The following services are available to SMU students

Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center (

ALEC offers study-skill workshops and can help you with learning strategies and test preparation. Their phone number is (214) 768-3648.

Altshuler Writing Center (

The Altshuler Writing Center is open to all undergraduate students who need technical advice on their assigned papers. The writing center is open most afternoons and a few evenings. To work with someone at the writing center you must make an appointment in advance. To contact please call (214) 768-3648.


Students needing academic accommodations for a disability must first contact Disability Accommodations and Success Strategies (DASS) at (214) 768-1470 to verify the disability and to establish eligibility for accommodations. They should then schedule an appointment with the professor to make appropriate arrangements. (See University Policy No. 3.2; an attachment describes the DASS procedures and relocated office.) If you have a disability accommodation you must contact DASS and have a letter of accommodation delivered to the instructor no later than the third day of class. You can email a scanned copy of your letter. Success strategy support is available only to undergraduate students.

my.SMU (

Online portal for SMU students that allows you to view personal information, emergency contact information, register for AARO (if applicable), view class schedule, enroll in classes, add/drop/swap classes, view grades and view financial aid packages.

SMU Bookstore (

Information on textbooks, events, buyback, promotions and more.

SMU Bursar (

Information on student finances, bill pay and more.

SMU Counseling Services (

College can be a stressful time. There are many transitions and major life events occurring while you are a college student. If you or a friend is going through a difficult time and needs someone to talk to please seek out the resources provided by the counseling center, located in the Health Center and their phone number is (214) 768-2211. For 24 hour help contact (214) 768-2860.

SMU Dedman Recreation Center (

Regular exercise is one of the best things you can do for your mental and physical well-being.

SMU Libraries (

SMU Libraries has reference librarians happy to help with your research needs. Contact a librarian at or call (214) 768-2326. Evelyn Day is the Simmons research librarian. Her email is and phone is (214) 768-3743.


OIT provides computing, information processing, and communications resources to satisfy the needs of faculty, students, and staff, and offers comprehensive support services to help them use technology effectively and creatively.

SMU Student Affairs (

SMU Student Affairs is a network of departments, programs and services focused on supporting students' out-of- classroom experiences and co-curricular learning.