The Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies provides support and administrative assistance to graduate students at SMU. The Moody School performs final review of application files for Ph.D. and Dedman College Master's programs, assists in recruiting outstanding and diverse prospective students to these programs, and manages the academic progress and graduation of graduate students in these programs. We oversee University-wide initiatives for graduate students, such as SMU Research Days and the Doctoral Graduation Dinner. We foster a community of graduate students at SMU through student life activities, and we help graduate students achieve career success through professional development workshops and resources such as travel grants and the Graduate Writing Center.
In the Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies Dean's Office, graduate students will find help with the following:
- General admissions questions for Ph.D. and Dedman College Master's programs
- Moody, University, and Mustang Ph.D. Fellowships
- Moody and Dean's Dissertation Fellowships
- Ph.D. Health Insurance Awards
- Graduate student travel grants
- Graduate student life initiatives
- Professional development workshops and resources
- Changes in academic status, dropping/adding courses, and other forms for Ph.D. and Dedman College Master's students
- Dissertation submission and graduation requirements for Ph.D. and Dedman College Master's students
The Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies Dean's Office is located on the first floor of the Perkins Administration Building, in Suite 101. The Office is directed by Dean James E. Quick, who also supervises research-related functions at SMU as Associate Provost for Research. You can find more information about our staff and how to contact us on the tabs above.