 stations with 6 ports

Please view the campus map for EV station locations.

 

For more information contact Transportation Services via email or call (323) 343-5277.

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