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Events Type Definitions

Academic : Event relating to a specific class.
For example: Physics study session, Thesis paper presentation.
Department: Event relating to a specific Department- Faculty/Staff only.
For example: Math Faculty meeting, Staff Development meeting.
Meadows Master Calendar: To be used by Meadows' Schedulers only.
Organization: Event relating to a student organization.
For example: Ballroom Dancing Club meeting, Chemistry Society meeting.
Other: Event not relating to any other event type.
For example: AARO, Conference Services, Customer outside SMU.
Plano: To be used by Plano Schedulers only.
Dedman Center-Athletic: To be used by Dedman Center Schedulers only.
Dedman Center-Conference Services: To be used by Dedman Center Schedulers only.
Dedman Center-Other: To be used by Dedman Center Schedulers only.
Dedman Center-Student Affairs: To be used by Dedman Center Schedulers only.
Dedman Center-Student Organization: To be used by Dedman Center Schedulers only.
Dedman Center-Other: To be used by Dedman Center only.
Dedman Center-Student Affairs: To be used by Dedman Center only.
Dedman Center-Student Organization: To be used by Dedman Center only.
Department: Event relating to a specific Department- Faculty/Staff only.
For example: Math Faculty meeting, Staff Development meeting.
Meadows Master Calendar: To be used by Meadows only.
Organization: Event relating to a student organization.
For example: Ballroom Dancing Club meeting, Chemistry Society meeting.
Other: Event not relating to any other event type
For example: AARO, Conference Services, Customer outside SMU.
Plano: To be used by Plano only.
Student-EMBA: To be used by Collins Executive Center only.
Student-MBA: To be used by Collins Executive Center only.

The term code is always 4-digits.

TermTerm Code Descriptions
1stCentury Mark
2ndRepresents Calendar Year
3rdRepresents Calendar Year
4thTerm Indicator
1January Term
2Spring Term
3May Term
4Summer Term
6August Term
7Fall Term

Examples:

1141January term, 2014
1142Spring term, 2014
1143May term, 2014
1144Summer term, 2014
1146August term, 2014
1147Fall term, 2014

Security Certificate Error Message

If you encounter the above error message in Schedule.SMU please complete the following steps to resolve it:

  1. Add http://s31ica.systems.smu.edu as a Trusted Site under the Internet Options: Security tab.
  2. Clear the checkbox that would require https for all sites in this zone.
  3. Change the security level of the Trusted Sites by clicking the Custom Level button. Scroll about ¼ of the way down the list to Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe for scripting and select Enable.

In Internet Explorer 9 if you receive a pop-up error message while using Schedule.SMU you will need to follow these steps to resolve the issue:

  1. Clear the browser cache (by pressing ctrl+shift+delete, then click "delete" on the dialogue box that appears)
  2. Close the browser.
  3. Relaunch the browser.
  4. Turn on the browser's compatibility mode, as illustrated in the picture below:

    Schedule.SMU IE Compatibility