Student Transitions & Orientation

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The Student Transitions & Orientation is located in Suite 300 on the third floor of the Hughes-Trigg Student Center.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Phone: 214-768-4560
Fax: 214-768-4600
Email: orientation@smu.edu

Physical Address:
Student Transitions & Orientation
Hughes-Trigg Student Center, Suite 300
3140 Dyer Street
Dallas, TX 75205

Mailing Address:
PO Box 750355
Dallas, TX 75275-0355

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Staff

Lindsey Koch

Lindsey Koch, Director
Student Transitions & Orientation

Lindsey Koch serves as the Director of Student Transitions & Orientation and joined SMU in August 2013. She received her B.B.S. in Public Relations and Advertising, with a minor in Leadership, from Hardin-Simmons University. Her professional work with student affairs began with her position as Coordinator of Student Activities at Hardin-Simmons University. Lindsey earned her M.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education from the University of Houston-Victoria, while serving as UHV’s Director of Student Life and Services. She is now pursuing an Ed. D. in Leadership with an emphasis in Higher Education at Hardin-Simmons University. Lindsey’s passion for student leadership and commitment to student development continues to grow through her professional and academic work in student affairs.  lkoch@smu.edu


Sarah Heintzman

Sarah Heintzman, Coordinator 
Student Transitions & Orientation

Sarah Heintzman serves as the Coordinator of Student Transitions & Orientation and joined SMU in May 2015. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Texas A&M University. Sarah earned her M.Ed. in Higher Education from the Florida State University serving as a graduate assistant in the Student Activities Center. She is passionate about extended orientation, campus traditions and how they impact student transition. sheintzman@smu.edu