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Parking and ID Card Services Office


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Welcome to SMU!  The Parking and ID Card Services Office offers solutions and directions to those who need to move around the campus.  Reshaping public perception.  Discovering a new way of doing business.  Our mission is to provide SMU identification cards and a comprehensive array of parking services for the campus community, as well as visitors.

Need to activate your new ID card?  Log in with your SMU ID number and password at http://idcard.smu.edu.

Student Reminder:  Order your parking permit online.  Log in with your SMU ID number and password. Last date for mailing is July 25, 2014.

Introducing DART Route 743! 

The new Museum Express shuttle (DART Route 743) provides free continuous service from Mockingbird Station to the Bush Center on SMU Boulevard, and the Meadows Museum on Bishop Boulevard.  The Museum Express shuttle operates, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday. There is no service on Monday, Easter Sunday, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Summer Parking Rules:

  • Summer parking is now in effect through Monday, August 11, 2014
  • Enforcement hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday -  Friday
  • Permits are still required to park your car on campus
  • Students with valid SMU parking permits may park in any All University Permit (AUP), Resident or Student areas
  • Lettered employee lots remain parking by assignment only and the appropriate permit is still required during summer
  • Employees may also park in any AUP, Resident or Student areas
  • Normal parking enforcement resumes Monday, August 11, 2014

Mustang and Museum Express Summer Schedules

The Mustang Express (Route 768) shuttles will operate the out-of session schedule beginning Monday, May 19, through Friday, August 22.  The Mustang Express shuttles will resume operating the in-session schedule on Monday, August 25.

The Mustang Express ("Route 768) will not operate on Saturdays during the summers.  Saturday service will resume on Saturday, August 30.  Click here for the detailed schedules for the Mustang Express (Route 768).

There will be no Mustang Express service on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26 or Independence Day, Friday, July 4.

The Museum Express (Route 743) will continue to operate its regular schedule during the summer.  The Museum Express (Route 743) will not operate on Independence Day, Friday, July 4.

Car Sharing: Zipcar at SMU

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For more information click on http://www.zipcar.com/smu/

Contact Us

Our office is located at 6116 North Central Expressway, Suite 101.  Find us on the Southeast corner of SMU Boulevard and Central Expressway in Expressway Tower office building on the first floor.

Come see us Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Physical Address:  6116 North Central Expressway, Suite 101 Dallas, TX 75206

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 750412, Dallas, TX 75275-0412

Phone:  214.768.7275 or 214.768.7669 Fax:  214.768.7678

E-mail:  parking@smu.edu
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To activate your new SMU ID card log in with your SMU ID number and password at http://idcard.smu.edu.

For all replacement ID cards visit the Parking & ID Card Services Office located on the corner of SMU Blvd. and Central Expressway, Ste. 101. 

Need your 2014 DART Transit Pass?  Order online here. 

As restricted by the City of University Park, the east end of the Commuter Lot on University Blvd., east of Airline Rd.,  does not permit any parking for Construction Vehicles, SMU-Owned Service Vehicles, Motor Coaches (buses) or Recreational Vehicles indefinitely.


SMU historic photographs courtesy DeGolyler Library

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