Handicap Accommodations

A handicap sign.To apply for your Southern Miss handicapped parking permit, you must complete the online registration.

Once it is complete, you can pick up your parking permit at the Department of Parking Management in McLemore Hall (map), Room 152. A Southern Miss faculty, staff or student I. D. must be presented upon issuance of the parking permit.

Locations designated for handicapped parking are as follows: handicapped parking spaces, commuter, resident, faculty/staff and open zones. View handicap spaces on the online map.

Faculty, staff and students with permanent or temporary disabilities who operate a motor vehicle on campus are required to do the following:

  • properly display a federal or state-sanctioned handicapped placard or tag.
  • properly display a Southern Miss handicapped parking permit.

To purchase a Southern Miss handicapped parking permit, individuals will be required to submit a copy of one of the following to the Department of Parking Management (DPM): 

  • a state-issued handicapped placard.
  • a vehicle registration receipt (for those who have a disability tag).

Visitor Handicap Parking

Visitors are required to go to the Information Booth (map), located at the first entrance of the campus on East Memorial Drive or the Department of Parking Management in McLemore Hall (map), Room 152, to register for a handicapped parking pass.

For further information regarding services for individuals with disabilities on campus, contact the Office for Disability Accommodations at 601.266.5024, TTY: 601.266.6837.

If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Parking Management at 601.266.5447.

We appreciate your cooperation in this matter.