2015-2016 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 & 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.

2015-2016 Timeline

 April 3, 2015  Good Friday - University closed
 April 6 - 24, 2015  Enrollment for Summer/Fall term for continuing students enrolled in Spring term 2015
 April 8, 2015  Last day to drop a course for Spring Term
 April 24, 2015  Last day to withdraw from the University - email Janis Jessen
 April 30, 2015  Last day for Dissertation/Praxis or Thesis Defense for May graduation
 May 4, 2015  Last day of instruction - Spring Term 
 May 5, 2015  Reading day
 May 6-12, 2015  Final Exams
 May 16, 2015  May Graduation day
 May 22, 2015  Tuition payment due date for Summer term 2015
 May 25, 2015  Memorial Day - University closed
 June 1, 2015  First day of Summer term classes
 June 4, 2015  Last day to add/enroll/drop without grade record for classes Summer term.
 July 3, 2015  Independence Day Holiday - University closed
 July 23, 2015  Last day to drop a course for Summer term 2015
 July 29, 2015  Last day to withdraw from the University - email Janis Jessen
 August 4, 2015  Last day of instruction for Summer term, Summer degree conferral date
 August 17, 2015  Tuition payment due date for Fall term 2015
 August 24, 2015  First day of Fall term classes
 August 28, 2015  Last day to add/enroll/drop without grade record in classes Fall term
 September 7, 2015  Labor Day Holiday - University closed
 October 12-13, 2015  Fall Break
 November 2-20, 2015  Spring Term 2016 Enrollment begins for students enrolled in Fall term 2015
 November 6, 2015  Last day to drop a course for Fall term 2015
 November 24, 2015  Last day to withdraw from the University - email Janis Jessen
 November 25, 2015  No classes
 November 26-27, 2015  Thanksgiving Holiday - University closed
 December 3, 2015  Last day to defend a dissertation or thesis for Fall term 2015 graduation
 December 7, 2015  Last day of instruction Fall term 2015
 December 8-9, 2015  Reading days
 December 10-16, 2015  Final Exams Fall term
 December 19, 2015  December graduation ceremony
 TBD January 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 without grade record in classes Spring term 2016

Important Information

Distance Learning 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 that 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 plans. Fax to 214-768-3778 or 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.