Student Financials

Account Summary

The Account Summary is an overview of your financial accounts with SMU. You may view financial details for any term by clicking on the dollar amount for the specific term. The Student Account column is the total charges for tuition, room and board, fees, etc. The Miscellaneous Account column is for other charges such as textbooks, Pharmacy/Health Center charges, various fines, etc.


SMUpay is the online payment platform for all student accounts. Clicking the SMUpay link on the left-hand sidebar of the Financial Account page will open the payment system in a new window. You may also create an Authorized Payer within the SMUpay system to allow a parent or guardian to make payments as well. Please direct any questions regarding payment to the Bursar's office.

NOTE: The SMUpay system accepts the following credit cards:

  • Mastercard
  • Discover
  • American Express

Transaction Details

The Transaction Details page provides you with detailed reference information on each financial transaction you have made on your accounts with SMU.This can be helpful if you need to verify a payment or when you are speaking with the Bursar's office. When reviewing transactions use the arrows in the upper window to navigate from your student account to your miscellaneous account.

Purchase Campus Essentials

Campus Essentials include items such as the Rotunda yearbook, as well as some items that are required for purchase from certain academic departments and the athletic department. Click on the desired term and select Save Campus Essentials. Visit the Class Schedule and Enrollment information page for more detailed information regarding campus essentials.