Department of Parking & Transportation

Student in Parking Lot

Welcome to Ole Miss!

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.

NOTICE!  Holiday Parking Changes

Park-N-Ride Shuttle Service will not run during the Holiday break and will not restart until January 20th.  Starting on Monday December 15th and extending through the break, Park-N-Ride permit holders will be allowed to park in interior parking lots according to their designation.  Faculty and staff will be able to park in any staff parking lot and students in any student parking lot including residential lots.  On Tuesday January 20th (the day “before” classes start), Park-N-Ride services will resume and Park-N-Ride permit holders will need to park at the JAC or the South Lot.

NOTICE!  Megabus to Discontinue Service

Regretfully, Megabus has informed the University that the service to the University and Oxford community has not been financially sustainable and will be discontinued.  The last service to the area will be on 12/16/2014. 

Tad Smith Coliseum Parking - Basketball Season Starting

During Basketball Season, on the day of a home basketball game, the ring road around the Tad Smith Coliseum will be blocked to through traffic and parking. The parking lots surrounding the ring will be open and available for normal parking but vehicles will not be able to drive around the ring to access the lots. Parking lot access will only be available from entrances on Hill Drive, Chucky Mullins Drive and Poole Drive.

Arena Garage Reservations Available.

The new Arena Garage located near Vaught-Hemingway Stadium is expected to open in January 2015 and will offer Ole Miss faculty and staff members with the option of gated parking within the garage for $500 annually. Those interested can email beginning Monday, Nov. 3 at 8 a.m. Selections will be made on a first-come, first-served basis, and the time we receive the e-mail will be your official time on the list.

Commuter Lots on the Parker App!

The Department of Parking and Transportation is using the ParkerTM mobile phone app by Streetline to help identify potential parking areas for commuter lots on campus.  DPT has identified 13 parking lots most frequented by commuters and is checking the availability of spaces every 15-30 minutes and updating their status through the phone app.  ParkerTM is available for iPhone and Android mobile phones.  For more information visit .

2014-2015 Permits

As of October 1st, West Residential and Commuter permit types are currently the only permit types that are sold out.

Students, Faculty and Staff may now purchase their 2014-2015 parking permits online using the “MY PARKING ACCOUNT” link to the right.  The link will take you to a site that will require you to log in using your Ole Miss WebID and Password. In order to purchase a permit you will need your vehicle’s Make, Model, Color and License Plate Info.  Other non-affiliated visitors to campus should stop by DPT's office in Lester Hall to obtain a permit. Students, Faculty and Staff that experience problems with the system may come by DPT's office and utilize the onsite kiosks to order their permit. Remember, all vehicles on the university campus must have a parking permit!

Visitor Parking Passes

Effective July 1st, 2014. Visitor Daily permits are priced at $2/day for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year. During the conversion to new software, daily visitor permits can only 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 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. Online purchase of visitor permits will be reinstated once the new software is operational in August. Please feel free to contact our office for any questions - (662) 915-7235 or

Construction News and Updates Website!

In order to help distribute information, the University Communications department has launched a comprehensive website with the latest info on construction and building projects on campus. Please visit to find out more! 


Park & Ride - New!

Park & Ride Express Shuttles