Office of Non-Degree Credit Studies

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Office of Non-Degree Credit Studies


Welcome to SMU's Office of Non-Degree Credit Studies.

We look forward to serving you.

The Office of Non-Degree Credit Studies assists students who wish to enroll in SMU courses for credit, but who do not intend to pursue an SMU degree program. Our office assists:

  • students in good standing and visiting from another four-year college or university.
  • students who have already earned a degree and wish to take undergraduate pre-requisite courses for graduate programs.
  • students who want to take pre-requisite courses to apply for medical/dental/pharmacy/veterinary schools.
  • students who are participants in special SMU programs such as Talented and Gifted, College Experience or concurrent enrollment.
  • students who have transferred to the Dallas area and wish to finish their degrees at their home universities. With permission from their home universities, students can take SMU courses and transfer them back to finish their degrees.
  • students who wish to participate in off-campus SMU programs such as SMU-in-Taos, SMU Abroad, and J-Term on the Plano campus.
  • members of the Dallas community who wish to enrich their knowledge in a particular area by taking an SMU course for credit.

Please contact us with any questions you may have or if you need additional information.

Non-Degree Credit Studies Office
Claire Brooks, Administrative Coordinator
The Blanton Building
6185 Airline Rd. at SMU Blvd., Suite 100
Dallas TX 75205
214/768-4272
ndcs@smu.edu

Important Dates

Registration Dates


Continuing Non-Degree Students:

Continuing non-degree students who attended fall semester 2014 can begin registering for spring term 2015 on November 22. If you need assistance registering, contact Claire Brooks at 214/768-4272 or email cbrooks@smu.edu.

January 14 - January 23

New non-degree students will begin registering for spring term 2015 on January 14 and continue through January 23, 2015. For registration information, contact Claire Brooks at 214/768-4272 or email cbrooks@smu.edu. We are located in the Blanton Building, 6185 Airline Rd. at SMU Blvd., Suite 100.


Important Dates for
Spring Term 2015


January 16
First day of Classes.

January 23
Last day to enroll. add courses or drop courses without grade record. No refund for drops after this date.

April 8
Last day to drop a course

April 24
Last day to withdraw from the university

May 4
Last day of instruction


Important Dates for
Fall Term 2014


November 7
Last day to drop a course

November 25
Last day to withdraw from the university

December 8
Last day of instruction