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Parking and Transportation Services

Low Emission Vehicles (LEV) and Electric Vehicles (EV)

Clemson University faculty and staff who are current permit holders with vehicles qualifying as low-emission vehicles or electric vehicles are eligible to purchase an LEV or EV permit and park in reserved spaces on campus.

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LEV Reserved Spaces and Permits

This program is not limited to hybrid vehicles. Many types of vehicles dating back to the 2004 model year are considered low emission.

The program is only open to faculty and staff who are current permit holders.

The cost of the LEV permit will be the same as a normal employee parking permit. The normal $6 fee to exchange a parking permit will apply to initially enroll in the LEV program.

How to know if your car qualifies

On the EPA website, select your model year, vehicle class and make. Please leave the "state" dropdown as all states. If your car appears in the created list, then your car qualifies for the program.

How to get an LEV permit

  1. Determine if your car meets LEV standards.
  2. Download and complete your application.
  3. Make note of your vehicle’s engine size (4cyl., 6cyl. or 8cyl.) and type of transmission (automatic/manual).
  4. Complete your application at the Parking and Transportation Services office located at G-01 University Union. All documents must be brought in. Emailed materials will not be accepted.

LEV Reserved Space Locations

  • Hendrix Student Center (E-01) - 9 spaces  
  • Lee Hall (E-03) - 9 spaces  
  • Sirrine Hall (E-04) - 10 spaces  
  • Fike (E-05) - 4 spaces  
  • Sikes Hall (E-6) - 20 spaces  
  • Administrative Services - 2 spaces 
  • West Fike (E-14) - 2 spaces 
  • East Library (E-15) - 9 spaces 
  • E-21 - 4 spaces 
  • Tennis Complex (E-31) - 1 space 
  • Calhoun Drive (in front of Riggs) - 2 spaces 
  • Jersey Road - 2 spaces 
  • North Palmetto Boulevard - 2 spaces 
  • Ravenel Center- 1 space 
  • South Palmetto Boulevard (in front of Lowry) - 3 spaces 
  • Union Drive - 4 spaces 

Electric Vehicle Permits

This program is only open to faculty and staff who are current permit holders.

The cost of the EV permit will be the same as a normal employee parking permit plus a $26 surcharge. The standard $6 fee to exchange a parking permit will apply to initially enroll in the EV program.

Electric Vehicle permits have a $26 surcharge added to the permit price. For EV charging sessions longer than four hours, the user may be charged $1/hour for each additional hour of charging.

Two electric vehicles parked with a chargepoint between them charging both vehicles.

How to get an EV permit

  1. Download and complete the application.
  2. Make note of your vehicle’s engine size (4cyl., 6cyl. or 8cyl.) and type of transmission (automatic/manual).
  3. Complete your application at the Parking and Transportation Services office located at G-01 University Union after you have determined your car meets the standards. All documents must be brought in. Emailed materials will not be accepted.

EV Charging Space Locations

  • Hendrix Student Center (E-01) - 2 spaces
  • Sirrine (E-04) - 2 spaces
  • E-21 - 2 spaces
  • Snow Family Outdoor Fitness and Wellness Center (P-06) - 2 spaces