my.SMU Browser Configuration

Recommended Browsers

Please Note:  You can only be logged into one PeopleSoft system per browser. For example, if you are in SMU Financials using Internet Explorer, you must use Chrome or Firefox or Safari to log into my.SMU.

Windows :

Internet Explorer 11.719.18362.0

Firefox 75.0 (64 bit)

Google Chrome 81.0.4044.129

MAC:

Safari 13.0

Firefox 75.0 (64 bit)

Google Chrome 81.0.4044.129

For ALL browsers:

  • Cookies must be enabled.
  • Pop Ups should be allowed for My.SMU.
  • In order to minimize horizontal scrolling, your screen resolution should be set to 1024x768 or higher.

Although the application supports a variety of web browsers, SMU is not able to test and validate each and every version. Please ensure that all patches and updates are applied and kept up-to-date.

Instructions on clearing your browser's history/browsing data.


Configuring Internet Explorer 11

Clearing Browser Cache and Cookies

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Click Tools (the gear icon) in the top right corner
  3. Click Internet Options
  4. On the General Tab, click the Delete button located under the Browsing History section
  5. Check "Temporary Internet files and website files" and "Cookies and website data"
  6. Uncheck all other options, including "Preserve Favorites Website Data"
  7. Click Delete
  8. Click OK
  9. Exit Internet Explorer

Add to Trusted Sites

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Click Tools (the gear icon) in the top right corner
  3. Click Internet Options
  4. Click the Security tab
  5. Click the "Trusted Sites" icon
  6. Click the "Sites" button
  7. Uncheck the box "Require server verifications (https:) for all sites in this zone"
  8. Type "*.smu.edu" in the "add this web site to the zone" field
  9. Click Add
  10. Click Close

Accept Cookies

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Click Tools (the gear icon) in the top right corner
  3. Click Internet Options
  4. Click the Privacy tab
  5. Click Advanced
  6. Confirm that the word "accept" is selected under First-party cookies and Third-party cookies.
  7. Check "Always allow session cookies"
  8. Click OK

Modifying Pop Up Blocker Settings

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Click Tools (the gear icon) in the top right corner
  3. Click Internet Options
  4. Click the Privacy tab
  5. If Pop Up blocker is enabled, click Settings
  6. Add *.smu.edu to the allowed websites
  7. Click Close
  8. Click OK