Academic Development of Student-Athletes

Mission Statement

The Center for the Academic Development of Student-Athletes (ADSA) is responsible for providing academic support services to all NCAA Varsity sports at SMU. The ADSA recognizes the unique demands placed on student-athletes, therefore, our support services are designed to provide academic counseling, tutoring, and academic skill development while stressing the importance of individualized plans for each athlete’s quest for academic excellence. The ADSA staff consists of  Academic Counselors, Reading and Writing Specialists, Tutor Coordinator, Tutor Specialist, Administrative Assistant, and a Graduate Assistant.