University installs charging station for electric vehicles

A charging station for electric vehicles has been installed on Gulley Drive immediately behind Tribble Hall, next to Manchester Plaza.  The Office of Parking and Transportation installed the charging station, in collaboration with Facilities and Campus Services and the Office of Sustainability.

“Setting up this charging station is part of our ongoing efforts to support the University’s initiative to promote sustainability,” said Alex Crist, director of Parking and Transportation.

The charging station is available for use now.  It can accommodate the charging of two vehicles at a time.  Charging a vehicle is free with a three-hour limit.

The charging station is locked, but can be activated in various ways:

–Call 888-758-4389 (24/7 ChargePoint Driver Support).

–Download and use the ChargePoint mobile app.

–Contact the Parking and Transportation office to obtain a ChargePoint activation card on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.  Call 336-758-PARK (4255).

–Call Parking and Transportation during business hours.

–After business hours on weekdays and weekends, contact 336-758-4255 (Leave a brief message for an immediate return call).