Student Success and Retention

The Office of Student Success and Retention (SSR) is dedicated to helping SMU undergraduates achieve success. Our office utilizes a mix of one-on-one student meetings, program and outreach development, and collaboration with campus offices to achieve our goal of ensuring student success from first day through graduation.

How can we help you?

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Resources for Student Success


Transfer Students Support


Withdrawal, Cancellation, and Leave of Absence

Summer Forge

Summer Forge is an academic success support program at SMU that provides financial, academic, and social support to invited students over the summer. SMU provides students with tailored support, coaching, and mentoring to develop skills and strategies needed to excel in their studies and graduate on time. If you've received an invite to participate in Summer Forge, click below to learn more.

The Office of Student Success and Retention

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