Housing and Dining Options


June - July

Session dates:
June 1 – June 30
July: July 5 – August 3

June A: June 1 – June 15
June B: June 16 – June 30
July A: July 5 – July 19
July B: July 20 – August 3

  • Eligibility: Open to any registered student, space permitting.
  • Apply to stay on campus: Through housing portal. If you did not live on campus during 2021/2022 school year, contact housing@smu.edu or 214-768-2407.
  • Costs & move-in days: See RLSH Summer Housing for more information.

Jan Term

January 3 - January 13, 2022

  • Eligibility: Must be living in residential commons during 2021/2022 school year.
  • Apply to stay on campus: Through housing portalContact housing@smu.edu with questions.
  • Costs & move-in days: No additional residential costs assessed.*
    Commons open before classes start for enrolled students.

    *Additional dining costs are assessed.

May Term

May 16 – 31, 2022

  • Eligibility: Must be living in residential commons in Spring 2022, space permitting.
  • Apply to stay on campus: Through housing portalContact housing@smu.edu with questions.
  • Costs & move-in days: See RLSH MayTerm Housing for more information.


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