Hughes-Trigg Refreshed and Reimagined

The Hughes-Trigg Student Center is currently undergoing a multi-phase renovation to create a modern, inviting gathering space where students will come together to socialize, study, and be part of the SMU community. Explore this page to see our progress and for a peek behind the curtain of what's to come with the re-imagined student center.


Phase One: The Varsity and Mane Course

Construction Began: May 20, 2019

Completed: August 19, 2019


Take a 20-second video tour of the new Varsity!

Welcome to the new Varsity!

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Mane Course Renovations:
  1. Expansion from Express to full-service Chick-Fil-A
  2. Addition of Dallas-based restaurant Cinco Taco, featuring made-to-order tacos
Varsity Renovations:
  1. Top-to-bottom renovation of the Varsity, the lower level dining and hangout space in Hughes-Trigg
  2. Changes include: new tile, new paint, new furniture, new lighting, and new audio/video equipment
  3. Addition of an elevated, fully accessible gaming area with two pool tables and shuffleboard
  4. 8 big screen televisions throughout room

Phase Two: Information Coming Soon!

Construction Begins: Spring 2020

Estimated Completion: TBD