Deadlines

Summer Term 2022

June 1 – August 3, 2022

The summer term consists of four primary sessions: Dallas Full Session, Dallas First Session (June), SMU-in-Taos First Session, and Dallas Second Session (July). Each primary session has different deadline dates. There are also four shorter sessions within the first and second sessions. Some areas of instruction may offer a limited number of selected courses during the Summer Term, June 1 – August 3, with unique start, end, deadline dates, and class meeting times to accommodate the particular needs of the course.

Dallas Full Session

Note: Classes meet 2 hours, 15 minutes twice a week or 1 hour, 30 minutes three times a week.

May 30, Monday: Memorial Day. University offices closed.

June 1, Wednesday: First day of classes.

June 6, Monday: Last day to enroll, add courses, or drop courses without academic record (tuition charges apply). See Bursar’s website for more information. Last day to file for August graduation.

June 10, Friday: Last day to declare pass/fail or no credit grading options. Last day to request an excused absence for the observance of a religious holiday.

July 4, Monday: Independence Day observed. University offices closed.

July 15, Friday: Last day for August graduation candidates to change grades of Incomplete, and to obtain a final grade for a grade of X or a missing grade from a previous term.

July 22, Friday: Last day to drop a course (grade of W).

July 28, Thursday: Last day to withdraw from the University.

August 3, Wednesday: Last day of classes, including examinations. Official close of term and conferral of degrees.

 

Dallas First Session (June)

Note: Classes meet 2 hours a day, Monday–Friday.

May 30, Monday: Memorial Day. University offices closed.

June 1, Wednesday: First day of classes.

June 2, Thursday: Last day to enroll, add courses or drop courses without academic record (tuition charges apply). See Bursar’s website for more information.

June 6, Monday: Last day to declare pass/fail or no credit grading options. Last day to request an excused absence for the observance of a religious holiday. Last day to file for August graduation.

June 16, Thursday: Last day for August graduation candidates to change grades of Incomplete, and to obtain a final grade for a grade of X or a missing grade from a previous term.

June 23, Thursday: Last day to drop a course (grade of W).

June 24, Friday: Last day to withdraw from the University.

June 30, Thursday: Last day of classes, including examinations.

August 3, Wednesday: Official close of term and conferral of degrees.

 

June A (11-day June Session)

Note: Classes meet four hours per day, Monday through Friday.

June 1, Wednesday: First day of classes.

June 1, Wednesday: Last day to enroll, add courses or drop courses without academic record (tuition charges apply). See Bursar’s website for more information.

June 2, Thursday: Last day to declare pass/fail or no credit grading options.

June 10, Friday: Last day to drop/withdraw from the University (grade of W).

June 15, Wednesday: Last day of classes, including examinations.

 

June B (11-day June Session)

Note: Classes meet four hours per day, Monday through Friday.

June 16, Thursday: First day of classes.

June 16, Thursday: Last day to enroll, add courses or drop courses without academic record (tuition charges apply). See Bursar’s website for more information.

June 17, Friday: Last day to declare pass/fail or no credit grading options.

June 27, Monday: Last day to drop/withdraw from the University (grade of W).

June 30, Thursday: Last day of classes, including examinations.

  

Dallas Second Session (July)

Note: Classes meet 2 hours a day, Monday–Friday.

June 6, Monday: Last day to file for August graduation.

July 4, Monday: Independence Day observed. University offices closed.

July 5, Tuesday: First day of classes.

July 6, Wednesday: Last day to enroll, add courses or drop courses without academic record (tuition charges apply). See Bursar’s website for more information.

July 8, Friday: Last day to declare pass/fail or no credit grading options. Last day to request an excused absence for the observance of a religious holiday.

July 13, Wednesday: Last day for August graduation candidates to change grades of Incomplete, and to obtain a final grade for a grade of X or a missing grade from a previous term.

July 26, Tuesday: Last day to drop a course (grade of W).

July 28, Thursday: Last day to withdraw from the University.

August 3, Wednesday: Last day of classes, including examinations. Official close of term and conferral of degrees.

 

July A (11-day July Session)

Note: Classes meet four hours per day, Monday through Friday.

July 5, Tuesday: First day of classes.

July 5, Tuesday: Last day to enroll, add courses or drop courses without academic record (tuition charges apply). See Bursar’s website for more information.

