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Commuter Students

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Located on the main level of the Hughes-Trigg Student Center, the Commuter Lounge is a comfortable place to go between classes. Whether you’re meeting friends, studying, or relaxing, the Commuter Lounge provides a place to take a break.

Locker Rental

Inside the Commuter Lounge, lockers are available to store your belongings during the day. Lockers are first come, first served. Simply provide your own lock on an empty locker and remove it by 6:00 p.m. on the last day of finals week. For more information or questions please call 214-768-4400.

Other Services in Hughes-Trigg

The Hughes-Trigg Student Center offers a variety of services, allowing you to “run errands” without leaving campus. You will find an ATM, Post Office, Mail and Copy Central by RICOH, wireless internet, and a variety of dining options including Chick-fil-A, Subway, Campisi's, Steel City Pops, Sushic, and The Market convenience store.

Commuter Parking

To make campus as accessible as possible, SMU provides a variety of parking and transportation options. Understanding your options will make campus access easier. The Park ‘N Pony Office has all the information you need to obtain a parking permit and learn where to park.

Dart Rail Pass

Tired of rush hour taking away precious study time? Why not ride DART to SMU!!! For a one-time $5.00 fee, you can purchase a DART Transit Pass which gives you unlimited access to trains and buses throughout the DART system. Make connections at both the Mockingbird and Lovers Lane Rail Stations and then ride the Mustang Express to the center of campus on Bishop Boulevard. You can purchase or renew your DART Transit Pass at the Park ‘N Pony Office. Visit DART for more information, route schedules and trip planning assistance.

Meal Plans

Don’t worry - you don’t need to know how to cook to live off campus! SMU meal plans are available to all SMU students. There are a variety of meal plans available and commuter students may select from any membership plan including the Metro Membership (Plan H), a meal plan designed especially for students living off campus. Visit Dining Services for a complete listing of your options.