Lecture Schedule

All lectures begin at 8 p.m.

James Stavridis and Fareed Zakaria with David Gergen
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Chris Urmson interviewed by Andrew Card
Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Lisa Ling
Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Baratunde Thurston
Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Jimmy Chin
Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Lisa Genova
Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Ken Jennings
Tuesday, March 5, 2024

David Grann
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Theresa May
Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Priority Parking – M Pass
Priority parking for the Tate Lecture Series Board of Directors and Stage patrons is directly behind McFarlin Auditorium. Parking credentials are required and mailed with the season tickets. The M lot is located immediately west of McFarlin Auditorium. Enter from McFarlin Boulevard. Please review M-lot exit procedures here.

Reserved Parking – Q Pass
Reserved parking for Orchestra Gold patrons is located directly off Daniel Avenue between Hillcrest Avenue and Airline Road. Parking credentials are required and mailed with the season tickets. The Q lot is located between the law quad and Fondren Science Building. Enter from Daniel Avenue or University Boulevard.

Reserved Parking – BB Pass
VIP parking for patrons with a BB pass is located on Bishop Boulevard. Enter from Mockingbird Lane. Parking credentials are required and mailed.

General Parking
Parking is available on the SMU campus and in the Hillcrest Bank parking lot at the corner of Hillcrest Avenue and Daniel Avenue. Parking credentials are not required.

Disabled Parking and Assistance
An entrance ramp for disabled access is located at the southeast corner of McFarlin Auditorium. 

Parking is available with disability parking credentials in designated spaces on campus.

Hearing devices are available at no charge at the box office.

To request an accommodation on the basis of a disability, please contact the Tate office in advance of each event at 214-768-8283.

Parking Map