About Us

The Office of General Education (OGE or GenEd) provides campus-wide leadership in undergraduate education and administers the general education policy that has been enacted by the Council of General Education.

Learn more about our office and how to connect. Looking for someone in particular? Review our team directory.

Connect with us

Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; excluding University holidays

Phone Number: 214.768.6168


Physical Address:

Laura Lee Blanton Building, Suite 100
6185 Airline Road
Dallas, TX 75205

Mailing Address:


Office of General Education 

Southern Methodist University

P.O. Box 750181

Dallas, Texas 75275-0181

Departmental email addresses

Office of General Education Email: gened@smu.edu

  • General inquires, course proposals, course tags, Council on General Education, Writing Board, etc. 

Common Curriculum Email:theccmail@smu.edu

  • Advisors of or students who entered the university fall 2020 or later.

University Curriculum Email: theuc@smu.edu

  • Advisors of or students who entered the university fall 2016 until fall 2020.