Direct Cost of Attendance

Room and Board

May 2013

Housing May Term 2013 SMU Dallas Campus $325

SMU-in-Taos

Semiprivate Casitas
May and August Interterms (17 days) $825
Community Bath Casitas
May and August Interterms (17 days) $750

Summer 2013

Residence Hall

5 Weeks

10 Weeks

Morrison/McGinnis, Double Occupancy $650 $1,300
Morrison/McGinnis, Single Occupancy $750 $1,500

5 Weeks

Full Summer

Moore Hall (Efficiency) - Double Occupancy $650 $1,830
Moore Hall (Efficiency) - Single Occupancy $800 $2,300
Martin Hall (Efficiency) $750 $2,150
Hawk Hall (One Bedroom) $800 $2,300

SMU-in-Taos

Semiprivate Casitas
June Summer Sessions (28 days) $1,315
Community Bath Casitas
June Summer Sessions (28 days) $1,180
Archaeology Field School (tent) NA
JD Law Oxford Room & Board Rate $3,994

Residence Hall Double Rooms

Fall

Spring*

Spring Only

Boaz, Mary Hay, Peyton, Shuttles $4,720 $4,630 $4,675
Smith and Perkins $3,540 $3,450 $3,495
McElvaney, Morrison-McGinnis, Virginia-Snider and Cockrell-McIntosh $4,640 $4,550 $4,595
Service House $3,635 $3,545 $3,590

Residence Hall Single Rooms

Boaz, Mary Hay, Peyton, Shuttles $5,780 $5,690 $5,735
Smith and Perkins $4,405 $4,315 $4,360
Morrison-McGinnis, Virginia-Snider and Cockrell-McIntosh $5,765 $5,675 $5,720

Apartment Halls

Martin (Graduate Efficiency)** $4,090 $4,000 $4,045
Moore (Efficiency)** $4,465 $4,375 $4,420
Hawk (Graduate, Family)** $4,845 $4,755 $4,800
Daniel House ** $4,740 $4,650 $4,695

SMU-in-Taos

$3,590

SMU Abroad Housing Charges

Fall

Spring

SMU-in-Spain $6,500* $6,500*
*Homestays; includes partial board

For additional housing charges go to www.smu.edu/housing

The Department of Residence Life and Student Housing should be consulted for nontraditional residence accommodations and rates. For more information, please call 214-768-2407.

Students living in SMU residence halls are required to have a Hughes-Trigg Student Center mailbox. A nonrefundable $85 mailbox fee is included in the room rate. Students newly assigned for the spring term will be charged a $45 nonrefundable fee, included in the room rate.

All undergraduates living in residence halls must have a meal plan.

*Spring term rate applicable only if combined with previous fall term rate.
**Open during winter break.

May 2014

Housing May Term 2014 SMU Dallas Campus $325

SMU-in-Taos

Semiprivate Casitas
May Term (17 days)
$825
Community Bath Casitas
May Term (17 days)
$750

Summer 2014

Residence Hall

5 Weeks

10 Weeks

Moore Hall, Double Occupancy
$650 $1,300
Moore Hal, Single Occupancy
$750 $1,500

5 Weeks

Full Summer

Martin Hall (Efficiency) $750 $2,150
Hawk Hall (One Bedroom) $800 $2,300

SMU-in-Taos

Semiprivate Casitas
June Summer Session (28 days)
$1,315
  June Mini Session (17 days)
$825
Community Bath Casitas
June Summer Session (28 days)
$1,180
  June Mini Session (17 days)
$750
Archaeology Field School (tent) NA
JD Law Oxford Room & Board Rate $4,190
 

August Term 2014

SMU-in-Taos

 
Semiprivate Casitas
 
  August Term (17 days)
$825
Community Bath Casitas
 
  August Term (17 days)
$750

Residential Commons Housing

The SMU Residential Commons at SMU includes 11 residential communities housed in Armstrong, Boaz, Cockrell-McIntosh, Crow, Crum, Loyd, Mary Hay/Peyton/Shuttles, McElvaney, Morrison-McGinnis, Virginia-Snider and Ware.

SMU Residential Commons

Fall

Spring*

Spring Only

Double/Triple Occupancy $4,880 $4,790 $4,835
Single Occupancy $6,070 $5,980 $6,025

Upperclass Housing

Smith/Perkins $3,640 $3,550 $3,595
Smith/Perkins Single $4,505 $4,415 $4,460
Daniel House $4,925 $4,835 $4,880
Moore** $4,740 $4,650 $4,695
SMU Service House $3,875  $3,785 $3,830
3050 SMU Blvd $3,875 $3,785 $3,830
3160 Daniel Ave $3,875 $3,785 $3,830
       

Graduate/Family Residence Halls

Hawk Hall (Graduate,Family)** $5,135 $5,045 $5,090
Martin Hall (Seniors, Graduate)** $4,350 $4,260 $4,305

SMU Abroad Housing Charges

Fall Spring  
SMU-in-Copenhagen $5,500*** $5,500***  
SMU-in-Spain $6,500*** 6,500***  

***Homestays; includes partial board

The Department of Residence Life and Student Housing should be consulted for nontraditional residence accommodations and rates. For more information, please call 214-768-2407.

Students living in SMU Residential Commons and SMU residence halls are required to have a Hughes-Trigg Student Center mailbox. A nonrefundable $85 mailbox fee is included in the room rate. Students newly assigned for the spring term will be charged a $45 nonrefundable fee, included in the room rate.

All students living in Residential Commons or a traditional residence hall must have a meal plan. Please see rates Board Rates on next page.

*Spring term rate applicable only if combined with previous fall term rate.
**Open during winter break.

May 2013

Board May Term 2013 SMU Dallas Campus (All Flex) $175
SMU-in-Taos
May and August interterms (17 days) $795

Summer 2013

Meal Plan

5 Weeks

10 Weeks*

A Full Plan (All Flex) $1,300
A Partial Plan 50 Meals + $225 Flex Dollars (tax 34.30 included) $675
B Full Plan 100 Meals + $250 Flex Dollars (tax 58.07 included) $1,012

SMU-in-Taos

June Summer Session (28 Days) $1,280
Archeology Field School (June Summer session, 42 days)* $1,300
*Tax included in board portion of meal plan. Flex Dollars taxed at point of sale

(Flex Dollars are deposited at full value. Flex Dollar purchases are taxed at the point of sale, if appropriate.)

Flex/Meal Plans

Charges

Tax

Per Term

*
All Access 7
(7 day/unlimited meals/$100.00 Flex Dollars)
$2,317.09 $182.91 $2,500.00
All Access 7 plus $100 Flex
(7 day/unlimited meals/$200.00 Flex Dollars)*
$2,412.09 $182.91 $2,595.00
All Access 7 plus $200 Flex
(7 day/unlimited meals/$300.00 Flex Dollars)**
$2,502.09 $182.91 $2,685.00
All Access 7 plus $400 Flex
(7 day/unlimited meals/$500.00 Flex Dollars)***
$2,667.09 $182.91 $2,850.00
All Access 5
(5 day/unlimited meals/$100.00 Flex Dollars)
$2,123.09 $166.91 $2,290.00
All Access 5 plus $100 Flex
(5 day/unlimited meals/$200.00 Flex Dollars)*
$2,218.09 $166.91 $2,385.00
All Access 5 plus $200 Flex
(5 day/unlimited meals/$300.00 Flex Dollars)**
$2,308.09 $166.91 $2,475.00
All Access 5 plus $400 Flex
(5 day/unlimited meals/$500 Flex Dollars)***
$2,473.09 $166.91 $2,640.00
Block 200
(200 meals/$550.00 Flex Dollars)
$2,342.15 $147.85 $2,490.00
Block 200 plus $100 Flex
(200 meals/$650.00 Flex Dollars)*
$2,437.15 $147.85 $2,585.00
Block 200 plus $200 Flex
(200 meals/$750.00 Flex Dollars) **
$2,527.15 $147.85 $2,675.00
Block 200 plus $400 Flex
(200 meals/$950.00 Flex Dollars)***
$2,692.15 $147.85 $2,840.00
Commuter
(10 meals/$100.00 Flex Dollars)
$192.38 $7.62 $200.00
Commuter plus $100 Flex
(10 meals/$200.00 Flex Dollars)*
$287.38 $7.62 $295.00
Commuter plus $200 Flex
(10 meals/$300.00 Flex Dollars)**
$377.38 $7.62 $385.00
Commuter plus $400 Flex
(10 meals/$500.00 Flex Dollars)***
$542.38 $7.62 $550.00
Senior Plan
(20 meals/$500.00 Flex Dollars)****
$542.38 $7.62 $550.00
Senior Plan plus $100 Flex
(20 meals/$600.00 Flex Dollars)*
$637.38 $7.62 $645.00
Senior Plan plus $200 Flex
(20 meals/$700.00 Flex Dollars)**
$727.38 $7.62 $735.00
Senior Plan plus $400 Flex
(20 meals/$900.00 Flex Dollars) ***
$892.38 $7.62 $900.00
Taos Meal Plan (Fall 2013) $2,500.00 $0.00 $2,500.00
*Add $100 Flex Dollars to standard meal plan receive $5 discount
**Add $200 Flex Dollars to standard meal plan receive $15 discount
***Add $400 Flex Dollars to standard meal plan receive $50 discount
(These plans are a combination of the approved meal plan and additional flex combined.)
Tax Amount is based on the meals for each plan. Flex Dollars taxed at point of sale.
****Senior Plan base plan is 20 meals plus $500 Flex Dollars (Flex charged at a discounted rate of $450.00)

May Term 2014

Board May Term 2014 SMU Dallas Campus (All Flex) $175
SMU-in-Taos
May Term (17 days) $825

Summer 2014

Meal Plan


5 Weeks

10 Weeks*

A Full Plan (All Flex)   $1,300
A Partial Plan 50 Meals + $225 Flex Dollars (meals tax included)  $700
B Full Plan 100 Meals + $250 Flex Dollars (meals tax included)   $1,050



SMU-in-Taos

June Summer Session (28 Days) $1,290
June Mini Session (17 Days) $825
Archeology Field School (June Summer session, 42 days)* $1,300
*Tax included in board portion of meal plan. Flex Dollars taxed at point of sale

August Term 2014

SMU-in-Taos
August Term (17 days) $825


Flex/Meal Plans

Per Term*

All Access 7
(7 day/unlimited meals/$100 Flex Dollars)
$2,575
All Access 7 plus $100 Flex
(7 day/unlimited meals/$200 Flex Dollars)**
$2,670
All Access 7 plus $200 Flex
(7 day/unlimited meals/$300 Flex Dollars)***
$2,760
All Access 7 plus $400 Flex
(7 day/unlimited meals/$500 Flex Dollars)****
$2,925
Block 125
(125 meals/$100 Flex Dollars)
$1,335
Block 125 plus $100 Flex
(125 meals/$200 Flex Dollars)**
$1,430
Block 125 plus $200 Flex
(125 meals/$300 Flex Dollars) ***
$1,520
Block 125 plus $400 Flex
(125 meals/$500 Flex Dollars)****
$1,685
Block 250
(250 meals/$100 Flex Dollars)
$2,375
Block 250 Plus $100 Flex
(250 meals/$200 Flex)**
$2,470
Block 250 Plus $200 Flex
(250 meals/$300 Flex)***
$2,560
Block 250 Plus $400 Flex
(250 meals/$500 Flex)****
$2,725
Senior Block 50
(50 meals/$50 Flex Dollars)*****
$540
Senior Block 50 plus $100 Flex
(50 meals/$150 Flex Dollars)**
$635
Senior Block 50 plus $200 Flex
(50 meals/$250 Flex Dollars)***
$725
Senior Block 50 plus $400 Flex
(50 meals/$450 Flex Dollars) ****
$890
*Tax included in meal portion of meal plan. Flex Dollars taxed at point of sale.
**Add $100 Flex Dollars to standard meal plan, receive 5$ discount
***Add $200 Flex Dollars to standard meal plan receive $15 discount
****Add $400 Flex Dollars to standard meal plan, receive $50 discount
(These plans are a combination of the approved meal plan and additional flex combined.)

  • All resident students must purchase a meal plan. First-year and second year residential students are required to have an All Access 7 meal plan. After completing the first two years, a resident student may select from All Access 7, Block 125 or Block 250.
  • Resident students who are senior- or graduate-level may select the Senior Block 50 or any of the above listed meal plans.
  • Each meal plan Dining Membership listed above is available to nonresident students.
  • Meal Plans may be used in the Umphrey Lee Center (RFoC@Lee), Arnold Dining Commons or in McElvaney Hall (Mac’s Place) by using access swipes.
  • All members are allowed to bring guests, provided members are present at the time of transaction. Guests (up to 10 per term) of meal plans All Access 7, Block 125 and Block 200 are admitted by accessing membership guest access swipes. Guests of members on Senior Block 50 are admitted by paying the door entry rate per guest from the member’s Flex Dollars account.
  • Flex Dollars are stored-value, declining-balance programs that work on the same principles as a debit card.
  • Flex Dollars may be used to purchase meals or commodities at any SMU Dining Services location on campus.
  • Flex Dollar balances carry over from fall to spring terms. At the end of spring term all unused Flex Dollar balances are forfeited.
  • Door rates for dining without a meal plan for the Umphrey Lee Center (RFoC@Lee) are: $7.75 (plus tax) for breakfast, $9.50 (plus tax) for lunch and $11 (plus tax) for dinner. Rates for continuous service periods between standard-meal periods are calculated at the prior meal-period rate.
  • A meal plan may be changed through the last day of add/drop, allowing one change per term for all plans. Unless a different meal plan is selected, students will be enrolled automatically in the spring for the same meal plan selected for the fall term. 

For more information, contact SMU Dining Services at dining@smu.edu.

  • PONY EXPRESS is a prepaid stored-value account available to all students.
  • The PONY EXPRESS account does not satisfy the mandatory meal plan requirement.
  • Additional amounts other than the ones listed below may be purchased on-line at http://idcard.smu.edu
  • PONY EXPRESS account holders may present their SMU ID card in lieu of cash to make purchases throughout campus and at selected off-campus merchants.
  • PONY EXPRESS accounts are honored at all dining facilities on campus at individual meal plan rates.
  • PONY EXPRESS accounts may be canceled on or before the payment due date. After this time, accounts may not be canceled unless a student graduates or withdraws from school.
  • PONY EXPRESS balances of less than $25 will not be refunded, and any remaining balance will be forfeited to the University.
  • Points will be carried over from term to term until a student graduates.
  • Any credit remaining on the PONY EXPRESS account at the point of graduation will be refunded to the student after all debt to the University has been paid.
  • PONY EXPRESS accounts with no posted activity over a 12-month period will be closed, and any remaining balance will be forfeited to the University.
  • Students can inactivate their SMU ID card by logging into the ID website:  http://idcard.smu.edu. Once the SMU ID card is reported lost it will be cancelled immediately.  A new ID card may be ordered on line. A $30.00 fee will be charged for each replacement ID card.

PONY EXPRESS Options at Enrollment

Plan A (PE 200) $200
Plan B (PE 400) $400
Plan C (PE 600) $600
Plan D (PE 800) $800
Plan E (PE 1000) $1,000