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Visit us in our new office space at 5539 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75206.  Click here for a map. 


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Personal Enrichment  Learn More

Let SMU CAPE be your guide to celebrating your personal enrichment with our Informal Courses for Adults program. Enjoy courses in the arts, business, history, literature, languages and travel. SMU Informal Courses has something for everyone! 

Professional Development  Learn More

Boost your career, expand your skills, and explore new fields with CAPE's professional courses and certificate programs. It's education that works for working adults.

Online Courses  Learn More

CAPE partners with national leaders in online teaching and learning to offer a growing library of self-paced, practical, career-enhancing courses available at your home or office desktop.

SMU Test Prep  Learn More

SMU Test Prep can help you realize your academic goals. With preparation courses for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, SAT, and ACT, we are Dallas's leading test prep solution.

Summer Youth Program  Learn More

More than 30 NEW programs for 2014! The SMU Summer Youth Program offers enrichment programs for students entering K-12th grade at the SMU-in-Plano campus. Weekly sessions run from June through August. Extended day options available.

Summer registration is open!

Featured Courses

New courses start weekly. View courses starting soon in Dallas and Plano

April 21: Tour de France: Southwest France

April 26: Re-Careering for Mid-Life @SMU-in-Plano

April 28: Getting the Most Out of Your iPad

April 29: Paralegal Certificate Program @SMU-in-Plano

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Summer Preview

Landscape Painting at SMU-in Taos, July 7-12

New classes are being added throughout the term. Join our email list to keep up with the latest offerings.

CAPE is a part of SMU's Office of the Provost.