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Getting Started at Southern Methodist University

These resources are dedicated to YOU, our first-year and transfer students, by providing links to important resources including Academics, Orientation, Finances, Campus Services and Student Life. These are good places to start looking for the answers to some of your questions.

Starting Points

SMU
http://www.smu.edu

Telephone Directory
(214) 768 - 2000

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Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions Office
Website: http://www.smu.edu/admission/
Phone: (214) 768-2058
High school transcript questions, campus tours

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Academic Resources

Academic Advising
Website: smu.edu/Dedman/advise
Phone: (214) 768-2291
Registration, general placement tests, advanced placement test credit, General College requirements 

Learning Enhancement Center
Website: http://www.smu.edu/alec/
Phone: (214) 768-3292
Email: alec@mail.smu.edu
Tutoring, academic workshops, skills and time-management assessment

Writing Center
Website: http://www.smu.edu/alec/wc.html
Phone: (214) 768-4253
Questions Concerning: paper proofing and development

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Financial Matters

Financial Aid
Website: http://www.smu.edu/financial_aid
Phone: (214) 768-3417
Financial aid applications, notification of aid, deferment of payment, scholarships, grants, loans, work study, emergency loans, off-campus employment

Student Financial Service
Website: http://www.smu.edu/bursar
Phone: (214) 768-3417
Billing, tuition, and fees

Student Employment
Phone: (214) 768-2414

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Opportunities for New Students

Mustang Corral: Retreat for All Incoming Students
Website: http://smu.edu/newstudent/Corral
Phone: (214) 768-4427

Student Activities
Website: http://smu.edu/studentactivities
Phone: (214) 768-4400

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For Parents

Parents Liaison
Deanie Kepler
Phone: (214) 768-4797
Email: gkepler@mail.smu.edu

Parents Website: http://smu.edu/parents

Mom and Dad's Club
Website: http://www.smu.edu/momsanddads/

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Student Services

Dean of Student Life Office
Associate Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of Student Life
Website: http://www.smu.edu/studentlife
Phone: (214) 768-4564
Student crisis issues, honor council, student code of conduct, emergency loans, general student concerns

SMU Dining Services
Website: http://smudining.com
Phone: (214) 768-2367
Meal plan options, meal cards, cafeteria and dining areas

Disability Accommodations & Success Strategies
Website: http://smu.edu/alec/ld.asp
Phone: (214) 768-4557
Special accommodations, testing

Residence Life and Student Housing
Website: www.smu.edu/housing/
Phone: (214) 768-2407
Residence halls, housing placement, and roommate assignments

Multicultural Student Affairs
Website: http://smu.edu/multicultural
Phone: (214) 768-4580
Ethnic minority orientation, ethnic minority councils, ethnic minority student mentors

Police Department
Website: http://www.smu.edu/pd
Phone: (214) 768-3333
Parking, public safety, after-hour escort services, educational seminars

SMU Health Center
Website: http://www.smu.edu/healthcenter
Phone: (214) 768-2141
Medical forms and medical clearance for registration, facilities, services, fees and charges, student group insurance plan

Pony Express Office
Website: http:/smu.edu/parknpony
Phone: (214) 768-7669
ID cards, DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) ID, check cashing, Pony Express Cash

SMU Information Technology Services
Website: http://www.smu.edu/its
Phone: (214) 768-4357
Computer issues, repairs, installations, and email accounts

Substance Abuse Prevention & Education
Website: http:/smu.edu/substanceabuseprevention

The Center for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention
Website: http://smu.edu/healthcenter/alcoholeducation/
Phone: 214-768-4021

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