Perkins School of Theology Announces Fall Schedule of In-Person, Virtual Recruiting Events


Dallas (SMU) -- Prospective students are invited to explore the possibilities of a life-changing graduate theological education at Perkins School of Theology this fall through a series of in-person and virtual programs hosted by the Office of Enrollment Management (OEM).

Inside Perkins events allow prospective students to come to the Dallas campus to meet current students, sit in on a class, learn about Perkins’ renowned intern program, and hear from the OEM team about the application process and scholarship opportunities. Participants also meet faculty and staff, learn about degree programs, the application process and more.

To register for an upcoming Inside Perkins event, visit one of the links below. 

Virtual Visits

In addition to the in-person events, prospective students may join Virtual Visits designed to help them Connect, Discern and Explore.  These free events are open to all prospective degree and non-degree students.  

Connect with SMU Perkins

Introductory Connect events give students a chance to introduce themselves to the Office of Enrollment Management staff and to learn about the degrees and programs available at SMU Perkins—both on the Dallas campus and through the hybrid Houston-Galveston Extension Program.

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Discern with SMU Perkins

For students discerning a possible call to ministry, Discernment events delve into the process through devotionals, student panels, and vocational discussions. 

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Explore SMU Perkins 

Beyond learning about programming and degree information, these events give prospective students a way to Explore the culture and community of SMU Perkins, and include student panels, group conversation, alumni discussions, and more.

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For the full schedule of events, visit

Individual visits may also be scheduled through the Office of Enrollment Management.

For more information, contact Stephen Bagby, Director, Admission Operations, in the Office of Enrollment Management, at or 214.768.2139.