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.
2014-2015 Permits Available August 6th!
The Department of Parking and Transportation is implementing a new permit and citation management system which will be activated starting in early August. The new permits for the 2014-2015 academic school year will be available for purchase starting August 6th, 8:00AM. All 2013-2014 permits will expire on August 15th. Most 2014-2015 permits will be ordered online and delivered by the US Postal Service. Remember, all vehicles on the university campus must have a parking permit! Please watch for more information by email starting in July.
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, 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 beautiful.olemiss.edu to find out more!
Closure! Dormitory Row West
Thursday, June 19th, 2014 – Work has started to resurface Dormitory Row West. The road will be closed to all traffic. Barricades will be placed on Dormitory Row North at Cross Street. Motorists should detour around the area using Rebel Drive. Staff and visitors who need to get to buildings on Dormitory Row West should plan ahead before trying to access the area. The zone will not be fenced but pedestrians should proceed with caution around equipment and active construction.
Parking Garage and Arena Construction Updates
Starting Friday May 16th, 2014 - Construction on the new parking garage is continuing at a rapid pace. Large pre-cast concrete building components will start being delivered on May 16th and will continue into July. Parking on the sides of Hill drive will be closed to permit the staging of these components of which some could be 100' long. Please be cautious when driving on Hill Drive and watch for any issues involving the delivery of the materials. (February 2014 Construction Note)
O.U.T. Green Line Detour!
Starting May 12th, 2014 - The Green Line will be forced to detour due to the closure of the Old Taylor Road Bridge across Highway 6. The detour will last for the duration of the bridge closure. The line will still serve the University Trails Apartment complex area but will not go north on Old Taylor past the stop light at Old Taylor and Frontage Road. Additionally, service on Old Taylor Road between Highway 6 and University Avenue will stop. The overall service this summer has been reduce to two buses so riders can expect a 30 minute wait time. (Click here for Map)
Park & Ride – Summer Schedule
This is a notice to all Park & Ride users. Park & Ride services will end this Friday, May 8th, and will not restart till August. During this period (7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekdays):
- Any student parking permit is valid to park in any student designated area.
- Students are not permitted to park in a faculty/staff designated area.
- Students with a Park & Ride permit will be allowed to park in any student designated area but not faculty/staff designated areas.
- Faculty/staff with a Park & Ride permit will be allowed to park in any faculty/staff designated area.
- Faculty/staff will be allowed to park in student residential designated areas.
- Faculty/staff and students are not permitted to park in visitor designated areas.
- Reserved spaces are still exclusive to the permit holder 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. weekdays.
Summer Citation Appeals Process
Starting, May 12th, 2014 - In person or Verbal appeals for students has ended for remainder of the summer. All students wishing to appeal a citation should use the “Pay Citation” link to the right side of this page. Log into the account the permit was purchased from, view the citation and choose the appeal option. Written appeals may be submitted by stopping by our main office but staff will not be able to address any issues related to the submission. Faculty and Staff appeals will continue to be held every 2nd Tuesday of each month.
Bridge Closure! Taylor Road - Highway 6
Starting on May 12th, 2014 - the widening of the Old Taylor Road bridge and overpass across Highway 6 will enter a new phase. The bridge and all access to and from Highway 6 will be blocked, forcing traffic to detour around the construction site. Highway 6 will not close but the off ramps will be blocked. Throughout the summer, expect occasional lane closures on Highway 6. The detour road through the old Whirlpool property is open and Taylor Road traffic can now divert through Kitchaid Lane to Coliseum Drive. Please plan accordingly and proceed with caution through the area. Follow all warning and construction signs and watch for pedestrian traffic. More information will be provided as the project continues.
Megabus Stop Relocation
May 7th, 2014 - The Megabus Stop location located in the parking lot off of Old Taylor Road will be relocated temporarily during the summer while the construction continues at Old Taylor Road and Highway 6. Starting on May 7th, the stop will be located in the parking lot between the Soccer Stadium and Insight Research Park off of Hathorn Drive. Notice to all Megabus riders, please park in the lot that is closest to the Soccer stadium. Insight Research Park parking is for Faculty and Staff parking only. Please visit the Megabus website for additional information