Admission Events

Admission Events

As of June 2020 – SMU Office of Undergraduate Admission staff are currently discussing the options of hosting many of these events virtually or in-person. Please check the pages below for up-to-date information.

Interested in SMU? Attend one of our events!

ACADEMIC SPOTLIGHTS include sessions and activities that give you the opportunity to take a closer look at your intended major, interact with students and faculty and tour the facilities available to students within an academic school.

MUSTANG DAYS, these are one-day on-campus events for high school students entering their senior year and students transferring from another college or university. Get the inside track on admission, scholarships, financial aid and campus life. Enjoy a campus tour, lunch at the dining hall and more! 

PREVIEWS are held in selected cities across the United States and give students the opportunity to learn more about SMU, meet their admission counselor and gain insight on majors, scholarships and campus life.

SPRINGFEST is for 9th through 11th graders, is an introduction to SMU and the college admission process. This one-day on-campus event includes workshops, academic sessions and a campus tour. 

SMU COMES TO YOU events are information sessions held in the Fall in select cities nationwide. Presented by each region’s admission counselor, prospective students can meet their counselor, gain valuable information about SMU and obtain exclusive insights on majors, scholarships and campus life. Join us and discover how SMU and Dallas can be your catalysts for success.

TRANSFER STAMPEDE is an in-depth look at the transfer process, with the opportunity to get specific answers about course transferability and scholarship consideration.

Please note that these events are for prospective students (students that have not applied and been admitted yet). If you have been admitted to SMU, please check your email for information on admitted student events.

Questions about an event? Contact Leighann Westfall, Assistant Director for Admission Events at or 214-768-2058.