July 6, Wednesday: 
Last day to declare pass/fail or no credit grading options.

July 14, Thursday: Last day to drop/withdraw from the University (grade of W).

July 19, Tuesday: Last day of classes, including examinations.

 

July B (11-day July Session)

Note: Classes meet four hours per day, Monday through Friday.

July 20, Wednesday: First day of classes.

July 20, Wednesday: Last day to enroll, add courses or drop courses without academic record (tuition charges apply). See Bursar’s website for more information.

July 21, Thursday: Last day to declare pass/fail or no credit grading options.

July 29, Friday: Last day to drop/withdraw from the University (grade of W).

August 3, Wednesday: Last day of classes, including examinations.

 

Fall Term 2022

August 22 – December 17, 2022

 

April 4-August 26, Monday–Friday: Enrollment for fall 2022 continuing students for all undergraduates and for graduates in Dedman College, Lyle, Meadows and Simmons.

 

May - August: Virtual Orientation experiences for new first-year and transfer undergraduate students. More information about Virtual Orientation is available from the Office of the Student Experience, Student Affairs, 214-768-4560 https://www.smu.edu/studentaffairs/newstudent.

 

TBD: NEW students schedule a move in time in the SMU Housing Portal.

 

TBD: RETURNING students schedule a move in time in the SMU Housing Portal.

 

TBA: Residence halls officially open.

 

August 21, Sunday: Opening Convocation, McFarlin Auditorium.

 

August 22, Monday: First day of classes.

 

August 26, Friday: Last day to enroll, add a course, or drop a course without tuition billing while remaining enrolled for the term. Last day to file for graduation in December.

 

September 2, Friday: Last day to drop a course without academic record (tuition charges apply). Last day to withdraw from the university without academic record (withdrawal refund schedule applies). See Bursar’s website for more information.

 

September 5, Monday: Labor Day. University offices closed.

 

September 7, Wednesday: Last day to declare pass/fail or no credit grading options. Last day to request an excused absence for the observance of a religious holiday.

 

September 23-24, Friday-Saturday: Family Weekend.

 

September 27, Tuesday: Early intervention grades due for designated undergraduate students.

 

September 28, Wednesday: Last day for continuing undergraduate students to change their majors before November enrollment.

 

October 10-11, Monday-Tuesday: Fall Break

 

October 21-22, Friday-Saturday: Homecoming Weekend.

 

October 23, Sunday: Midterm grades due for undergraduate students.

 

October 31, Monday: 60 percent point of the term that federal financial aid has been earned if a student officially withdraws from SMU; prior to this date a partial calculated return to federal programs will be required.

 

October 31-November 18, Monday–Friday: Enrollment for spring 2023 continuing students for all undergraduates and graduates in Dedman College, Lyle, Meadows and Simmons.

 

November 4, Friday: Last day to drop a course (grade of W). (This date does not apply to courses in which the last class meeting and final exam have occurred.)

November 10, Thursday: Last day for December graduation candidates to change grades of Incomplete, and to obtain a final grade for a grade of X or a missing grade from a previous term.

 

November 14, Monday: Students should file for May graduation. The last day to file is January 23, 2023.

 

November 22, Tuesday: Last day to withdraw from the University. (This date does not apply to courses in which the last class meeting and final exam have occurred.)

 

November 23, Wednesday: No classes.

 

November 24-25, Thursday–Friday: Thanksgiving holiday. University offices closed.

 

November 30-December 5, Wednesday-Monday: No final examinations or unscheduled tests and papers.

 

December 1, Thursday: Last day for oral/written examinations for December graduate degree candidates. 

 

December 5, Monday: Last day of classes.

 

December 6-7, Tuesday-Wednesday: Reading days.

 

December 8-14, Thursday–Wednesday: Examinations. (No examinations scheduled for Sunday).

 

December 15, Thursday: Residence halls close at 10:00 a.m. for winter break. (December graduates should contact the Department of Residence Life and Student Housing).

 

December 16, Friday: December Rotunda Recessional.

 

December 17, Saturday: December Commencement. Official close of term and conferral of degrees.

 

December 23–January 2, Friday-Monday: University closed.

 

December 25, Sunday: Christmas Day.