Faculty Success

SMU is committed to faculty success by offering resources, research opportunities, a valuable professional network and so much more. Below you will find a wealth of information designed to help our faculty on campus and beyond.


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Faculty Governance and Policies

Find detailed information and login portals for a number of areas, including promotion and tenure, leave policies, the policy manual, and key support offices.
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COVID-19 Information

The latest information most relevant to faculty can be found here, including health and safety, classroom guidelines, and teaching resources across modalities.
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Guidance for New and Adjunct Faculty

For both part-time and full-time faculty new to SMU, you can find a step-by-step guide to getting started, along with some key links to parking permits, ID cards, and email permissions.
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Teaching and Scholarly Engagement

From the Center to Teaching Excellence to Academic Technology Service and SMU Libraries, many areas on campus augment the supports for faculty across all scholarly and creative work
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Equity and Inclusion

Equity and inclusion are threaded across all faculty policies, supports, and resources. Here you can find explicit, dedicated units on campus to further our commitment to shared goals.
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Awards and Internal Funding

SMU highlights the teaching, research, and service accomplishments of the SMU faculty in a number of ways. Information about awards and internal funding opportunities can be found here.
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