Advising at SMU
Advising is a partnership between students and their assigned advisor. Learn more about the advising process at SMU and expectations for both the advisor and student!
Peruna Passport is a practical workbook that prepares students to navigate academic life at SMU. Its contents provide a valuable introduction to the University Curriculum, important guidelines on the expectations we have of students, and resources to help you make the most of your college experience.
We're so glad you made it to SMU! Learn more about Transfer AARO and how to maximize the credits you earned at your previous institution.
The Common Curriculum (CC) is made up of three areas and can be satisfied in a way that's as unique as each student. Read more for a summary of the CC and some resources for completing it.
Do you have AP/IB or dual enrollment credit? Make sure you know what you have and that it's sent to SMU.
Credit & Placement Exams
SMU offers placement exams for math, chemistry, and several world languages. Find out which ones you need to take.
Before participating in Virtual Orientation, please complete the New Student Survey to help your academic advisor prepare to meet with you.
Are you a parent of a future or current SMU student? Get information and answers to FAQs here!