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OSU has 21 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations on the Corvallis campus, on two different charging networks. There are 18 Blink Network Level 2 chargers and three ChargePoint Level 2 chargers. In Newport at the Marine Studies Building, there are two dual head ChargePoint chargers. A membership card or account from the respective company may be required to use their units.
All chargers are 208/240V Level 2 chargers and utilize a SAE J1772 connector which is the industry standard and most widely compatible connector used for EV charging in the United States.
ChargePoint stations cost $0.20 per kilowatt hour (kWh) and Blink are $0.39/kWh for Blink members and $0.49/kWh for non-members. To learn more about Blink charging rates click here.
EV charging station parking spaces are reserved at all times for electric vehicles only. Parking permits are required 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, year-round. Electric vehicles are defined in the University Standard as: plug-in electric motorized vehicles, limited to automobiles, trucks, and motorcycles.
If you experience difficulties with inoperable systems please first contact either Blink or ChargePoint, then if needed contact OSU Transportation Services. For parking related questions, contact Transportation Services.
The Student Experience Center has one Blink charger. A valid ADA parking permit is required for this spot as well as a C-zone commuter parking permit, Monday through Friday, 7am to 5pm.
The Austin/Fairbanks Hall parking lot has one Blink charger and two ChargePoint chargers. An A-zone commuter parking permit is required in the Austin/Fairbanks Hall parking lot Monday through Friday, 7am to 5pm.
The Linus Pauling Science Center (LPSC) parking lot has two Blink chargers and one ChargePoint charger. An A-zone commuter parking permit is required in the Linus Pauling parking lot Monday through Friday, 7am to 5pm.
The OSU Parking Garage has six Blink chargers. B or A-zone commuter parking permits are required in the Structure Monday through Friday, 7am to 5pm. Chargers are located on the first floor, in sections 1B and 1D. For vehicles without permits, there are Pay & Display stations located on the southern end of floors 1-4, near the elevator lobbies.
The 15th and Jefferson St. parking lot has two Blink chargers that are intended for campus visitors. An A-zone commuter parking permit is required in the Linus Pauling parking lot Monday through Friday, 7am to 5pm.
The Reser Stadium parking lot has six Blink chargers. A parking permit from any zone is acceptable in the Reser Stadium parking lot Monday through Friday, 7am to 5pm. For vehicles without permits, there are Pay & Display stations located at the north and south ends of the parking lot. Be advised, the charging stations in the Reser Stadium parking lot are not available during OSU home football games.