ALL CONTINUING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS, DEDMAN GRADUATE, MEADOWS GRADUATE, COX GRADUATE (EXCEPT EMBA), PERKINS THEOLOGY, DEDMAN LAW, AND LYLE ENGINEERING GRADUATE (EXCEPT MILITARY AND NTU) STUDENTS
Check Access SMU
https://access.smu.edu for your
enrollment appointment time and any service indicators (holds) which
need to be cleared prior to your enrollment.
Check Access.SMU for course availability
at https://access.smu.edu, by using Class Search. For a listing
of courses in the General Education Curriculum,
click here. For a listing of courses in the University
Curriculum, click here. For a copy of a Trial Schedule to assist you with
students must meet with an academic adviser prior to enrolling for a
term for assistance in planning majors and minors and scheduling
courses that will count towards their graduation requirements.
Failure to meet with the academic adviser prior to enrolling for a
term may result in sanctions. After the initial required advising
session for the term, students are encouraged to seek assistance
from their academic adviser when considering adding and dropping
courses. Students have the final responsibility for the accuracy of
their enrollment, the applicability of their courses towards their
degree requirements, and their academic performance.
Athletes: Consult with the Athletic Compliance
Office prior to attempting to drop a course to review
the effects the drop might have on your athletic
participation and aid. After the consultation, the
Compliance Office will update Access.SMU to allow you to
process the drop through self-service should that be
your decision. The consultation is advisory, and the
choice to drop a course is yours to make. If you
need assistance regarding your scholarship or other
aspects of being a student athlete, contact Dave Wollman,
Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete
International Students: If a drop will take you to
fewer than 12 hours, you should consult with the
International Center. After
consultation, the International Office must modify the
minimum hours in order for international UG students to
drop below 12 hours for the spring or fall term.
Failure to maintain full-time hours may result in
Students on Merit or Need Based Financial Aid: If a
drop will take you to fewer than 12 hours, you should
consult with your financial aid adviser prior to
attempting to drop a course. Your financial aid adviser
will be able to tell you any effects the drop will have
to your aid. After the consultation, you can process a
drop through self-service in Access.SMU should that be
your decision. If you have any questions regarding
this procedure or your financial aid, contact Cindy Luetzow, Associate Financial Aid Director.
All students are to provide the
University registrar a current home and mailing address, telephone
number (cell number if available), and emergency contact. Under Personal Information on Access.SMU, all students must provide
accurate information as requested.
After verifying this information in each of the requested areas, the
student must check the appropriate box to indicate that the
information has been updated and verified. At that time, a date will
appear indicating that the information had been verified and/or
It is very important that all students go into Access.SMU http://access.smu.edu under Personal Information and check the
accuracy of this information. If this information is not verified in
a timely manner, a HOLD might be placed on student accounts for any
future enrollment terms at SMU.
University policy requires that all students have current home
address (local), mailing address, and telephone information on file
as well as a cell number if available. Students may have other
address types on file, including a Residence Address where you are
currently living (street number, street name, city, state --- a
P.O.Box is not valid for this address type).
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS are required to have a home, mailing, and
To update parent addresses, please complete the update form -
for the form.
Obtain Department/Instructor permission
before attempting to enroll in a course that requires consent.
You must clear all service
indicators (holds) prior to enrolling. Some financial holds may not be
updated for 24 hours.
Decide on the Campus Essentials (arts
package, commuter meal plan, parking, pony express, sports
package, yearbook), you want to purchase as you enroll for your classes. To purchase Campus Essentials go to Access.SMU.
You may enroll from any web-based
computer. For web registration instructions,
Financial Aid - UNDERGRADUATE
students who wish to receive Financial Aid for the 2014-15 academic year
must file an 2014-15 FAFSA and 2014-15 CSS Profile. UNDERGRADUATE
These forms need to be completed by APRIL 15th
for priority consideration. All other requested documents must be filed
no later than July 1st. (Includes Verification, Proof of Citizenship,
Non Custodial Parent information, etc.); Due to
the current economic climate, we are experiencing higher demand for
funds.Please respond promptly to
any and all Financial Aid requests. GRADUATE
students who wish to receive Financial Aid for the 2014-15 academic
year must file the 2014-15 FAFSA. ALL STUDENTS:Please
check your email frequently for updates or requests for additional
information from the Financial Aid Office. Award notifications will be
sent to your SMU email account in early June. Please remember all holds
must be cleared prior to enrollment.
Clear your account.
Billing notifications are sent to the student’s SMU
email address and to the designated Authorized Payer(s) email address
when the bill is available for online viewing through SMUpay, depending
on when you enroll. Check your SMU campus e-mail on a
regular basis. You
may also view your account on-line at Access.SMU through SMUpay. Pay
your bill account on or before payment due date. Payments may be made
For further information on payment due date,
visit the Bursar website. Payments must be posted to your account by the payment due
date showing on the bill in order to avoid a late payment fee or
monthly 1.5% past due fee.
If you have questions concerning your student account or payment, please
contact Student Financials at 214-768-3417.
For additional information concerning Enrollment, please contact the
University Registrar's Office by telephone: 214-768-2442, by fax:
214-768-4772 or by email: