Housing Reapplication

Housing Options

Housing Options for Returning Residents

With the change to Residential Commons for most existing residence halls, SMU will have more housing including several halls designated for upperclass students. When reapplying for 2014-15, students will be able to give a first preference for Residential Commons housing, Upperclass housing, or "any available" housing.  

Residential Commons & Residence Halls

Building 2014-15 Designation Bath Style Room Types, Designation

Armstrong

Residential Commons Community, shared Doubles, singles
Boaz Residential Commons Community, shared Doubles, limited singles
Cockrell-McIntosh  Residential Commons Community, suite Doubles, limited singles
Loyd Residential Commons Community, shared Doubles, singles
Mary Hay, Peyton, Shuttles Residential Commons Community, suite Doubles, singles

McElvaney

Residential Commons Community, shared Doubles
Morrison-McGinnis Residential Commons Community, suite Doubles, singles

RC 1

Residential Commons Community, shared Doubles, limited singles
RC 3 Residential Commons Community, shared Doubles, singles
RC 4 Residential Commons Community, shared Doubles, limited singles
Virginia-Snider Residential Commons Community, suite Doubles, singles, triples (2)

     
Moore Hall Upperclass Residence Hall One per apartment Double occupancy efficiency apartment
Daniel House Upperclass Residence Hall Shared, 2 in apartment Apartment with 2 single rooms
Perkins Hall Upperclass Residence Hall Community, shared Doubles, singles
Smith Hall Upperclass Residence Hall Community, shared Doubles, singles
Service House Upperclass Residence Hall Suite Doubles
Martin Hall Graduate & Senior Residence Hall One per apartment Single occupacy apartment (Limited)
Hawk Hall Graduate & Family Residence Hall One per apartment Family or single occupancy graduate student
3050 SMU Blvd Upperclass Residence Hall (men) Community, shared Doubles, single (1), triple (1)
       

Facts to Remember

  1. The 11 Residential Commons are comprised of eight current residence halls and five residential facilities currently under construction.
  2. All Residential Commons will be designated for "four class" occupancy with about half of each community reserved for incoming first-year students.
  3. Bathroom styles vary by building, but generally are either shared by 6-10 residents on a floor or by 4-6 residents within a suite. Shared floor bathrooms are cleaned daily, shared suite bathrooms are cleaned weekly.
  4. An SMU Dining plan is required for students living in a Residential Commons or a traditional residence hall.
  5. The Housing License Agreement is for the full academic year. "One Semester" License Agreements are made for students who will study abroad or for December graduation and must be arranged in advance.
  6. First-year students are required to live on-campus for their first two years at SMU. All first-years must participate in the reapplication process.
  7. Upperclass residence halls are available for students in their sophomore through senior year. Martin Hall is reserved for seniors and graduate students. Hawk is reserved for graduate students.
  8. Students who reapply have priority for room assignment during the Reapplication porcess.