A showcase of student work

SMU Guildhall Exhibition includes demonstrations of Team Game Projects created by current students, presentations of highlighted independent student work, and a celebration of the achievements of our graduating cohort.

Our Spring 2017 SMU Guildhall Exhibition will take place on May 19, 2017.

Location: SMU Guildhall — SMU-in-Plano, Building 2 — 5232 Tennyson Parkway, Plano, TX 75024

SMU Guildhall Exhibition Schedule:
Friday, May 19, 2017

Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of our students and play their games!
Events listed below are open to the public:

  • 2:30-4pm: Exhibition of student games
  • 4-5pm: Capstone Team Games Presentations
  • 5-6pm: Honors Awards


Graduate Reception & Twitch Broadcast

An invitation-only reception for the graduating cohort and their guests will be held from 6-9pm following Exhibition.

Watch the reception LIVE on our Twitch channel starting at 6:45pm


Graduate Reception Keynote: Tanya Watson — Co-Founder, Squanchtendo Tanya Watson

Watson is well known for her work as a former Epic Games Executive Producer. She is now on to new endeavors at her own VR company, Squanchtendo, which she founded alongside Rick and Morty Co-Creator, Justin Roiland. The company brings together Roiland’s comedy prowess with Watson’s significant experience in game development. Watson’s video game career began in 2003 when she served as a tester in the RPG group at Microsoft. She then parlayed into production at Epic Games after working as a test-lead on Gears of War. Over the next ten years there, she worked her way up from Associate Producer to Executive Producer on Unreal Tournament 3, Gears 2 & 3Bulletstorm, and Fortnite




Formal commencement on the SMU Dallas campus is Saturday, May 20th. Graduating students will be contacted with detailed information, including the schedule, location, ordering their diploma, tickets, and regalia, and more.


Questions? Call us at (214) 768-9950 or email us.



Cohort 25 Graduate Catalog

This interactive catalog showcases the work of our Cohort 25 graduates, including their individual Master's Theses and Directed Focus Studies, as well as their cohort's capstone team games.



Cohort 24 Catalog

Cohort 23 Catalog

Cohort 22 Catalog