Department of Parking & Transportation

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To ensure your time on campus is as pleasant as possible, read about required parking passes and designated lots for visitors, students, faculty and staff.

Subject: Park-N-Ride, Winter Holiday Parking and Buses

Parking During the Winter Break and Holidays: The University will be open for administrative operations between Monday December 11th and Wednesday December 20th.  Administrative offices will be closed Thursday December 21st thru Monday January 1st and will reopen on Tuesday January 2nd.  While administrative offices are open, all parking rules and regulations will still be enforced with the following zone exceptions: Park-N-Ride (whether faculty/staff or student), Student Residential (East, West, Central, South, Campus Walk and Residential Garage), Pavilion Garage, and Commuters permits will be allowed to park in any student zone (residential or commuter).

Faculty/staff will be allowed to park in student residential designated areas.

Note that parking permits are still required for all vehicles parked on campus.

Park-N-Ride Services Suspended During the Winter Break: The Gold and Bronze Lines will not run between Monday December 11th and Monday January 15th.  When the Park-N-Ride services are not running, Park-N-Ride permit holders (whether faculty/staff or student) may park in any student area of campus including student residential and commuter zones.  Park-N-Ride services will resume at 7:00 AM Tuesday January16th after which normal zone restrictions will be enforced.

City Buses and the Campus Shuttles Rebel Red and Rebel Blue Lines:  The city bus lines, Yellow, Green, Red and Blue, will operate but on a reduced schedule.  Please visit the O.U.T. Website for details.  The campus shuttle lines, Rebel Red and Rebel Blue, will operate a normal schedule when any academic credited classes are scheduled (including intersession).  The Rebel Red and Rebel Blue will not operate between Monday December 11th and Monday January 1st but will resume operation on Tuesday January 2nd with the start of the Winter Intersession classes.

Please feel free to email for any questions.

Residential Garage Holiday Maintenance!

Students that may be considering leaving a vehicle on campus over the coming holiday break (between Dec. 11th and Jan. 12th) should avoid parking their vehicle in the Residential Garage after the December 10th. Residential Garage permit holders may park in any student lot starting on December 11th until normal permit zone enforcement resumes on January 16th. Some activities in the garage may include the installation of speed bumps and surface cleaning which will require the removal of any vehicles remaining in the garage. Normal operation of the garage is expected by the time students return from the break.

Ole Miss Bike Share - Gotcha Bike

The Ole Miss Bike Share is ready to roll.    The University Plan allows for two free hours daily and is available to all students, faculty, and staff.  Six hubs are located around campus, including the Residential Colleges, the Student Union Transportation Hub, Lamar Hall, the Law School, Minor Hall/RH 3, and the Ole Miss Bike Shop.  A seventh hub is located on the Oxford Town Square in the courtyard behind City Hall.  Sign up for a free account on the Social Bicycles app or online and see any potential fees and rates at

Pavilion Garage Changes – Effective June 1st, 2017

The Pavilion Garage will become a fully reserved parking zone this summer starting on June 1st.  Hourly paid parking will no longer be permitted and all revenue and gate equipment will be removed.  All parking stalls will be sold by reserve permits available to both Faculty/Staff and non-residential students.  Current garage pass holders have been given the option to pre-reserve a new permit for the 2017-2018 academic year.  All other eligible parkers will be given the opportunity to purchase a dedicated reserved space when their group's permit classification goes on sale in July.  Faculty/Staff will be given two weeks to choose the Pavilion Garage permit prior to them being offered to students classified as commuters.   New permits will be $400 for the 2017-2018 academic year.  For more information and other details please visit

Visitor Parking Passes

Visitor Daily permits are priced at $3/day for the 2016-2017 Academic Year. Daily visitor permits can be purchased in person at the Department of Parking and Transportation office in Lester Hall or at the Welcome Center near the entrance to the Circle on University Avenue. Visitors may also purchase a permit for up to 7 days online by following information on <this page>. Visitors wishing to purchase a permit for a longer period of time may purchase a monthly or annual pass in person at the office in Lester Hall. Departmental purchases of permits will continue to be by email requests. Remember, all vehicles brought on to the University campus must have a parking permit. Please feel free to contact our office for any questions - (662) 915-7235 or


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