Admitted Students


Welcome to SMU's Class of 2023! 

To reserve your place in SMU's Class of 2023 pay your nonrefundable $685 Orientation, Housing and Matriculation deposit at (you will need the email address and password you used to view your SMU Admission Decision).

Download the New Student Checklist

Please take a minute to download the New Student Checklist to make sure you are on track to start classes at SMU this fall.

Special Visit Programs for Admitted Students:

Destination SMU
Join us for Destination SMU, designed exclusively for admitted students to experience what it’s like to be an SMU student. Meet your future classmates, attend a variety of classes and interact with professors and current students during this engaging preview of academic and campus life. RSVP today! 

Admitted Student Days
At an Admitted Student Day, students will be able to meet future classmates, hear from current students and get a preview of the academic and campus life on the Hilltop! The itinerary for this program includes:

  • An Admitted Student Information Session
  • A Student Panel
  • A Campus Tour
  • Lunch in the Dining Hall
  • An Academic Information Session
  • What's Next Session

Attend these days on March 1, March 29April 5April 12 or April 26

*Please note that unlike the Destination SMU programs, the Admitted Student Days do not offer a class visit. If you are interested in a class visit, please email your SMU Admission Counselor. 

Admitted Student Campus Visits
We invite you to visit campus during one of our admitted student visits, during which you will receive an admitted student information session, campus tour, lunch on campus, and a chance to meet with the academic college of your choice. To register please click here.

Admitted Student Receptions
SMU wants to celebrate with you! We will be visiting selected cities this spring via the Admitted Student Receptions to congratulate admitted students and their families and welcome you to the SMU Family. Come meet other students from your area who have been admitted to SMU as well as your SMU Admission Counselor and other members of the SMU community. RSVP today!

What's next for parents?

We look forward to welcoming your parents to the Mustang Family as well. Click here for helpful information for parents.

Get Financial Answers

Your SMU education is an investment that will pay dividends for a lifetime. Partner with us to make it possible. Three out of four undergraduates receive some kind of financial aid, in the form of a merit-based award, grant or need-based assistance. Fill out the Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA/CSS Profile) to explore further merit-based opportunities for which you may be eligible. SMU's financial aid advisors can help you and your family determine the best way to finance your future. Click here to meet your financial aid advisor. 

Join the Official SMU Class of 2023 Facebook Group

Click here to join the official SMU Class of 2023 Facebook Group. This is a closed group that will allow you to connect with other students admitted to SMU's Class of 2023.

Save the Date: Summer Send-Off Parties for New SMU Families

At send-off parties across the country this summer, incoming SMU students and their parents can connect with fellow SMU families who live in or near their hometowns. A schedule of party locations and dates will be available in the Spring.