Visitors to The University of Southern Mississippi campuses are always welcome. The Department of Parking Management wants you to have a safe and enjoyable visit to our campuses. Please observe the following regulations:

A visitor is any person, other than a student, faculty, staff member, or contract employee, who parks a vehicle on a campus on infrequent occasions. Visitors must obtain visitor permits, complete a visitor card, and park in legal parking spaces. Visitors who park frequently on the campus must purchase parking permits and are subject to all regulations herein.

All visitors must show a valid driver's license to obtain a visitor pass.

These are the locations and hours visitors can obtain a visitor parking pass:

Department of Parking Management
McLemore Hall, Room 152
118 College Drive #5149
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
601.266.5447 or 601.266.4943

Information Booth
East Memorial Drive
(front entrance of the campus)
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Gulf Park Campus
University Police Department
(Bear Pointe Drive just north of the tennis courts)
730 East Beach Boulevard
Long Beach, MS  39560
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Display your visitor pass on the dashboard of your vehicle with the logo facing up and permit number visible. This pass authorizes you to park on the date(s) indicated in spaces outlined on the pass.

Meter parking is provided to visitors at several locations around the Hattiesburg campus. Visitor’s passes are not valid in metered parking areas. We ask visitors to refrain from parking in fire lanes, handicap parking spaces, curb cuts (wheelchair ramps), No Parking areas, reserved parking spaces, and service areas.