Housing and Dining Options


May Term

In person: May 14 – 29, 2020

  • Eligibility: Must have special permission from RLSH.
  • More information: Contact housing@smu.edu.

June - July

Session dates:

June: June 1 – June 30
July: July 6 – August 4

June A: June 1 – June 15
June B: June 16 – June 30
July A: July 6 – July 20
July B: July 21 – August 4

  • Eligibility: Must have permission from RLSH.
  • Contact: housing@smu.edu or 214-768-2407.

Jan Term

In person: January 6 - January 16, 2020

  • Eligibility: Must be living in residential commons during 2019/2020 school year, space permitting.
  • Apply to stay on campus: Contact housing@smu.edu.
  • Costs & move-in days: No additional residential costs assessed.*
    Commons open the Sunday before classes start for enrolled students.

    *Additional dining costs are assessed.


SMU offers a limited range of dining options in intersessions. For Jan Term and May Term, dining is available principally in retail locations. In June and July, dining commons as well as retail options are available.

All resident students are required by University policy to subscribe to a meal plan. Other students may choose to subscribe to meal plans or purchase Flex Dollars to be used in dining, retail, or convenience store locations on campus.

Further information: 
For hours, locations, and rates, see SMU dining.

Comments and complaints:
Phone: 214-768-2367
Email: dining@smu.edu
Dietitian Email: dietitian@smu.edu