Department of Parking & Transportation

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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! 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 16th and Friday, December 20th.  Administrative offices will be closed starting Monday, December 23rd through Wednesday, January 1st and will reopen on Thursday, January 2nd.  While administrative offices are open and between December 16th and January 20th (Winter Intersession), 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).

The parking restrictions related to South Oxford Center (SOC) decals will remain in effect.

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

All vehicles parked on campus will still require a parking permit.

Park-N-Ride Services Suspended During the Winter Break: The Gold, Silver, and Bronze Lines will not run between Monday, December 16th and Monday, January 20th.  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, January 21st after which normal zone restrictions will be enforced.

City Buses and the Campus Shuttles Rebel Red and Rebel Blue Lines:  The city bus lines, including the Yellow, Green, Red (North and South), Blue (East and West), Hathorn Express, and Old-Taylor Road Express lines will operate but on a reduced schedule.  Please visit the OUT 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 16th and Wednesday, January 1st but will resume operation on Thursday, January 2nd with the start of the Winter Intersession classes.

O.U.T. bus services will be closed on Christmas Day Wednesday, December 25th and on New Year’s Day Wednesday, January 1st.

O.U.T. bus services will operate on a Saturday type schedule on Christmas Eve Tuesday, December 24th and New Year’s Eve Tuesday December 31st.  Service will only continue until 6:00 PM and includes the regular Saturday bus lines with the addition of the Orange Line.  Lines in operation: Red (North and South), Blue (East and West), Grey, Purple and Orange.

O.U.T. bus services will operate on a Saturday type schedule on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 20th.  Service will continue until 10:00 PM and includes the regular Saturday bus lines with the addition of the Orange Line.  Lines in operation: Red (North and South), Blue (East and West), Grey, Purple and Orange.

South Oxford Center Connector Shuttle: The SOC will continue to operate on a normal schedule anytime the University’s administrative offices are open.  This includes periods when there are no scheduled academic classes.  The shuttle will not operate while the University is closed between December 23rd and January 1st.  Service will resume on Thursday, January 2nd at 7:00 AM.  Vehicles with an SOC parking permit are still restricted to the SOC parking zones while administrative offices are open.  

Please feel free to email for any questions.

We Have MOVED! NEW Office and Service Locations!

Parking and Transportation has moved from Lester Hall to new offices at the South Campus Recreational Center located at the old Whirlpool location (on the south side of Hwy 6/278 off Chucky Mullins Drive).  <Click Here> for a Map showing where to go! The new physical address is 980 Whirlpool Drive Suite A.

Also, starting this fall DPT will operate a DPT Satellite Office in the Student Union in the Transportation Lobby to disseminate information.  The Transportation Lobby is on the ground floor on the north side of the building facing the residence halls and is adjacent to the bus stop beside the Union. 

DPT has also opened a satellite office in the Administrative Suite in the South Oxford Center for parking permits and information.

NOTICE! - Got a New License Plate? Need to Update Your Records!

All permit holders are responsible for keeping their vehicle information up-to-date.  Click on the LICENSE PLATE UPDATE button (upper right of the DPT home page) to update your license plate information for an existing vehicle.  <Click Here> to view the step-by-step process.  If you have a new vehicle and you need to remove an old one from your account, you will need to come to the Parking & Transportation office or email  This will help you avoid receiving a citation in the future. 

Visitor Parking Passes

Visitor Daily permits are priced at $3/day for the 2019 Calendar Year. Daily visitor permits can be purchased in person at the Department of Parking and Transportation main office now located in in Suite A of the South Campus Recreation Center 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 DPT's main office. 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


Transportation Options

Park & Ride

Park & Ride Express Shuttles