View SMU Admission Directions in a larger map
Conveniently located near the heart of the economic and cultural powerhouse of Dallas
Bordered by North Central Expressway (U.S. 75) on the east, Hillcrest Avenue on the west, Mockingbird Lane on the south and Daniel Avenue on the north, SMU is located in the neighborhood of University Park.
As SMU continues to build on its history of excellence as part of the Second Century Campaign, campus building projects will interrupt traffic between Bishop Blvd. and the Binkley Parking Center. All campus visitors MUST ENTER CAMPUS FROM SMU BLVD. until further notice.
From U.S. Highway 75 (North Central Expressway)
Traveling south, take the Lovers Lane/University Boulevard/SMU Boulevard exit. Turn right (west) onto SMU Boulevard, continue straight past the George W. Bush Presidential Center on your left. At the second stop sign at Airline Road, turn Left. Notice the Laura Lee Blanton Building directly in front of you. At the stop sign at Binkley Avenue, turn right; the Binkley Parking Center will be on your left.
Traveling north, take the Mockingbird Lane/SMU Boulevard exit. Turn left (west) onto SMU Boulevard, and continue to Binkley Parking Center, described above.
From Dallas North Tollway
Exit Mockingbird Lane, proceed east past the SMU Bishop Blvd. entrance and Ford Stadium on your left, across U.S. Highway 75 (North Central Expressway). Turn left (north) onto the access road and proceed to the stop light at SMU Boulevard, where you will turn left. Cross back over Hwy.75/North Central Expwy., entering campus on SMU Blvd. Continue straight to Airline Road, reaching the Binkley Parking Center, as described above.
Traveling south on IH-35E, exit east on IH-635 (LBJ Freeway). Proceed to U.S. Highway 75 (North Central Expressway) and exit south toward downtown. Follow the directions provided for U.S. Highway 75, above.
Traveling north on IH-35E, exit east on the Woodall Rogers Freeway just north of Downtown Dallas. Proceed east for one mile and exit north to U.S. Highway 75 (North Central Expressway). Follow the directions provided for U.S. Highway 75, above.
From D/FW International Airport
Take the North Exit from the airport to IH-635 (LBJ Freeway). Proceed to U.S. Highway 75 (North Central Expressway) and exit south toward downtown. Follow the directions provided for U.S. Highway 75, above.
From Dallas Love Field Airport
Exit left (east) from the airport onto Mockingbird Lane. Go east on Mockingbird Lane, bearing right at the curve and continuing straight through Lemmon Avenue, Inwood Road, and the Dallas North Tollway. Follow the directions provided for the Dallas North Tollway, above.
SMU Visitor Parking Information
Visitors to the Office of Undergraduate Admission are encouraged to park in Binkley Parking Center, located at 3101 Binkley Avenue, Dallas, TX 75205. Designated handicap spaces are available in this location. Please use the Visitor Pay Parking lane on the right and take a ticket from the machine. Place the entry ticket on your dashboard to avoid a citation.
Visitors can park anywhere on levels two (street entry level) through five. Parking validation will be given to Admission Office visitors on the day of their visit for the Binkley Parking Center location only. We regret that the Office of Admission is unable to provide parking validation for any Admission Office visitors who park in Moody Parking Center, where visitors must pay before entering the garage.
PLEASE NOTE: When entering campus on SMU Blvd., the first parking center you will see is Moody Parking Center on your left. Proceed past this Center and continue on to Binkley Parking Center, as described above.
Buses and Oversized Vans: Please unload students in front of the Laura Lee Blanton Building on Airline Road. If the bus or tour van will be staying, it will need to park in the DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) parking lot at Mockingbird Station.
Ground Transportation in Dallas
Super Shuttle offers transportation to and from D/FW Airport for $32.00 one way for the first passenger and $8.00 for each additional passenger.
Super Shuttle also offers transportation to and from Love Field for $23.00 one way for the first passenger and $8.00 for each additional passenger.
For shuttle information and scheduling, call toll-free 1-800-258-3826. D/FW area call 817-329-2000, or click here.
Yellow Checker Shuttle
Offers transportation to and from D/FW Airport for $21/person.
Transportation to and from Love Field is approximately $21/person.
For more information, call 214-841-1900.
The cost is approximately $45 one way from D/FW Airport, 45 minutes.
A taxi trip from Love Field costs approximately $12, 15 minutes.
Click here to download a walking tour map of campus.