Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Level 1 and Level 2 Electric Vehicle (EV) charging is available for the UCLA community and for visitors who want "top-off" charging. Level 1 and Level 2 charges are free with a valid parking permit. Any visitors wishing to utilize facilities in the "Permit Parking" areas will need to purchase a permit at an Information & Parking Booth on campus or use the ParkMobile app where access is allowed.

Locations

LEVEL 1 (120V) 110 Outlets

Permit or Restricted Areas

  • Parking Structure 121 EV charging stalls are located in the “Permit Parking” section on the south wall of Level 3, and an additional 21 EV charging stalls on the south wall of Level 4.
  • Parking Structure 2: 30 EV charging stalls are located in the “Permit Parking” section on the south side of the structure in the center aisle between Levels 2 and 3. An additional 15 EV charging stalls are located on the northwest side of the “Permit Parking" section on Level 4.
  • Parking Structure 3: 21 EV charging stalls are located on Level 2 in the “Permit Parking” section. These stalls are located along the west wall and extend to the north wall.
  • Parking Structure 8: 32 EV charging stalls are located in the “Permit Parking” section on Level 3. These stalls are all on the shear walls between the south entrance lane and the second aisle. Both sides of the walls have charging stalls. 18 EV charging stalls are located in the “Permit Parking” section on Level 1. These stalls are on shear walls in the south lane and the middle aisle. Both sides of the walls have charging stalls.
  • Parking Structure SV: 17 EV charging stalls are located on the west wall of Level P-3. A valid permit is required at all times. Non-permit holders, please purchase your permit at an Information & Parking Booth or by using the ParkMobile app.
  • Parking Lot A: Three EV charging stalls are available at the solar charging array.

Permit and Visitor Areas

  • Parking Structure 7: 17 EV charging stalls are located on the north wall of Level P-1. A valid permit is required at all times. Non-permit holders, please purchase your permit at an Information & Parking Booth or by using the ParkMobile app after 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and on weekends.
  • Parking Lot 11: Three EV charging stalls are available at the solar charging array. Non-permit holders, please purchase your permit at an Information & Parking Booth or by using the ParkMobile app.
  • Parking Lot 36: Nine EV charging stalls are available at the solar charging arrays. This lot is restricted to permits until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 3:00 p.m. on Friday.

LEVEL 2 (240V) - 4-hour charging limit

Pay Station Visitor Parking Areas

  • Parking Structure 8: Four stalls are located on Level 4 along the north wall adjacent to the mid-structure elevator and stairs that lead to Pauley Pavilion. A permit must be purchased at the pay stations or by using the ParkMobile app. There is a 4-hour limit for the use of these chargers.
  • Parking Structure 32: Two EV charging stations are located in the northeast corner of the structure on the ramp between Level 1 and Level 2. (These units are for both visitors and permit holders but users must adhere to the 4-hour limit.)
  • Parking Structure SVFour EV charging stalls are located on Level P-1 in the southwest corner. (These units are for both visitors and permit holders but users must adhere to the 4-hour limit.)
  • Parking Structure MP (patient parking area): One EV charging stall is located near the exit on Level 1.

Restricted or Permit Areas

Accessible Electric Vehicle Charging

Electric vehicle charging for those needing accessible parking is available in the following areas: PS 2, PS 7, PS 8, and PS SV. The charging units in these stalls are Level 2 (240V). They are activated by pushing a button adjacent to the stall, and are either wall-mounted or mounted overhead. Please read the instructions prior to use. A valid disabled placard is required.

  • Parking Structure 2: There are three units in this structure. One is in the visitor pay station area of Level 1 on the southwest side of the structure next to the elevator. One is across from the elevator on Level 3 at the northeast Blue permit entrance. The third unit is located on the west side of the structure at the mid-structure elevator on Level 3.
  • Parking Structure 7: There is one overhead mounted unit located at the south side of the structure on Level 1 to the left of the grand staircase leading to Pauley Pavilion.
  • Parking Structure 8: There are two overhead mounted units located mid-structure on Level 3 adjacent to the walkway to Pauley Pavilion. One unit is in the aisle next to the walkway and the second is in the next aisle. There are four units located on Level 4 in the visitor parking area. These units are wall-mounted: two are in the northeast corner by the elevator and two are located by the mid-structure elevator on the north side.  

Charging Fees and Time Limits

Level 1 and Level 2 Electric Vehicle (EV) charging is available for the UCLA community and for visitors who want "top-off" charging. Level 1 and Level 2 charges are free with a valid parking permit. 

For Level 1 chargers, customers may leave the vehicle for unlimited active charging time. Please be aware of the "no garaging of vehicles" policy.

Level 2 EV stations have a four-hour time limit for parking. 

Charging Instructions

Park in a designated EV charging stall, and only use the outlet designated for that stall. Avoid placing your cable where it might create a pedestrian hazard, and remember to secure your cable while it’s in use. The University cannot be held liable for theft or damage to your equipment. 

Level 1 charging stations are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Level 2 charging stations are for charging in the adjacent stall. These stalls are for active EV charging only and not just for EV parking. 

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Access and Parking Instructions for Visitors

Parking Structures 1, 2, 3, 7, and 8: Visit an Information & Parking Booth and purchase a daily permit for the structure you would like to park in to use the EV charging station. There is no time limit at these locations for active charging, except for four Level 2 charging stations located in PS 1. Level 2 stations have a four-hour time limit for charging. Daily permits expire at 6:59 a.m. the following day. If no charging stalls are available in the desired area, please return to the booth immediately for a refund.

Parking Structures 32, MP, and SV: Park in an EV charging station and purchase your parking permit at the pay station kiosk by the hour. There is a four-hour time limit for charging.

Access and Parking Instructions for UCLA Permit Holders 

Clean Fuel Permit
If you have a Zero Emission Vehicle (100% battery electric or hydrogen fuel cell electric), and are otherwise eligible for a UCLA parking permit, you can purchase a Clean Fuel Permit. To check if your vehicle is eligible, go to the California Environmental Protection Agency, Air Resources Board and see if your vehicle is listed as ZEV under “Exhaust Standard”..

Other UCLA Permit Holders
If you do not have a Clean Fuel Permit, you can obtain a cross-parking/transfer permit from any information kiosk, which will count toward your rolling three-month limit of three transfers. After your four-hour limit is reached, you will have to move your vehicle out of the charging stall and into a permit parking space within the same structure.

Bruin Commuter Club (BCC) Members
If you are a Bruin Commuter Club member, you can use your BCP privilege for parking at an EV charging location. You can obtain a BCP permit for Parking Structure 1 or 32 from any Information & Parking Booth. If you have a BCC coupon code, you can also purchase parking for PS 32 at a pay station. After your four-hour limit is reached at the EV space, you will have to move your vehicle out of the charging stall and into a permit parking space within the same structure.

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Smartphone Applications

EV charging can be easy by using any of the following smartphone applications:

PlugShare
Find EV charging stations and share electricity with others.
iPhone | Android

EV Charger Finder
Locate public charging stations anywhere.
iPhone