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Aggie Transit is a free student service provided by NMSU Aggie Transit and provides free shuttle routes that transport riders with a valid Aggie ID from free parking lots (identified in brown on the parking map). It operates when class is in session and does not operate during breaks and holidays.


Runner Road Transit - The City of Las Cruces provides public transportation through RoadRUNNER Transit. RoadRUNNER Transit operates 8 bus routes throughout the city, with service to major shopping areas, employment centers, healthcare facilities, and recreation destinations. They also offer a  Bus Tracking service.


NMDOT Park& Ride using NMDOT Park and Ride using this express bus service is less expensive than driving your own car, and it will give you time to relax. Check their Purple, Green, Red, Blue, orange and Gold Routes. Check their Gold Routes to travel to & from Las Cruces to El Paso. They also offer Monthly passes. Check for real-time GPS bus tracking and scheduling. For questions call 505-424-1110 or 866-551-7433.


Crimson Cab Need a free Taxi Ride. Crimson Cab is one of ASNMSU’s most popular and favorite Services among students.

Crimson Cab is a program offered here at NMSU to ensure the safety of our students by offering a safe ride. With your NMSU Student ID, Crimson Cab will take you and your friends anywhere within the Las Cruces City Limits. Reservations are recommended for doctor appointments, going to Greyhound or El Paso/LA Limo bus stations ONLY. Please call to schedule at least 1 day in advance between 10:00 am and 5:30 pm. There will be no on-campus transportation offered between 2:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Hours of Operation:
    Every Day – 6:00 PM – 2:00 AM
    Call 575-524-TAXI (8294)

Remember to have your NMSU Student ID

Wait times/round trips will be considered. Wait per location should be 5 minutes or less. There will be no wait time allowed at grocery stores, restaurants/drive thru's or large department stores. You will need to get dropped off and call again for a return ride.


Las Cruces Shuttle is a free shuttle ride to the Airport offered seven days a week. By reservation only (at least 24 hours prior), Las Cruces Transportation will take any student with a valid NMSU ID to the El Paso International Airport. The Terminal Location for all pickups will either be in the west side parking lot of Corbett Center Student Union, the Ramada Palms, or Hotel Encanto. (For home-to-home pickups & drop-offs, the charge is $10). Call (575) 525-1784.

Students must present ID at pick up to use the free service.

New students coming from the El Paso International Airport for the first time without a valid NMSU ID can present a valid photo ID (in the form of a visa, passport, driver’s license or other valid identification) along with their Aggie ID number at pick up .

Students may have 2 checked-size bags and 1 carry-on item at no additional charge. For any additional item, it is a $5 charge per item .


Uber and Lyft Uber and Lyft are two-ride share operators that pick up from El Paso airport. Rides can be reserved through the Lyft and Uber apps. The estimated cost for an Uber/Lyft ride from the airport to Las Cruces is $70 or more. Other factors may affect the price such as specific destinations, surge pricing, etc


Pete’s Pick Up  Whether you’ve been studying late at the library had a late extracurricular meeting, or if you’re out late on campus for any other reason, you can always call Pete’s Pick-Up for a safe escort to your car or dorm. Just call 575-646-1111 and within minutes a driver will be there to safely pick you up.

Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Thursday
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Parking on Campus Student Parking permits can only be purchased online from the official site at – not in person.

  • All permits will be mailed. Once logged into the parking portal click “Manage Account” and verify your mailing address is correct to prevent a delay in receiving your permit. NOTE: Housing students will pick up their resident parking permit from the Parking & ID Services office.

    • If the address is incorrect, click ‘Edit’ and once saved remove any old addresses.

  • To prevent delay in receiving your Fall 2023/Spring 2024 permit, please make sure you are selecting the correct permit type based on your accommodation status:

    • If you live off campus – choose the ‘Commuter Student Fall 2023′ permit.
    • If you live in Juniper Hall, Garcia Hall, Rhodes-Garrett-Hamiel, Pinon Hall or Chamisa– choose the ‘ Resident Student Fall 2023′ permit.
    • If you live in the Vista Del Monte apartments or Family housing – choose the ‘ Resident South Campus Fall 2023′ permit

For any additional questions, email

Visitor Parking Permits Just Visiting? For those who only visit campus periodically, a variety of Visitor Permits are available.