University Advising Center
Academic advisors assist students in planning course schedules, and in focusing on long-range planning and curricular design to help achieve multiple goals. Students may arrange individual advising conference and advisors welcome drop-in visits. Students should seek approval from their advisor to add or drop any course.
Office of Pre-Health Advising
Lyle School of Engineering
Mustang Bridge Program
The Multimedia Center
Director: Tyeson Seale
Multimedia Center - Ph. (214) 768-4584
The Multimedia Center is a part of the Information Commons of Fondren Library and is a place where SMU students can create, edit and practice digital projects, such as video editing, PowerPoint, website development, blogs, touch computing and much more. The Center features 14 individual iMac computers stations with a variety of software and a group project/practice room, also equipped with Mac computers, as well as the Touch Learning Center, a room which provides access to 15 iPads and a 70-inch LED monitor. Individual stations are designed to be self-serve and while staff assistance is available, dedicated one-on-one support should be scheduled in advance.
The Center welcomes walk-in students, both individuals and groups. If you require one-on-one support for a digital project, please contact the center, firstname.lastname@example.org, in advance so that support accommodations can be made.
The Center also features a multifunction Screening Room located in Room 109B of Fondren Library East, which has a capacity of 40 students and provides access to VHS, DVD (both NTSC & PAL formats) and an iMac computer. To schedule use of this room, send an email to email@example.com for more information.
SMU STAR Program
The Student Technology Assistance in Residence (STAR) program recruits and trains students to become proficient in the use of technology to support the most common needs of faculty using technology in their course.
Fondren Library East 108
Ph: (214) 768-3867
Office of Information Technology
Chief Information Officer: Joe Gargiulo
Fondren Library West
Help Desk: (214) 768-4357
The Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center (A-LEC)
Director: Sue Bierman
202 Loyd Center
Student Appointments: (214) 768-3648
Business Office: (214) 768-6725
The A-LEC offers many different opportunities for students to maximize their learning effectiveness. Students may register for HDEV 1110: ORACLE (Optimum Reading, Attention, Comprehension, and Learning Efficiency), a class devoted to developing students' reading rate, comprehension, and learning strategies. The A-LEC provides free drop-in workshops to allow students to improve their study skills and tutoring is provided by SMU undergraduate students for most first- and second-year courses. For students who want help with a problem in studying a particular text or preparing for a test, A-LEC Learning Specialists offer individual appointments.
Coordinator: Lee Gibson
202 Loyd Center
Phone: (214) 768-3648
The Writing Center, staffed by English department faculty, provides students with assistance in the process of developing and drafting papers for SMU courses. The Writing Center faculty will not edit or proofread work, but they will answer any specific questions the student may have about his or her draft. Appointments are necessary in order to reserve a half-hour tutorial. Please call at least two days ahead of time.
Disability Accommodations & Success Strategies (DASS)
202 Loyd Center
Phone: (214) 768-1470
| Sr. Associate Director: Alexa Taylor
|| Ph: (214) 768-1918
| Disability Acccommodations Coordinators:
| Ph: (214) 768-1232
| Karen Turbeville
| Ph: (214) 768-4557
| Learning Disabilities Specialist: David Tylicki
|| Ph: (214) 768-4773
| Administrative Coordinator: Candy Brown
|| Ph: (214) 768-1470
Last revision - 15 July 2014