Student Transitions & Orientation

AARO Registration Tips

Registration for January AARO opens December 1st at noon!

Click here to view our January AARO Registration Tips. This online PDF shows step by step instructions of how to register for AARO on your lMy.SMU portal!

Questions you may have while registering

Why can't I register for AARO?

  • Have you paid your deposit?
    • Yes: It takes about 48 hours for deposits to be processed
    • No: Pay your deposit and wait 48 hours to try registering

  • I paid my deposit more than 48 hours ago and still can’t access the orientation registration link.
    • Try looking at our AARO Registration Tips
    • Still can’t figure it out?
      • Email orientation@smu.edu or call (214) 768-4560
Why do I need to update my personal info?
  • In order to register for AARO, we have to make sure we have the most up to date information. You will see your personal info on your “To Do List” in the student center. Once you complete this, you will be able to register for an AARO session.