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Parking and Directions

SMU Main Campus in Dallas

  • Parking on the SMU Main Campus requires a parking pass at all times.
  • Generally, SMU Global and Online (SMU GO) parking passes allow holders to park in any surface lot marked all university parking (AUP), as space allows.
  • You may also use SMU GO parking passes in the upper levels of Airline, Binkley, Mustang, or Moody Parking Centers. These parking centers may not be available during special events on campus.
  • Additional lots may be available to SMU GO students after 5 p.m. Monday – Friday and on weekends.
  • Please note that parking availability may be limited during special events, football, basketball, or other athletics events, and other campus-wide programs.

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 Global and Online building, located at 5539 SMU Boulevard.
  • The closest student parking for that 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

  • In partnership with DART, SMU offers two free shuttles from Mockingbird Station, providing regular service Monday through Saturday to the SMU campus.
  • Routes include the SMU GO 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

Useful Maps

SMU Parking and ID Services Office