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Parking and ID Card Services Office

Parking and ID Card Services Office Web-bannerWelcome 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.  SMU employees and students who need a new or replacement SMU ID card visit the Parking and ID Card Services Office at your convenience.

Summer Parking Rules -Now in Effect

  • Summer parking is in effect from May 18th through Monday, August 10th
  • Enforcement hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon - Fri
  • 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 10th

Need a Permit?

  • Students registered for classes may order permits online (just log on to your My Parking Account using your SMU ID and Password)
  • Employees may obtain permits in our office or contact us for more information parking@smu.edu
  • Visitors can purchase permits in our office, online as a Guest or use any self-pay & park location referenced on the visitor parking map

768 SMU Express Summer Service

Saturday, May 16 - Graduation/Saturday Service Ends
Monday, May 18 - Out of Session Schedule Begins
Monday, May 25 - Memorial Day/No Service
Friday, July 3 - SMU Closed
Saturday, July 4 - No Service
Monday, August 24 - Fall Classes Begin/In-Session Schedule Begins
Saturday, August 29 - Saturday Service Resumes
Monday, September 7 - Labor Day/No Service

743 Museum Express Summer Service

The Museum Express will continue to operate its regular schedule during the summer. There will be no service on Independence Day Saturday, July 4.

Car Sharing: Zipcar at SMU

Zipcar promotion photo

For more information or to sign up for Zipcar click on http://www.zipcar.com/smu/

Contact Us

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

Our business hours are from Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. including the lunch hour.

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 and ID Card Services Office located on the corner of SMU Blvd. and Central Expressway, Ste. 101. 

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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