On-campus parking is available to eligible Dedman members. Student, Faculty/Staff and Retiree members will obtain parking through SMU Parking and ID Card Office. Alumni Membership Options and Community Membership Options, , excluding Adult Child Dependent, will include on- campus parking. SMU Affiliated Memberships (Student Spouse-Partner, Faculty/Staff Spouse-Partner, Retiree Spouse-Partner, Bush Spouse-Partner, and Adult Child Dependent) are required to purchase on-campus parking, at the Dedman Center front desk. On-Campus parking request received will be verified before processing. Dedman members are restricted to Moody, Binkley and Meadows garages (See below for details).
On-Campus Parking is based on a calendar year (Jan 1-Dec 31) and will not correspond with membership enrollment. Beginning in November, members can order parking for the upcoming year calendar year. To order parking, visit our online Parking Permit Request form link on this page or the computers located in the Dedman lobby.
The member’s mailing address, email, and phone and the vehicle’s make, model, year, color and license plate number and state will be required to order or purchase on-campus parking.
NOTE: Parking permits are issued to the individual member. Individual member is only permitted a single parking permit. Member may register up to 2 different vehicles to a single permit.
- SMU Parking Office has eliminated window decals in 2019 and now uses License Plate Recognition program. CONFIRM THE CORRECT VEHICLE INFORMATION AND LICENSE PLATE NUMBER OR RISK A CITATION
- Dedman Member Card is required to enter garages.
Upon successful processing of the On-Campus Parking Request, the requester will receive an email from SMU Parking Office with a Dedman Center Member Virtual Permit Number and directions to for creating an account and log in to the SMU Parking Office online parking management system. Please retain the Virtual Permit number and instructions for future reference. The Dedman Center will also retain a copy of the virtual permit number in your profile but we will not be able to save the parking account information.
Through the SMU Parking Office online parking management system, the permit holder will be able to manage vehicles registered to the individual, add/remove vehicles, etc.
The Dedman Center member will receive a citation for multiple vehicles registered under one individual parked on-campus at the same time.