GitHub Campus Program

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 To help enhance application and data security, Duo Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is required to access this service.
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Getting Started

GitHub is available to all active SMU faculty, staff, and students.

Signing In

  1. Click the Sign In button above.
  2. If you are currently logged into another system using Single Sign-On, you will be directed to SMU's online space in GitHub.
    If you are not logged in to a system using Single Sign-On, login with your SMU ID and your SMU Password. You will then be directed to SMU's online space in GitHub.
    GitHub Login SSO with SMU ID

Access Your Content

You can upload content easily to GitHub using your web browser. Share your content with your colleagues or outside of SMU using GitHub and collaborate on projects.

Benefits of Using GitHub Campus Program


 Students

Learn using real-world development tools

 Faculty

Teach your students with the industry-standard tools, so they can shine on technical teams. Available to academic faculty for teaching or non-profit research.

Getting Help & Support

There are many ways to get help with GitHub. For most basic "how to" questions, we encourage all of our users to contact the IT Help Desk at 214-768-HELP (4357) or help@smu.edu


Documentation and Training


Frequently Asked Questions about the GitHub Campus Program

Users should use the login button on the GitHub service page. While Github.com/southernmethodistuniversity is also registered - It should not be used as it is not integrated with SSO and the University's access management. Users should connect with the github.smu.edu instance only.

The GitHub Campus Program is available to all active faculty, staff, and students. The program is not available to contractors, sponsored accounts, and former students.

If someone leaves the University, we can retrieve their items for up to 18 months before the files are deleted. Users will receive a notice if the account has been dormant for six months. We recommend students should download their code repositories before leaving the University.