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Parking & Maps

SMU Main Campus in Dallas

  • Parking on the SMU main campus requires a parking pass at all times.
  • Generally, CAPE parking passes allow holders to park in any surface lot marked All University Parking (AUP), as space allows.
  • Parking passes also may be used in the upper levels of Airline, Binkley, Mustang, or Moody Parking Centers.
  • Additional lots may be available to CAPE students after 5 p.m. Monday – Friday and on weekends.
  • Please note that parking availability may be limited during special events, such as SMU home football games, etc.

SMU East Campus in Dallas

  • Parking on the SMU east campus (between Central Expressway and Greenville Avenue) requires a parking pass at all times. 
  • Most east campus classes take place at the SMU CAPE building.
  • The closest student parking for the CAPE building is the surface lot just east of the building, at 5551 SMU Boulevard. Additional east campus parking is available at a convenient surface lot on the corner of Dyer Street and Central Expressway.

Off-Campus Parking & Shuttles in Dallas

  • For DART users, DART offers two free shuttles from Mockingbird Station, providing regular service Monday through Saturday to the SMU campus.
  • Routes include the CAPE building and several parking centers:
    • Museum Express (Route 743) – Bush Center and Meadows Museum
    • Mustang Express (Route 768) – throughout the SMU Campus
  • Schedules and routes may vary; please visit DART for details

SMU-in-Plano Campus

  • Parking is free at SMU‐in‐Plano, and no parking pass is required.
  • Please refer to the SMU‐in‐Plano website for location information and driving directions.

Useful Maps

SMU Parking and ID Services Office