2016 Enrollment

A Service Indicator has been placed on your account from the SMU Registrar’s Office regarding the submission of emergency contact information. You must verify and/or update your personal portfolio with emergency contact information in all five sections (emergency contact, home and mailing address, phone, demographic summary, ethnicity) or you will not be able to enroll. Be sure to check the "verified by me box" on each section so that the hold will be removed.

Spring/Summer/Fall 2016 Timeline

 January 6, 2016  Tuition payment due date Spring term 2016
 January 15, 2016  First day of classes Spring term 2016
 January 18, 2016  Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - University closed
 January 22, 2016  Last day to add/enroll/drop a course without grade record Spring term 2016
 March 7-13, 2016  Spring Break
 March 25, 2016  University Holiday - Good Friday - SMU offices are closed
 April 4-22, 2016  Summer and Fall 2016 enrollment for Continuing Lyle Graduate Students begins
 April 6, 2016  Last day to drop a course for Spring term 2016
 April 22, 2016  Last day to drop all classes/withdraw from the university -email Jim Dees
 April 27-May 2, 2016  No final exams or unscheduled tests or papers
 April 28, 2016   Last day for a thesis or dissertation defense for May 2016 graduation
 May 2, 2016  Last day of instruction for Spring term 2016
 May 3, 2016  Reading day
 May 4-10, 2016  Final examinations
 May 14, 2016  May Graduation and Commencement exercises
 May 20, 2016  Tuition payment due date Summer term 2016
 May 31, 2016  First day of Summer term classes
 June 3, 2016  Last day to enroll/add/drop a course without grade record Summer term 2016
 July 3, 2016  Independence Day Holiday - SMU offices are closed
 July 22, 2016  Last day to drop a course for Summer term 2016
 July 28, 2016  Last day to drop all classes/withdraw from the university - email Jim Dees 
 August 3, 2016  Last day of instruction, exams, date of graduation Summer term 2016
 August 18, 2016  Tuition payment due date Fall term 2016
 August 22, 2016  First day of Fall term classes
 August 26, 2016  Last day to enroll/add/drop a course without grade record Fall term 2016
 September 5, 2016  Labor Day - University offices are closed
 October 10-11, 2016  Fall Break - No classes
 October 31-November 18  Spring Term 2017 enrollment
 November 4, 2016  Last day to drop a course for Fall term 2016
 November 22, 2016  Last day to drop all classes/withdraw from the university -email Jim Dees
 November 23-25, 2016  Thanksgiving Holiday - no classes
 December 1, 2016  Last day for a thesis or dissertation defense for December 2016 graduation
 December 5, 2016  Last day of instruction
 December 6-7, 2016  Reading days
 December 8-14, 2016  Final Examinations
 December 17, 2016  Official close of term, degree conferral date, graduation ceremony date
 December 23-January 2  University closed for Christmas/Winter break

Important Information

Distance Education (DE) Students – Update site coordinator information each term before enrolling. All DE classes will be streamed via the Internet. Go to the Distance Education page for details.

Graduating this term?
You will apply for graduation via my.SMU.edu. Please contact Jim Dees at jdees@lyle.smu.edu and inform him that you plan to graduate at the end of Spring term so he may provide you with instruction on applying for graduation.

Complete a degree plan, if you have not done so already. Print and complete degree plan and e-mail the form to Jim Dees.

SMU Honor Code
Every student at SMU is bound by the SMU Honor Code. You need to become familiar with it and should review it regularly.