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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Electric vehicles can be great for saving money on gas and for helping the environment! In California, driving an electric vehicle reduces GHG emissions by as much as 80% per mile traveled. UCI hosts 108 fueling stations for electric vehicles in each of its four parking structures and several parking areas throughout campus. For a map of the charging locations, click here.

UCI Discounts

EV charging payments contribute to the purchase, installation, and maintenance of the electric infrastructure. Prices may vary at each location and are subject to change. UCI faculty, staff, and students may receive a discount when charging on campus by joining the UCI ChargePoint network.

To join the network and receive your discount:

  • Non-ChargePoint Members: Visit the main UCI Transportation office to obtain a ChargePoint membership card at no cost.
  • ChargePoint Members: Register your card at the main UCI Transportation office for access within the UCI ChargePoint network.

How to Charge at UCI

Charging Options

You may start a charging session by one of several methods: tapping your ChargePoint access card on the start screen, through the ChargePoint mobile app, or by calling driver support at the toll-free number listed on each ChargePoint station and on the back of your ChargePoint card.You may also start a charging session by tapping your RFID-enabled credit card on the ChargePoint start screen. Only sessions using a ChargePoint access card will receive the UCI discount.

Time Limit

Maximum of 4 hours at any level 2 charging station and vehicles must be actively charging when parked at an EV stall.

Parking Permit

When parking in the marked EV stall, a valid UCI parking permit must be displayed at all times. Permit dispensers are located in the parking area near the stations.

UCI Transportation and Distribution Services
200 Public Services Building
Irvine, CA 92697-4525
Phone: (949) 824-7275      Fax: (949) 824-2387
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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